Indian Beauties Glitter at Cannes
Indians made their presence felt at the Cannes Film festival. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor and Nandita Das were all present at their glamorous best at annual event.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who has been a regular at the event sent everyone in a tizzy as she looked ethereal in a Rami Kadi couture gown. Deepika Padukone made her Cannes debut this year donning a bright red Zuhair Murad creation on the red carpet.
Kangana sizzled in a silver Nedred Taciroglu jumpsuit, then in a retro Sabyasachi Mukherjee black sari and finally in a Zubair Murad gown, true to form her glamorous dresses were accompanied with dramatic hairdos and impeccable makeup.
Australian actress Cate Blanchett Presided the Jury that choose the recipient of the prestigious ‘Palme d’Or’. The festival started off with Penélope Cruz starrer ‘Everybody Knows’ which competed in the main competition section, this is the second Spanish-language film to open Cannes. Nandita Das directed ‘Manto’ was the only Indian film screened at the festival, Manto competed in the ‘Un Certain regard section’.
This year’s film festival saw 82 women film industry professionals to press for gender equality in the film business. Nandita Das looked dignified in a Raw Mango sari and Priyanka Chopra’s donned an ivory white column dress by Ralph and Russo.