Bollywood Blast!

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By Hindustan Times

New Delhi, Aug. 24 -- The 'Ticket to Bollywood' show - the concluding ceremony of the India International Jewellery Week held at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, was one grand affair, infused with a tinsel town tadka. Hosted by the Gitanjali Group, the filmy affair saw choreographer Ganesh Hegde putting together a spectacular dance show with his troupe.

Vasant Mehta, Chairman, Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council, welcomed the audience. Bollywood actors such as Rituparna Sengupta, Mugdha Godse, Raima Sen, Sayali Bhagat and Yuvika Chaudhary set the stage on fire as they performed to Bollywood hits. Among the gentlemen, it was actor Fardeen Khan who lit up the do with his patakha performance.

After the jigs, designers Shyamal and Bhumika showcased their collection, with Neha Dhupia playing showstopper. Bong beauty Bipasha Basu, too, walked the ramp, displaying jewels by Vikram Phadnis.