In a year that there is only one Chinese film playing at the festival, it will be through Bingbing that Cannes hopes to show the Chinese market what they are missing.
Deepika Padukone poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Loveless at the 70th worldwide film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday. She paid the price for wearing a dangerously high slit dress.
Actress Deepika Padukone put her best fashion foot forward in a sheer violet Marchesa gown as she made a head turning debut appearance at the Cannes Film Festival red carpet here. She was seen with smoky eyes in antique green, matched with a emerald green gown.
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The "Murder" star donned an outfit by her favourite designer, Georges Hobeika, just like previous year. She later described the red dress, which hung precariously on her slim figure and left nearly nothing to the imagination, as a "big risk", according to the Telegraph.
Already some seniors like Mallika Sherawat are flashing their oomph factor at the event on the red carpet. Along with this dazzling outfit, she wore a diamond and ruby collar necklace. Her pale satin gown by Twinset was designed with spaghetti straps and thigh-high split, according to Vanity Fair. "It's not about the status quo of being on the red carpet".
Earlier in the day at the French Riviera, Deepika spent some time gorging on a croissant, painting her nails and browsing through her wardrobe.