Aishwarya Rai Bachchan from rags to riches at Cannes…

There is no doubt ash finds Cannes as a second home. Indians are always interested in what the beautiful lady dons for the Cannes Film Festival, the most prestigious film festival in the world! Be it for her representing her films such as Devdas, Bride and Prejudice, Provoked, Guru, etc., inaugurating the festival, attending as a member of the prestigious jury or as a part of the L’Oreal Paris dream team, Cannes has become synonymous with Aishwarya. .
Did you even know the French media refers to ash as the ‘The Princess of Cannes’.
Aishwarya this year completed 14 glorious years with ‘The Cannes’
Though there were fashion disasters by her in the initial years, she improved with every year that passed and now is listed among the best dressed style Diva’s on the red carpet.
She made her first appearance at Cannes in 2002 to promote her movie ‘Devdas’


Going total desi she looked cheery in a yellow sari paired up with gold jewelry


In 2003, Aishwarya become the first Indian actor to be on the coveted jury of the festival.
Also this was the year she turned out at Cannes donning disastrous outfits by Neeta Lulla ! The Neeta Lulla outfits failed to work.

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In this year  she became the first Indian to be part of L’Oréal dream team and signed on as their new international brand ambassador.
Her fashion choices again caused a stir when she turned up at 57th Cannes International Film Festival wearing a revealing Neeta Lulla gown.



This year was special for Aishwarya as she was invited as the L’Oréal brand ambassador but also because she was provided the huge honour of opening the festival, also a first for an Indian.
Her Cannes outing in 2005 was a far cry from her first appearance at the French festival. She stepped out wearing a black Gucci gown with plunging neckline.


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Aishwarya sported a floral gown by Giorgio Armani at the premiere of the film 'Match Point'.

With passing years she became a permanent fixture at the Cannes red carpet,and wowed the snappers in a navy blue Elie Saab gown in 2006.
Also Aishwarya’s movie “Provoked” got a special screening at the festival this year..



I am surprised she din’t give a miss to Cannes this year, she dropped by with hubby Abhiskek Bacchan in the midst of their honeymoon. Though she stayed just for a day, and even gave a miss to the screenings of her critically acclaim film Guru.


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This year the whole bachchan family was spotted at Cannes. She looked adorable walking the carpet hand in hand with her hubby.


Aishwarya looked stunning in fuchsia Roberto Cavalli creation, which she teamed with diamond jewellery and a stone-studded clutch.

this year Aishwarya not only attended movie premieres with her husband Abhishek, but also took part in an event for social and humanitarian causes..


Aishwarya walked the red carpet as the L’Oreal brand ambassador…
She evolved with time and this time the media praised her choice for fashion she chose to represent herself in France,…



She also sent many hearts fluttering with her lovely ethinic appearance in ethnic wear , a saree she donned from Sabyasachi .

In this year Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended the Opening Ceremony at the Palais des Festivals during the 64th Cannes Film Festival  wearing an one-shoulder, belted and intricately-beaded white gown.She was the picture of elegance !
She was a stunner in another Elie Saab one shoulder embroidered gown.
Next she cut a fine figure in a geometric Armani Prive dress with smokey eyes.



2012 was the year, when Ash was criticised for her weight gain post pregnancy.And almost everything she wore this year was considered as a fashion disaster ! How mean ~!


It was not only at the red carpet, but Aishwarya Rai's behind the scenes looks at Cannes were also a hit with the fashion critics.
While Aishwarya has always rocks western wear at Cannes, she disappointed with her choice of ethnic outfits. Aishwarya opted for a black lehenga-sari with golden embroidery by Sabyasachi with matching golden hair accessory. Aishwarya Rai's golden sari by Tarun Tahiliani was the worst dress at the Cannes red carpet.



She is back and how! Aishwarya Rai Bachchan showed the world she's totally worth it when she finally stepped onto the Cannes red carpet this time. Ash glittered in a gold Roberto Cavalli off-shoulder dress and a white glittery gown another from Roberto Cavalli ,Aishwarya silenced her critics as she sizzled on the red carpet.


                                          Look at the flawless makeup *dazed* *_*

All in all she looked gorgeous in all three of her appearances, but I do wish she had opted for at least one ethnic outfit to showcase at Cannes!

Which was Your fav look?

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