Aishwarya Rai Bachchan makes her grand entry on the Cannes 2011 red carpet. Take a look...
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses on the red carpet before the opening ceremony and the screening of "Midnight in Paris" presented out-of-competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 11, 2011 in Cannes.
Opting for an Elie Saab creation, once again, Ash is wearing a one-shouldered couture gown.
She accessorised this elegant number with simple jewellery and a Jimmy Choo Cosma clutch.
The gown was a figure hugging one at that.
This year, Ash is attending the film festival sans hubby Abhishek Bachchan.
Ash stole the red carpet spotlight, as she walked in for the screening of Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris.
Aishwarya does the 'look-back' during her photo-op prior to the opening ceremony.
Picture perfect: Ash poses by the pool on Day 1 of the Cannes Film Festival.
Mexican actress Salma Hayek takes to the red carpet.
Uma takes to the stage in her feathery Versace ensemble.
Uma Thurman has a lark of a time, but Robert De Niro doesn't seem nearly as amused.
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas and his actress wife Melanie Griffith at the opening ceremony.
Fifteen years of togetherness and the love between Banderas and Griffith still holds.
US actor and President of the Jury Robert De Niro walks in.
The jury of the 64th Cannes Film Festival pose on the red carpet before the opening ceremony and the screening of Midnight in Paris.
Members of the jury Argentinian actress and producer Martina Gusman, US actress Uma Thurman, President of the Jury Robert De Niro, French director Olivier Assayas, Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, British actor Jude Law and Norwegian critic Linn Ullmann.
Uma Thurman looks ravishing in white.
British actor Jude Law and US actress Uma Thurman pose for the shutterbugs.
Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Jude Law and Norwegian critic Linn Ullmann, members of the jury, pose on the red carpet before the opening ceremony.
Midnight in Paris director Woody Allen poses with his leading lady Rachel McAdams before the screening of the film.
Actor Adrien Brody is all smiles on the red carpet.
Midnight in Paris actors Adrien Brody and Owen Wilson walk in.
Adrien Brody, French actress Lea Seydoux, Owen Wilson, Woody Allen, Rachel McAdams and British actor Michael Sheen pose before the screening of their film.
Chinatown and Network's leading lady Faye Dunaway also opts for white.
Salma looks stunning.
Argentinian actress and producer Martina Gusman and Uma Thurman share a moment.
French Culture minister Frederic Mitterrand arrives with Italian actress Claudia Cardinale.
French designer Ines de la Fressange looks back for the cameras.
Italian actress Bianca Balti and Jewelry designer Fawaz Gruosi, CEO of de Grisogono pose together.
Chinese actress Gong Li poses on the red carpet before the opening ceremony.
Uma Thurman dances with French actress Melanie Laurent during the opening ceremony.
Antonio Banderas plants a big one on Salma Hayek's cheek during a photo call for Puss in Boots, at the 64th international film festival, in Cannes on May 11. (Photo: AP)
The actors have a great time.
Antonio and Salma wave like the superstars they are.
The duo climb atop giant boots for the photocall.
From left, Uma Thurman, Nansun Shi, President of the Jury Robert De Niro, Martina Gusman, and Linn Ullmann pose during a photo call for members of the jury, at the 64th international film festival, in Cannes.
President of the Jury Robert De Niro, center, gestures as he arrives.
A breathtaking view through the logo. It's all about building the excitement!
Woody Allen, French actress Lea Seydoux (L) and Rachel McAdams pose during the photocall of "Midnight in Paris" presented out-of-competition at the festival.
McAdams is smiling for three at the photocall.
Owen Wilson and Woody Allen enjoy each other's company during a photocall for Midnight in Paris.
Chinese actress Tang Wei arrives for the show for Chanel as part of Croisiere 2011-2012, by designer Karl Lagerfeld, presented at the Cap d'Antibes, near Cannes, ahead of the 64th Film Festival.
Princess Caroline of Hanover and her daughter Alexandra arrive for the show.
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld appears at the end.