Sonam Kapoor to represent Bollywood at Cannes

It is that time of the year again when the lucky few in Bollywood are all geared up for their visit to the Festival de Cannes. And its the same for our fashionsita Sonam Kapoor. This year will be her third visit to Festival de Cannes and she is already excited about it. She has been spending a lot of time researching on the latest trends and putting together her wardrobe for the event.

A source close to the actor tells us, “She will be present at the opening ceremony of the festival on May 15 and will walk the red carpet the following day as well.”

Well, everyone can’t get lucky now, can they? It seems she will be the only Indian present at the inaugural ceremony. Her spokesperson confirms this news: “Sonam will be the sole representative from Bollywood on the opening night. She will be there before the Indian contingent arrives on May 17 for various screenings and red-carpet events.”

WHen questioned Sonam about the same she says, “This is the first time I will be part of the opening ceremony and I am extremely excited. Cannes brings together all the aspects of international cinema at one grand platform and this year, it is celebrating the 100 years of the Indian cinema. I have never been more proud to be a part of this creative industry.”

So what’s Sonam doing special this year? She will be seen flaunting Bollywood-inspired make-up. Confirming this news, an insider says, “This will be her way of paying tribute to the industry.”

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