Mumbai art show attracts Bollywood glitterati

April 3rd, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin  

Mumbai, Apr 3 (ANI): Bollywood stars descended for an art show organised here that featured around 350 artworks by 173 artists from all over the country.
The art show that was organised by Tina Ambani, founder of Harmony Arts Foundation and former Bollywood actress opened its 13th version with great pomp and show.
The exhibition was a star-studded event, with prominent personalities like Shabana Azmi, lyricist Javed Akhtar, Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai and Bollywood star of the yesteryears Jaya Bachhan.
Tina Ambani expressed her happiness with her association with the foundation since it keeps her close to art.
“Well, I have been on this for almost 13 years. It’s very interesting. It gives me a lot of satisfaction to be a part of this whole movement of art,” said Tina.
Shabana Azmi, who along with her husband Javed Akhtar inaugurated the exhibition, considered the event as a great opportunity for the artists of new generation as they get a platform to display their art works.
“I think Tina Ambani who is doing this art show since 13 years has provided a great platform to the new generation of artists and an opportunity to display their work. It’s a very big service act that she is doing today,” said Shabana Azmi.
The exhibition featured the works of some of the established artists along with the art works of street children from self-help groups of Aseema and Anchorage. (ANI)

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