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Shruti Haasan, A R Rahman, Amy Jackson, Deepika Padukone to make their Cannes Film Festival 2017 debut – will walk alongside veterans, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor!

The 70th Cannes Film Festival will start on May 17 and end on May 28 at the French Riviera. The red carpet this year will be special as top notch Bollywood celebrities will be walking down the ramp this year. While Cannes veterans Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor will make their usual trendy appearances on the red carpet, we are eagerly looking forward to how A R Rahman, Deepika Padukone, Amy Jackson and Shruti Hassan do on the Cannes Film Festival 2017 red carpet!

Here are the Bollywood celebrities who will make their first appearance at the Cannes Film Festival this year –

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone leaves for Cannes Film Festival 2017
Deepika Padukone spotted at Mumbai International airport, leaving for Cannes Film Festival 2017 on May 14

The global brand ambassador of L’Oreal Paris Deepika Padukone will walk the red carpet of Cannes Film Festival for the first time ever. This is a big milestone for the actress, after her Hollywood debut opposite Vin Diesel last year. Deepika talks about it in an interview, “We have started planning. There is too much focus on clothes, but it should be fun. As a woman, we enjoy being ready and all of that. Clothes are exciting but there is more to it. It is something that my team is working on.”

See exclusive pictures of Deepika from Mumbai International Airport as she leaves for Cannes

2. Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson to walk at Cannes Film Festival 2017 red carpet
A File Photo of Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson is also added to the list of Indian celebrities who will be walking the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival this year. She is putting in a lot of hard work on her appearance for the Festival. She is so excited that she has roped in Chelsea football club trainer Bradley Simmons. Talking about it, Amy says that, “It’s great to train with Bradley. He is the go-to celebrity trainer in the UK. I had never challenged my fitness levels like I do now. I look forward to Cannes and am glad that I have someone like him to help me look my best.” Amy will walk the red carpet on May 19, 2017.

3. Shruti Haasan

Shruti Haasan to walk at Cannes Film Festival 2017 red carpet
A file photo of Shruti Haasan

Kamal Haasan’s daughter, Shruti Haasan will be making up her red carpet debut with her Tamil film, Sangamithra. The film will open at the film festival on May 18, 2017, that is on the second day. She said in an interview, “We know that this is a story which will find a great connect with national and international viewers and we are so happy to have them as part of our journey right from the beginning.”

4. A R Rahman

A R Rahman to walk at Cannes Film Festival 2017 red carpet
A file photo of Academy Award Winner, A R Rahman who will be making his Cannes Film Festival debut this year!

The music sensation of Bollywood will accompany Shruti Hassan at Cannes Film Festival. The Oscar-winning composer will also make debut at the Festival this year. In an interview, he said, “I’m very excited to work on this ambitious project, Sangamithra. I am looking forward to joining the team at Cannes.”

5. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to walk at Cannes Film Festival 2017
A file photo of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at from Cannes Film Festival 2014

Of course, Bollywood queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is a Cannes regular will grace the red carpet this year too. She first walked the carpet in 2002 for her film Devdas. And now, on the occasion of the film’s 15th anniversary, Mrs. Bachchan will present the same film once again at Cannes.

Read all about Aishwarya’s first experience at Cannes 2002, presenting Devdas

6. Sonam Kapoor

sonam kapoor to walk at Cannes Film Festival 2017
A file photo of Sonam Kapoor from the Cannes Film Festival

Sonam Kapoor, who is the fashion beauty of Bollywood, said in an interview, “I will always represent India at the red carpet. So you will see that. Even if I am not wearing an Indian designer, I will include Indian designs in some way. I will always do something in some way to represent India. This is my eighth year at Cannes and I am super proud to be representing my country in such a way. I wish, one day, I go there to represent a film too.”

Well, let’s see who will make the best appearance at Cannes this year. Bollywood divas are all geared up for the Film Festival and we can’t contain our excitement! Stay tuned for more updates on Cannes Film Festival 2017 exclusively on Bollywood Garam.

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