Forget Aishwarya Rai and Sonam Kapoor’s regal look because it is veteran actress Shabana Azmi who dares to share a throwback pic from Cannes 1976 which mirrors the importance of the event during that era. Amidst the razzmatazz of actress’s beautiful looks, Shabana Azmi has shared a black and white pic of her along with Smita Patil and the director appearing at Cannes in 1976 while showcasing the film Nishant.

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The actress not only shares the pic but also stated that it was about the Simplicity at that time when film was important not the clothes.


In another tweet, Javed Akhtar’s wife went on to narrate an incident relating to their outfit choices – a sari. She elaborated on how director Shyam Bengal insisted that the actresses (Shabana and Smita Patil) wore saris.

Watch this video for who wore what at Cannes film festival 2017!