Indian Highlights At Cannes 2015

  • Sonam Kapoor will be making her fifth appearance at the Cannes film festival this year. She will walk the red carpet on 16th and 18th May for L'Oreal.
    Sonam Kapoor will be making her fifth appearance at the Cannes film festival this year. She will walk the red carpet on 16th and 18th May for L'Oreal.
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan can single handedly be attributed for making the Cannes film festival an event in the Indian calendar. This year Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will complete 14 years of representing L'Oreal at Cannes.  Aishwarya will make her presence felt at the Cannes red carpet on 17th and 20th May. She will also be attending the amfAR gala with hubby Abhishek Bachchan on 21st May.
    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan can single handedly be attributed for making the Cannes film festival an event in the Indian calendar. This year Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will complete 14 years of representing L'Oreal at Cannes.  Aishwarya will make her presence felt at the Cannes red carpet on 17th and 20th May. She will also be attending the amfAR gala with hubby Abhishek Bachchan on 21st May.
  • Katrina Kaif will be making her debut appearance at Cannes this year. She too is part of the same bandwagon which includes Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor. As L'Oreal's brand ambassador she will be walking the red carpet on 13th May and 14th May. At the red carpet, the actress is expected to rub shoulders with Hollywood giants like Naomi Watts and Julianne Moore.
    Katrina Kaif will be making her debut appearance at Cannes this year. She too is part of the same bandwagon which includes Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor. As L'Oreal's brand ambassador she will be walking the red carpet on 13th May and 14th May. At the red carpet, the actress is expected to rub shoulders with Hollywood giants like Naomi Watts and Julianne Moore.
  • When the shooting of 'Jazbaa' began there were reports that the entire shoot of the film was to be completed in record time so that the film could be screened at the Cannes Film Festival, but alas this was not to happen. The director of the film Sanjay Gupta is busy these day cutting a long theatrical of the film which will be showcased at Cannes coinciding with Aishwarya's appearance. There is no clarity till now if the other cast too will be present for the occasion. Prior to this, Aishwarya holds the honour of being the only Indian actress with two films - 'Devdas' and 'Raavan' -being showcased in the past at the festival.
    When the shooting of 'Jazbaa' began there were reports that the entire shoot of the film was to be completed in record time so that the film could be screened at the Cannes Film Festival, but alas this was not to happen. The director of the film Sanjay Gupta is busy these day cutting a long theatrical of the film which will be showcased at Cannes coinciding with Aishwarya's appearance. There is no clarity till now if the other cast too will be present for the occasion. Prior to this, Aishwarya holds the honour of being the only Indian actress with two films - 'Devdas' and 'Raavan' -being showcased in the past at the festival.
  • Chauthi Koot or The Fourth Direction will be showcased at the film festival as part of the Un Certain Regards section. The film, directed by Gurvinder Singh, deals with Punjab in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi's assassination in 1984. The film deals with the socio-economic tension that gripped Punjab post the assassination. The film has no known faces and mainly features graduates of FTII.
    Chauthi Koot or The Fourth Direction will be showcased at the film festival as part of the Un Certain Regards section. The film, directed by Gurvinder Singh, deals with Punjab in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi's assassination in 1984. The film deals with the socio-economic tension that gripped Punjab post the assassination. The film has no known faces and mainly features graduates of FTII.
  • Masaan too is part of Un Certain Regard's section and has been directed by Neeraj Ghaywan. The film has four narratives clubbed together with burning ghats of Varanasi providing the film's backdrop. The film has Richa Chaddha and Sanjay Mishra in pivotal roles. Though the section under which both Masaan and Chauthi Koot will be screened are not as prestigious vis-a-vis the competition section, nonetheless they will attract attention of buyers.
    Masaan too is part of Un Certain Regard's section and has been directed by Neeraj Ghaywan. The film has four narratives clubbed together with burning ghats of Varanasi providing the film's backdrop. The film has Richa Chaddha and Sanjay Mishra in pivotal roles. Though the section under which both Masaan and Chauthi Koot will be screened are not as prestigious vis-a-vis the competition section, nonetheless they will attract attention of buyers.
  • The mystery behind Mallika Sherawat's appearance at the Cannes film festival every year is yet to be solved. Nonetheless, this year she has been invited by the FICCI to be part of the Indian delegation at the film festival. What benefit will FICCI derive out of Mallika, is anybody's guess.
    The mystery behind Mallika Sherawat's appearance at the Cannes film festival every year is yet to be solved. Nonetheless, this year she has been invited by the FICCI to be part of the Indian delegation at the film festival. What benefit will FICCI derive out of Mallika, is anybody's guess.
  • 'Miyan Kal Aana' is a short film produced by actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and directed by his younger brother Shamas Siddiqui. The short film will be screened as a part of the Short Film Catalog, a non-competition category at the Cannes Film Festival. The short film talks about Halal law in Islam and features Nawazuddin in the central role. Nawazuddin due to his prior commitment to Kabir Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' won't be able to make it to the Cannes red carpet this year.
    'Miyan Kal Aana' is a short film produced by actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and directed by his younger brother Shamas Siddiqui. The short film will be screened as a part of the Short Film Catalog, a non-competition category at the Cannes Film Festival. The short film talks about Halal law in Islam and features Nawazuddin in the central role. Nawazuddin due to his prior commitment to Kabir Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' won't be able to make it to the Cannes red carpet this year.
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Sonam Kapoor will be making her fifth appearance at the Cannes film festival this year. She will walk the red carpet on 16th and 18th May for L'Oreal.

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