Mumbai, May 10 -- For celebrities, the Cannes Film Festival is as much about cinema as it is about wearing the right outfit on the red carpet. And as the world watches, the ladies representing the Bollywood contingent at the 66th edition of the festival (from May 15-26) will all don Indian outfits.
Actors Vidya Balan, Sonam Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ameesha Patel and Freida Pinto are reportedly planning to don ethnic outfits.
Aishwarya plans to wear an off-white sari with intricate embroidery, by the Bachchan family's favourite designer duo - Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla. Ameesha Patel, known more for making fashion faux pas than acing style charts, will hopefully take the opportunity for some fashion redemption. The 37-year-old plans to sport a drape by designer Manish Malhotra.
With celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema being a strong flavour at the festival, the ladies are sure t