proud of my Indianness, Sara Ali Khan on why she chose a lehenga for her Cannes debut


Sara Ali Khan, for her Cannes debut, opted for a hanwoven ivory lehenga. At the film festival’s red carpet, the Zara Hatke, Zara Bachke actor boasted about her ‘Indianness’ and how her outfit embodies the “modern but also traditional Indian.”

Sara Ali Khan made her big Cannes debut on Tuesday by walking the red carpet wearing a lehenga and proudly showing off her “desi” roots. She attended the premiere of the opening film, the Louis XV period drama Jeanne du Barry, starring Johnny Depp, at the 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.

For the landmark event in her career, Sara opted for a handwoven ivory lehenga designed by celebrity fashion designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. Sara’s appearance from the red carpet is making the rounds on social media where she is seen talking about how she is proud of her “Indianness” and what it means for her to attend such global events.


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