Satyajit Ray's The Apu Trilogy, based on Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay's novels, instantly placed Mr Ray and Indian cinema on the world map
"From an idea that started at a traffic signal to it now picking up what is considered the ultimate benchmark for judging creativity - we at Y-Films are honoured and humbled to bring home India's first Cannes Grand Prix Glass Lion," Ashish Patil, Y-Films, Brand Partnerships and Talent Management, said in a statement.
In 2012, Richa's role in Gangs of Wasseypur was praised. In 2015, Masaan received a standing ovation and two prestigious awards at the festival. This year, the actress attended the festival for the premiere of her new film Sarbjit at the French Rivera
"First screening has begun.. House is packed .. Hmmmmm," tweeted Anurag Kashyap, who has previously screened his two-part Gangs of Wasseypur and Ugly in the Directors' Fortnight sidebar of the Cannes
Mallika Sherawat opened the Indian innings on the red carpet of this year's Cannes film festival wearing this beautiful blue Pucci gown.
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