Cannes 2022: AR Rahman directorial debut to premiere at Cannes, Prasoon Joshi, Shekhar Kapur tell why this year’s film festival is special

AR Rahman, Prasoon Joshi, Shekhar Kapur

India has been honored this year at the Cannes Film Festival, which is why the whole country is curious about this festival, which started today, May 17.

Cannes (Cannes 2022) has given India the honor of “Country of Honor” this year and hence this film festival has become even more special for all the countrymen this year. India has received this honor at the ‘Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes’. Music composer AR Rahman, who arrived at the Cannes Film Festival 2022, told in his conversation with ANI that it is a great honor for him to be at the Cannes Film Festival. He is also going to release the premiere of his first directorial film at Cannes. Let us tell you, this film is very special for AR Rahman.

Prasoon Joshi reaches Cannes

Prasoon Joshi, a famous writer, poet and chairman of CBFC, who arrived in Cannes, said that India is always involved in Cannes, there are actually two departments of Cannes. One is the market and the other is the department where movies are shown. Both of these are important for us but this year is special because this year the country has got the honor of “Country of Honour”. On this occasion, Prasoon Joshi also said that the government and the filmmakers are trying to take the entertainment industry forward together. He believes that India will be dominated in the coming times because of the suggestions of many worldly schemes, initiatives are being taken by India for India. The Cannes festival will also be great.

Know what Shekhar Kapur has to say

Famous filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has also attended the Cannes Festival. He said that I have come here to support the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur and I agree that soon India is going to become the world’s biggest platform for the entertainment industry. Vani Tripathi, member of the Central Board of Film Censor, said that it is a great pleasure to be here, this is the 75th year of Cannes and to honor the country at the ‘Marché du Film-Festival de Cannes’ for the 75th year of India’s independence. What could be a better celebration than this?

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