'Happy New Year' Is The Only Bollywood Film Screened At This Year's Marrakesh Film Festival

08/12/2014 2:23 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST
From left to right, Bollywood actors Sonu Sood, Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff, Director Farah Khan, Boman Irani, Shah Rukh Khan and Vivaan Shah applaud during a promotional event for their upcoming film "Happy New Year" in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. The film is scheduled for release Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Happy New Year' was screened at the 14th Marrakech International Film Festival in presence of director Farah Khan, actors Abhishek Bachchan and Boman Irani.

The trio walked the red carpet amid loud cheers from thousands of fans, who had gathered to catch a glimpse of the stars, and officially presented the the heist comedy at Jemaa El Fna Square on the second day of the festival on December 6 in Morocco.

'Happy New Year' is the only Bollywood film screened at this year's fest.

"It was a moment! A sea of Moroccan fans watching HNY at the square in Marrakech," Boman posted on twitter.

Shah Rukh, 49, sent a video message for his fans that was played on the Square before the screening of the film.

Farah, Abhishek and Boman also attended the official Royal Dinner hosted by the President of the Festival Foundation, His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid.

'Happy New Year' hit theatres on October 24 and also stars Deepika Padukone, Sonu Sood and Vivaan Shah.

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