Actress Aishwarya Rai is all set to make her presence felt on the 65th edition of the prestigious Cannes film festival and this time, besides being the brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris, she will also help raise funds for fight against AIDS at an auction there.
It is reported that the actress will attend the L’Oreal Paris – amfAR (The American Foundation for AIDS Research) on May 24-25, followed by dinner.
“Eleven glorious years….the journey so far has been remarkable and truly memorable. This year, I am especially privileged as I also get to lend my support to a very important cause at the amfAR dinner, by helping raise funds for the fight against AIDS, at the AMFAR auction,” Aishwarya Rai, said in a statement.
“It makes me proud that L’Oreal Paris sponsors and supports our fight against AIDS through this special amfAR event at Cannes,” she added.
Other key celebrities to join Aishwarya Rai to the gala dinner are, Gwen Stefani, Milla Jovovich, Aimee Mullins, Liya Kebede, Doutzen Kroes, Natasha Poly, Julianna Margulies, Diane Keaton.
Alec Baldwin, Kenneth Cole, Milutin Gatsby, Michel Hazanavicius & Berenice Bejo, Ryan Kavanaugh, Karl Lagerfeld, Hugh Laurie, Carine Roitfeld and Harvey Weinstein will also be present.
The 65th Cannes International Film Festival kick starts on May 16-27.