The Bollywood glitterati, Business tycoons, Politicians and members of the Indian cricket team were in attendance at a dinner party thrown by Sachin Tendulkar recently at a five star hotel. Among the prominent Bollywood stars were Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Rahul Bose and director Karan Johar. Tendulkar’s coach Ramakant Achrekar was among the select gathering.
Dressed in a black suit, Tendulkar accompanied by his wife Anjali, also in black, personally welcomed the guests amid tight security. Among the political heavyweights, Union Minister Sharad Pawar, Raj Thackeray and Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan attended the party. Tendulkar’s mentor Sunil Gavaskar and the chairman of the selection committee Sandeep Patil and former opener Krishnamachari Srikkanth were among the early guests who arrived.
Melody queen Asha Bhosle, Nita Ambani, the owner of Mumbai Indians, Subrata Roy of Sahara were part of the gathering. While Tendulkar’s former teammates Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman & Virender Sehwag, also present were Indian skipper MS Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag and Rohit Sharma.
The event was a star-studded one, with celebrities from all walks-of- life, came together to congratulate the Legend on his sterling career.