Cannes 2018 Day 7 roundup: BlacKkKlansman receives standing ovation; Sonam Kapoor shines in Ralph & Russo

On the 7th day of Cannes Film Festival, Sonam Kapoor walked the red carpet, while Dhanush's The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir premiered

FP Staff May 15, 2018 18:09:55 IST
Cannes 2018 Day 7 roundup: BlacKkKlansman receives standing ovation; Sonam Kapoor shines in Ralph & Russo

The seventh day of Cannes Film Festival 2018 had some major releases and important red carpet appearances. The Indian subcontinent once again, marked its presence at the French event both in terms of fashion and films. Here are a few highlights of the French event.

Sonam Kapoor, Mahira Khan unite

Sonam Kapoor and Pakistani actress Mahira Khan finally met on the 7th day and bonded with each other. Kapoor had earlier tweeted to Khan, expressing her excitement. The day also marked Sonam's first red carpet appearance this year for which she chose a Ralph and Russo white creation.

Dhanush attends premiere of The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir

Actor Dhanush also made his debut at the Cannes red carpet. He's at the French Riviera for the premiere of his first international film, The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir. The film also stars Berenice Bejo and Barkhad Abdi.

Naomi Campbell leads Fashion For Relief on the red carpet 

I Cannes

A post shared by ♔Winnie Harlow♔ (@winnieharlow) on

Naomi Campbell took over the red carpet with Bella Hadid and Winnie Harlow by her side. The three had earlier worked the ramp for a fashion charity event during the festival.  Bella Hadid stole the show with her silver ensemble on day 7 along with Winnie Harlow, who chose a bright green satin gown.

BlacKkKlansman receives massive standing ovation

Cannes 2018 Day 7 roundup BlacKkKlansman receives standing ovation Sonam Kapoor shines in Ralph  Russo

The cast of BlacKkKlansman with Spike Lee (extreme right). Image from Twitter/@THRGlobal

Spike Lee's politically-charged drama received a 10-minute standing ovation from the audience at the Festival De Cannes. The film, which is based on the true story of an undercover African-American detective and his Jewish associate's efforts to infiltrate Klu Klux Klan, premiered on the night of 14 May.

Kristen Stewart goes barefoot for a cause

Jury member Kristen Stewart took of her heels on the red carpet just before the premiere of BlacKkKlansman as a mark of protest against restrictive dress code. As a rule, women are only allowed to wear heels at the French event and Kristen made sure to make her disappointment be known.

#kristenstewart #Cannes2018 A post shared by Laureen Leen© (@laureenleen) on

Updated Date:

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro at ₹499 for the first year. Use code PRO499. Limited period offer. *T&C apply

also read

Dhanush plays a 'notorious' rural thug in Karthik Subbaraj's Jagame Thandhiram; see teaser
Entertainment

Dhanush plays a 'notorious' rural thug in Karthik Subbaraj's Jagame Thandhiram; see teaser

Jagame Thanthiram, starring Dhanush and Aishwarya Lekshmi, is set to directly release on Netflix.

Malavika Mohanan says it is 'unfortunate' Bollywood is put on 'higher pedestal' than other film industries
Entertainment

Malavika Mohanan says it is 'unfortunate' Bollywood is put on 'higher pedestal' than other film industries

Malavika Mohanan will soon star in her second Hindi language project Yudhra with Siddhant Chaturvedi.

Spike Lee to produce Stefon Bristol's Gordon Hemingway & The Realm of Cthulhu for Netflix
Entertainment

Spike Lee to produce Stefon Bristol's Gordon Hemingway & The Realm of Cthulhu for Netflix

Gordon Hemingway & the Realm of Cthulhu is Stefon Bristol’s second feature film with Netflix after See You Yesterday, which was also produced by Spike Lee.