The glitzy Diwali festivities in the Bollywood sphere kicked off in style over a week ago, with renowned fashion designer Manish Malhotra setting the stage with a grand bash. The celebratory spirit continued as he transitioned from hosting his own event to gracing Sara Ali Khan's star-studded party, creating a seamless and glamorous extension of the festive season.
Sara Ali Khan hosted a spectacular Diwali bash at her residence, attended by close friends and family, featuring the rumoured duo Ananya Panday and Aditya Roy Kapur, along with the classic filmmaker Karan Johar and the eminent designer Manish Malhotra. (ALSO READ: Blaming These Celebrities for Breaking Taboos: The Firsts That Transformed Indian Cinema!)
The highlight of the night was the presence of Kartik Aaryan, Sara's rumoured ex-flame, who looked charming in a yellow kurta. Ananya Panday sparkled in a shimmery baby pink co-ord set, while Aditya Roy Kapur opted for a stylish maroon kurta. Karan Johar made a statement in an artistic printed ethnic kurta pyjama set, and Manish Malhotra showcased elegance in an all-black traditional outfit.
Sonnalli Seygall with husband Ashesh Sajnani, Punit D Malhotra, 'The Archies' star Mihir Ahuja were also spotted.
Also, the home was fully decked up with festive flower garlands and the guest list extended to Sara's mother, veteran star Amrita Singh, brother Ibrahim Ali Khan and producer Nidhi Dutta. The Diwali celebration was not just confined to industry insiders, as Sara's close friends from outside the industry also added a touch of warmth to the festive affair.
The event's charm was captured through adorable pictures shared by attendees, and Manish Malhotra, in particular, took to Instagram to share some exclusive snaps from the auspicious night.
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Sara Ali Khan, the epitome of elegance, graced the occasion in a stunning golden-white co-ord set. On the professional front, she is set to captivate audiences with her upcoming projects, including Ae Watan Mere Watan, Metro In Dino and Murder Mubarak, among others.