Hollywood director Steven Spielberg is currently in Mumbai to publicise his latest film, Lincoln. On Monday, Anil Ambani hosted a party that saw an in conversation take place between Spielberg and Amitabh Bachchan, as well as giving Spielberg the chance to meet with other Bollywood stars and film personalities.
The likes of Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Anurag Kashyap, Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Abhishek Kapoor, Ram Gopal Varma, Rajkumar Hirani and Farah Khan all attended the event with many taking to twitter to share their thoughts on the in conversation.
Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, “An evening of brilliant conversation with Steven Spielberg .. and members of our fraternity … an absolute joy to be moderating the event .. simple honest and filled with candor .. A scintillating evening with Mr Steven Spielberg .. films relations scripts trends future .. and more !!”
He added on his blog, “An evening of sharing cinema with prolific maker, inventer, story teller, innovator and one who continues to surprise us with his genius ..”
Director Kunal Kohli shared his thoughts on the event tweeting, “Got to hear @SrBachchan talking to Steven Spielberg. Got to ask him 2 questions. Got to listen to him talk for 1.5 hrs. Inspired.”
Sharing her highlight of the evening was journalist Anupama Chopra who tweeted, “My favourite line of the evening – I have never made a love story because I am living one with my wife – Steven Spielberg.”
Spielberg also announced, whilst speaking to the Indian media, that he is set to work on a film set in Kashmir. The film is to be produced by DreamWorks, along with Indian partner Reliance Entertainment.
The director went onto say, “We have finalised a script for a movie. Part of it will take place on the India-Pakistan border in Kashmir. But we’re still trying to figure out the casting, locations and who’s going to direct it.”
Also there were Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra, Anurag Kashyap, Ramesh Sippy, Shyam Benegal, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Sudhir Mishra, Nagesh Kuknoor, Madhur Bhandarkar, Homi Adajania, Abbas- Mastan, Rohan Sippy, Prabhudeva, R.Balki, Kunal Kohli, Kiran Rao, Reema Kagti, Rajshree Ojha, Gauri Shinde and many more.
Present also was Stacey Snider the Co- Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros and playing perfect hosts were Jaya Bachchan, Anil Ambani and Tina Ambani.
Check out the pictures Mr. Bachchan along with Reliance Entertainment tweeted!
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