Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit, one among the many Bollywood celebrities invited for the gala dinner with British Royals Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, says it was a “memorable night” for her to meet the “gracious and down to earth” couple.
The reception, that took place at The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel here on Sunday, was joined by celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari, Alia Bhatt, Farhan Akhtar, Jacqueline Fernandez, Parineeti Chopra and Huma Qureshi, among others.
The gala aimed to raise funds for organisations including Childline India, Magic Bus and Door Step School, India.
“It was a pleasure meeting Prince William and Kate Middleton. They were gracious and down to earth. It was a very memorable night. The Gala dinner, though short-lived, was an evening to remember,” Madhuri, who donned a lavishing dress by the brand Shyamal & Bhumika at the event, said in a statement.
She was joined by her husband doctor Sriram Nene for the event.
Madhuri will next be seen onscreen as a judge on the upcoming dance reality show “So You Think You Can Dance”, which will be aired on &TV.