Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more

Updated: May 26, 2016, 15:46
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan opted for a red ruffled Naeem Khan gown for press interactions on her first day at Cannes film festival 2016
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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's first red carpet appearance was in a beaded cape couture gown by Kuwaiti designer Ali Younes for the screening of the film 'Ma Loute (Slack Bay)' at Cannes film festival 2016. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    On her second day, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked ethereal in an Elie Saab creation for the screening of the film 'The BFG' at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made a bold fashion statement with a pop lilac lip colour, paired with an embellished light pink dress at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in France. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's 'purple lips' almost broke the internet and Twitterati went crazy commenting on it! The actress, however, says she had no qualms in sporting the colour and is cool about it. Pic/AFP
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    'Sarbjit' team clicks a selfie! (From Left) Indian director Omung Kumar, producers Honey Bhagnani and Jackky Bhagnani, actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Richa Chadha and producer Bhushan Kumar at the Cannes film festival 2016. Pic/AFP
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  • Sonam Kapoor
    In her first look for the Cannes photo-call, Sonam Kapoor was seen in an Anamika Khanna creation
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Later, for the press interactions, Sonam Kapoor chose a black and blue sari by designer Rimzim Dadu paired with a tight bun and a black collar necklace
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Sonam Kapoor at her first red carpet appearance at Cannes 2016. Sonam Kapoor chose a customised couture Ralph & Russo gown, shoes from Ferragamo and Chopard accessories. Fashionistas loved her look at the gala! Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    On Twitter, however, some of Sonam Kapoor's detractors felt her outfit reminded them of a 'rumali roti'! Do you agree? Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Sonam Kapoor at the screening of the film 'Loving' at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Sonam Kapoor went for high-octane drama by sporting a light coloured gown with an embellished cape and a dramatic train. While the make-up and hair were flawless, the dress was reminiscent of her previous outing; she cut a striking picture nonetheless. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Sonam Kapoor's love affair with Ralph & Russo at the Cannes Film Festival continued as she opted for yet another creation from the fashion house - a sky blue gown with golden embroidery for the amfAR gala. To add a desi touch to her off shoulder outfit featuring a long train, the 'Neerja' actress teamed it up with chunky golden jhumkas. She kept her make-up minimal with only wine red nails adding colour to an otherwise muted look. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    For the Chopard party, Sonam Kapoor, who joined the likes of Colin Firth and Kendall Jenner among others at the annual soiree, wore a bustier dress with a pop of red on her lips, gloves and a statement necklace. The gothic look was a refreshing change from her earlier outings. Pic/AFP
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  • Mallika Sherawat
    Mallika Sherawat at the opening ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Mallika Sherawat at the screening of the film 'The BFG' at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Mallika Sherawat donned a gorgeous lavender-coloured outfit at the amfAR gala. The actress attended the Cannes film festival 2016 for her film 'Time Raiders'. Pic/AFP
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Mallika Sherawat, whose film 'Time Raiders' was screened at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, attended the UNICEF dinner in a gorgeous gown by ace designer Alexis Mabille. Pic/Mallika Sherawat's Twitter account
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Mallika Sherawat attended the press conference for her upcoming international film 'Time Raiders' wearing a red gown by Dolce Gabbana. Pic/Mallika Sherawat's Twitter account
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  • Amy Jackson
    Bollywood actress Amy Jackson shared stunning photos of her first evening at the Cannes Film Festival 2016. The actress looked gorgeous in a blue creation by Falguni Peacock and Shane Peacock. Amy, who made her Cannes debut this year, went sailing too! Pic/Amy Jackson's Twitter account
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  • Avika Gor
    'Balika Vadhu' fame actress Avika Gor's floor-length one-sided ball gown with minimal jewellery turned many heads at the Cannes Film Festival 2016. Picture courtesy: Avika Gor's Instagram account
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  • Bollywood at Cannes: Ash's purple lips, Sonam's stunning gowns & more
    Accompanied by TV star Manish Raisinghani, the duo walked the Cannes red carpet to watch the trailer of a French film titled 'Juste La Fin Du Monde' ('It's only the end of the world'), directed by Xavier Dolan. The trailer and poster of Avika and Manish's short film 'Ankahee Baatein' was unveiled at the gala too. The short film, selected for the Short Film Corner, stars Manish and TV actress Barkha Bisht. Avika is the creative director of the movie, helmed by Manav Bhinder. Picture courtesy: Avika Gor's Instagram account
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  • Pooja Batra
    Pooja Batra was spotted in a white sari with a low back blouse at Cannes 2016. Pooja features in the Hollywood sci-fi, 'One Under The Sun', which is based on the life of India's first woman in space, Kalpana Chawla
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  • Sonal Sehgal
    Sonal Sehgal was also at Cannes for the premiere of her film 'Mantostaan'
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  • Anurag Kashyap and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    Anurag Kashyap's psychological thriller 'Raman Raghav 2.0', based on the notorious serial killer Raman Raghav, and starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, was screened to full house at the 69th Cannes Film festival. Pic/AFP
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    Singaporean director K. Rajagopal (L) and Indian actress Seema Biswas at the screening of the film 'The Unknown Girl (La Fille Inconnue)' at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Pic/AFP
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With curtains falling on Cannes film festival 2016, we bring you a one-stop round-up of Bollywood's presence at the gala; from Aishwarya's 'purple lips' to Sonam's stunning gowns, here are the highlights!

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