The much-awaited Cannes season has finally arrived. The 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival 2013 opened with Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby. As expected Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Mallika Sherawat, Sonam Kapoor, Freida Pinto had graced the red carpet at the do.
Vidya Balan made her debut at the Cannes this year, as one of the esteemed jury members at the do, along with the other jury members Nicole Kidman, Ang Lee, Christoph Waltz, Cristian Mungiu, Lynne Ramsay, Naomi Kawase, Daniel Auteuil and the head of the jury - Steven Spielberg.
Amitabh Bachchan, who has done a cameo in the film The Great Gatsby, was seen along with his Hollywood heavyweight co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. But, it was surprising that Cannes' hot favourite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was not spotted at the big day show.
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Amitabh Bachchan At Cannes
Big B posed with his Hollywood heavyweight co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan at the Cannes. Bachchan looks a complete debonair in this pic.
Amitabh Bachchan And Leonardo DiCaprio
Amitabh Bachchan walks the red carpet with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Big B will be doing his Hollywood debut in the film The Great Gatsby.
Freida Pinto At Cannes
Like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Freida Pinto is also the hot favourite at Cannes. Pinto yet again made her appearance at the do.
Mallika Sherawat arrived at the screening of The Great Gatsby wearing a gold coloured dress. The actress is again a favourite at the Cannes.
Ahh, here comes the fashionista Sonam Kapoor. Sonam yet again makes her appearance at the do this year.
Big B was seen busy giving his autograph to his fans at the event. Bachchan tweeted, "At Cannes for 'The Great Gatsby...Sometimes you imagine in disbelief that life shall present itself in the form that you may have yearned for ! And then suddenly one day it happens .. it did tonight .. and it is all so un imaginable !! Here at Cannes for opening of Great Gatsby and the energy and excitement of International greats in the field of entertainment .. un forgetable !!"
Fashionista Sonam At Cannes
Kapoor attended the Cannes as the brand ambassador of beauty brand L'Oreal Paris. Like other years, even this time, Sonam did not fail to impress her fans with her style statement at the red carpet.
Vidya Balan Debut At Cannes
Vidya Balan will be part of the jury panel of 66th Cannes Film Festival, while Nandita Das is in the jury panel for Cine Foundation & Short Films segment.
Vidya made her debut at the Cannes this year. But, we are a bit disappointed with her style statement at the big event.
Vidya And Steven Spielberg
Vidya spotted chit chatting with none other than Steven Spielberg, head of the jury.