AR Rahman, Akshay Kumar among celebs to walk Cannes 2022 Red Carpet with Anurag Thakur


By Payal MehtaNew Delhi [India], Might 10 (ANI): The Pink Carpet occasion on the seventy fifth Cannes Movie Pageant might be a gala occasion for the Indian viewers as celebrities from the cine world throughout India are set to stroll there as a part of the Indian delegation on the pageant’s opening day, Might 17.

Union Minister for Info and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur will lead the delegation from India to Cannes. The record of celebrities can even comprise stars from main music industries throughout India.

The delegation will embrace actor-producer R Madhavan, Akshay Kumar, music composer AR Rahman, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pooja Hegde and Nayanthara together with CBFC Chief Prasoon Joshi, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and music composer Ricky Rej amongst others.

At a time when India is celebrating the seventy fifth 12 months of its independence and has launched ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, India and France are additionally celebrating 75 years of their affiliation as is the annual Cannes Movie Pageant.

Additional, for the primary time in its historical past, India has been named the official ‘Nation of Honour’ on the upcoming Marche’ Du Movie, which is organized alongside the Cannes Movie Pageant, in France. Underneath this title 5 new Begin-Ups might be given a chance to pitch to the Audio-Visible Business. Ten professionals will take part in Animation Day.

Among the many highlights of this 12 months’s pageant would be the world premiere of the movie by R. Madhavan titled ‘Rocketry: The Nambi Impact’, a biographical drama movie primarily based on the lifetime of Nambi Narayanan, a former scientist and aerospace engineer of the Indian House Analysis Organisation who was falsely accused of espionage. The movie which is produced by Madhavan might be showcased on Might 19.

India has additionally been given a chance to pitch 5 chosen films on the ‘Goes to Cannes Part’. These movies are a part of the WIP lab below the Movie Bazaar.

A Cinema Corridor referred to as the Olympia Display has been devoted to India on Might 22, 2022, for screening ‘Unreleased Films’. There are 5 Films which have been chosen below this class. Additionally, a remastered basic of Satyajit Ray Traditional – ‘Pratidwandi’ might be screened on the Cannes Traditional part. That is to mark his centenary celebration.

This 12 months’s Cannes Movie Pageant will happen from Might 17 to Might 26 and the organisers have carried out away with sporting masks or asking for any COVID checks. (ANI)


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