Cannes Film Festival 2022: From Deepika Padukone to Pooja Hegde; celebs set to grace the red carpet

written by Ritika Nath | May 11, 2022

Cannes Film Festival 2022: The 75th Cannes Film Festival will commence on May 16, and Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone will be among the eight members of the jury, which will be headed over from French actor Vincent Lindon.

It is, without a doubt, one of the most renowned events, and being a part of it is a huge honor. It was reported that  Pooja Hegde would walk the red carpet of this year's Film Festival only a few days ago. She will be making her debut while representing the country at the annual festival. Pooja will reportedly be the first female Pan India celebrity to attend the event. Several names of celebrities who will be gracing the red carpet have been unveiled.

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Actors Akshay Kumar and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, music maestro AR Rahman, Grammy-winning composer Ricky Kej, and actor R Madhavan are among those from the film and music industries who will walk the red carpet as part of the Indian delegation led by Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting. Hina Khan is also said to attend Cannes 2022 for the second time after her debut at the Red Carpet last year.

For those who are unaware, this year's Cannes Film Festival will honour India as its Official Country of Honour. R Madhavan's Rocketry: The Nambi Effect will have its official debut at the Palais des Festivals on May 19 as part of these ceremonies.

The 75th anniversary of India's independence falls this year, which also happens to be the 75th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival.

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