New Delhi: Deepika Padukone will be a part of the competition jury at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. Ahead of the festival, the Bollywood superstar was seen attending a dinner hosted by the organizers of the festival.
Dressed in a stunning dress, Deepika looked effortlessly gorgeous as her pictures and videos from the event went viral on social media.
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Deepika is part of the eight-member jury which will reward one of the 21 films in competition with the Palme d’or during the closing ceremony on Saturday May 28.
Other jury members include actor-filmmaker Rebecca Hall, Swedish actor Noomi Rapace, Italian actor-director Jasmine Trinca, acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, French filmmaker-actor Ladj Ly, filmmaker Jeff Nichols and director-screenwriter Joachim Trier from Norway.
In a statement, posted on the official website of the festival, Lindon said the jury “will strive to take the best possible care of the films of the future”.
“It is a great honour and source of pride to be entrusted, in the midst of the tumult of all the events we are going through in the world, with the splendid, weighty task of chairing the Jury of the 75th International Cannes Film Festival.
“With my jury, we will strive to take the best possible care of the films of the future, all of which carry the same secret hope of courage, loyalty, and freedom, with a mission to move the greatest number of women and men by speaking to them of their common wounds and joys. Culture helps the human soul to rise and hope for tomorrow,” Lindon said.