Aishwarya Rai Bachchan hosted the Indian national flag at IFFM 2017 in Melbourne along with daughter Aaradhya, this morning. It’s indeed a very proud moment for both of them. They also sang the National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana.
According to the Bollywood Life, she said in a heartfelt speech, “I am feeling so proud right now. I thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for giving me this lifetime experience. Me along with my loving daughter Aaradhya will remember this day all our lives.”
She further added: “Thank you so much Melbourne. Thank you all for giving us such a moment of pride and happiness with so much love involved. Celebrating our 70th year of independence!”
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Aishwarya first delivered her speech in Hindi and then translated it into English for the non-Hindi speaking audience.
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