An Indian delegation led by Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur is in France to attend the Cannes Film Festival, where India has been named the ‘country of honour’ for ‘Marche du Film’, the business counterpart of the marquee event.
Top Bollywood celebrities Deepika Padukone, Shekhar Kapur, AR Rahman, Prasoon Joshi, R Madhavan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Vani Tripathi, Pooja Hegde and folk artist Mame Khan accompanied the minister.
Indian Ambassador to France Jawed Ashraf, Anurag Thakur and Deepika Padukone launched the 53rd International Film Festival of India, Goa poster in Cannes as well.
Deepika Padukone is on jury duty at Cannes 2022. Along with Union Minister for I&B, Youth Affairs & Sports, Anurag Thakur. She has inaugurated the India Pavilion at Marche’ Du Film.