Business tycoon from Qatar Iqbal Patel’s birthday party with close friends

Yusuf Lakdawala and Ebraheem Jetha hosted a grand birthday celebration for their friend Iqbal Patel, a prominent business tycoon from Qatar during his brief stopover in Mumbai. It was an exclusive gathering only for close friends and family at Iqbal Patel’s luxurious apartment in Versova.

Sudesh Lahiri of ‘Comedy Circus’ fame set the tone for the evening with his own brand of humour and slapstick comedy. His satire on singers in his own melodious voice was highly appreciated by one and all. Viveck Shettyy had the audience on their feet grooving and dancing to his music as he belted out popular Bollywood numbers amidst shouts for an encore. “Yeh waada raha” and “Kaho na Kaho” in particular captured the imagination of the listeners.

Johnny Lever the original king of comedy clearly proved that he had lost none of his skills of Stand-up comedy as he delighted the audience with a spoof on modern day politicians and journalists.

As comedy took center stage, Rajeev Nigam also joined in and added to the humour quotient of the evening. His act on “Breaking News” had the audience in splits. Claudia was in high spirits and simply could not stop laughing. Gary Richardson was accompanied by Cyndy Khojol and Madhuri Pandey. Maya Govind recited poetry as the audience listened in rapt attention.

At the stroke of mid-night, a huge ceremonial cake specially was cut amidst the backdrop of “Bar Bar din yeh aaye” sung by Viveck Shettyy with everybody else present joining the chorus.