MAMI Film Festival
MAMI Film Festival

The eight day long MAMI Film Festival 2016 kick-started with a star studded opening ceremony last night. The event took place in the Royal Opera House in Mumbai which opened after 23 years! To embrace the event were celebs who made some stunning appearances on the red carpet.

The festival director Anupama Chopra and chairperson of the board Kiran Rao, were present with their respective husbands Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Aamir Khan. Others who attended the show were Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kalki Koechlin, Dia Mirza, Abhay Deol, Diana Penty, Genelia and Riteish Deshmukh, Shabana Azmi, Huma Qureshi, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Imran Khan, Richa Chadha, Jackie Shroff, Mini Mathur, Mukesh and Nita Ambani, Naina and Kunal Kapoor, Nandita Das, Natasha Poonawalla, and Poonam Dhillon. Joining them were directors Zoya Akhtar and Ayan Mukerji, singer Sona Mohapatra, novelist Shobhaa De and photographer Atul Kasbekar.

The 18th edition of Jio Mumbai Academy of Moving Image(MAMI) Film Festival 2016 will continue till October 27 and will feature movies from around the globe. Take a look at the picture gallery:

1. Power Couple

Mami Film Festival: Amitabh and Jaya
Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan

2. Abhay Deol looks stylish at MAMI Film Festival

Mami Film Festival: Abhay deol
Abhay Deol

3. Dia Mirza in Varun Bahl

Mami Film Festival: Dia
Dia Mirza

4. Diana Penty in Amit Aggarwal

Mami Film Festival: Diana
Diana Penty

5. Awesome Twosome!

Mami Film Festival: Genelia and Riteish
Genelia and Riteish

6. Jacqueline Fernandes in Anamika Khanna

MAMI Film Festival: Jacqueline
Jacqueline Fernandes

7. Mukesh and Nita Ambani at MAMI Film Festival

MAMI Film Festival: Mukesh and Nita
Mukesh and Nita Ambani

8. Aamir and Kiran at MAMI Film Festival

MAMI Film Festival: Kiran and Aamir
Kiran Rao and Aamir Khan

9. Huma Qureshi in Payal Singhal

MAMI Film Festival: Huma
Huma Qureshi

10. Hot Newbie in tinseltown!

MAMI Film Festival: Harshvardhan
Harshvardhan Kapoor

11. Kalki Koechlin in Nimish Shah

MAMI Film Festival: Kalki
Kalki Koechlin

12. Festival director and chairperson

MAMI Film Festival: Anupama and Kiran
Anupama Chopra and Kiran Rao