Cannes Film Festival

  • Snapshot: Mallika Sherawat can't get over her experience at Oxford University, Cannes 2014 June 8, 2014

    Actress Mallika Sherawat, who is quite adept at making headlines, amazed her fans when she shared the news of being invited to Oxford University to a debate on gender issues. "At the historic Oxford university, what a journey, Haryana to Oxford", the actress had posted on Twitter to confirm the...
  • Here are the best quotes from the Cannes Film Festival 2014 May 24, 2014

    Cannes: Some of the movie world's best known and most influential actors, writers and directors have been on the French Riviera for the past 10 days for the 67th Cannes Film Festival. Here is a selection of some of the most memorable quotes from the film fest which awards its top...
  • Day 10: Behind the scenes at Cannes Film Festival May 23, 2014

    Cannes: Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev earned rave reviews for his Palme d'Or contender "Leviathan", but one person didn't enjoy it at all. Russian Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky told official news agency RIA Novosti that the film was not to his liking. The movie tells the story of a man who owns property...
  • Hirst art, DiCaprio space trip help raise record AIDS funds May 23, 2014

    Antibes: A Damien Hirst work of art and a trip into space with Leonardo DiCaprio helped AIDS foundation amfAR raise a record $35 million (28 million euros) on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival. The Foundation for AIDS Research holds an exclusive bash annually during the festival, attracting a galaxy...
  • Cannes glitterati step up for AIDS charity gala May 23, 2014

    Reuters: Sharon Stone showed up in a daring dress, John Travolta flew in on his plane, and even Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst made an appearance to support the Cannes film festival's largest charity ball to raise money for AIDS research. At the 21st annual event organized by amfAR, the Foundation for...
  • Huge pack of stray dogs in Hungarian film wows Cannes May 22, 2014

    Reuters: Anyone with a fear of dogs is not going to get over it by seeing the Hungarian movie "Feher Isten" (White God) which has made a stir at the Cannes film festival with a scene that is all the more remarkable because it is filmed with real animals. The film...
  • Cannes autograph-hunters brave sun, rain, long hours for 'dream' May 22, 2014

    Reuters: Packed behind security barriers, scorched by the sun and pelted by rain, they are the real stars of the Cannes film festival - the intrepid autograph hunters. The fans on the front line of the world's largest cinema showcase, perched on stepladders across from the famous red carpet steps, are...
  • Snapshot: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan steals the show in a sweeping Roberto Cavalli gown at Cannes premiere of 'The Search' May 22, 2014

    After Aishwarya Rai Bachchan outshone herself as she made her first official appearance at the Cannes Film Festival, the star managed to wow her fans again, courtesy fashion choice. The actress again picked an embellished Roberto Cavalli ensemble when she posed for the shutterbugs at the Cannes premiere of 'The...
  • e Lounge: In conversation with Sonam Kapoor, Asihwarya Rai at Cannes May 21, 2014

    Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor said that she hopes now BJP will change their ideology toward people from different religions and sexualities and hopes Mr Modi changes their (BJP's) ideology because money is not everything we have to move together, all of us. On the other side, Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai...
  • Hope the BJP accepts different religions, sexualities; Ramdev not a great role model: Sonam Kapoor May 21, 2014

    Cannes: The Narendra Modi wave has also reached the Cannes Film Festival and actor Sonam Kapoor spoke to CNN-IBN's Sushant Mehta on her expectations from the new Prime Minister and the government. She said even though there are some people connected to the BJP who are not great role models,...
  • Ryan Gosling debut fails to light Cannes critics' fire May 21, 2014

    Reuters: Hollywood actor Ryan Gosling burned up the screen at the Cannes film festival with his directorial debut on Tuesday, but critics' reaction was a damp squib. Gosling's "Lost River", which was to premiere at Cannes on Tuesday night, includes enough images of blazing buildings to satisfy the most ardent pyromaniac. But...
  • Watch: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on her upcoming film May 20, 2014

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan talks about her upcoming movie 'Jazbaa' and working with Mani Ratnam once again. ...
  • I was molested and raped as a child, says Pamela Anderson at Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2014

    Cannes: 'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson has revealed that she was molested and raped when she was young. The 46-year-old star said there was a time in her life when she wanted to be 'off this earth' but her love for animals saved her during the launch of the Pamela Anderson...
  • Snapshot: Sonam Kapoor turns heads as she attends 'Foxcatcher' Cannes Film Festival premiere in Anamika Khanna ensemble May 20, 2014

    Sonam Kapoor shunned her Western look as she sashayed along the red carpet for the 'Foxcatcher' Cannes Film Festival premiere. After wearing an impressive black Elie Saab ensemble, Sonam donned a desi avatar for her second appearance on the red carpet. Looking stunning in Anamika Khanna couture, she carried a...
  • India Pavilion a great success at Cannes: FICCI May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The India Pavilion at the 67th Cannes Film Festival organised by the information and broadcasting ministry has been a big draw over the past three days, the co-organisers Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) said Monday. Designed as a platform for stakeholders to market their films,...
  • Sonam Kapoor sports a softer, relaxed look in a chic pink flowy dress at Cannes May 19, 2014

    Actress Sonam Kapoor is no stranger to walking the red carpet. She made her first appearance at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011 representing L'Oreal, the brand she endorses in India. After making heads turn in a breath-taking detailed Ellie Saab gown on her first day at Cannes, Kapoor is...
  • Sexism in film industry hinders women: Cannes jury head Campion May 15, 2014

    Reuters: The scarcity of female directors in the film industry is "undemocratic", the head of the Cannes film festival jury Jane Campion said on Wednesday, speaking out against sexism in the business that keeps many women's films out of view. The comments by Campion, the only woman to have ever won...
  • Cannes Film Festival begins with the premiere of 'Grace of Monaco' May 15, 2014

    'Grace of Monaco' starring Nicole Kidman in the role of Hollywood star Grace Kelley was premiered at the 67th Cannes Film Festival. The film also has an Indian connection as it has been financed by Yash Raj Film's international wing YRF Entertainment. ...
  • Cannes 2014: Mallika Sherawat tweets a selfie; Uday Chopra attends the film festival to root for 'Grace of Monaco' May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor-producer Uday Chopra is at the 67th Festival de Cannes with his co-production venture Grace of Monaco, which will open the prestigious fest on Wednesday. Grace of Monaco has been helmed by French director Olivier Dahan. "Doing the Cannes thing," Uday posted on Twitter on Wednesday. Rumours...
  • Rajesh Rathi's 'Desires of the Heart' to be screened at Cannes Film Festival May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: City-based director Rajesh Rathi's English language feature film 'Desires of the Heart' will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival which is opening today. 'The Desires of the Heart' will be screened on May 17 during the 12-day event. 'Desires of the Heart' is a love story...
  • Cannes to pay tribute to 50th anniversary of 'spaghetti western' May 14, 2014

    Reuters: A restored print of the pioneering 1964 Italian-made spaghetti western "A Fistful of Dollars" will be screened on the closing day of the Cannes Film Festival with director Quentin Tarantino as host, the festival announced on its website. "To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Spaghetti Western...
  • Cannes 2014: Things to look forward to at the annual film festival May 14, 2014

    Cannes:: Film fans already are standing outside security cordons with no idea which stars may show up, and security guards are keeping a constant vigil for potential jewel thieves as the 67th Cannes Film Festival prepares to open on Wednesday. With huge yachts bobbing in the Mediterranean and luxury boutiques along...
  • Cannes Film Festival kicks-off today May 14, 2014

    The 10-day long Cannes Film Festival 2014 kicks off today. ...
  • Cannes to open with glitz, glamour and dash of scandal May 12, 2014

    Reuters: Movers and shakers of the film world are boarding yachts or jets to head for the once sleepy Mediterranean seaside town of Cannes for a 12-day party that also serves as a film festival, with this year's lineup heavy on drama and light on humor. The 67th Cannes Film Festival...
  • I need a break and Cannes Film Festival is the perfect getaway for me: Sonam Kapoor May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Sonam Kapoor has been busy shooting back-to-back films and the actress says she is desperate to get away from work and soak up the festivities at Cannes Film Festival. The 67th annual Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to take place from May 14 to 25. The 28-year-old actress, who...
  • Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour April 19, 2014

    Cannes: Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and yachts. From Brigitte Bardot to Angelina Jolie, Grace Kelly to Nicole Kidman - the stars of yesteryear and today...