66th Cannes Film Festival is going on in full glory and Bollywood stars are glittering at the prestigious festival. Stars of Indian cinema are at the Cannes film festival to represent their industry, which turns 100 this year.
Bollywood’s presence has been high-profile since the start of the 12-day festival with acting legend Amitabh Bachchan on the red carpet on opening night to mark his Hollywood debut in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.
Celebrating India’s love for their film industry, the leading directors of the movie, Bombay Talkies are also at Cannes for the screening of the film that marks the 100 years of Indian cinema.
Reuters - Dibakar Banerjee, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar and Karan Johar
Actress Vidya Balan also graced the Red carpet with her beauty and elegance.
A gala dinner to mark Indian cinema's centenary was held on Sunday attended by a list of stars including actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor.
Reuters – Aishwarya Rai
Reuters – Sonam Kapoor
Reuters - AmeeshaPatel and Puja Gupta
Reuters – Nandita Das
Reuters – Mallika Sherawat
These are a few top stars of Bollywood making India proud internationally.
The hope is India's high profile presence in Cannes will help Indian cinema boost its presence on the international stage.