The Council of Indian Australians’ family event Bollywood Under the Stars at Ironbark Lake Park at the Ponds, western Sydney, drew a few hundred people on 26 January, to watch the film The 3 Idiots. A CIA press release said the event was to commemorate 100 years of Bollywood as well as India’s 65th Republic Day.
Speaking on the occasion, Kevin Conolly, MP – Member for Riverstone, praised the event for bringing Indian and Australian cultures.
Mohit Kumar, event director, said, “the event provided a good opportunity for both the Indian and Australian cultures to come together and celebrate this unique day in the calendar of both the democracies”.
More than 22 local businesses sponsored the event.
Published in The Indian Sun (Indian Australian Magazine)