Royal visit, what? Alia was busy taking selfies with Parineeti Chopra

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Apr 12, 2016 08:31 IST
Alia Bhatt and Parineeti Chopra are good friends in Bollywood. (Twitter)

The country was going gaga over the photo-ops and events scheduled around the India visit of Britain’s royal couple Kate Middleton and Prince William.

At the welcome event of the British royal couple, Bollywood A-listers such as Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit looked in complete awe of the guests’ style, but Highway actor Alia Bhatt had other important things on her mind. She was busy taking selfies with her film industry friends.

She struck pose with Parineeti Chopra and Sonam Kapoor when everyone else focused on getting clicked with Kate and William.

Read: In pics: Kate Middleton, William attend a royal Bollywood reception

In Parineeti’s words, the actors were just ‘goofing around’. The Kill Dil actor tweeted , “Meeting royalty but goofing around ;) @aliaa08 #RoyalVisitIndia”

The royal couple met and greeted the who’s who of Bollywood, including actor Rishi Kapoor, his wife Neetu, actress Madhuri Dixit, her husband, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, filmmaker Karan Johar, actor Anil Kapoor and choreographer Shiamak Davar.

Read: The Duchess of style: Kate Middleton’s dress is a hit with designers

Later, they went to different tables and interacted with other celebrities, including Parineeti Chopra, Shilpa Shetty, her husband Raj Kundra, Arjun Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, music composer Shankar Mahadevan, actress Aditi Rao Hydari, politician Priya Dutt, actress Huma Qureshi, designer Manish Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez.

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