In pictures: Stars hit red carpet for Dubai International Film Festival's opening night

The Dubai International Film Festival opened its doors with a star-studded Opening Gala at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.
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Actor Irrfan Khan (centre right) attends the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Sunny Ozell and Sir Patrick Stewart attend the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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DIFF Chairman Abdulhamid Juma and HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attend the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Nayla Al Khaja attends the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Screenwriter Wahid Hamed attends the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Cate Blanchett attends the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Tunisian actress Hend Sabri arrives on the red carpet to a screening of the US film Hostiles at the opening of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Sonam Kapoor attends the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Egyptian actress Yousra arrives on the red carpet to a screening of the US film Hostiles at the opening of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Egyptian actress Menna Shalabi arrives on the red carpet to a screening of the US film Hostiles at the opening of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Ukrainian actress and model Olga Kurylenko arrives on the red carpet to a screening of the US film Hostiles at the opening of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Claes Bang attends the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Vanessa Williams attends the Opening Night Gala of the 14thDubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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Jordanian actress Mais Hamdan arrives on the red carpet to a screening of the US film Hostiles at the opening of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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A general view at the Opening Night Gala of the 14th Dubai International Film Festival held at the Madinat Jumeriah in Dubai.
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