Pix: Mukesh and Nita Ambani felicitate Sachin Tendulkar lavishly

Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani threw a lavish bash in honor of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar for scoring his 100th century against Bangladesh in Asia Cup 2012. The evening was filled with real joyful intoxication with who’s who of the city’s glitterati. The big party took place at the world famous giant house of Ambani (which is said to be the world’s costliest house) Antilla on Monday evening. Sachin was felicitated there at the specially thrown bash for him by the Ambanis.

The celebrities who were in attendance including Ravi Shashtri, Sunil Gavaskar, Harbhajan Singh with girlfriend Geeta Basra, Sehwag, Hrithik Roshan with better half Sussanne, Aamir Khan with wife Kiran Rao, Abhishek Bachchan with wife Aishwarya Rai, Raju Hirani, Lata Mangeshkar, Preity Zinta, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Shatrughan Singh with wife Poonam Sinha, Sonakshi Sinha, Raveena Tanodn with husband Anil Thadani, Ritesih Deshmukh with wife Genelia D’ Souza, Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan, Ekta Kapoor, Vijay Mallya, Raj Thackery and many other prominent faces of the various fields of life.

The guests were welcomed with the toast of champagne and the delicious hors d’oeuvres on the rooftop. The guests enjoyed the eye-pleasing view of South Mumbai. Later the guests were shifted to the giant ballroom in lower level of the mansion where the awards’ function was arranged to felicitate the only legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Pritam opened the ceremony with a song from Ferrai Ki Sawari. Lata Mangeshkar sang special song for him. Nita Ambani delivered a speech on Sachin’s success. Priyanka Chopra did the hosting. The likes of Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and others talked big about the Indian cricketing star. A R Rahman sent special video song recording for Sachin from London. Anjali Tendulkar, Sachin’s wife, gave an AV praising about her husband. Shankar Mahadevan concluded the event with his rendition.