Mumbai, May 13 -- Shyam Bengal's 'Manthan' is set to be showcased the 77th edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival of this year which is set to commence on May 14 and will conclude on May 25.

Directed by Shyam, the film released in 1976 starring Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil and Amrish Puri in the lead and has been much praised.

But do you know that the director addressed the star cast to wear the same clothes for 45 days during the shoot that's too in the scorching heat?

The filmmaker said, "You see, people in that very dry area wentfor days without bathing because they had so little water, so I told Naseer (Naseeruddin Shah), Smita(Patil), Girish (Karnad), Amrish (Puri), and the othersto not change. If they stank, they would ...