The Cannes Film Festival, which is widely regarded as one of the most coveted film festivals, has begun. The 76th edition of the star-studded affair witnessed some of the biggest names of the film and fashion industries. Interestingly, many big Indian celebrities also appeared on the red carpet of Cannes in specially designed outfits.
Indian celebrities such as Sara Ali Khan, Manushi Chhillar, and Esha Gupta, among others, were seen walking down the carpet on the French Riviera in stunning avatars on Day 1. These Bollywood divas stole the spotlight with their impeccable fashion choices and elevated the glamor of the opening day at Cannes 2023. Scroll through the stunning outfits of the best-dressed Indian celebs at Cannes who impressed us with their sartorial choices.
1. Sara Ali Khan
Sara Ali Khan, daughter of Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh, made her first appearance at the Cannes 2023 Film Festival. She donned a full desi outfit for her first red carpet appearance, making India and its citizens proud. The fashion designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla created a pastel lehenga with a long veil for Sara Ali Khan’s Cannes debut. She finished the look with minimal traditional Indian jewelry.
According to the designers in an Instagram post, the actress wore an exquisite hand-embroidered multi-panel skirt to the red carpet. They stated, “The intricate shadow work embroidery, adorning each unique panel, showcases a mesmerizing calendar of designs from our archives of couture down the years.”
The duo of designers also highlighted that Sara’s ensemble is a masterpiece of craftsmanship, with a splendid blouse with intricate work in crystals, pearls, and resham work. Adding to the allure, the ensemble features two drapes in tulle—a gorgeous one-shoulder drape and a long-head veil. “Both drapes boast the finest shadow work, with the head veil embellished with tiny shadow dots and intricate borders.”
2. Esha Gupta
Esha Gupta looked stunning, leaving a lasting impression with her graceful presence. The actress sported a pastel pink gown with dramatic collars cascading to a plunging neckline with delicate lace flowers on the neck designed by Nicolas Jebran Couture. The dress also featured a thigh-high slit. Esha accessorized the look with silver block heels from Casadei and dangling earrings. As for makeup, she went for pink tones and styled her hair in a bun with loose strands. She looked just as stunning as ever!
3. Manushi Chillar
Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar graced the red carpets of the Cannes Film Festival looking like a white Cinderella in the stunning white tulle gown by fashion designer house Fovari, adorned with intricate lacework and exuding an air of sophistication. She completed her look with a striking statement, donning neon-colored shoes. The ensemble featured off-shoulder details, a corset bodice, a plunging neckline, and a long train with frills. Manushi styled her hair in soft waves with a middle parting and opted for minimal makeup, keeping her gown the center of attention.
4. Urvashi Rautela
Urvashi Rautela walked down the red carpet in a pink gown. Layers of floral ruffles on tiers adorned her outfit. She paired the outfit with statement hoop earrings and a necklace featuring two intertwined lizards. Styling her hair in a top bun, she chose rosy-hued makeup to complete the look. However, Urvashi Rautela’s unique lizard necklace at Cannes 2023 became a hot topic of discussion over the internet.
Regarding Cannes 2023, the film festival will be held from May 16 to May 27. Apart from these divas, Indian actresses such as Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and others are also expected to grace the red carpet of the Festival de Cannes.