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Nestled on the sun-kissed shores of the French Riviera, the picturesque city of Cannes exudes a captivating blend of opulence, culture, and cinematic grandeur. Cannes is synonymous with the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, an annual event that draws the crème de la crème of the film industry from around the world. Every year in May, the city comes alive with an electrifying buzz as filmmakers, actors, producers, and film enthusiasts flock to the French Riviera for this prestigious event. From dazzling red-carpet premieres to thought-provoking independent films, the festival showcases a diverse range of cinematic masterpieces.
The Cannes Film Festival has always been a platform that attracts international talent and showcases the best of the film industry. In recent years, Indian influencers have been making their mark at the prestigious festival, adding a touch of Indian charm and creativity to the glamorous red carpet. The Cannes Film Festival 2023 proved to be no exception, as a new wave of Indian influencers made their presence felt, garnering attention and admiration on the French Riviera. From traditional Indian attire to contemporary fashion statements, they blended cultural elements with global trends, creating captivating and unique looks. So, here is a list of Indian influencers who garnered a lot of attention for their hatke look at Cannes 2023.
Dolly Singh is an Indian social media influencer, comedian, and content creator known for her witty and relatable videos. She gained popularity through her comedic characters and humorous twist. She gained significant attention on platforms like Instagram and YouTube, where she amassed a large following for her comedic talent and ability to connect with her audience. This year, the diva made her debut at the prestigious 76th Cannes Film Festival. For her debut, Dolly opted for a white-hued ensemble from the shelves of ace deisgner duo, Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla.
Her outfit included a draped skirt which featured pearl embellishments at the front. Dolly teamed it with an embellished bralette and a statement ruffled cape. She accentuated her look with softly blushed cheeks, highlighted T-zone, winged eyeliner, and nude lips.
Masoom Minawala is a prominent Indian fashion blogger, influencer, and entrepreneur. She gained popularity through her blog "Style Fiesta," where she shares her personal style, fashion tips, and travel experiences. Masoom's influence and expertise in the fashion industry have led to collaborations with renowned brands, fashion houses, and designers. She has been featured in various fashion publications and has participated in fashion weeks and events in India and internationally, including the 76th Cannes Film Festival.
For her first appearance at the film festival, Masoom opted for a black-coloured off-shoulder velvet gown that featured a thigh-high slit and a white-coloured ruffle detail at the back. Her outfit is from the shelves of UAE-based designer, Marmar Halim. She paired her outfit with a pair of matching gloves, a crsytal-studded choker, dainty earrings and heels. Dewy makeup and a bun hairdo added stars to her look.
Kusha Kapila is an Indian social media influencer, content creator, and actress known for her comedic talent and relatable content. She rose to fame through her Instagram account, where she shares funny videos and photos, often accompanied by witty captions. Her ability to create humorous content that resonates with a wide audience has earned her a substantial following and made her a favourite among Indian millennials.
With her unique brand of humor, relatable content, and ability to connect with her audience, Kusha Kapila has become a prominent figure in the Indian digital space. And now, the diva has spread her magic at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. For her debut at the film festival, Kusha stunned in a black-coloured sequin gown from the shelves of ace designer, Rahul Mishra. Her outfit included a long train, sheer cape detail at the back and golden embellishment at the neckline and shoulders. She accentuated her look with dainty earrings, glam makeup and a low bun.
Diipa Buller Khosla is an Indian-Dutch fashion influencer, blogger, and social media personality. She gained popularity for her fashion-forward style, beauty tips, and travel content. She started her career as a lawyer but later transitioned into the world of fashion and blogging. She gained a significant following on social media platforms, particularly on Instagram, where she shares her fashion choices, lifestyle insights, and inspirational messages.
Diipa is known for her elegant and chic style, often blending traditional Indian elements with contemporary fashion trends. She frequently collaborates with luxury brands and has been featured in several fashion publications, both in India and internationally. Maintaining her charm on the red carpet, Diipa mesmerised everyone as she attended the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. For her first appearance, the diva opted for a beautiful orange-coloured draped gown from Marmar Halim's collection. She accentuated her look with a diamond necklace, matching earrings and glam makeup.
Ranveer Allahbadia, also known as BeerBiceps, is a popular Indian YouTuber, fitness influencer, and entrepreneur. He gained fame through his YouTube channel, where he shares content related to fitness, health, motivation, and personal development. Through his YouTube videos, Ranveer provides fitness tips, workout routines, nutrition advice, and interviews with experts in the field. Beyond YouTube, Ranveer has ventured into entrepreneurship. He is the founder of a media company called, 'BeerBiceps'.
Ranveer's dedication to spreading positive and informative content has earned him a loyal fan base and established him as a prominent figure in the Indian fitness and lifestyle space. Moreover, he achieved another milestone in his life as he debuted at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. For his debut, Ranveer opted for a grey-hued velvet tuxedo. He teamed it with a white-coloured shirt, a butterfly bow tie and a pair of leather Oxford shoes.
Niharika Nm is a Los Angeles-based Indian content creator. She is widely popular for her witty and relatable YouTube videos. She is famous for her stereotypical Bangalorean accent. The influencer has taken the internet by storm as she graced the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. For her first appearance at the film festival, Niharika opted for a red-coloured sculpted draped tulle lehenga from the designer duo, Shantnu and Nikhil's collection.
She paired it with a matching French lace-detailed corset blouse, a sheer dupatta, and a pair of statement earrings. Smokey eyes, light pink lipstick, blushed cheeks, highlighted cheekbones and curly open tresses added stars to her look.
Ruhee Dosani is an Indian-American social media influencer who gained prominence because of her dance reels with her 'We Desi' foreigner friends. This year, the influencer made her debut at the 76th Cannes Film Festival and stunned everyone with her impeccable style statement. For her first red carpet appearance, Ruhee opted for a black-coloured pantsuit from the shelves of ace deisgner, Amit Aggarwal.
Her outfit included a sequin blazer that featured unique flower cut-out work. She teamed it with matching flared pants and a black shirt. A sleek chain, dainty earrings, a watch, classy glasses and dewy makeup amped her look.
Shivani Bafna is an Indian-American content creator who made the internet go by storm as she made a bold debut at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. For her debut, she opted for a beautiful red-coloured gown from the shelves of ace designer, Vaishali S. Her ensemble featured unique cut-out detail and thread embroidery. Shivani accentuated her look with a pair of dainty earrings, bold makeup and a sleek ponytail.
Ahana Mehta Mehrotra is an Indian social media influencer. She is the owner of the Kalka Group of Institutions. The influencer made her debut at the 76th Cannes Film Festival and shelled out some major fashion goals at the red carpet. For her appearance, she opted for a red-coloured fishtail gown from Lena Erziak's collection. Her outfit featured huge feather detail at the top. She accentuated her look with a pair of statement earrings, glam makeup and open tresses.
Rahi Chadda is a popular Indian supermodel, an actor and a fashion influencer. He has walked in some major fashion weeks across the world. Apart from being a popular social media influencer, he is the founder and owner of Panache and Marina Skin and Aesthetic Clinic. The fashion influencer shelled out his out-of-the-box fashion at the red carpet as he donned a statement ensemble. He opted for a red-coloured pantsuit from the clothing brand, HOMOLOG Paris. It included a blazer that featured ruffle detail and embroidery. Rahi accentuated his look with a diamond necklace, and minimal makeup.
The Indian social media influencers set the internet on fire with their glam look at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. Whose look did you like the most? Let us know!