Bringing Bollywood glamour to London: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan dazzles in traditional Indian dress at Bulgari hotel launch party
22:15 GMT, 14 June 2012
She stepped out in Cannes in a Western style dress as she took to the red carpet at the premiere of Cosmopolis.
But tonight Aishwarya Rai Bachchan opted for a traditional Indian outfit as she attended the opening party of the Bulgari hotel in London tonight.
The 38-year-old star stepped out in a creation by Sabyasachi Mukherjee which consisted of an elaborate black and gold dupatta covering a dress with a black top half and a flowing embroidered white skirt.
Bollywood takeover at Bulgari: Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan shimmered in a black gold and cream dress as she attended the opening party of the Bulgari hotel in London tonight
The actress and former Miss World looked stunning with copper eye shadow and heavy liner highlighting her bright peepers.
Aishwarya hit headlines last month after she was lambasted by fans in her own country for failing to lose her baby weight quickly.
The Bollywood star has ignored her critics and instead has taken her own approach to being a new mother focusing on her daughter instead.
Film friends: Aishwarya was seen chatting with Dev Patel and Francesco Trapaniat the hotel party
Simply stunning: The actress had think liner and copper eyeshadow to highlight her bright eyes
Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival last month she said: '(Motherhood) is wonderful. You ask the question and I beam!'
'It’s splendid… It’s inexplicable.The joy, the bliss, is wonderful. A smile from my daughter and that’s it! She’s good. She’s great.'
Aishwarya was joined by a whole host of familiar faces at tonight's event including British-Indian actor Dev Patel.
Pretty and pink: Model Petra Nemcova attended the party in a dusty blush dress
Looking lovely in lace: The model had donned a delicate floor-length gown for the occasion
The pair posed up for a picture together during the evening and Dev was without his girlfriend Freida Pinto.
Model Petra Nemcova, Isabella Rossellini, Florence Welch and Rosamund Pike and also attended the bash.
Party people: Florence Welch, Isabella Rossellini and Rosamund Pike also attended the bash