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Watching Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood at Cannes

Cannes, May 22 -- Nine days, 13 films, 20 interviews, 2 parties - my Cannes in numbers! It's been an incredible week of movies, meetings and experiences. This morning started with Ira Sachs' Frankie. ... Read More


Cannes diary: Aishwarya Rai confirms doing Mani Ratnam's next, says she keeps it real with Aaradhya

Cannes, May 21 -- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Asif Kapadia, Werner Herzog and Sonam Kapoor - there aren't many spaces in which a journalist can interview these four artists in one day! I started with an 8... Read More


A day at Cannes: rubbing shoulders with Alfonso Cuaron, Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu

India, May 20 -- The beauty of Cannes is you can collide with artists anywhere - especially in hotel lobbies. So as I made my way through the Martinez going to an interview with Andie Macdowell, I spo... Read More


Deepika Padukone on Cannes: You either come here with a film or you slay on the red carpet

India, May 19 -- Any day that includes Pedro Almodovar and Deepika Paudkone has to be a good one. I sat down with Deepika just before a few hours before she left for the airport to return to Mumbai an... Read More


Mira Nair discusses absence of Indian films at Cannes Film Festival

India, May 18 -- The day started with a film that stayed with me like a bad dream - Bacurau directed by Brazilian film critic turned director Kleber Mendonca Filho who co-directs here with his produce... Read More


Hina Khan chooses to be positive at Cannes as Priyanka Chopra shares her red carpet rule

India, May 18 -- Both the films and the weather in Cannes are a tad unpredictable. You never know what you are in for, which is one of the many things that make this festival so much fun. Today, it wa... Read More


After a Jean Dujardin repast, a taste of India at Cannes 2019

Cannes, May 16 -- Day 3 in Cannes started on an ominous note - it was wet and cold. I trudged at 8.15 to the JW Mariott where the Directors' Fortnight was going to kick off. The Directors' Fortnight i... Read More


At Cannes 2019, Indian films missing from official selection, no Indian talent on juries

Cannes, May 15 -- The first film I saw at the Cannes Film Festival was only six minutes long. It was a snippet of a VR film, which attempts to engage all your senses including smell. But that isn't th... Read More


All the buzz from Cannes as one of the greatest cinema events of the year is set to begin

Cannes, May 14 -- Cannes Diary May 13 The day before opening night, all film festivals have a similar feel. So much looks unfinished that you wonder how it will ever get done in time, there is the pa... Read More