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Cannes 2023: Union Minister feels proud to represent Indian culture on red carpet

He also posed with the Oscar-winning documentary The Elephant Whisperers producer Guneet Monga

Union Minister L Murugan (Image Source: Twitter)

By: Mohnish Singh

Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting L Murugan on Wednesday shared his proud moment as he walked the Cannes red carpet in a traditional Veshti.

Murugan who is leading the Indian delegation at the ongoing year’s Cannes Film Festival and attended the event in a traditional outfit than a Western.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Murugan shared pictures from the film festival along with a note in his regional language.

The note read, “As a Tamilian, I am proud to participate in the red carpet reception of the world-famous Cannes Film Festival today wearing the Veshti shirt, a traditional symbol of Tamil.”

He also posed with the Oscar-winning documentary The Elephant Whisperers producer Guneet Monga.

Sharing the video, he wrote, “It is a proud moment for every Indian and Tamil to step on the world stage wearing the #G20India, traditional dress emblazoned with our national flag at this moment when India is chairing the G20 summit.”

In the picture, Murugan is dressed in a white shirt which got the national flag on its left side and a G20 logo on the right. He paired it with ‘Veshti’ to represent his culture at the global level.

Guneet, on the other hand, opted for a golden-tone saree.

Like last year when India had a series of celebrities on the red carpet, this time Manushi Chillar, Indian actor, model, and the winner of the Miss World 2017, Esha Gupta – acclaimed actor of the Indian Cinema and Kangabam Tomba – acclaimed Manipuri actor would walk the red carpet.

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