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Indian stars who glittered at the Cannes in the past!

  • Amitabh Bachchan attended the Cannes Film Festival pretty much late in his film career. His debut appearance happened in 2013 when 'The Great Gatsby' was opted as the opening film of the festival. Amitabh Bachchan walked the red carpet with stalwarts like Leo Di Caprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Muligan and director Buz Luhrmann.
    Amitabh Bachchan attended the Cannes Film Festival pretty much late in his film career. His debut appearance happened in 2013 when 'The Great Gatsby' was opted as the opening film of the festival. Amitabh Bachchan walked the red carpet with stalwarts like Leo Di Caprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Muligan and director Buz Luhrmann.
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been a constant feature at the Cannes Film festival since 2002. She attended the film festival for the first time in connection with the premier of her film 'Devdas' along with Shah Rukh Khan. Post 2002 she was chosen as the brand ambassador of cosmetic giant L'Oreal and since then she has been a regular at the event. In 2010 she also managed to attend the screening of the trailer of Mani Ratnam's 'Raavan'. This year apart from her 'L'Oreal assignment she will also participate in the screening of the theatrical trailer of her upcoming film 'Jazbaa'.
    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been a constant feature at the Cannes Film festival since 2002. She attended the film festival for the first time in connection with the premier of her film 'Devdas' along with Shah Rukh Khan. Post 2002 she was chosen as the brand ambassador of cosmetic giant L'Oreal and since then she has been a regular at the event. In 2010 she also managed to attend the screening of the trailer of Mani Ratnam's 'Raavan'. This year apart from her 'L'Oreal assignment she will also participate in the screening of the theatrical trailer of her upcoming film 'Jazbaa'.
  • The brand value of Sonam Kapoor registered an upswing after she made her presence at Cannes. She will be making her fifth consecutive appearance at Cannes this year. Sonam's appearances at Cannes have never had anything to do with her movies. She has always been present as the L'Oreal ambassador.
    The brand value of Sonam Kapoor registered an upswing after she made her presence at Cannes. She will be making her fifth consecutive appearance at Cannes this year. Sonam's appearances at Cannes have never had anything to do with her movies. She has always been present as the L'Oreal ambassador.
  • Abhishek Bachchan attended the 63rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival when he along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vikram showcased the trailer of their film 'Raavan' to the media present there. Abhishek has also been accompanying his wife Aishwarya for amfAR gala events which is an annual star studded event every year at the Cannes Film Festival.
    Abhishek Bachchan attended the 63rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival when he along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vikram showcased the trailer of their film 'Raavan' to the media present there. Abhishek has also been accompanying his wife Aishwarya for amfAR gala events which is an annual star studded event every year at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • Mallika Sherawat comes a close second after Aishwarya in terms of her attendance at the Cannes Film Festival. She attended the film festival for the first time in 2005 when her film 'The Myth' premiered at the venue. Post 2005 she has been attending the festival several times, none of which pertained to her films. She will be present this year too in the capacity of an FICCI invitee.
    Mallika Sherawat comes a close second after Aishwarya in terms of her attendance at the Cannes Film Festival. She attended the film festival for the first time in 2005 when her film 'The Myth' premiered at the venue. Post 2005 she has been attending the festival several times, none of which pertained to her films. She will be present this year too in the capacity of an FICCI invitee.
  • Deepika Padukone attended the film festival in 2010 as the brand ambassador of Chivas Regal. A film connection with Cannes still eludes her. Deepika, apart from her regular commitment also attended the screening of the French Film 'Tournee' on the same day.
    Deepika Padukone attended the film festival in 2010 as the brand ambassador of Chivas Regal. A film connection with Cannes still eludes her. Deepika, apart from her regular commitment also attended the screening of the French Film 'Tournee' on the same day.
  • Shah Rukh Khan, the biggest Indian overseas superstar too has attended the film festival just once. His first and only appearance at Cannes was in 2002 when Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Devdas' was screened at the festival. True to the Khan's theatrics, people will remember for long his appearance in a cart at the red carpet.
    Shah Rukh Khan, the biggest Indian overseas superstar too has attended the film festival just once. His first and only appearance at Cannes was in 2002 when Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Devdas' was screened at the festival. True to the Khan's theatrics, people will remember for long his appearance in a cart at the red carpet.
  • Vidya Balan attended the Cannes Film Festival as a jury member. It was a great honour bestowed on the actress in her very first appearance. She was part of a league that included heavyweights like Christoph Waltz, Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Nicole Kidman.
    Vidya Balan attended the Cannes Film Festival as a jury member. It was a great honour bestowed on the actress in her very first appearance. She was part of a league that included heavyweights like Christoph Waltz, Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Nicole Kidman.
  • Nandita Das first attended the renowned film festival as a jury member in the year 2005. Later she was also part of the Short Film and Cinefondation jury for the 66th Cannes Film Festival which took place in the year 2013.
    Nandita Das first attended the renowned film festival as a jury member in the year 2005. Later she was also part of the Short Film and Cinefondation jury for the 66th Cannes Film Festival which took place in the year 2013.
  • Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, all walked the red carpet for their film Lunchbox in 2013. The sheer curiosity this film generated at the festival was seen to be believed. The film was premiered as a part of the Cannes Critics week selection.
    Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, all walked the red carpet for their film Lunchbox in 2013. The sheer curiosity this film generated at the festival was seen to be believed. The film was premiered as a part of the Cannes Critics week selection.
  • Not many know that both Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta had also walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival but it is also true that both of them went unrecognised by the media present. Saif walked the red carpet in 2011 because of his association with Chivas while Preity was there to attend the premier of film 'Paris Je T'aime' in 2006.
    Not many know that both Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta had also walked the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival but it is also true that both of them went unrecognised by the media present. Saif walked the red carpet in 2011 because of his association with Chivas while Preity was there to attend the premier of film 'Paris Je T'aime' in 2006.
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Amitabh Bachchan attended the Cannes Film Festival pretty much late in his film career. His debut appearance happened in 2013 when 'The Great Gatsby' was opted as the opening film of the festival. Amitabh Bachchan walked the red carpet with stalwarts like Leo Di Caprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Muligan and director Buz Luhrmann.

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