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Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan, Other Bollywood Royalty Meet U.K. Royals William And Kate

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met the king of Bollywood and a former Miss World on Sunday, and the star power of it all was astronomical.

The Taj Palace Hotel not only played host to Prince William and the Duchess Of Cambridge for their stay in Mumbai, but also served as the venue for a lavish charity dinner Sunday night, with Bollywood's A-list actors and directors in attendance, along with some of the city's business moguls.

One of Bollywood's biggest stars, Shah Rukh Khan, was present at the gala and welcomed Will and Kate:

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And SRK took a moment to greet actress, model and former Miss World winner Aishwarya Rai in a most gentlemanly manner:

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Actress Sonam Kapoor showed up in a white button up dress engulfed in beads an pearls, by Elie Saab. The always stylish talent showed up with her father Anil Kapoor and cousin Arjun Kapoor, both fellow actors.

Other well-known faces included actress and former Miss World, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Sri Lankan actress Jacqueline Fernandez. Take a look below to see more photos from the star-studded evening:

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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrives for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • Alia Bhatt
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    Alia Bhatt arrives for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • Sonam Kapoor, Anil Kapoor And Arjun Kapoor
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    Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor (C), actors Anil Kapoor (R) and Arjun Kapoor pose for photographers after arriving for the Charity Gala reception attended by Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, in Mumbai on April 10, 2016.
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    Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor poses for photographers after arriving for the Charity Gala reception in Mumbai on April 10, 2016.
  • Jacqueline Fernandez
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    Jacqueline Fernandez arrives at a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • Shah Rukh Khan
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    Shah Rukh Khan arrives for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge
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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • The Duchess Of Cambridge
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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends the Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Palace Hotel on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge
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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • Prince William And Shah Rukh Khan
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    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrives for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge And Shah Rukh Khan
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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge meet Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai at the Bollywood Charity Gala at the Taj Palace Hotel on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • Shah Rukh Khan And Aishwarya Rai
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    Shah Rukh Khan kisses Aishwarya Rai's hand at the Bollywood Charity Gala at the Taj Palace Hotel on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • Sophie Choudry
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    Sophie Choudry arrives for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Charity Gala
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    A view of the decor at a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge
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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • Sachin And Anjali Tendulkar
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    Cricket great Sachin Tendulkar and wife arrives for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • Anil Kapoor
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    Anil Kapoor arrives for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge Visit India & Bhutan: Charity Gala
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    Guests arrive for a Bollywood Inspired Charity Gala at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the royal visit to India and Bhutan on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.
  • The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge
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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attend the Bollywood Charity Gala at the Taj Palace Hotel on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India.

The banquet decor at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel rivaled the attendees' ensembles. Orange-papered archways lined the red carpet, the ballroom was bathed in soft red lighting, elephant figurines holding flowers served as centrepieces.

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