An evening ofglamour, bling and Bollywood and that too-truly Aussie style!
The Telstra Red Carpet Bollywood Wednesdays VIP event, held at the Event Cinemas, Burwood, NSW showcased Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan’s romantic-comedy film, Shaadi Ke Side Effects to a full house on 5th March 2014.
The Glitzy event was Telstra’s way of showing gratitude to itsloyal customers, by offering them $10 tickets to Bollywood films available every Wednesday at Telstra’s partner cinemas in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
To launch this exciting offer, Telstra with support from Multiconnexions organized a red carpet welcome for the Whos Who of N.S.W, leaders from all walks of life, media personnel and the competition winners who won tickets to the gala event through several competitions conducted via social media, radio stations and Indian publications across Sydney and Melbourne.
The invitees were welcomed with traditional Indian flower shower, drinks, snacks and sweet treats followed by choc top and a sure thing to eat whilst watching a film-popcorn!
The lucky door prizes had the audience keeping their fingers crossed! They included $100 worth of tea from T2, a Gold Class double pass and a Moonlight Cinema double pass.
Another highlight was a wonderfully choreographed dance performance by Shiamak Dabar’s Dance Team (Sydney) totally committed to promoting Shiamak’s philosophy of ‘Have Feet. Will Dance.’
Each guest at the event felt like a star, and here is what some of themhave to say:
“Guneeta ji it was a wonderful gesture from Telstra. It was especially nice to be welcomes with a shower of Gulab. It was a good opportunity to mingle with each other and have photographs clicked with some old friends and new”, Harmohan S (Harry) Walia (Chairperson, GOPIO).
Varsha Mehra, short film maker,“ The evening was truly colourful. Once seated in the hall, it was exciting for there were some fun quick competitions and a lovely dance performance by Shaimak Dabar’s dance group”.
“We had an enjoyable evening at the screening of shaadi Ke side effects”, Neena Sinha
Keep at it Telstra, let this Gala event just be the tip of the iceberg!
For the latest films, session times and locations, Telstra encourages customers to visitwww.telstra.com/movies
Telstra customers can get their tickets in three easy steps:
- Go to www.telstra.com/movies
- Register to My Account or Login if you’re already registered
- Select your preferred movie screening to be redirected to the cinema website and select the ticket quantity you require for a specific screening –with up to 10 tickets per transaction.
1) Go to www.telstra.com/movies
2) Register to My Account or Login if you’re already registered
3) Select your preferred movie screening to be redirected to the cinema website and select the ticket quantity you require for a specific screening –with up to 10 tickets per transaction.
So, guess what, its time to get your movie ticket and get lost in the land of dreams-Bollywood!!