Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, who feels strongly about the HIV disease, proudly support the inaugural amfAR gala to raise funds for the foundation for AIDS Research programme.
The gala attended personalities were some of the international names like Sharon Stone, Ke$sha, Hilary Swank and Kenneth Cole.
Aishwarya told reporters during the event; “This is first event of amfAR in India and I am confident we will have several more to come in our country. I hope we all collectively raise funds, spread awareness and strengthen the force.”
“We are honoured to be here today and we both feel strongly about the disease HIV. It’s a matter of pride to raise funds for this cause and spread the awareness,” said Abhishek.
The event was held at the Taj Mahal Palace and Hotel with cocktail reception, dinner and a gold-themed fashion show featuring exculsive looks by Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani and Jani-Sandeep Khosla.
The featuring pop sensation Ke$sha sang her hit songs including We R Who We R, Animal and Tik Tok, which lets guests dance into the event.
The former beauty queen Aishwarya especially thanked Sharon Stone, who is amfAR’s global fundraising chair. She said in a statement; “It’s very generous of her. We salute her passion to drive so passionately towards this cause. She is worthy of salutation.”
Beside this Bollywood couple, others from the industry were Nargis Fakhri, Sophie Choudry and Dino Morea.