It was a star-studded affair on the opening night of the international film gala in Marrakech, Morocco.
Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, Hollywood actress Sharon Stone, and director Martin Scorsese were some of the big names present at the Marrakech International Film Festival.
Deepika, who looked stunning in a mustard coloured gown, introduced the first film of the festival, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Deepika Padukone looked stunning in a mustard coloured gown; Sharon Stone (right) was awarded a lifetime achievement award, which was presented to her by director Martin Scorsese.
Deepika kept her look simple and classy with minimal jewellery and make-up.
The striking primary-toned gown complemented her lean figure.
Actress Sharon Stone, best known for her role in the movie Basic Instinct, was awarded a lifetime achievement presented by this year’s jury president, director Martin Scorsese.
"What is the definition of stardom, not fame, but true stardom?" he asked the audience as he got ready to present the award to Stone.
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali introduced the first film of the festival, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-leela; French actress Marion Cotillard also attended the glitzy event
"I am grateful, humbled and honoured to be here to receive this award at this particular time in history," Stone said, after picking up the prize.
The 55-year-old actress wore a keyhole black sequinned gown.
She completed her look with a black cape over the top.
Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone (left) with director Martin Scorsese and actress Patricia Clarkson during the opening ceremony at the Marrakech International Film Festival