Indian Independence Day was celebrated in style last month.
Federation Square was the focus of the day on August 15, which saw a flag-raising, dancing and celebrity heart-throbs.
The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne also kicked off during the weekend.
A Bollywood dance competition was popular with 31 teams of dancers selected from around Australia, New Zealand and Fiji participating.
Among the judges were actress Kangana Ranaut, heart-throb Imran Khan and director Nikhil Advani.