Photos – Chef Vikas Khanna to Cricketer Kapil Dev, Here Are The Celebs Who Attended The UK-India 2017 Royal Event

Photos – Chef Vikas Khanna to Cricketer Kapil Dev, Here Are The Celebs Who Attended The UK-India 2017 Royal Event

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning British monarch hosted a grand royal event on 27th of Feb at the Buckingham Palace. The UK-India 2017 Year of Culture had invited influential Indian delegates to attended this gala reception.

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One of the delegate who turned down Queen Elizabeth’s invitation was megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Due to his prior work commitments he could not accept the invitee. Other significant celebs who attended the reception for India were Chef Vikas Khanna, former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Kunal Nayyar and others. 

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Here are the pictures from the Buckingham Palace reception. Have a look – 


The whole Buckingham palace covered with Indian culture and literature projection on it. How beautiful!!

Arun Jaitley, Kapil Dev, Vikas Khanna Attended The UK-India Royal Event



When the guests arrived, Buckingham palace had arranged a special music and Indian dance programme presented by‘Akademi’ and choreographed by Arunima Kumar.




The host, Queen Elizabeth II along with The Duke of Edinburgh welcoming the Indian dignitaries


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge greeted the guests. Kapil Dev is seen interacting with The Duchess


Arun Jaitley and other Indian delegates in a queue interacting with Her Highness along with The Duke of Edinburgh


The Queen met Ms Aloka Mitra, founder of Women’s Interlink Foundation.



Sitar player Anoushka Shankar, daughter of Pandit Ravi Shankar is one among Indians who attended the UK-India 2017 cultural event. Queen Elizabeth in conversation


Draped in suit, Vikas Khanna interacting with The Duchess



Prince William and Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge with Arun Jaitley



Big Bang Theory British-Indian actor Kunal Nayyar with wife Neha Kapur were also invited. Kunal Nayar said


The eateries were too delicious. 5000 delicacies were served. Raj Puri to Soya Gujjia to Salmon Blinis and Crème Brûlée were some of the savories. UK’s oldest Indian restaurant Veeraswamy was in charge of entire menu. 




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