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In Pics: Why Ash is the golden girl of Cannes

May 23, 2019 09:30 IST

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is truly the 'golden girl' of Cannes. This pics are all the proof you need.

All eyes were on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as she strode the 72nd Cannes red carpet in a golden holographic gown.

Looking like a modern-day mermaid, the actor unleashed her inner diva in a snakeskin laser leather gown by Lebanese couturier Jean-Louis Sabaji.

Every time sunlight fell on this gorgeous gown, it changed colours -- from golden to orange, green to yellow.

Over 200 hours of work went into the creation of this gown, which was crafted from 18 m of foiled leather.

'Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the ultimate red carpet queen and dressing her especially for Cannes made me extremely happy,' the designer revealed in an interview to Vogue Arabia.

'She always wears statement pieces, that's why I created an edgy design with an edgier fabric that only she can pull off.'

While people couldn't stop raving about Aishwarya's look, it made us rethink her love for gold on the Cannes red carpet.

Scroll down to take a look at the many times she rocked an all-gold look at the film festival.

IMAGE: The inspiration behind the gown was 'the power of female deities in ancient Greek mythology'. Photograph: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

IMAGE: The gown had a six-layered train. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

IMAGE: Back in 2014, the actor was a magnificent vision in gold in a Robert Cavalli strapless gown. Photograph: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

IMAGE: She rounded off the golden fishtail gown with red lips and matching nails. Photograph: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images 

IMAGE: Aishwarya looked gorgeous when she debuted at the 69th Cannes International Film Festival in a golden gown designed by Ali Younes. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

IMAGE: In 2013, for her first international appearance post delivery, Aishwarya wore a gold sari by Tarun TahilianiPhotograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

IMAGE: She opted for a sari designed by Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla for the AmfAR Cinema Against Aids gala in 2012Photograph: Venturelli/WireImage

IMAGE: In 2003, among some disappointing sartorial choices, Aishwarya wore a strapless gold gown. Photograph: Scott Gries/Getty Images

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