The Cannes Film Festival is one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals, attracting top celebrities and filmmakers worldwide each year. Indian celebrities have always been an important part of the festival, with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, and Priyanka Chopra making stunning red-carpet appearances.
With the festival returning in 2023, it will be interesting to see which Indian celebrities grace the red carpet. In 2022, India was the ‘country of honor’ at Cannes, and Deepika Padukone was a jury member. Apart from Deepika, Urvashi Rautela, Helly Shah, Aditi Rao Hydari, Hina Khan, R Madhavan, and others attended the Cannes Film Festival.
As the Cannes Film Festival is all set to start, look at Bollywood celebrities expected and confirmed to attend the event this year.
1. Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma will make her Cannes Film Festival debut this year and will be a part of an event to honor women in cinema. Her participation was confirmed by French Ambassador to India, Emmanuel Lenain.
2. Manushi Chhillar
Manushi Chhillar, actor and former Miss World, is said to be making her Cannes debut this year. However, she has not confirmed the news yet. Manushi made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ opposite Akshay Kumar and will be next seen in ‘Tehraan’ with John Abraham.
3. Dolly Singh
Social media influencer and content creator Dolly Singh will also make her Cannes Film Festival debut this year. She will attend the official movie screenings at the iconic Grand Lumiere Theatre. Dolly stated, “The Cannes Film Festival has been an important platform for Indian artists to showcase their talent on the international stage. Over the years, Indian talent has not only brought Indian cinema to the world stage but has also helped to break down cultural barriers and promote cross-cultural exchange.”
4. Aditi Rao Hydari
In 2022, Aditi made her debut at the Cannes Film Festival. She looked absolutely stunning in each of her stunning outfits. She will reportedly attend Cannes for the second time and will represent L’Oreal Paris.
5. Anurag Kashyap
Anurag Kashyap’s film ‘Kennedy’ will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival 2023. The movie stars Rahul Bhatt and Sunny Leone in the lead role. So it can be expected that Anurag will be attending the film festival.
6. Aishwarya Rai
Among these celebrities, Aishwarya Rai is a regular at the Cannes Film Festival and is the global spokesperson of L’Oreal Paris. She is expected to grace the red carpet again this year. For the unversed, she was the first Indian female actor to be a Cannes jury member.
Apart from the almost confirmed delegates on the list, regular Cannes attendees, including Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor, are also expected to make a comeback at the 76th edition.