10 Times Indian Actresses Ruled the Red Carpet in Cannes. . .

The tryst of Indian actresses with the Cannes Red Carpet began when former Miss World turned Bollywood’s timeless beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made her first appearance in Cannes in 2002 with her magnum opus movie Devdas. After that, numerous Indian actresses have put their foot on the red carpet. Some of them grabbed our eyeballs with their fashion sense, whereas some made a disaster with their wardrobe. Let us relieve the moments where Indian actresses ruled the Cannes Red Carpet for 10 times.


  1. Aishwarya Rai (2014)
    Aishwarya wore the amazing golden gown from fashion designer Roberto Cavalli at the premiere of the French movie Two Days, One Night. With her appearance, she immediately won millions of our heart.
  2. Aishwarya Rai (2015)
    In 2015, Aishwarya again made the headlines when she wore a beautiful gown from Ralph Russo. She looked poised and graceful with a white monochrome dress pleated in origami style.
  3. Sonam Kapoor (2013)
    Sonam Kapoor, who is known as the fashion diva in Bollywood made a smart move in Cannes in her first appearance in 2013. She wore a saree from the wardrobe of Anamika Khanna. The vintage themed sari and jacket which she donned and accessorized with a big nose ring at the premiere of The Great Gatsby thrilled the crowd.
  4. Sonam Kapoor (2014)
    Sonam again wore an Anamika Khanna costume for the Cannes Red Carpet following the year of her first appearance. She wore a pale-pink saree dress with a visible cape with a heavy choker being her only accessory.
  5. Freida Pinto (2014)
    India’s export to Hollywood, Freida Pinto wore a dazzling coral dress in Cannes from designer Oscar de la Renta at the premiere of The Homesman. She kept it simple with a side-parted hair and let her gown steal all the show.
  6. Freida Pinto (2013)
    In the preceding year, Freida wore a customized grey beaded gown from Sanchita Ajjampur and paired it up with a matching Jimmy Choo shoes to match her sultry look.
  7. Deepika Padukone (2010)
    Deepika made her solo Cannes appearance in 2010 and she put in her all efforts to appear as the gorgeous diva. She wore a white designer saree from Rohit Bal accentuated with big earrings and a “bindi” on the forehead. She was heavily praised for choosing to wear a saree over a gown.
    Bolywood actress Deepika Padukone arrives for the screening of the film "Tournee" (On Tour) presented in competiton at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2010 in Cannes. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)4.bp.blogspot.com
  8. Richa Chadha (2015)
    Richa Chadha made her Cannes appearance with the premiere of her film Masaan. She wore a mint floral saree with a sequined blouse from Sabyasachi’s couture which accentuated her personality and earned her rave reviews.
  9. Ameesha Patel (2013)
    Ameesha made her first red carpet appearance in Cannes in 2013. She wore a Manish Malhotra designed blue and beige coloured anarkali lehengas for that occasion.
  10. Mallika Sherawat (2014)
    Like Aishwarya and Sonam, Mallika is also a regular at Cannes but she always made the headlines for her wrong choice of dressing. But in 2014, in her latest appearance, she won everyone’s heart with pale pleated Pucci dress in amfAR Gala.

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