Vidya Balan On Cannes Jury Duty With Nicole Kidman, Steven Spielberg

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan is on the jury panel of 66th Cannes International Film Festival, along with Nicole Kidman, Ang Lee and Steven Spielberg.

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Vidya Balan joins the jury panel of 66th edition of Cannes International Film Festival, which has names like Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, director Ang Lee and jury president Steven Spielberg.

The film fest will start May 15.

The jury will select films in competition section for the awards, which will be announced during the closing ceremony May 26, reads a statement on the official website of the film fest.

Eight international movie personalities will help Spielberg award the prizes.

The other names on the jury panel are Japanese director Naomi Kawase, British scriptwriter-director-producer Lynne Ramsay, French actor-director Daniel Auteuil, Taiwanese director-producer-scriptwriter Ang Lee, Romanian scriptwriter-director-producer Cristian Mungiu and Austrian actor Christopher Waltz.

[With inputs from IANS]

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