Superstar Shahrukh Khan, who is in Cannes, recalled the time when he represented Indian cinema there with Devdas in 2002. He says he hopes to bring more beautiful cinema from the country to the French Riviera.
According to sources, SRK was in Cannes to attend a big fat destination wedding. "At Cannes after years. Memories come flooding back of Devdas. Insha Allah will come here to represent India with more beautiful films," Shahrukh posted on Twitter recently.
Devdas was screened at a special out-of-competition screening at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2002. Over the years, the presence of Indian films and celebrities has increased at the global film extravaganza which is usually held in May every year.
The Badshah of Bollywood is in Cannes for the wedding of Kunal Grover, son of British socialite Pamela Grover,. Grover is tying the knot with Ria Dubash.
Pamela is said to be friends with Bollywood biggies like SRK and his wife Gauri, Rakesh Roshan, Neetu and Rishi Kapoor among others. Even Bollywood actor Tusshar Kapoor was present in Cannes. It was his first time in Cannes. "In Cannes now for a big fat Indian destination wedding, both for the first time! Still getting used to all the paraphernalia! (spelt correct?)," Tusshar tweeted. Click here for more images of SRK