Do you know who is Baba Siddique and why Bollywood celebrities always attend his events? Well, someone has put up the same question on Quora asking who he is and why Bollywood celebs always attend his events. While some might know him and the reason why celebs attend his events, I believe many of us don’t know who Baba Siddique is and why Bollywood celebs attend his events. Well, we are here to tell you that today.
The below photo is Baba Siddique that we are talking about. Ziauddin Siddique, popularly known as Baba Siddique, is an Indian politician who was an MLA from the Bandra West Assembly Constituency.
He was the MLA for three consecutive terms from 1999 to 2009. He had also served as a municipal councilor in the Mumbai Municipal Corporation for two consecutive terms from 1992 to 1997. He is married to Shehzeen Siddique and has two children – daughter Dr. Arshia Siddique and son Zeeshan Siddique.
Talking about his political career, Baba Siddique joined the Indian National Congress (INC) as a teenager in 1977 and participated in various students’ movements as a member of the Mumbai chapter of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) – the student’s wing of the INC. He became the general secretary of the Bandra Taluka of the Bandra Youth Congress in 1980 and was elected its president within the next two years.
In 1988, he became president of the Mumbai Youth Congress. Four years later, he was elected a municipal councilor and was re-elected to the position five years later. Siddique was also appointed chairman of the MHADA Mumbai Board by the government of Maharashtra for the tenure 2000-2004.
Why Bollywood celebrities always attend Baba Siddique’s events?
Baba Siddique is known for arranging grand Iftar party at his residence. Just recently, he hosted a get together to ring in the festivities in a grand way. The usual star-studded party was held on Sunday evening, June 11. Like every year, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan attended the party, who made a Dabangg entry in a black shirt and trousers.
Apart from Salman, various Bollywood celebrities and TV personalities, which include Katrina Kaif, Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Shilpa Shetty, Iulia Vantur, Suniel Shetty, Mouni Roy, Hina Khan, Daisy Shah and several others, also attended the event.
Every year, the star brigade notch up the festive style meter at the party adding all the glitz and glamour to the celebrations. No wonder, Baba Siddique’s Iftar party has become almost an annual tradition now. While there is no any specific reason why Bollywood celebrities always attend Siddique’s event, who would not want to attend any party or function where one get the opportunity to enjoy and celebrate not just the festival but life, flaunting festive dressing? And when it comes to fashion, trust our Bollywood divas to make ultra-glamorous style statements wherever they go.