Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was the first Indian actress to attend the Cannes Film Festival with Devdas back in 2002, will be now presenting the same movie again at the forthcoming 70th edition of the Cannes fest.
The gorgeous will represent the film on May 20 as a part of L’Oreal Paris Open Air Cinema. Talking about her first occurrence at the fest Aishwarya said, "We attended the festival not just as artistes but as proud representatives of Indian cinema, and showcasing a film that meant so much to us. The kind of reception we got for the movie was truly overwhelming and I will cherish it all my life."
Film Devdas was roused by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s 1901 novel, starring Shah Rukh Khan as Devdas, Aishwarya as Paro and Madhuri Dixit as Chandramukhi. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s directorial Devdas was magnificent.
The Cannes Film Festival is set to commence on 17 May 2017 and will conclude on 28 May 2017