The French Riviera is about to get a splash of Indian flair as the 77th Cannes Film Festival rolls into town. Get ready for a cinematic feast as India brings its vibrant colors and captivating stories to one of the biggest stages in the world of film. With seven Indian films stealing the spotlight, it’s bound to be a blockbuster celebration!

Here Are 7 Indian Films Which Will Screen At Cannes Film Festival…

1. All We Imagine

Get ready to immerse yourself in the heartfelt narrative of ‘All We Imagine As Light’ as it takes center stage at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by the talented Payal Kapadia, this Malayalam gem weaves a tale of two roommates navigating life as nurses in a hospital. As love and self-discovery unfold, their perspectives shift, illuminating the beauty of human connection and the transformative power of introspection. With rich storytelling and poignant performances, this film promises to captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression long after the credits roll.

2. Santosh

Join the cinematic journey of ‘Santosh’ at the Cannes Film Festival, directed by British-Indian filmmaker Sandhya Suri. This compelling film, starring Shahana Goswami, delves into the life of a newly widowed woman who unexpectedly inherits her husband’s role as a police constable in rural northern India. Prepare to be moved by this poignant exploration of resilience, duty, and the transformative power of unexpected circumstances.

3. Sunflowers Were The First To Know

Experience the poetic beauty of ‘Sunflowers Were The First Ones To Know’ at the Cannes Film Festival, where it will grace the screen as part of the Cinéfondation section. Directed by the talented FTII student Chidanand Naik, this Kannada short film invites viewers into a world where nature whispers secrets and emotions bloom like sunflowers.

4. Manthan

Prepare to be transported back in time as the timeless classic ‘Manthan,’ starring the legendary duo Smita Patil and Naseeruddin Shah, graces the screen once again at the Cannes Classics selection. Released in 1976, this iconic film also features powerhouse performances by Girish Karnad and Kulbhushan Kharbanda. Get ready to rediscover the cinematic brilliance and enduring relevance of this masterpiece on the international stage of Cannes.

5. Sister Midnight

Radhika Apte’s latest masterpiece, ‘Sister Midnight,’ selected for the prestigious Directors’ Fortnight category at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. As Apte shines both on and off the screen, this film promises to captivate audiences with its compelling storytelling and mesmerizing performances.

6. In Retreat

‘In Retreat,’ helmed by director Syed Maisam Ali Shah, unfolds the poignant tale of a man’s homecoming after years away. Set to be showcased in the Association for the Distribution of Independent Cinema Section, this film promises to immerse audiences in a journey of rediscovery, nostalgia, and the complexities of returning to one’s roots.

7. The Shameless

‘The Shameless’ directed by Bulgarian filmmaker Konstantin Bojanov. Set against the backdrop of India and shot across Nepal and India, the film follows the journey of Rani, an Indian sex worker, as she embarks on a pilgrimage to a distant temple. There, she grapples with her past, including a haunting love affair, and confronts the specter of a lover imprisoned for murder in Bangalore. Delving deep into themes of redemption, love, and the search for meaning, ‘The Shameless’ promises to enthrall audiences with its evocative storytelling.

Wishing all the best to the incredible cast and talented teams behind these diverse films representing India at Cannes. May their captivating stories and exceptional craftsmanship mesmerize audiences and leave an indelible mark on the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.