India made its presence felt at the 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan gave the festival a blockbuster start with his opening address in Hindi, a tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema.
What better way to enjoy a summer lunch on the French Riviera when you have Hollywood great Steven Spielberg for company? This picture shows Vidya Balan, part of Cannes 2013 jury, enjoying what seems to be a continental lunch with the director and the jury president.
A black lace Elie Saab couture dress added the much needed surprise-factor to Aishwarya's first appearance on this year's red carpet. We loved her subtle makeup and the cascading hair around her shoulders.
Mallika Sherawat, never the most elegant of celebrities, was unmemorable this ear at Cannes in a pale yellow dress and a distinctly unflattering lace Dolce & Gabbana dress that bunched across her midriff.
Marion Cotillard was the belle of the ballin a white Christian Dior dress at The Immigrant premiere during the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
The usually sexy Mallika Sherawat looked rather frumpy and matronly in a Dolce & Gabbana lace number with an unflattering bodice and ungainly skirt at the amfAR gala at Cannes.
After her out-of-character blue Gucci dress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan played safe with one of her favourite colours, gold. She wore a shimmering Tarun Tahiliani sari at the amfAR gala.
Cannes favourites Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor aren't the only stars in the Indian corner.
Bollywood actress and Cannes jury member Vidya Balan cut out an elegant picture at the premiere of A Castle in Italy in a flowy red Sabyasachi sari with a matching red long sleeved blouse. Though the colour looked great on Vidya, the white bead necklace and her hair made her look tad bit old.
Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria was a picture of style and elegance on the Cannes red carpet. She was attending the screening of The Past. > Eva stunned in a Zuhair Murad dress and Damiani jewelry. .
Sonam Kapoor took the Cannes red carpet by storm on day two in floral, voluminous Dolce & Gabbana, accessorised with a Sunita Kapoor necklace. The actress was attending the premiere of Jeune & Jolie.
Bollywood made its presence felt at the screening of the film The Great Gatsby which opened the 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.