Deepika Padukone is ready to mark her return to the south of France for one of the most high-profile events in the world, the Cannes Film Festival. This year, the actress is part of the film festival as a member of the jury alongside other prestigious personalities from the entertainment industry around the world. The 11-day festival is set to begin May 17 and run through May 28. She is also expected to walk the red carpet for all 10 days. Now, ahead of the highly anticipated festival, Yeh Jawani actress Hai Deewani has arrived on the French Riviera for the Cannes Film Festival.
The actress is part of the jury, alongside actress-filmmaker Rebecca Hall and Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi. French actor Vincent Lindon will be the president of the jury which also includes Swedish actor Noomi Rapace, Italian actor-director Jasmine Trinca, French filmmaker-actor Ladj Ly, filmmaker Jeff Nichols and director-screenwriter Joachim Trier of Norway.
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This year, the Marche’ Du Film de Cannes celebrates India as its official country of honor and we can expect a lot of desi glamor on the red carpet. Apart from Deepika, many Indians expected to bring glamor to the festival. She will be joined by Hina Khan, Helly Shah, Pooja Hegde, Aditi Rao Hydari and Tamannaah Bhatia will also be present.
Recently, Deepika was also announced as an ambassador for French luxury brand Louis Vuitton. She made her first appearance at the brand’s Cruise Show 2023 in San Diego, California. The brand unveiled the role of a 36-year-old Bollywood actress in its new Dauphine handbag campaign alongside Emma Stone and Zhou Dongy.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Deepika was last seen in Shakun Batra’s Gehraiyaan starring Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday and Dhariya Karwa. Next, she will reunite with Shah Rukh Khan for Yash Raj Films’ action film Pathaan, which also stars John Abraham. Apart from this, the actress also has The Intern with Amitabh Bachchan, Fighter with Hrithik Roshan and Project K with Prabhas in the central role.
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