CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

  • Look of the day: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looks elegant in a white embellished sari by Meera and Muzzaffar Ali 3 days ago

    New Delhi: If Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Vogue shoot left you speechless then you will need some time to find the right words to describe the actress in her latest look. Dressed in a white embellished sari by Kotwara, created by Meera and Muzzaffar Ali, Aishwarya's one look will stop you...
  • Confirmed! Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor to grace red carpet at Cannes 2015 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor will return to the red carpet at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival. The two actresses will attend the 12-day festival (May 13-24) as the brand ambassadors of cosmetic brand L'Oreal, which took to Twitter to announce the stars' upcoming appearance. "Retweet if you...
  • Indian films 'Masaan', 'Chauthi Koot' head to Cannes 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Gurvinder Singh's Punjabi film 'Chauthi Koot' and Neeraj Ghaywan's debut feature 'Masaan' are among the Indian films that have been chosen to be screened in the official UnCertain Regard section of the 68th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival. The announcement was made in Cannes on Thursday. While 'Masaan' is...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui's brother's film heads to Cannes 5 days ago

    Mumbai: 'Miyan Kal Aana', a short film by Shamas Siddiqui, the younger brother of acclaimed actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, will be screened at the Cannes International Film Festival as part of the 'Short Film Catalog'. "I'm very happy that my first film got selected in the Cannes Court Meterrag Category. I would...
  • Dia Mirza: Why has Vidya Balan's performance in 'Bobby Jasoos' been ignored this award season January 31, 2015

    Mumbai: Vidya Balan finds it "sweet" on producer Dia Mirza's part to question why the actress' performance in 'Bobby Jasoos' was not nominated for any leading film awards. However, the National Award winner says she has no regrets about it. Vidya's 2014 film 'Bobby Jasoos' received a fair response from the...
  • Coen Brothers: Presiding over the Cannes Film Festival Jury is a special honour January 20, 2015

    Los Angeles: Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen have been announced as the co-presidents of the 68th Cannes Film Festival jury. The official line-up and jury of the 2015 festival will be announced in April, reports variety.com. "We look forward to returning to Cannes this year. We welcome as always the opportunity to...
  • 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 autographhunters 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 CNNIBN'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 CNNIBN, 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 46yearold 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 coorganisers 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 breathtaking 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 actorproducer Uday Chopra is at the 67th Festival de Cannes with his coproduction 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: Citybased 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 12day 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 Italianmade 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...