Cannes: Former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai made a colourful statement with a dramatic butterfly gown by Dubai-based designer Michael Cinco for her first red carpet appearance at the 71st Cannes Film Festival here on last Saturday.

This year’s Cannes Film Festival has seen some of the boldest looks yet. The starlets had dressed to impress. However, like every year, there’s one undisputed queen on the red carpet, And she is none other than Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

The gorgeous actress sizzled on the red carpet and was rated as Reader’s choice ‘Best dressed of the Week’ and Critics choice Best Dressed of the week by  RCFA at Cannes.

The global icon chose a Michael Cinco butterfly gown for her first red carpet look at Cannes this year. Aishwarya’s gown had a long trail in the shape of a butterfly’s wing with dashes of violet. After raising the bar with her first look, the diva mesmerized with her second appearance. She wore an off-shoulder silver gown by Rami Kadi couture with pleats on both the sides that added layers to the trail of the gown.  Her outfit was embellished with silver studs all over and made the actress look like a true blue beauty queen.

As per the Michael Cinco’s official Instagram account, this iconic dress of Aishwarya Rai has 20-foot long fully embroidered cape with intricate full silk thread works and Swarovski crystals.

Recently, Aishwarya has made her Instagram debut. The actress who was not on any social media, The actress posted a throwback photo of her with daughter Aaradhya, and it turned out to be the most adorable picture of the day.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen in Fanne Khan, which also stars Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao.

The film is slated to hit the screens on 13 July. She will also play a woman suffering from dissociative identity disorder in a remake of the 1967 film Raat Aur Din.