Before Deepika Padukone, these 8 Indian personalities were also served as Cannes jury members

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17 May -  28 May

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She is one of the finest actresses from Bollywood and one of the highest-paid actresses in India.

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Deepika Padukone Cannes 2022

Deepika Padukone is selected as a member of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival jury for the 2022

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Deepika Padukone Cannes 2022

Late filmmaker Mrinal Sen was the first Indian to serve as a jury member of Cannes back in 1982

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Mrinal Sen Cannes

A filmmaker and producer, Mira Nair, served as a jury member of the Cannes Film Festival in 1990. 

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Mira Nair Cannes

An author and  Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy was a Cannes jury member for the festival's 2000 edition.

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Arundhati Roy Cannes

Aishwarya winner of miss world 1994, was the first Indian female actor who made it to the jury in 2003. 

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Aishwarya Rai Cannes

Director and actress, Nandita Das  was a member of the Cannes jury in 2005

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Nandita Das Cannes

This veteran star Sharmila Tagore was one of the International Competition’s jury members in 2009 

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Sharmila Tagore Cannes

Director and actor, Shekhar Kapur was invited for jury duty at the Cannes festival in 2010. 

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Shekhar Kapur Cannes

Actress Vidya Balan had selected as a jury member at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in 2013. 

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Vidya Balan Cannes

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