Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh proud of Payal Kapadia’s Cannes win; Javed Akhtar sends dinner invite | Bollywood

It was a moment of pride for Indians as filmmaker Payal Kapadia’s movie All We Imagine As Light secured the esteemed Grand Prix at the 77th Cannes Film Festival. Bollywood stars have been sending their congratulations to Payal for this achievement. Recently, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, and Javed Akhtar also praised her victory.

Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh praised Payal Kapadia.

Priyanka, Ranveer, Javed Akhtar celebrate Payal KapadiaTaking to her Instagram Stories, Priyanka shared a post from Festival de Cannes. She wrote, “It’s a moment for Indian cinema at @festivaldecannes (dizzy emoji). Huge shout and congratulations to you all (hand heart and clap emojis).” She also tagged the filmmakers.

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Ranveer Singh posted an image of Payal Kapadia, Kani Kusruti, Divya Prabha, and Chhaya Kadam with their award. He wrote, “Making history! (Trophy emoji) A moment of immense pride (national flag emoji).”

Taking to her Instagram Stories, Priyanka and Ranveer spoke about the film.
Taking to her Instagram Stories, Priyanka and Ranveer spoke about the film.

Javed Akhtar tweeted, “Dear Payal Kapadia, my heartiest congratulations to you. It is a fantastic achievement. Extremely proud of you. Please get in touch when you’re in Mumbai. Shabana and I would love to host you for a meal.”

Celebrities react to All We Imagine As Light winEarlier, Farhan Akhtar posted on Instagram, “Heartiest congratulations #PayalKapadia and team #allweimagineaslight .. first Indian film to win the Cannes Grand Prix.” Kiara Advani also extended heartfelt greetings to the team of All We Imagine As Light. “Congratulations,” she wrote. Aditi Rao Hydari also praised All We Imagine As Light film. “At a very perplexing time in history where only the noise from my incredible country seems to get amplified, Here is an independent film by a first-time director that wins the Grand Prix honour at @festivaldecannes. Please take a moment and let us all stand and applaud this monumental achievement. This is the crowning glory of the fight for good Cinema in India. It may happen again, but not without the impact of #Payalkapadia’s spectacular achievement. So proud, so grateful. My love and congratulations to the entire team! India in all Her glory, and on Her own terms… What a moment,” Aditi wrote on Instagram.

About All We Imagine As LightAll We Imagine As Light premiered at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival in its highly acclaimed ‘competition section’ on May 23. It was the first Indian film to feature in the festival’s main category in three decades. The last Indian movie to make it to the competition section was Shaji N Karun’s Swaham in 1994.

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