Paris: A colorful start to the 75th Cannes Film Festival in France. Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone will be among the nine members of the Cannes Film Festival jury, which will run until May 28. Shaunak Sen’s documentary ‘All That Breath’ in the special screening category.
Updated versions of ‘Pratidhvanthi’ directed by Satyajit Ray and ‘Thampi’ by G. Aravindan are on display in the Classic category.
Actor R. Kree global Madhavan’s Rocketry – Namby’s Effects will take place today at the Cannes Film Festival. The festival also features the premiere of Hollywood actor Tom Cruise’s ‘Top Gun: Mavericks’.
Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, Pooja Hegde, Kamal Haasan, AR Rahman, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, R. Madhavan, Tamanna Bhatia, Urvashi Routella and Union Minister Anurag Thakur represented India at Cannes.
Start with Selensky’s message
Ukrainian President Vladimir Selensky says today we need a new chaplain to prove that cinema can never remain silent. Selensky was quoted in a video message at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival.
In his message, Selensky also criticized the Russian occupation. ‘Rain people will end. Dictators will disappear. The people will regain their power. Freedom will never perish until death. Selensky recalled the words of the movie Charlie Chaplin, entitled The Great Dictator.
In a video message, Selensky called the film world to support his country. Selensky’s message was received by Cannes with applause.