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Photos: Paul Allen Bollywood-themed Octopus Yacht Party

Photos: Paul Allen Bollywood-themed Octopus Yacht Party
Paul Allen’s yacht, the Octopus Antti / Flickr CC BY 2.0


Photos: Paul Allen Bollywood-themed Octopus Yacht Party

Microsoft co-founder, billionaire Paul Allen, decided to throw a Bollywood-themed party inside his gigantic Octopus yacht in Cannes. The high-end event was attended by more than 200 of the rich and famous personalities.

All things Bollywood

Among the rich and famous spotted to have attended the party were Amy Poehler, John Reilly, Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman, Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Lowndes and Jennifer Niejadlik, Page Six reported.

There were elephants and Buddha statues. Guests were treated to free henna tattoo sessions. As expected, there were Bollywood dancers to create the whole effect.

The entrance to some yachts at Cannes stand out just a little bit. #PaulAllen #cannes

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Paul Allen’s yatch last night with the beautiful @aria.official and Pika Matador

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La baie de #Cannes à l’arrière, avec en tout petit le #Carlton #Yacht #Lifestyle #Bilionnaire #Bollywood #India #Red

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The Octopus has a swimming pool, two helicopter landing pads, a submarine, a fleet of jet skis and a cinema and recording studio. The yacht was also adorned with many Warhols and Titanic artifacts, the Page Six noted.

The #MegaYacht #Octopus is 414 feet long and is absolutely breathtaking. #PaulAllen threw quite the party tonight out in the #MediterraneanSea

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Quick facts about Paul Allen Octopus Yacht

– Measures 414-feet long

– One of the world’s largest and most recognizable yacht

– Launched in 2003 as a private vessel that can be loaned for exploration projects, including scientific research and rescue missions

– Has a 10-person commercial-class scientific exploration submarine called Pagoo which can dive for up to eight hours

– Has the Octo ROV that can go as much as 8,843 feet underwater. This remotely operated vehicle has high-quality camera.

– Paul Allen was able to locate the sunken Japanese World War II battleship Musashi using the Octo Rov


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