We were at Cannes this year the day the famous film festival started. The Great Gatsby would be opening that day and there was a lot of media and public frenzy in the street outside the festival venue.
We were amongst the onlookers behind the barricades waiting for the ‘action’ to begin. We had waited for a full four hours and it was only around 5.30 that the guests started arriving. It started raining around the same time too.
Between umbrellas and the continuous downpour, we caught a fleeting glimpse of several Hollywood and Bollywood stars —Steven Spielberg, Leonardi Di Caprio, Nicole Kidman, Tobby McGuire, Vidya Balan, Amitabh Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor….