This year, the Cannes Film Market will see India as a country that will be honoured with the official honour. Yes and this honour will be given to the country between May 17 and May 25. Let me tell you all that this is happening for the first time that the country is being given respect in the Cannes market. Not only this but with this, this honour is being given to India for the first time. At the same time, in the future, the new tradition with different countries will continue like every year. It is a matter of coincidence that India is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its independence from British rule. At the same time, the Cannes festival is also celebrating its 75th anniversary.
The Cannes Market Celebration will start on May 18 at Majestic Beach. Yes, and market executive directors Jerome Pylard and Gyloom Essmiol will also participate during the festival. At the same time, India's Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur will also grace the occasion and deliver a speech. India will be prominently visible during the entire event this year. Not only this but this time Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has been selected to be a part of the exclusive and very brilliant jury of the 75th Cannes Festival.
The festival today announced Indian superstar Deepika Padukone as part of the eight-member jury of the international competition and the jury will be headed by French actor Vincent Lyndon. The rest of the names that will join Deepika in the jury include the names of Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, Swedish actress Noomi Rapes, actress screenwriter producer Rebecca Hall, Italian actress Jasmine Trienka, French director Lado Lee, American director Jeff Nichols and director Joachim Trier from Norway.
Deepika made her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel's XXX: The Return of Gender Cage. Yes and she made the film Chhapaak under her production house. In 2015, she started the Live Love Laugh Foundation. In fact, this organization works on mental health. After this, in the year 2018, Deepika was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Talking about the film festival, it is going to run from May 17 to May 28.