The opening day of the 70th Cannes Film Festival also saw Asghar Farhadi lauding its cultural diversity months after boycotting the Academy Awards.
While slaying the Cannes 2017 red carpet, Deepika Padukone found time to hang out with Susan Sarandon and Julianna Moore too.
In the run up to the red carpet looks that they will flaunt at Cannes 2017, here's what Sonam, Deepika and Aishwarya wore in the past.
The Mecca for world cinema begins as the week long 2017 Cannes Film Festival kicks in.
Deepika Padukone will walk the Cannes 2017 red carpet over 17-18 May
Cannes 2017: From Indian celebs to screenings, all you need to know about the film festival's 70th edition
The 70th Cannes Film Festival will see Deepika Padukone making her debut appearance and the screening of Priyanka Chopra's Sikkimese production Pahuna.
Priyanka Chopra has backed the Sikkimese film Pahuna which is directed by Paakhi A Tyrewala.
Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will represent L'oreal Paris at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
Cannes 2017: Lineup includes films The Beguiled, Killing of a Sacred Deer; Netflix finally makes the cut
Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell star in both: The Beguiled and Killing of a Sacred Deer, both of which will premiere in Cannes 2017.