7 Indian Divas who have nailed the Cannes red carpet before

“Indian beauties make us proud by walking on the International Red carpet with their charm, their gorgeous dresses, their million dollar smiles and their huge fan following in the social media”.

Walking with the A-list actors of the world , they present themselves with grace and poise year after year acting as brand ambassadors for international brands.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan:- For Indians, Cannes is not only about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who debuted in 2002 for the premiere of her superhit movie ‘Devdas’ and has been chosen since then as the brand ambassador of L’oreal Paris. There are many more divas though Ash has been the only one represented for 15 long years.  So, we thought why not look back and see how many Indian beauties have rocked the ramp at Cannes.

Sonam Kapoor:-  One of the most fashionable divas of B-town Sonam Kapoor started her Cannes journey in the year 2011 by walking for the giant fashion and cosmetic brand L’oreal for whom Aishwarya has been the face since over a decade.  She is the usurper to the throne that Aishwarya considers her own despite her long sabbatical as she became a mother. The two actors had a massive fall-out when L’oreal brought in Sonam with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan reportedly spiking the Kapoor girl’s much hyped introduction to the red carpet. Sonam reportedly cried foul and even called Ash, ‘an aunty from another generation’.

Sonam gets biggest thumbs up from Fashion Police for her saucy sense of style and for her first manifestation. From 2011 to 2016, she made her millions of fans’ crazy with her impeccable fashionable style sense and this year she stole the hearts with a fusion of a saree and flowing white gown.

Deepika Padukone:- Dusky beauty debut at Cannes in 2010 to promote a beverage brand in a traditional avatar. She grabs all the attention of the fashion expert for her designer saree. The Bajirao Mastani Actress looked resplendent in a stunning white Rohit Bal saree and a strappy knotted blouse.

Katrina Kaif:- She graced the red carpet in 68th Cannes Film Festival as the brand ambassador of cosmetic brand L’oreal Paris.  This British-Indian beauty look adorable and gorgeous in the detailed gown with her side-swept red hair adorning soft curls.

Mallika Sherawat:-  Bollywood hottest actress started her journey in 2010 and since then she is regular at Cannes. She always rocked the film festival with her charm and she knows very well how to make news and how to be in news. While Ash chose gold for the red carpet this year Mallika chose silver, and wore a Georges Hobeika gown, accessorized with De Grisogono jewellery.

Preity Zinta:- Many are not aware this but yes our bubbly girl walked the red carpet in 2006. The pretty actor who attended the premiers of two films ‘The Wind That Shakes the Barley’ and “Paris Je T’aime “ was acclaimed for her sense of fashion.

Nimrat Kaur and Frieda Pinto:- This Lunch Box star  made her debut in 2013, she looked lovely in black Sabyasachi saree, while Pinto was there this year as a brand ambassador to promote an NGO ‘ We Do It Together’

 

Vidya Balan:-  This virtuoso actress made her International debut as a jury member. She managed to grab eyeballs for her traditional wear. She looks extremely stunning in traditional avatar.