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 Saturday.
Fans wait for Cannes like a festival and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made sure that her look is worth the wait. Sporting an ultra-violet gown, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan showed no mercy.
Aishwarya, who clocks her 17th year at the film jamboree this time as L’Oreal Paris brand ambassador, took a confident walk with the exquisite three-meter train trailing behind and catching the attention of the crowd.
Deepika Padukone has already made one appearance at the festival on Wednesday and will soon be joined by Sonam Kapoor and Aishwarya.
She walked the red carpet for the premiere of Eva Husson’s French drama Les du Soleil, starring Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani.
With her lips accentuated by a scarlet shade, and eyes done up with a smoky effect, Aishwarya kept her hair straight and simple with a neat middle parting. She kept her accessories minimalistic with just danglers and a couple of rings.
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.
Aishwarya used the grid view to post the photo. She captioned the photo, “And I was born…again…”
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.