Cannes 2022: Deepika Padukone will be the only Indian in jury of film festival along with other stars

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone will be a part of this years Cannes Film Festival’s main jury. Beginning her career with a Kannada movie, which has Aishwarya Ray as the main lead, the actress then won everyone’s hearts Shah Rukh Khan starrer, Om Shanti Om in 2007. For her remarkable acting in the movie she even won a Filmfare Award.

Later in her career, she earned the love of her fans by her peculiar talent in film like Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela as well as Piku with the late Irrfan Khan and Amitabh Bachchan.

Deepika has also acted in the Hollywood production, XXX: Return of Xander Cage.

The 75th Cannes film festival will begin on May 17, 2022. French actor Vincent Lindon will be the Jury president, while the main jury panel will include eight members to whom Vincent will reward one of the 21 films in Competition with the Palme d’or, during the closing ceremony.

As per a statement given to media by the Cannes, ‘Piku’ actress who will be a part of this event, is described as, “Indian Actress, producer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur Deepika Padukone, is a huge star in her country. actor, producer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur from India. With over 30 feature films to her credit, she made her English language film debut as the female lead in xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, co-starring with Vin Diesel. She is also the principal of Ka Productions, the production company behind Chhapaak and ‘83, in which she also starred, as well as the upcoming film The Intern. Credits include Gehraiyaan and Padmaavat, as well as the award-winning and critically acclaimed film Piku. In 2015, she set up The Live Love Laugh Foundation, whose programs and initiatives aim to destigmatize mental illness and raise awareness about the importance of mental health. In 2018, Time Magazine named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.”

Apart from her the other jury members includes, Noomi Rapace from Sweden, Jasmine Trinca from Italy, Jeff Nichols from the United States of America, Joachim Trier from Norway and Rebecca Hall.

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