Rajasthani singer Mame Khan, led by Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurage Thakur as part of an official Indian delegation, made history on Tuesday by becoming the first folk artist to open the Red Carpet for India at the Cannes Film Festival.
Khan, who has been a playback singer for several Bollywood films such as ‘Luck By Chance’, ‘No One Killed Jessica’ and ‘Sonchiriya’, among others, and was also shown at Coke Studio with Amit Trivedi on the red carpet. could be seen dressed in a traditional Rajasthani ensemble, which included a bright pink Kurt under an ethnic embroidered coat.
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The charming red carpet, which consisted of Indian film celebrities, showed the diversity and uniqueness of Indian cinema.
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Ambassadors from various regional cinemas were part of the delegation, which included Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Hegde, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tamannah Bhatia, R Madhavan, AR Rahman, Prasoon Joshi, Vani Tripathi, Ricky Kej, along with Khan and Thakur.
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