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Last Updated: Saturday June 09 2007 18:02 GMT

In pictures: International Indian Film celebrations

Amitabh Bachchan

Top Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan got the five-day festival of celebrations for the eighth annual International Indian Film Academy awards under way in Leeds.

Aishwarya Rai

Some of Bollywood's biggest names travelled to Yorkshire to get involved, including actress Aishwarya Rai.

Aishwarya Rai

She's a massive star in Bollywood and was surrounded by autograph hunters at the opening of the IIFA exhibition at the National Media Museum in Bradford.

Bollywood fans spot stars arriving at a film premiere

Hundreds of film fans travelled to Castleford to get a glimpse of their favourite stars at the world premiere of Bollywood thriller The Train. Who do you think they've spotted?

Emraan Hashmi and Geeta Basra

Maybe it was the stars of the film Emraan Hashmi and Geeta Basra!

Shilpa Shetty

Another day, another party! This time Celebrity Big Brother winner Shilpa Shetty was the one handing out the invites for her birthday bash in Leeds.

Saif Alikhan

Actor Saif Alikhan got into the swing of things for a celebrity cricket match featuring Bollywood stars and British celebs. He said the atmosphere at the match was "a little bit insane".

Bipasha Basu

One thing's for sure, it was a star spotter's paradise, on the pitch and off! Here's Bipasha Basu keeping fans happy with a few autographs.

Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan

When Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan got married in April, it was Bollywood's biggest wedding for years. Here they are taking time out to soak up the sun and enjoy the match.

Abhishek  Bachchan

But there's always time for a quick wave for the fans.

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