Bollywood film-maker/choreographer Farah Khan, and actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Nimrat Kaur attended the launch event of an innovative gathering named 'Poetic License'.
The interactive session with a workshop was organised by "The Lunch Box" director Ritesh Batra on Saturday, 4 April at Merwan Cafe in Mumbai.
The noble step was taken by Ritesh to talk about the journey of the talented actors and directors and to encourage aspiring film-makers and actors to the entertainment industry.
Earlier, Ritesh had also mentioned that such gatherings will take place at city's Irani cafes in an attempt to revive them as cultural spaces.
"The cafes are an important part of the city's heritage and we cannot lose them to the winds of change. We have done sessions on writing, directing, acting and casting with industry professionals and now both people from the industry and cafe owners have reached out to us to be part of this effort," Batra told PTI.
During the event, the "Badlapur" actor said that it is important to revive these cafes as they are part of Mumbai's identity.
Farah also spoke about her fond memories at the cafe during her childhood days.
"I have some very fond memories here with my family and uncle. My all time favourite are the yummy mawa cakes that they make," the film-maker said, according to Pinkvilla.
Meanwhile, Ritesh also has plans to expand this innovative step by creating mobile application to document the history of each cafes with their best dishes.