Sonam Kapoor, Anand Ahuja host welcome party for David Beckham

The Wednesday night bash was attended by several well-known faces in the entertainment industry including Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput, Shibani Dandekar, Farhan Akhtar, Karisma Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora among others

November 16, 2023 03:57 pm | Updated 04:10 pm IST

Anand Ahuja, Sonam Kapoor and David Beckham

Anand Ahuja, Sonam Kapoor and David Beckham | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Actor Sonam Kapoor and her husband Anand Ahuja hosted a lavish welcome party at their Mumbai home for football icon David Beckham.

The Wednesday night bash was attended by well-known faces in the entertainment industry including Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput, Shibani Dandekar, Farhan Akhtar, Karisma Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora among others.

Arjun Kapoor was seen arriving for the party with Malaika Arora. While he sported a black-coloured outfit, Malaika wore an oversized white shirt and black skirt. He took to his Instagram handle to share a picture with Malaika and Beckham. He wrote in the caption, "To meet someone u have admired from afar for so many years to be able to talk face to face with him about his new life in Miami, football, India, travel, his kids, philanthropy & everything else I could squeeze into a 15 minute dinner table chat... grateful to meet @davidbeckham in awe of his genuine sincerity towards spending time with all of us & being kind enough to allow every fan in that room to feel elated to get a picture & time with him...Thank u @sonamkapoor & @anandahuja for fulfilling a childhood dream of mine !!!#whatanight #legend #beckham"

Shahid Kapoor attended the celebration with his wife Mira Rajput. Ritesh Sidhwani and wife Dolly, Isha Ambani and sister-in-law Shloka Ambani, and Farhan Akhtar and wife Shibani Akhtar were also seen arriving at the event.

In another picture, Sonam is seen posing with her uncle Sanjay Kapoor, aunt Maheep Kapoor, cousin Mohit Marwah, and Antara Marwah. Antara shared a picture with David Beckham from the bash, and he was seen in a black t-shirt with matching pants.

David Beckham with Bollywood actors Kiara Advani and Siddharth Malhotra, watches the semi-final match between India and New Zealand in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday

David Beckham with Bollywood actors Kiara Advani and Siddharth Malhotra, watches the semi-final match between India and New Zealand in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday | Photo Credit: ANI

The legendary English footballer is currently in the country as a goodwill ambassador of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF). He also watched the semi-final of the ODI World Cup between India and New Zealand.

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