Bollywood's girl power lands in Cannes
Cannes: The 72nd Cannes Film Festival will get a taste of Bollywood's girl power this year. Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Deepika Padukone and Kangana Ranaut have already reached the French Riviera, and more actores will join the gala in the days to come.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Huma Qureshi, Mallika Sherawat and Diana Penty will also be seen at the Cannes gala, where popular Indian TV actor Hina Khan has already walked the red carpet.
Known for her roles in shows like 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' and 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay', Hina wore a glittery grey gown with a moderate trail and a plunging neckline, leaving social media users gaga over her look.
She will also be a speaker at the India Pavilion of the global film jamboree, and will launch the first look of her film Lines" here.
After landing in the city on May 16, Deepika posted an Instagram video, sharing her excitement and her schedule.
"We have just landed. We have to settle in because we don't have much time. As soon as we get into hotel, we have to start with hair and make-up and literally a five minute fitting. Let's go," Deepika said in the video in which she is seen dressed up in a white shirt teamed with jeans and a chic denim jacket.
Priyanka will be making her debut at the Cannes festival. The actor was on flashback mode as she shared old photographs of Princess Diana, Grace Kelly and Sophia Lauren's Cannes appearances on her social media.
Excited about the debut, Priyanka shared a video of a Chopard watch, writing "It's time for Cannes", making the reason behind her visit to the French Riviera apparent.
Kangana, who is here for a brand association, promises to deliver drama through her attires.
One of her looks will include a sari by Falguni and Shane Peacock. To get into shape for her Cannes look, Kangana even lost 5 kgs in 10 days as the shoot of Panga had required her to gain some weight on her thighs.
As for fashion icon Sonam, who has been a regular at the Cannes Film Festival, she will have elements of simplicity and elegance in her look at this year's red carpet.
For Diana Penty, it will be her first experience at Cannes, while Huma is going to make her second