In a rare spectacle, global football icon David Beckham found himself in the glamorous company of Bollywood stars at a lavish welcome party hosted by Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja. The former football legend, currently serving as the Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, received a warm reception during his three-day visit to India.
Sonam Kapoor’s Mumbai residence became the epicenter of this star-studded affair, attended by close family members and prominent Bollywood personalities. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput, Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar, and Adar Poonawalla were among the notable guests who graced the occasion.
Capturing the essence of their fan moments, celebrities flooded social media with inside glimpses from the soirée. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput, in identical Instagram posts, shared a frame with their ‘teenage crush,’ David Beckham, eliciting a wave of nostalgia.
Arjun Kapoor, another Bollywood heartthrob, couldn’t contain his excitement as he shared a blockbuster picture featuring David Beckham and Malaika Arora. Expressing his admiration, Arjun penned, “A night to remember…To meet someone u have admired from afar for so many years.” He recounted engaging in a 15-minute chat with Beckham, discussing topics ranging from football and philanthropy to family and travel.
Gratitude echoed in Arjun’s words as he thanked Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja for turning his childhood dream into reality. The evening saw stars like Shahid Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, and Sanjay Kapoor sharing their star-struck moments on social media.
Beckham’s visit to India not only marked a union of sports and Bollywood but also showcased the genuine camaraderie shared between these international and Indian icons. Arjun Kapoor, capturing a twinning moment with Beckham in black, summed up the sentiment of the night, making it a memorable affair in the realms of both sports and entertainment.”