Freida Pinto and Sonam Kapoor: On the Red Carpet at Cannes Opening Night

The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival Opening night kicked off with Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby,’ but it was the stars that made the night memorable. 

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Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor captured everyone’s attention in a white lace and brocade Anamika Khanna sari and jacket. Only she can pull off this Indian high fashion look.

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Freida Pinto looked stunning in this coral halter top style Gucci gown with a Bollywood princess flare. She definitely looked like royalty on the red carpet.

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Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan also walked the red carpet opening night. Along with Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicole Kidman and Steven Spielberg. 

Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto to Walk the Red Carpet at the Cannes Film Festival

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto will be on the red carpet at the Cannes International Film Festival, sporting looks inspired by different Bollywood eras.

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Freida Pinto, who is internationally recognized for her work in Hollywood films said “I am very glad to see that India is getting a lot of recognition at global platforms such as Cannes. Indian cinema has come a long way and is making a tremendous impact internationally and the new and young crop of indie and alternative filmmakers are definitely game changers to watch out for.”

Aishwarya Rai is super proud to be the guest of honor at the special 100 years of Indian Cinema celebration on May 19th. “It is great to see the Indian film industry being celebrated and honored on the occasion of its 100th anniversary at an internationally respected platform like the Cannes film festival. This truly signifies the impact made by India on world cinema,” Aishwarya said in a statement.

As for Sonam, this will mark her third visit to Cannes and she can’t wait to walk the red carpet on May 16th. “Cannes is celebrating Indian Cinema this year and I have never been more proud to be a part of this creative industry. I hope that the Bollywood inspired make-up looks we don this year at Cannes will make global style statements,” said the 27 year old actress.

The three ladies will walk as brand ambassadors for L’Oreal Paris, which will mark their 16 years as the official make-up brand for the Cannes film festival.

Special Screening for ‘Bombay Talkies’

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The original release date for the much anticipated film ‘Bombay Talkies’ is on Friday, May 3rd, but there was a special screening yesterday in Mumbai.

Here is what the stars had to say about the flick:

Ayushmann Khurrana: Finally saw Bombay Talkies. (I) felt very big while being a very small part of Indian cinema.

Riteish Deshmukh: Bombay Talkies will shock you, entertain you, enthrall you. Zoya, Anurag, Dibakar and Karan – thank you for this wonderful cinematic experience.

Konkona Sen Sharma: Laughed and cried while watching Bombay Talkies. Four fine, sensitive films and super performances.

Rahul Khanna: Just watched a screening of Bombay Talkies and it was absolutely outstanding. Congratulations Karan, Dibaker, Zoya and Anurag. And a big congratulations to the cast of Bombay Talkies. Such fine, fearless performances in all four films.

Sidharth Malhotra: Four directors, four films, four brilliant cinema experiences. Bombay Talkies a must watch people.

Genelia D’souza: Watched Bombay Talkies. Highly recommend, sensitive, sensible, sweet… Well done Karan, Zoya, Dibakar and Anurag.

Bombay Talkies will also have special gala screening at the Cannes International Film Festival, starting May 15th.

Aishwariya Rai gets a personal invitation to the Cannes Film Festival 2013

Bollywood actress Aishwariya Rai gets a personal invitation for the Cannes Film Festival in May.

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Aishwarya Rai,”the most beautilful woman in the world,” has gotten a personal invite to the Cannes Film Festival from the French government this year , according to sources. The Film Festival will begin on May 15th with Baz Luhrmann’s film The Great Gatsby, featuring Aishwariya’s father in law, the legendary, Amitabh Bachchan, who holds a cameo role in the film.

Super exciting news for bollywood actors, since the Cannes Film Festival will be celebrating 100 years of India cinema.

Aishwariya Rai always looks amazing on the red carpet. We can’t wait to see the beauty’s pick for the festival this year!

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