The Indian cinema is travelling across oceans and creating history globally. In recent times the magic of Indian cinema has spread across the world with well-deserved acknowledgement on many reputable platforms. One such platform is the Cannes Film Festival which takes place every year in Cannes, France. Well, one might consider the Cannes Film Festival as a fashion spectacle it is so much more than that. The festival honours and celebrates cinema across the globe and with international exposure and recognition. At the Cannes Film Festival 2024, the representation of Indian cinema has taken centerstage with many spectacular works by Indian filmmakers. In total eight Indian-produced or Indian-themed films have been part of the Cannes Film Festival this year. Let's have a look at the top proud moments for Indians at the 77th Cannes Film Festival.

Payal Kapadia's 'All We Imagine As LightMakes History with Palme d'Or Nomination at Cannes 2024:

Payal Kapadia's 'All We Imagine As Lightbecame the first Indian movie to get a nomination for the prestigious Palme d'Or. The movie has created history at the 77th Cannes Film Festival. It also received an eight-minute standing ovation after the screening. The movie features Kani Kusruti, Divya Prabha, Chhaya Kadam and Hridhu Haroon. All We Imagine As Light is an Indo-French production movie directed by Payal Kapadia. 


'Sunflowers Were the First Ones to KnowWins First Prize at La Cinef Selection:

Another great achievement by India at the Cannes Film Festival 2024 features 'Sunflowers Were the First Ones to Knowa short film by Chidananda S Naik, a student at The Film and Television Institute of India. The film received the first prize at La Cinef Selection. 


Mansi Maheshwari's 'Bunnyhood' Secures Third Place at La Cinef Selection:

Another film that made headlines at Cannes is 'Bunnyhoodby Mansi Maheshwari. It is an animated film that Mansi created for her graduation project at the National Film and Television School in England. The film secured third place at the La Cinef Selection.