Mumbai, April 20(IANS) – Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif will grace the red carpet at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival as the ambassador of cosmetic brand L’OrÃ©al Paris. She says she can’t wait to join the other global ambassadors, which also include Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor.
Katrina Kaif to make her debut at Cannes film gala
L’OrÃ©al Paris will celebrate 18 years of its partnership as the official makeup partner for Festival De Cannes, and it promises an exciting line-up of its spokespeople ready to walk the red carpet from May 13-24.
In the past, Aishwarya and Sonam have made India prou”600″d with their stunning beauty and fashion statements, and now Katrina — who has worked with top-notch stars and filmmakers in her over decade-long acting career in Bollywood — is ready to sport a specially created look for her debut at Cannes.
I’m very excited to represent L’OrÃ©al Paris and India at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Being an actor, it is very inspiring to attend an event that celebrates all forms of cinema. As a L’OrÃ©al Paris ambassador, I can’t wait to meet the other global ambassadors and help set new beauty trends for this year, Katrina said in a statement.
Sonam is also happy to welcome Katrina to the film jamboree.
Katrina is a gorgeous girl who has a unique individual style that she embraces and highlights with panache. I am sure she will dazzle everyone at the French Riviera and I
can’t wait to meet her there. I am glad to be representing India with two amazing L’OrÃ©al Paris ambassadors at Cannes.
Together we will embody the glamour, diversity, beauty and talent that define this country, said the Khoobsurat actress.
L’OrÃ©al Paris calls its ambassadors ‘Women of Worth’ and the brand’s officials are delighted to announce Katrina’s debut this year.
L’OrÃ©al Paris has played an active role in promoting cinema and catering to the event’s grandeur and we’re excited that our beautiful Indian ladies in their Matte or Gloss themed looks will only add to the glamour of the event, said Manashi Guha, general manager of the brand.