Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to receive special invitation to Cannes Film Festival

Monday, 15 April 2013 - 8:34


The French government will specially invite actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for the Cannes Film Festival scheduled later this year which will also celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema.


Aishwarya was conferred upon a civilian award by the French government for her contribution to the arts on the occasion of her birthday last year.


Responding to a question, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier told reporters here yesterday that Aishwarya is always respected in France because of her association with the Cannes film festival.


Aishwarya's French connection is a long one, right from the time she has been endorsing a French cosmetic brand.