Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Irrfan Khan at Cannes with Angelina Jolie

Irrfan Khan, Angelina Jolie, Futterman and British actress Archie Punjabi pose during a photocall at the 60th Cannes Film Festival for their film.

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan will walk the red carpet with Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival.

The 60th Cannes Fest begins today and Irrfan Khan is headed to the mega event for the premiere of Michael Winterbottom’s movie A Mighty Heart, starring Angelina Jolie, Dan Futterman and Irrfan.

The three stars will walk the red carpet together at Cannes on May 19, the day of the movie’s premiere. Reports have it that Irrfan will be wearing an outfit by DKNY or Gucci for the big event.

A Mighty Heart will be screened in the official section of the festival. While Irrfan’s other movie Metro will be showcased in marketing section. A month after the Cannes Fest, Irrfan will be flying to the US for the American premiere of the movie in Los Angeles and New York in June.

A Mighty Heart is based on a book by Marianne Pearl about her search for her husband Daniel Pearl, a Wall Street reporter who was abducted and slain by terrorists in Pakistan. Irrfan Khan plays a Pakistani agent in the film.

Major portions of the film were shot in Pune (India) last year.

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