Who is the Bollywood star who will become the Jury of the 75th International Cannes Film Festival?.She is Deepika Padukone.
It’s a subject of pride for Bollywood as Padukone is made a part of the competition jury of the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. She is among the prestigious names such as actor-filmmaker Rebecca Hall and Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, festival organisers announced, reports PTI.
The PTI report adds stating “Padukone, best known for her films "Piku", "Padmaavat" and "Gehraiyaan" and Hollywood project xXx: The Return of Xander Cage", is part of the eight-member jury which will reward one of the 21 films in competition with the coveted Palme d'Or during the closing ceremony on Saturday, May 28.”
The same PTI report states that “French actor Vincent Lindon will be the President of the jury that also includes Swedish actor Noomi Rapace, Italian actor-director Jasmine Trinca, French filmmaker-actor Ladj Ly, filmmaker Jeff Nichols and director-screenwriter Joachim Trier from Norway.”