File photo of Aishwarya Rai, as she arrives at the Palais des festivals to attend the screening of the film ‘Devdas’ directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali during the 55th Cannes film festival May 23, 2002. (Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images)
@siliconeer #siliconeer #Bollywood @Bollywood #aishwaryarai @aishwaryarai #Devdas #SanjayLeelaBhansali @SanjayLeelaBhansali #Cannes – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is all set to relive her first Cannes moment with the screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Devdas” at an outdoor cinema event during the festival.
The actress, who is set to walk the red carpet as L’Oreal Paris brand ambassador on May 19-20, will attend the brand’s Paris Open Air Cinema event.
The outdoor cinema event, to be held from May 17 to May 22, will showcase films that will be selected and introduced in-person by six actress ambassadors of the beauty brand.
“Devdas” will be screened on May 20.
“We attended the festival not just as artists but as proud representatives of Indian cinema, showcasing a film that meant so much to us. The kind of reception we got for the movie was truly overwhelming and I will cherish it all my life,” Aishwarya said in a statement.
Besides Aishwaraya, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone will also walk the Cannes red carpet.
Padukone will walk the red carpet on May 17 and 18 along with international ambassadors Julianne Moore and Susan Sarandon while Sonam Kapoor will attend the event on May 21 and 22.
The festival runs from May 17 to 28.