The gorgeous Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is globally known for her beauty and talent, will be seen hoisting the Indian national flag at Melbourne’s iconic pulse point, Federation Square as part of the festival ‘India at 70!”.
Aish will be the first Indian woman to do so. Also, on August 11, the government will felicitate Aishwarya for her contribution to global cinema. She has worked not only in Bollywood but also in Hollywood movies.
“The Indian film festival of Melbourne is honoured to welcome Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as our much loved guest to IFFM this year. She’s a global icon and extremely loved by the audiences in Australia. It will be a proud moment for all Indians, when she becomes the first Indian woman to hoist the national flag at the pulse point of Melbourne – the Federation square in light of her incredible contribution to world cinema. She will be felicitated by the government,” says festival director Mitu Bhowmick Lange when asked about Aishwarya’s presence.