Stars at the Indian Grand Prix
The inaugural Indian Grand Prix has managed to create a huge buzz in the country, with every fourth person suddenly turning into an F1 aficionado. Plenty of stars have booked their date while many more are expected to attend the race that can be termed as the biggest global sporting event to come to India. Here's a look at the faces you can expect to spot at the Buddh International Circuit...
Not only was Sachin Tendulkar present at India's first F1 race, he had the honour of waving the chequered flag as Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel emerged champion.
Sachin arrives for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.
The master-blaster was seen chatting with Michael Schumacher. The race driver had previously said that he was looking forward to meeting the cricketer. The German was the one who had gifted Sachin a car on behalf of Ferrari.
Sachin Tendulkar's wife Anjali and daughter Sarah with Michael Schumacher during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida
Deepika Padukone and Siddartha Mallya at the Indian Formula One Grand Prix.
Priety Zinta is busy clicking pictures during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix
Deepika and Siddartha at the Grand Prix.
The star was provided a tight security.
Sachin is seen here with F1 boss Bernie Eccelstone (c) and Bollywood actor Gulshan Grover.
Sachin's love for cars and speed is well known.
Shah Rukh Khan arrived at the circuit and spoke to mediapersons gathered here.
SRK's recently released movie Ra-One will feature on Sahara Force India cars and he has said that he would be supporting the team.
Shah Rukh is seen here talking to Sahara Force India co-owner Subrata Roy (c) and Jean Todt, the FIA president.
Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is greeted by SRK at the circuit.
Richard Branson of Virign Atlantic Airways soaking in the atmosphere of the F1 circuit.
The <i>Dum Maaro Dum</i> actress was at the prestigious event with her friend Binal Shah.
A proud Sophie Choudry tweeted this nice photograph of herself.<br><br/> "Right above the pit!India's first #F1 ! Friggin AWESOME! So proud!! Congrats #Vettel," she wrote.
"Pit walk!Met Sir Jackie Stewart,Branson,our rockstars @TheVijayMallya @iamsrk & took a pic with this beauty!"
Arjun Rampal's restro-bar, LAP, that he co-owns with restaurateur AD Singh, hosted the F1 after parties. Rampal roped in Lady Gaga for the event on Sunday.
Sania Mirza, whose season ended early due to a knee surgery, had confirmed that she had been invited for the Grand Prix and would be among the spectators. She also tweeted about her experience, "A day at the races..what a fun:) Sebastian Vettel won,and it was superbly organized..great day."