See Photos: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan becomes first woman to hoist Indian flag at IFFM 2017 in Melbourne

The beauty of Bollywood Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has made history by hoisting the Indian flag at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), Australia’s annual celebration of film from India and the subcontinent. This is the first time in the history that a female Bollywood actor has come to hoist Indian flag at the Australia event.

The official Twitter handle of IFFM grabbed this opportunity to share a glimpse of the ravishing beauty. The caption of the video read: “Aishwarya Rai Bachchan hoists the Indian national flag at @FedSquare celebrating the 70th yrs of Indian independence”

Aishwarya Dons a Manish Malhotra Outfit in Australia

While Aishwarya sported ace designer Manish Malhotra’s piece and she looked nothing less than stunning. She was covered from head to toe in a glittery powder blue Anarkali with just a modest showcase of cleavage.

What’s more, you ask?

Aishwarya was accompanying her cute little one, Aaradhya who was busy reacting to the paparazzi. Aaradhya was wearing a white Ghagra choli which is also expected to be from the Manish Malhotra house.


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On being asked to say something on the podium, Aishwarya said, “Thank you so much Melbourne, thank you, everyone, for giving us such a moment of pride and happiness with so much love and warmth. Celebrating our 70th Independence Day will forever be such a beautiful memory for me and my dearest Aaradhya.”