Cannes Film Festival 2022 is finally here. The lavish cinema event is back in action after three years. The much awaited red carpet event will take place from May 17th to 28th. As India is chosen as the first country of honour. Hosting a lavish event at the Palais Des Festivals et des Congres, the 75th edition will be celebrating Indian Cinema.
Along with this, five Indian movies will be screened as a part of the ‘Goes to Cannes Section’. So, the list includes- Bailadila by Shailendra Sahu, Baghjan by Jaicheng Zxai Dohutia, Follower by Harshad Nalawade, and Shivamma by Jai Shankar and Ek Jagah Apni by Ektara Collective. As the country of honour, India celebrates its 75th year of Independence, coinciding with Cannes Film Festival’s 75th anniversary. Cannes will also present a brand new restoration of Indian gem, Satyajit Ray’s movie Pratidwandi.
Indian Celebs You didn’t Know Attended Cannes Earlier
Earlier, we have seen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, and Mallika Sherawat mostly photographed at Cannes. The list of Indian celebrities who have attended Cannes earlier might be shocking for you. Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anurag Kashyap, Kalki, Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Benarjee are in the list. Indian megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Saif Ali Khan, Manisha Lamba and Nandita Das have attended Cannes Film festival.
Which Indian Celebrities Will Be Seen On Cannes 2022 Red Carpet
India has been named the official ‘country of honour’ at the Marche’ Du Films. Also, better known as the Cannes Film Market, which will take place on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival this year. Many Indian celebrities will walk the red carpet of Cannes 2022 for the first time. Aishwarya Rai, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, and Hina Khan, among others, have already represented India at the Cannes Film Festival, making our country proud.
This year, TV celebrities such as Helly Shah, Radhe Shyam famed actress Pooja Hegde, Akshay Kumar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, AR Rahman, R Madhavan, and Tamannaah Bhatia are all set to slay on the red carpet.
Who Are The Jury Members?
Cannes Film Festival in its prestigious jury have, Rebecca Hall (Royaume-Uni / États-Unis),Bollywood star Deepika Padukone (Inde), Noomi Rapace (Suède), Jasmine Trinca (Italie), Asghar Farhadi (Iran), Ladj Ly (France), Jeff Nichols (États-Unis) et Joachim Trier (Norvège). Know more about jury members, here. French actor Vincent Lindon is the Jury President of the 75e Festival de Cannes! Results will be announced on 28th May.