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After Deepika, Priyanka, Aishwarya, Mallika Shewarat walks the Cannes red carpet, see pics

Mallika Sherawat walked the Cannes red carpet on Monday as she attended the screening of a film La Belle Epoque on Monday.

bollywood Updated: May 21, 2019 17:16 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
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Mallika Sherawat poses as she arrives for the screening of the film La Belle Epoque at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France on May 20, 2019. (AFP)

Actor Mallika Sherawat, a regular at the Cannes, walked the red carpet at the prestigious film festival on Monday. Wearing a Tony Ward couture gown in grey and black, Mallika was a picture of poise and confidence. She attended the screening of the film La Belle Epoque at the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, on Monday.

Mallika also shared a picture and a video clip on her Instagram page. The video clip also featured her young nephew.

Long before her red carpet appearance, she had started prepping for the prestigious gala. The actor had taken to Instagram to share photographs and videos of herself gearing up for the festival, which began in Cannes on Tuesday and will run till May 25.

Mallika Sherawat at Cannes Film Festival in France on May 20, 2019. ( AFP )

Mallika shared the video and captioned it: “Preparations begin for the Cannes film festival. Tony Ward couture, Festival de Cannes.” In one video, she can be seen twirling in a stunning off-shoulder powder blue gown. Mallika also shared Instagram stories giving her followers a sneak peek into all of the outfits she is trying on for Cannes 2019.

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This is not her first at time at the gala. Mallika wore an embellished ivory trailed gown by Lebanese fashion designer Georges Hobeika in 2017. Last year, Mallika garnered enough praise for her bold entry in a semi-sheer creation, spangled in feather patterns Tony Ward gown on day one. On the second day, clad in a shell pink off-shoulder number featuring semi-sheer black patterns on it by Yolancris, she stole the show with her look. In 2018, she did her bit to ensure the issue of human trafficking and sexual exploitation of children is heard on a global platform. Mallika is known for her films such as Murder, Dirty Politics and Khwahish. This year too she is working with an NGO called Free A Girl India, which raises awareness about the issues of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children in India, according to a report in Mid Day.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut, Diana Penty, Huma Qureshi and Deepika Padukone were some of the Bollywood A-list celebrities who were seen dazzling at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival red carpet.

(IANS and ANI inputs)

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First Published: May 21, 2019 17:15 IST