Hilary Swank to meet Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is coming to India to support a charity event this Sunday and in India she will meet with Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who supports amfAR will host the show along with husband and actor Abhishek Bachchan.
The 39-year-old 'Million Dollar Baby' star will be performing at the event and she wil be joined by Sharon Stone. The fund raising event will also see performance by American pop star Kesha. Renowned designers of India, Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, Tarun Tahiliani and Rohit Bal will exhibit their collection at the gala charity
The charity event will be like any other charity events held in most part of the world. It will be followed by a black-tie dinner and auction and the occasion will be graced by host of Indian celebrities, industrialists, sportsperson, bureaucrats,
The first amfAR event was held in 1993 during the Cannes Film Festival and the show was hosted by Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor to raise money for AIDS research.
In May this year when Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was in Cannes, the former beauty queen extended her stay at the French riviera to attend a fashion show for amFar (The American Foundation for AIDS Research). AIDS Research, amfAR and now an inaugural fundraising gala will be organized in Mumbai. The event will be held at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai and the show will be hosted by amfAR’s Global Fundraising Chair Sharon Stone with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan.
Sharon Stone said, “We are grateful and humbled to be welcomed by the Indian community and to share in the wealth of knowledge provided by the Indian people and its government.”
The event will see performance from renowned artists from around the world followed by a formal black-tie dinner and auction to raise fund for the charity.American designer and amfAR chairman Kenneth Cole will be present.