Royals join Bollywood stars at charity dinner

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall joined a host of Bollywood stars at a black tie charity fund raising dinner on the fourth day of their eleven day tour of India and Sri Lanka.

The pair with billionaire Mukesh Ambani (second right), his wife Nita (second left) and Kajol Devgan (left) and husband Ajay (right)
The pair with billionaire Mukesh Ambani (second right), his wife Nita (second left) and Kajol Devgan (left) and husband Ajay (right) Credit: PA

Charles and Camilla rubbed shoulders with famous Indian actor Gulshan Grover, Ajay Devgan - an action hero star of more than 80 Bollywood hits - and his wife Kajol Devgan, one of India's most successful actresses, as well as veteran Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid.

Bollywood film star Ajay Devgan, pictured with his wife Kajol, performed at the event.
Bollywood film star Ajay Devgan, pictured with his wife Kajol, performed at the event. Credit: PA

The dinner was staged by the India Advisory Council of Charles's charity the British Asian Trust (BAT), and was hosted by the world's wealthiest Indian, Mukesh Ambani and Ratan Tata, whose family trust company owns Jaguar Land Rover and Corus steel.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the black tie fundraiser.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the black tie fundraiser. Credit: PA

The black-tie do promoted the work of the BAT, which was formed in 2007 to help channel donations from UK Asian philanthropists to good causes in the Indian sub-continent.

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