Indian Celebrities Attending Cannes 2013

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Attending the Cannes Film Festival has always been a matter of pride for Indian celebrities. Cannes 2013 promises to be a very interesting affair as a lot of celebrities from Bollywood would be attending this event. Apart from the usual suspects like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor, we have lots of new Indian celebrities at Cannes this time.

Among the popular first timers on the Cannes red carpet is Vidya Balan and Ameesha Patel. There are many other first timers at Cannes 2013 but none more illustrious than the two living legends, Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth. The Cannes red carpet will be even more honoured by the presence of these two greats this year.

Some starlets will also get some fame at Cannes this year. You would be shocked to know that Sherlyn Chopra will rub shoulders with Bollywood A-listers like Vidya Balan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes 2013.

Here are some of the Indian celebrities who will be attending Cannes Film Festival 2013.


Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan is holding a prestigious chair as one of the 10 main jury members at the Cannes Film Festival this year. She will share the table with Hollywood greats like Stephen Spielberg.


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has attended Cannes almost every year for a decade now. She was the face of Indian cinema on the global front. This year her wardrobe will be under the scanner after last year's disaster.


Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor represents the fashionable side of Bollywood at Cannes. She will be a part of the opening ceremony of Cannes and will represent Loreal brand.


Neil Nitin Mukesh

Neil Nitin Mukesh will be attending the premiere of his movie, 'Shortcut Romeo' at Cannes this year.


Ameesha Patel

Ameesha Patel is also part of the movie 'Shortcut Romeo'. She has already declared that she will be wearing a Manish Malhotra outfit for the Cannes red carpet.


Amitabh Bachchan

Big B has a short role in the movie 'The Great Gatsby'. He has been invited to the premiere of the movie at Cannes.


Sherlyn Chopra

Sherlyn Chopra's movie, 'Kamasutra 3D' will premiere at Cannes this year. She will scorch the red carpet with her presence there.



Rajnikanth, the superstar is all set to introduce his much awaited movie 'Kochadaiyaan' at Cannes this year. It is the first Indian movie to have used the motion capturing technology.


Frieda Pinto

Freida Pinto has been regular at the Cannes Film Festival ever since her movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' got International appeal.


Nandita Das

This is going to be Nanadita's second visit to Cannes. She was part of the jury of Cannes back in 2005. She has again been asked to judge the short film category at this film festival.


Anurag Kashyup

Anurag Kashyap will be presenting the movie 'Bombay Talkies' as a tribute to 100 years of cinema at the Cannes Film Festival this year.


Nawazuddin Siddiqui

The Faizal Khan from 'Gangs of Wasseypur' fame will walk the red carpet at Cannes 2013 to promote his movies 'Bombay Talkies' and 'Dabba'.

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Story first published: Thursday, May 9, 2013, 21:01 [IST]
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