The biggest film festival is now preparing for Day2. The 75th Cannes Film Festival is being held from May 17th to 28th. Cannes kickstarted on Tuesday with jury interview, red carpet, film screening and more. Let’s catch the highlights from the Cannes day 1.
Deepika In Sabyasachi’s Saree on Day 1
Actress Deepika Padukone spreads a dazzling look, as she exudes retro vibes in a stunning Sabyasachi saree. The star actress is not only attending the prestigious film festival, just as an attendee but she is among the jury members at the Cannes film festival this year. Cannes film festival known as the world’s topmost movie event that takes place.
R Madhvan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Prasoon Joshi Walk The Cannes Red Carpet
Bollywood actor R Madhavan, along with Ricky Kej, CBFC head Prasoon Joshi, CBFC member vani Tripathi, Union Minister Anurag Thakur, Shekar Kapur and Nawazuddin Sidiqqui walked down the Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet, representing India.
R Madhavan reached Cannes to present his directorial debut film- Rocketry: The Nambi effect. This movie will have a worldwide premiere at the Cannes. Tap here, to know more about Bollywood celeb red carpet looks.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Makes Surprise Entry
Ukrainian President Volodymyr appeared via link on the first day of Cannes 2022. He went live to address from Kyiv. asking the cinema world’s solidarity with the Ukrainians in the face of the Russian invasion. The president of Ukraine spoke at length about the connection between cinema and reality, referencing films like Francis Ford Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now” and Charlie Chaplin’s “The Great Dictator”.
Deepika Speech as Jury Going Viral
As you know, Bollywood star Deepika Padukone is a jury member at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. On 17th May at the beginning of the festival, the judges panel was introduced to the media.
A video from the panel press conference went viral where Indian actress Deepika Padukone can be heard saying that she is not here to critique. She said, “I think cinema is such a powerful tool, such a powerful medium, it has the ability to impact people’s lives and touch and influence people’s lives. So, I think, for the next two weeks, [we must forget] that we have this burden and this responsibility and actually just enjoy the creative process, that’s sort of what we are all here to do. I think we are all creative people. I don’t think any of us have the capacity to judge, or to critique, or to criticize.”
R Madhavan’s Rocketry Will Also Release In Theatre On July 1
Bollywood actor turned director, R Madhavan is at Cannes 2022 with his Rocketry: The Nambi Effect team. Madhavan has put in all efforts in the movie as he has written, directed and produced the film . R Madhavan’s film will have its worl premiere on May 19 at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. Indeed, it qill be of great deal to Indians. Also, film scheduled for its theatrical release on July 1, 2022. Willing to know more about film screening at Cannes 2022, tap here.
AR Rahman’s Directorial Debut
The music maestro, AR Rahman is all set to make his directorial debut with VR film, Le Musk. He dropped some beautiful photos from Cannes Day 1. The audience was seen enjoying his directorial debut project, which will see a world premiere in Cannes XR, Marche Du Films during the 75th Festival Du Cannes. For those unaware, Cannes XR is an event for new technologies and cinematographic content.