Mumbai: Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has become the first female actor ever to hoist the Indian National Flag at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).
The official handle of IFFM posted a picture on Twitter with a caption that read, “Aishwarya Rai Bachchan hoists the Indian national flag at @FedSquare celebrating the 70th yrs of Indian independence”
Aishwarya walked the red carpet in stunning black embroidered dress. She was awarded with the Westpac IFFM Excellence in Global Cinema award at the event.
The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) began on August 10 and will continue till August 22.