Indian star power shines bright at Cannes film festival 2023 Opening Night: Sara Ali Khan, Urvashi Rautela, Manushi Chillar, and Esha Gupta make spectacular debut


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Cannes Film Festival 2023: The prestigious Cannes Film Festival, now in its 76th edition, is currently taking place in Cannes from May 16 to May 27, 2023. The event attracts renowned figures from the global entertainment industry. Bollywood actresses including Sara Ali Khan, Esha Gupta, Manushi Chillar, and Urvashi Rautela have made glamorous appearances on the red carpet at this year’s festival.

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Sara Ali Khan

Sara Ali Khan embraced a traditional Indian look at the Cannes Film Festival, wearing a lehenga designed by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla. Her exquisite ivory skirt featured intricate hand embroidery, complemented by a blouse adorned with shimmering crystals and pearls. 


To complete her look, she wore a long head veil. With minimal makeup, her hair was elegantly styled in a bun, and she opted for minimal jewelry, only wearing a pair of drop earrings. Sara Ali Khan allowed her stunning lehenga to make a statement as she attended the premiere of ‘Jeanne du Barry,’ Johnny Depp’s highly anticipated comeback film.

Esha Gupta 

Making a striking debut on the Cannes red carpet on May 16, actress Esha Gupta turned heads with her fashion choice. Known for her bold and sensational style, she looked absolutely stunning in a high-slit gown at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival 2023. Esha exuded elegance in an ivory gown created by designer Nicolas Jebran. The flowy gown featured a sultry high slit that reached almost to her waist, while the sheer neckline adorned with delicate white floral accents added a beautiful touch to her collared ensemble. 


Opting for a soft and romantic tone, the actress kept her makeup minimal, highlighting her natural beauty with soft-pink blush, nude lips, and subtle eye glam. Her hair was styled in a low bun, with flicks framing her face from the sides. Completing her Cannes red carpet debut look, Esha accessorized with dazzling earrings, statement rings, and sparkling heels.

Urvashi Rautela 

Urvashi chose a pink tulle dress with voluminous layers of cascading floral ruffles for her Cannes appearance. Adding to her captivating look, she accessorized with a bold necklace featuring intertwined alligators. Her hairstyle featured a sleek bun positioned on the top of her head, and she wore hoop earrings that matched the design of her necklace. 


The former Miss India Diva is all set to unveil the Parveen Babi biography at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. Urvashi has been given the opportunity to showcase her character during a photocall launch event, providing a glimpse into what viewers can expect from the highly anticipated film.

Manushi Chillar

Manushi Chhillar showcased her elegance in a couture gown designed by Fovari, which emphasized her commitment to the environment. Her appearance on the red carpet was truly captivating, further establishing her position as India’s beauty queen and leaving a lasting impression on all who witnessed it.


The long-awaited moment of seeing Manushi grace the illustrious Cannes red carpet has finally arrived, and the sophistication she exudes is well worth the anticipation. Adorned in a stunning combination of savoir and white, actress Manushi Chhillar added a touch of neon with her stylish shoes, enhancing the allure of the Cannes Film Festival evening. The intricate details of her neckpiece were particularly noteworthy and not to be missed.

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