Besides her fans, the actress has her husband, Ranveer Singh, cheering her on as she fills those big shoes. Speaking about the actress joining the jury of this prestigious film festival, Ranveer praised his wife and expressed his joy at her successes.
Recalling her reaction to the big news, Singh said in an interview with Film Companion, “I was like wow. That was my reaction. It’s just too amazing. And I’m so proud of everything that she accomplishes every time it’s like I’m his designated cheerleader It’s like baby deciding which is the best of the best movies in the world at the time, which is the best It’s so mad.
Singing his wife’s praises, Ranveer said he admires Deepika for her achievements and the way she is forging her own path by doing things “unprecedented” in Indian cinema. “I admire her immensely and I think no one deserves it more than her because she is so sincere in everything she does and works so hard. She deserves it and I am extremely proud of her. her,” he said.
While supporting his wife, the hunk also admitted he was wondering, “Mera number aayega kya?”
The actor shared that he wondered if someone would invite him to be part of a jury and choose the best performance. “But Cannes, that means, it’s huge,” he added.
Regarding the film festival, the selection of India as the country of honor coincides with the 75th anniversary of Independence, the 75th anniversary of Franco-Indian diplomatic relations and the 75th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival.
India will also present five films in the “Goes to Cannes” section.
These films, which are part of Film Bazaar’s Work-In-Progress (WIP) lab, include Jaicheng Zxai Dohutia’s ‘Baghjan’ (Assamese, Moran), Shailendra Sahu’s ‘Bailadila’ (Hindi, Chhattisgarhi), ‘Ek Jagah Apni ‘ (Hindi) by Ektara Collective, ‘Follower’ (Marathi, Kannada, Hindi) by Harshad Nalawade; and ‘Shivamma’ (Kannada) by Jai Shankar.
The Cannes Film Festival will end on May 25.
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