Corporate Czars and Powerpuff Girls, Bid on Priceless Art for a Worthy Cause

Ranjit Rodricks , 11 Apr 2012
Boman Irani holds up an S.H. Raza painting for auction
Boman Irani holds up an S.H. Raza painting for auction

The Regal Room at the Trident Hotel at Nariman Point in Mumbai, came alive last night with wall-to-wall displays of art and luxury goods and the clinking of wine glasses between Mumbai’s swish society set!

The occassion was the Treasure Trove art auction to benefit the Jai Vakeel School for Special Children and it was hosted by Bijal Meswani, Zia Mody and actor Boman Irani.

Bijal Meswani Ms Tehmi Shroff  (Principal of Jai Vakeel School) and Zia Mody
Bijal Meswani Ms Tehmi Shroff (Principal of Jai Vakeel School) and Zia Mody

Of course, the creme de la creme of the business and glamour world were on hand, with open hearts and purses, biding lakhs of rupees on jewelry, art-works, fashion accessories and tailor-made holidays!

Take a look at a few of the glamazons in attendance:

Natasha Poonawala
Natasha Poonawala
Madhoo Shah
Madhoo Shah
Shobhaa De wears a men's kurta by Tarun Tahiliani
Shobhaa De wears a men's kurta by Tarun Tahiliani
Neeraja and Kumarmangalam Birla
Neeraja and Kumarmangalam Birla
Sushama Reddy
Sushama Reddy

The celebrities and corporate czars bid on Judith Leiber purses, art and sculptures. Here are a few we liked:

1) Judith Leiber Minaudieres

Judith Leiber minaudieres
Judith Leiber minaudieres

2) Woven carpet by Jehangir Sabavala

Carpet by Jehangir Sabavala
Carpet by Jehangir Sabavala

3) Wrought iron horse head by Arzan Khambatta

Horse-head sculpture by Arzan Khambatta
Horse-head sculpture by Arzan Khambatta

4) Clutch by Christian Louboutin

Clutch by Christian Louboutin
Clutch by Christian Louboutin

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