At Karan Johar's Big Fat Bollywood Party: Salman Khan, Aishwarya And Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif And Vicky Kaushal

Karan Johar celebrated turning 50 with the grandest of parties held at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai on Wednesday night

Everyone who is anyone in Bollywood was there – those who were not had good reason to be absent.

Chief among the absentees were Alia Bhatt, to whom Karan Johar is mentor, and Deepika Padukone 

Alia is abroad filming her Hollywood debut Heart Of Stone and Deepika is currently on jury duty at the Cannes Film Festival.

Salman Khan, with whom the filmmaker reportedly shared frosty relations in the past (and plainly a thing of the past, topped the celebrity roll-call.

Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan made a glamorous couple's entry, having recently returned from Cannes

Abhishek and Karan Johar have been friends since they were children.

Hrithik Roshan brought along girlfriend Saba Azad; his ex-wife Sussanne Khan also arrived with a date 

Siblings Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim showed up together. Shanaya's cousin Janhvi Kapoor, also a Dharma talent, attended as well.

Karan Johar himself appeared on the red carpet an posed with a select few from his guest list, among them Rani Mukerji