All about Bonnie

Published: Oct 22, 2013, 09:29 IST | The Guide Team

Brigitte Bardot has been adored and lusted after by millions and her iconic big, blonde hair and heavily eyeliner-ed eyes carved her a spot as one of the sexiest film stars ever

Star by Sam Levin — Media architecture and heritage, France

Bardot championed and was vocal about animal rights

Bonnie and Clyde, Paris Match, by Jean-Claude Sauer. Bonnie and Clyde was famous song sung by Bardot and Serge Gainsbourg

Set by Jacques Héripret. Bardot was known for her signature blonde voluminous locks

Nouvelle Vague, Paris Match, by François Pagès. Bardot considered as a fashion icon, wore bikinis and popularised the wide neckline known as Bardot neckline.

Giving a glimpse into the making of her career through some never-before-seen photographs is the exhibition, BB Forever — Brigitte Bardot, la légende. Bardot has worked in several French films and has also recorded many popular songs. Though she retired in 1973, Bardot has always been in the news for being vocal about her support for animal rights. This exhibition, traces her rise to fame in the 1950s and ’70s, through behind-the-scene photographs shot during the making of her films.

BB Forever is a travelling photo exhibition that has been curated by French writer and journalist Henry-Jean Servat. The curator has published over 35 works on cinema, actors, and history through France’s most recognised publishers.These photographs have been shot during the making of several of her famous films such as And God Created Woman, The Night Heaven Fell and many more. This exhibition has travelled several cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, Bangkok, Beijing, and is in its final leg, in Mumbai.

This showcase is open to public till December 15, 9 am to 10 pm, everyday. At Sofitel Mumbai BKC, Lobby, C-57 Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (W). CALL 61175000

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