6 Indian Female Influencers Who Dazzled at Cannes Film Festival 2024

By: WE Staff

The 77th Cannes Film Festival or Festival de Cannes has been underway from 14 May to 25 May 2024. The much-awaited global event celebrates world cinema with a diverse lineup of films and prestigious juries.

The Cannes Film Festival is an annually organized global event that features a broad array of films, filmmakers, actors, producers, influencers, and industry professionals. This year the event vying from the Palme d'Or, including notable entries like "Megalopolis" by Francis Ford Coppola, "Kind of Kindness" by Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Shrouds" by David Cronenberg, and "Oh, Canada" by Paul Schrader.

The Cannes Film Festival continues to be a platform for celebrating cinematic excellence and fostering international collaboration in filmmaking. It offers networking, film promotion, and business opportunities, and celebrates cinema, artistic exchange, and industry achievements. Celebrities often attend the event, which includes press conferences, panel discussions, and screenings.

The 77th Festival de Cannes became the talk of the town as it acknowledged some of the emerging Indian influencers who walked the red carpet. This year, the event is being attended by a plethora of Indian filmmakers, entrepreneurs, social media influencers, and actors. Their presence brings the spotlight on India as a nation of film enthusiasts and storytellers.

Meet six dazzling female social media influencers who attended the 77th Cannes Film Festival. Dressed to the nines, these women made the world sit back and take notice of the many success stories coming out of India.

RJ Karishma

RJ Karishma, also known as Karishma Gangwal, made her Cannes Film Festival 2024 red carpet debut at the premiere of "Kind of Kindness". She wore an extravagant ensemble designed by Indian couturier Abhinav Mishra. The outfit was a saree-style inspired dress with intricate mirror-work with delicate sequins.

The ensemble, which took 60 days to create, showcased India's rich artistry and fearless spirit. Born and raised in Jammu, Karishma has a massive Instagram following and collaborates with renowned personalities. With a deep desire to showcase Indian culture and craftsmanship, the outfit featured a harmonious blend of tradition with a contemporary flair.

Niharika NM

Renowned Indian digital content creator Niharika NM graced the Cannes Film Festival 2024 red carpet making a debut as an actor at the event. She is widely popular for her humorous "Types" video series and gained fame on YouTube and Instagram in 2020. She has made her Hollywood debut in the popular global show "Big Mouth" alongside Megan Thee Stallion, Jordan Peele, Padma Lakshmi, and Maitreyi Ramakrishnan.

Niharika NM showcased her fashion-forward sensibilities at the Cannes Film Festival 2024. She wore a bold florescent green gown, a voluminous pink gown with ruffles and cut-outs, a custom sculpted draped lehenga in a flaming red hue, and a crystal-embellished gown. Her outfits were expertly styled by fashion guru Anaita Shroff Adajani, who seamlessly blended modernity with traditional elements. She attended the premier of the firm "Kinds of Kindness" at the event.

Nancy Tyagi

Nancy Tyagi, a young self-taught designer from Uttar Pradesh, made a significant appearance at the Cannes Film Festival 2024. Born in Baranwa, she moved to Delhi to pursue her higher studies. She started creating videos where she meticulously recreated celebrity outfits that gained fame.

Fueled by her passion and perseverance in the world of fashion and influence she made waves on the international stage. She created buzz overnight by wearing a self-made pink ruffled gown with a long train, which took 30 days to create. The gown weighed over 20 kg and was stitched with a 1,000-meter fabric. On the second appearance, Nancy wore a purple saree with a hood with intricate hand embroidery crafted by her, further, she compiled her third look by wearing a black corset top paired with a matching skirt that had a long tail with a stylish fur stole.

Aastha Shah

Indian content creator Aastha Shah is a Mumbai-based influencer who focused on self-acceptance and embraced her beauty despite suffering from vitiligo. She attended the Cannes Film Festival 2024 in a golden gown, symbolizing self-acceptance and beauty diversity, representing Brut India and challenging conventional norms, celebrating individuality.

Aastha made a historic debut carrying a flowy and distinguished pattern gown created by renowned designer Fouad Sarkis. This bold move celebrates her unique beauty and opens doors for others facing skin conditions, symbolizing self-acceptance and breaking fashion industry barriers.

Masoom Minawala

Masoom Minawala is a renowned content creator, global influencer, and entrepreneur who has made significant contributions to the digital space, fashion industry, and women's empowerment. She has been featured in Forbes Asia's 30 Under 30, GQ's Most Influential Young Indians, CNN's 20 Under 40, and HSBC's list of leading female entrepreneurs worldwide.

Masoom wore stunning outfits at the Cannes Film Festival 2024. She carried renowned designer Amit Agarwal designed outfits during the event. She chose a chic all-pink Valentino outfit, vibrant red gown showcasing timeless elegance, a gleaming green stretch-satin jersey gown, and an fitted bodice emerald green gown. Her outfits emphasized elegance, fashion-forwardness, and a blend of Indian craftsmanship and modern design.

Diipa Khosla

Diipa Khosla, an Indian fashion and beauty influencer, is the founder of Indē Wild, a conscious beauty ecosystem. She holds a Bachelor of Laws in International Human Rights and a Master of Laws in Corporate Law.

Diipa has collaborated with MAC Cosmetics and has been a regular attendee at the Cannes Film Festival. Her brand, Indē Wild, focuses on mindful skincare and wellness. Diipa Khosla made a stunning appearance at the Cannes Film Festival 2024, wearing a white ensemble by Falguni Shane and a silver metallic mermaid gown. Her attire was a tribute to Indian heritage and women's empowerment.