American talk-show host Oprah Winfrey, who arrived in India to film an episode of her talk show, was given a warm welcome and an exclusive party, which was attended by prominent stars of the Indian film industry.
It is Winfrey's first visit and she will be in India till Jan. 22. She's likely to attend the literary festival in Jaipur city.
She arrived in Mumbai on Monday and attended a Bollywood party that was held in her honor.
Winfrey started on her busy schedule Monday night with a visit to actor Amitabh Bachchan’s home wearing a red sari.
Winfrey then travelled with Amitabh Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to a private party hosted by socialite Parmeshwar Godrej.
“The gracious Oprah Winfrey visits our home, to meet us and bless the baby... warm hearted, endearing... And Oprah in sari, looking lovely! ” Amitabh Bachchan posted on his Twitter account.
The party was attended by Bollywood’s leading names including Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Anil Kapoor and Abhay Deol, actresses Priyanka Chopra, Shilpa Shetty, Preity Zinta and Lara Dutta.
Tonight was dinner at the Godrej House with Oprah Winfrey. Nice to see her wearing a beautiful sari, Zinta tweeted.
Winfrey is due to travel to Jaipur, New Delhi, Rishikesh and Agra. Her schedule includes a three-day visit to Jaipur where she is expected to shoot the major portion of her show.
According to reports, Winfrey and her crew will shoot some segments of her new talk show at the famous Taj Mahal in Agra, the holy city of Rishikesh near the river Ganges, the capital New Delhi and Mumbai.