After the celebration of Republic day on Tuesday, 26th January, 2016 President of France took lunch with some of the Invited celebrities from around the country. Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was invited to have a lunch with French President Francois Hollande.
In the 19 years that she has been an actor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has become a star not only in India, but also globally. French President Francois Hollande had invited Bollywood actors Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and director Aditya Chopra for luncheon in New Delhi on 26 January.
Ash was looking stunning in a red banarasi sari with pink embellishments, polki jewellery and roses accessorising her look. The 42 – year – old actress has been a frequent visitor to the Cannes Festival in France for over a decade.
The French president was very warm. Aishwarya was busy in shooting for her upcoming film, and took time out especially to attend that event. The official Twitter account of Presidency of the French Republic and the Elysee Palace shared a picture of Aishwarya meeting him for the luncheon.
Aishwariya’s Banarasi saree was designed by Swati and Sunaina. As per the reports, Ash is the only actor invited for the event, which is supposed to be a small gathering with only a handful of guests in attendance.
The lunch was hosted by French Ambassador Francois Richier. Other guests at the lunch included designers Ritu Beri, who has earlier received the Chevalier Des Arts et Des Lettres award.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan took a break from her filming schedule to head to Delhi for Republic Day. The actress was awarded the ‘Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters’ by the French government in 2012. Their conversation ranged from movies to her experiences at Cannes, a guest at the lunch said, adding that Hollande even made Aishwarya join him at his table.
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