It was a night of fun, good food and laughter, as stars from bollywood and fashion fraternities raised their glasses to Chandon’s Party Starters at a stylish dinner, hosted by Manish Malhotra and Chandon.
Couturier to the stars Manish Malhotra and India’s favourite sparkling wine Chandon, first came together in 2017, to create never-seen-before festive bottles. A first for both brands at the time, Manish had designed two, limited edition bottles for Chandon Brut, as part of an exclusive collaborative effort, founding his long-standing relationship with the brand.
This year’s illustrious list of Party Starters includes acclaimed actors Vicky Kaushal and Rana Daggubati, Indian Olympic boxer Mary Kom, talented mother-daughter duo – actor Neena Gupta and fashion designer Masaba Gupta, and celebrity chefs Ranveer Brar and Shilarna Vaze.
Amongst those who got the party started were Stéphane de Meurville, Managing Director, Moet Hennessy India, Sophia Sinha, Senior Marketing Manager, Chandon India, Sonakshi Sinha, Kriti Sanon, Aditi Rao Hydari, Ananya Pandey, Tara Sutaria, Kiara Advani, Huma Qureshi, Khushi Kapoor, Aayush Sharma, Diana Penty, Karan Tacker, Shehla Khan, Mohit Marwah, Saiyami Kher, Rhea Chakraborty, Sophie Choudry, Pooja Hegde, Suraj Pancholi, Nikhil Thampi, Yash Birla, Lulia Vântur, Punit Malhotra amongst others.
The evening saw Manish Malhotra’s friends from fashion and film industry mingling and congratulating 2019’s Party Starters, while sipping on Chandon and tucking into a delicious table spread. Chef Shilarna Vaze prepared delicacies like Lotus Root Kebabs with Coriander Hoisin Sauce, Seekh Kebab Naan Bombs, Kerala Mapas Rawas, Gulab Jamun Cheesecake, Jaggery Crème Brulee in true Party Starter style, leaving guests wanting more.