Cannes International film festival, which held annually in Cannes, France. This year Cannes Film Festival is very special for Bollywood as it is because there are total 6 Bollywood actresses on the Red carpet of the Cannes. Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Huma Quraishi, Kangana Ranaut and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were seen in different styles on the red carpet.


Aishwarya Rai journey in Cannes is started from 2002 and now its 2019 and she is a tryst with fashion on the red carpet that’s renowned for establishing identities and courting recognition, chronicles a fashionable journey of 18 years.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s red carpet journey has always had extraordinary. Let’s recall her, the journey in cannas…and also praise her beauty..!!

2002

In 2002, Aishwarya made her debut in Cannes. She’s chosen to go with Indian tradition and wore a Golden Saari by Neeta Lulla with heavy gold jewelry. She looked elegant. She was promoting her movie Devdas.

2003

This year she turned jury member. While she retained her traditional style sensibilities with Green Neetu Lulla saree and a tight top knot. This time her outfit, was tacky and she got trolled for this.

2004

This year she walked the red carpet as a brand ambassador of L’Oreal. This year too she got trolled because of her outfits. She again wore a Neeta Lulla shimmery ivory creation which featured a halter neck, waist cut-out, and a plunging neckline.

2005

It was the first time that an Indian is opening the Cannes ceremony, non-other than Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. And after three years of a consecutive fashion disaster, Aishwarya finally shut the mouth of people by her looks. She brought with her two stunning ensembles – a floral printed Giorgio Armani dress and a black Gucci gown with an aesthetic plunge and a short train.

2006

Aishwarya chose two classy ensembles – navy blue Roberto Cavalli strapless gown accessorized with a snake choker and a black ruffled lace gown. This was the same year her movie Provoked was screened at the film festival.

2007

Aishwarya walked hand-in-hand with her husband Abhishek Bachchan. The newlywed couples. Mrs. Rai Bachchan looked stunning in an ivory white strapless Giorgio Armani outfit. This year the much-awaited teaser of Ashutosh Gowariker’s “Jodha Akbar” was also screened.

2008

Aish attends the Cannes with entire Bachchan family. This year saw her dole out three stunning styles that featured the golden Armani with her world-famous smile, a black and also a bright Cavalli fuchsia gown.

2009

This year, Aishwarya slipped into a Roberto Cavalli strapless white gown and a grey Elie Saab one-shoulder gown.

2010

Cannes 2010 proved to be quite a hit for Ash, it was that same year, Aishwarya wore a saree to perfection. She was gorgeous in a Sabyasachi creation. We love how the saree had an emerald green blouse. The hair and makeup were the perfect addition.

On the other two looks featured a beaded strapless Armani Prive gown, a pink pleated Gucci gown with a butterfly neck and a cinched waist.

2011

This year, Aishwarya gave us two stunning looks. One by Elie Saab’s embroidered Gown. and other Armani Prive’s two colored gowns, in which she looked amazing. She was also announced to featuring in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine.

2012

Everyone was waiting for looks in  2012, as it was going to be her first media appearance after her baby, Aradhya Bachchan. Once again she has chosen to wear Elie Saab’s midnight blue gown, looking gorgeous. Her second look was an Abu-Jani and Sandeep Khosla’s saree with an elaborate jacket blouse. She garnered praise for flaunting those post-maternity curves without a flinch.

2013

This year again she gave us numbers of looks. First, she amazed us in her one-shoulder teal Gucci Premiere gown. Second, she was a hit in her black and grey Elie Saab couture gown at the premiere of Inside Llewyn Davis and followed it up with two Indian ensembles – a golden shimmery Tarun Tahiliani saree and an intricately embroidered Abu Jan-Sandeep Khosla floor length Anarkali.

2014

This year she gave her best Cannes look. She looks glamorous, with a strapless, golden gown by Cavalli, and that bold red lipstick! OMG! pulled all plugs. And her hairs makes her captivating. Secondly, she wore Cavalli’s ivory embellished gown. She looks stunning as well in shimmery champagne coloured Armani Privé couture gown.

2015

OMG! what a year was this! She gave looks in which she just stunned. She was featuring a blue Elie Saab gown, a white and black Ralph and Russo folded gown, maroon Oscar De La Renta strapless gown, a white and golden Georges Chakra gown, a floral Sabyasachi dress, and a floral applique lilac-hued Elie Saab strapless gown. In her, all looks she amazed everyone!

2016

This year her purple lip goes viral!

Aishwarya flaunted a gold embellished Ali Younes gown, a fringe and tulle Naeem Khan to celebrate her 15th year at Cannes and blush pink embellished Elli Saab gown. For the promotion of ‘Sarabjit’, she wore a Rohit Bal embellished jacket and for the premiere of the movie, she wore a floral embroidered Rami Kadi Couture gown and sported purple pink lips with it.

2017

The beauty looked like royalty in her baby blue embroidered gown by Michael Cinco. The fitted bodice and the dramatic skirt was a no-brainer when it comes to the Cannes red carpet. The big gown needed minimal styling and her simple hair and makeup rounded the look out perfectly. A pair of chunky sandals, voluminous hair and her signature red pout added finishing touches to her look.

2018

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has returned to the Cannes red carpet and She looking stunning in black and shades of the purple butterfly gown, designed by Dubai-based designer Michael Cinco. It’s the same designer that had given her the dreamy Cinderella number last year.

2019

Aishwarya Rai stunning appearance in a shimmery golden dress which resembled her look like that of a goldfish, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made a grand statement last night outdoing herself in a white furry-ruffled ensemble which grabbed everyone’s attention.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, on the other hand, slipped into a white ruffled gown with a fur cape by Ashi Studio. Known for being the boss lady at Cannes film festival, Ash indeed looked like a queen out to claim the throne. Her look kind of reminded us of the time she won the Miss World title in 1994

More pics of Aishwarya Rai from Cannes 2019

This is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s 18th appearance in Cannes Film Festival 2019 and Aaradhya has also been accompanying her for some years now. This time, Aaradhya walked till the red carpet with her.

So this is it for her remarkable 18years glorious journey at Cannes. Most of the time she amazed us with her stunning looks and there are times too when her unconventional choices of dresses made the reason for her trolling. So, all in all she is the beauty of the globe. So, comment down below which years look you loved the most and let us know…

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