Cannes Film Festival

  • 67th Cannes Film Festival: Hollywood star power vs world cinema 18-04-2014 07:43 AM

    Paris: Hollywood star power will vie with world cinema and a large crop of French films, including New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's latest, for the top prize next month at the 67th Cannes film festival, the world's most important cinema showcase. Godard's 'Adieu au Langage' will bring the accustomed Gallic...
  • YRF's 'Titli' starring Ranvir Shorey to compete at Cannes film festival 17-04-2014 06:13 PM

    Mumbai: Indian filmmaker Kanu Behl's 'Titli' has been chosen for screening in Un Certain Regard section of the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, to be held May 14-25. Backed by Yash Raj Films (YRF) and produced by Dibakar Banerjee, 'Titli' revolves around the volatile relationship between two brothers - one...
  • 'Miss Lovely', 'Gangs...' set a stage for Hindi films at Cannes: Nawazuddin 06-01-2014 04:33 PM

    Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui credits his films 'Miss Lovely' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur' for putting Hindi films on a higher pedestal at the Cannes International Film Festival and says that post their screenings movie aficionados have started taking them seriously. 'Miss Lovely', which competed in the Un Certain Regard section at...
  • Watch: 'Neecha Nagar', first Indian film to win at the Cannes Film Festival 29-10-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran actress Kamini Kaushal is deeply disturbed by the fact that despite 'Neecha Nagar' being the first Indian film to get the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival, it was not mentioned in the 100 years celebrations of Indian cinema presented at the prestigious film fest in...
  • 'The Coffin Maker' will take Konkani to global stage: Hema Sardesai 21-10-2013 03:54 PM

    Panaji: Naseeruddin Shah-starrer English film 'The Coffin Maker', which has songs in Konkani, will help the Goa's local language acquire international recognition, says the singer who has rendered these songs. Hema Sardesai, Goa-born internationally famed singer, has penned three songs and sung them in 'The Coffin Maker', which is making...
  • Do international Film Festivals help small films make it big? 24-06-2013 10:13 AM

    New Delhi: Let's face it. Film Festivals - local or global - have a certain snooty, intellectual, arty, culture-driven aura about them. An image that screams superior, exclusive, unique. The message they seem to convey is: We have nothing to do with the everyday mindless masala that you consume with...
  • Cannes red carpet allows you to be daring: Eva Longoria 12-06-2013 09:33 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Eva Longoria says the Cannes film festival offers a perfect opportunity to celebrities to get bolder with their red carpet looks. The 38-year-old claims the two-week-long red carpet extravaganza in May allows celebrities to experiment with their style without having to worry about criticism, unlike a Hollywood...
  • The Lunchbox: India's biggest success story at Cannes 07-06-2013 11:01 PM

    It was a small film without any big stars and nobody had heard about it. But 'The Lunchbox' turned out to be a big success at the recent concluded Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Glad I didn't succumb to fashion pressure at Cannes: Vidya 07-06-2013 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: Vidya Balan's traditional Indian avatar at the Cannes Film Festival this year may have received mixed response from fashion critics but the actress says she did not want her choice of clothes to be just sartorial statement but rather reflect her identity. The 35-year-old actress was part of...
  • Now, Poonam Pandey and Sherlyn Chopra slam Mallika's statement 29-05-2013 12:03 PM

    Mumbai: After actress Priyanka Chopra slammed Mallika Sherawat's 'regressive' comment at an event recently, starlets Sherlyn Chopra and Poonam Pandey have criticized the actress on Twitter. Mallika had been drawing a lot of flak ever since she gave an interview to Variety magazine at the recently concluded Cannes films festival...
  • Watch: The big winners of 66th Cannes Film Festival 28-05-2013 03:55 PM

    This special episode on 66th Cannes Film Festival is all about the big winners of the event and the Bollywood fiesta at the French Riviera. ...
  • I have to connect emotionally to the script to direct it: Ritesh Batra 28-05-2013 02:18 PM

    Ritesh Batra's debut film 'Dabba' (Lunchbox) has won the Critics Week Viewers Choice Award or the Grand Rail d'Or at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. The film stars Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Director Ritesh Batra joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on 'Dabba' (Lunchbox), his award-winning movie at Cannes....
  • Cannes film festival: The complete list of winners 27-05-2013 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: The 66th Cannes Film Festival drew its curtain down Sunday after 12 days of competition with French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's 'La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1&2' (Blue is the Warmest Colour) taking the prestigious Palme d'Or. Here is the complete list of winners. Feature Films Palme d'Or: La...
  • Lesbian love story 'La Vie d'Adele' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes 27-05-2013 10:53 AM

    Paris: The 66th Cannes Film Festival drew its curtain down Sunday after 12 days of competition with French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche's 'La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1&2' ('Blue is the Warmest Colour') taking the prestigious Palme d'Or. The film, starring Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux, is a three-hour love story...
  • Hot or Not: Mallika Sherawat wears a lace gown at Cannes red carpet 25-05-2013 10:40 AM

    Mallika Sherawat was recently seen wearing a Dolce and Gabana lace gown at amfAr gala at Cannes film festival. While her first few appearances were able to make heads turn, but this time around her quarter sleeve lace gown was unable to impress. ...
  • The Bollywood contingent at 66th Cannes Film Festival 25-05-2013 09:44 AM

    The Bollywood contingent arrived in all its strength for the gala screening to 'Bombay Talkies' at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Psy imposter caught living the high life at Cannes 25-05-2013 08:35 AM

    Cannes: A man pretending to be South Korean rapper Psy talked his way into glitzy parties at the Cannes film festival and posed with fans until he was spotted drinking champagne by the real Psy's manager. Psy, in Singapore on Thursday night to perform at the inaugural Social Star awards,...
  • Cannes 2013: Paris Hilton flaunts Indian designers' creation 24-05-2013 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: Socialite Paris Hilton wore Indian designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock's creation at the amFar (The American Foundation for AIDS Research) Cinema Against AIDS Gala in Cannes. Paris, who attended the gala with her boyfriend River Viiperi, was spotted wearing a customised baby pink coloured full-length gown with...
  • Psy look-alike sneaks into Cannes parties, fools celebrities 24-05-2013 04:55 PM

    Los Angeles: South Korean rapper Psy's doppelganger, dressed in a similar style like that of the 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker, attended the Cannes film festival and even took pictures with Hollywood A-listers. The impersonator attended events and parties at the festival uncaught until the real singer tweeted that he was not...
  • Watch: All the updates from 66th Cannes Film Festival 24-05-2013 02:05 PM

    From the French Riviera, we get you Hollywood actor Robert Redford sharing his secret of survival in Hollywood while promoting his shipwreck drama 'All is Lost' in Cannes. And look who popped out from the 'lost and found', our desi girls Ameesha Patel and Sherlyn Chopra walk the red carpet...
  • 66th Cannes Film Festival: Masand's account from ground zero 24-05-2013 01:28 PM

    Time to peep into our entertainment editor Rajeev Masand's Cannes diary. Here's his personalised account of all the action from ground zero - a snapshot from the French Rivera. ...
  • Hot or Not: Aishwarya Rai wears a golden saree at Cannes red carpet 24-05-2013 11:31 AM

    After making heads turn with her classic look on the red carpet, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was recently spotted in an Indian avatar. The actress was seen wearing a shimmery golden saree by designer Tarun Tahiliani. Though, the golden look did go a little overboard but the actress managed to carry...
  • 'Lunchbox' wins critics week viewers choice award at Cannes 24-05-2013 10:19 AM

    Cannes: Ritesh Batra's debut film 'Lunchbox' has bagged the critics week viewers choice award at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. Starring Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddique in the lead roles, the film received unanimous praise from the audience during its screening at the festival. "Just got the news the lunchbox...
  • Hot or Not: Aishwarya Rai wears a golden saree on the red carpet 24-05-2013 10:16 AM

    After making her appearance on the red carpet in gowns, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan chose for a Indian avatar. She was seen wearing a Tarun Tahiliani golden saree. Though, the golden look a little too much for the red carpet but nevertheless the actress managed to carry the look. ...
  • Another theft at Cannes, necklace worth $ 2.6 million stolen 24-05-2013 10:09 AM

    Paris: Thieves outsmarted 80 security guards in an exclusive French Riviera hotel and made off with a necklace that creators say is worth a staggering $2.6 million in the second such jewelry heist during this year's Cannes Film Festival. The De Grisogono jewelry house said on Thursday that the necklace...
  • Cannes 2013: Vidya Balan in conversation with Rajeev Masand 21-05-2013 04:06 PM

    Actor Vidya Balan is a part of the Cannes Film Festival's nine-member jury that hands out the prestigious Palme d'Or trophy. ...
  • Cannes 2013: Aishwarya stuns all at the red carpet 21-05-2013 03:30 PM

    A Cannes regular, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who was much criticized last year for her fashion choices is back on the red carpet. Take a Look as we take you through her appearances this year. ...
  • Bollywood comes together at Cannes Film Festival 2013 21-05-2013 03:20 PM

    The 66th Cannes Film Festival is celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema this year. A number of Bollywood celebrities were seen making a bee-line for the French Riviera. ...
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui celebrates 39th birthday at Cannes 21-05-2013 02:08 PM

    Mumbai: It was what Nawazuddin Siddiqui calls the most memorable birthday of his life. He celebrated his 39th birthday with friends like Anurag Kashyap, Madhu Mantena, Vikas Behl and Tannishta Chatterjee at Cannes. But he had nothing special to wear. "What to do," asked the brilliant actor, who has four...