Bollywood star Deepika Padukone (Deepika Padukone) has been included in the jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival. Even before this, some Indian celebs have been given this honor. The Cannes Festival is one of the oldest and most prestigious film festivals in the whole world.Cannes film festivalIndian films and talent have always been honored in this ceremony. Even before Deepika, some prominent names of the Indian film industry have played the role of jury for Cannes. Let’s take a look at some Bollywood stars whose names have featured in the Cannes jury list for the last few years.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Debuting at Cannes in 2002 alongside Shekhar Kapur for a special screening of their film ‘Devdas’, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was the first Indian female actress to make it to the jury’s names in 2003. Over the years, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has remained an Indian who has been a regular part of the ‘Cannes Film Festival’.
This Bollywood actress was included in the jury members of the Cannes Film Festival in 2009. This actress, who has entertained the audience for many decades with her acting, got a chance to join the festival as a jury after a long time. Prior to this, Sharmila Tagore’s film ‘Devi’, directed by Satyajit Ray, was nominated for the feature film category in 1962.
Vidya Balan, who carved a niche for herself in Bollywood by portraying actress-centric roles at a time when female actresses in the industry were only made puppets with heroes. Vidya served as a jury at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in 2013.
‘Mr. The director of ‘India’, best known for directing the English film Elizabeth, was invited to be the jury at the 2010 Cannes Festival. Back in 1994, his internationally acclaimed film ‘Bandit Queen’ was presented at the same festival.
Filmmaker Mira Nair served as a jury at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival. Later, at Cannes 1988, his film ‘Salaam Bombay’ also won the Audience Award. Most of his films are designed on an Indian story to attract an international audience.