After much speculation, Anushka Sharma finally walked the Cannes red carpet! She made a stunning debut wearing a white chadar dress with a ruffled bodice that resembled a floral design. Anushka opted for an updo hairstyle and kept her makeup and accessories minimal to let the gown take center stage. She was joined by fellow L’Oréal ambassadors Eva Longoria and Andy McDowell on the second-to-last day at Cannes. Together, they walked the red carpet to attend the premiere of The Old Oak, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Loach, who has twice won the prestigious Palme d’Or award.
Taking to her Instagram, Anushka shared a series of pictures from her first appearance. In one of the pictures, Anushka is seen getting into the car, while flashing a bright smile. It was no surprise that one of the first people to skip a moment was hubby Virat Kohli! Virat posted heart-eyes and red heart emojis in the comments section, only to receive thousands of likes within minutes.
Following in the footsteps of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aditi Rao Hydari, Anushka took over as the L’Oreal representative on the prestigious Cannes red carpet. Several newcomers to Cannes, such as Sara Ali Khan, Mrinal Thakur, Manushi Chillar and Esha Gupta have already appeared on the red carpet. Meanwhile, Vijay Varma and Urvashi Rautela are joining the festival for the second time.
Filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Sunny Leone and Rahul Bhatt attended Cannes with their film “Kennedy”, which was screened in the midnight screening lineup. Also, Kanu Bahl’s film “Agra” was screened at the festival and she accompanied him. Actress Priyanka Bose along with her crew.
On the work front, Anushka will next be seen in cricketer Jhulan Goswami’s biopic Chakda ‘Express’.