Vidya Balan on Cannes Jury

By NewsDesk • Published on April 24, 2013

viday balanIndian actress Vidya Balan will on the main jury of 66th Cannes Film Festival 2013. The jury is headed by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg.

Earlier Indian actresses Aishwarya Rai (2003), Nandita Das (2005) and Sharmila Tagore (2009) have served on the main jury. Nandita Das is on the Cinefondation and short film jury this year as well.

Director Shekhar Kapur was on the jury in 2010.

The other members of the jury are:

Naomi Kawase (Japanese director)

Nicole Kidman (Australian actress/producer)

Lynne Ramsay (British scriptwriter/director/producer)

Daniel Auteuil (French actor/director)

Ang Lee (Taiwanese director/producer/scriptwriter)

Cristian Mungiu (Romanian scriptwriter/director/producer)

Christopher Waltz (Austrian Actor)

Vidya Balan (Indian actress)

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