Sonam Kapoor brings Desi charm to amfAR Gala 2016

Sonam Kapoor rocks her grand debut at the 23rd annual amfAR Gala, pulling off another stunning Ralph & Russo couture gown with a Desi touch.

Sonam Kapoor brings Desi charm to amfAR Gala 2016

Her princess-inspired look is reminiscent of Elsa from Disney’s Frozen!

For her grand debut at the amfAR Gala 2016 at Cannes, Sonam Kapoor has floored us yet again in an avatar that marries the best of Eastern and Western fashion.

The Bollywood fashionista arrives at the 23rd annual fundraising event that supports HIV/AIDS research in a dreamy blue Ralph & Russo gown.

The off-shoulder dress is heightened by its gold embroidery and unique cutting that creates a beautiful cape, allowing Sonam to gracefully sashay down the red carpet.

She wears a pair of showstealing golden jhumpkas by Kalyan Jewellers, adding a touch of Indian charm to her Western look.

Sonam Kapoor brings Desi charm to amfAR Gala 2016Finishing off her look with a classic French braid, the 30-year-old actress’s princess-inspired look is reminiscent of Elsa from Disney’s sensational musical film, Frozen (2013).

Arriving with designers Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo who are responsible for making the world fall head over heels for her, our Bollywood sweetheart celebrates a stunning success at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Sonam Kapoor brings Desi charm to amfAR Gala 2016Social media is quick to sing praises of her stunning fashion style, as Twitter user Sakiinaa exclaims: “She looks like some arabian princess.”

Also representing Bollywood at the star-studded gala is Mallika Sherawat, who flaunts her cleavage in a sizzling purple Georges Hobeika dress with sheer panels.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is sadly missed at the fundraiser, having returned to India to promote for her new film, Sarbjit (2016), after a number of head-turning red carpet appearances at Cannes.

Sonam Kapoor brings Desi charm to amfAR Gala 2016The 23rd annual Cinema Against AIDS Gala takes place in Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 19, 2016. Guests enjoy an evening of entertainment from American pop singer Katy Perry, and a sizzling runway show featuring Karlie Kloss, Bella Hadid, Jourdan Dunn and more.

British actress Helen Mirren and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio are among many celebrities who take the stage to present auction items.

Sonam Kapoor has undoubtedly rocked every single one of her appearance at Cannes 2016. Now that she has established solid presence in the Western fashion world, can we expect her big break onto the big screen soon?

Scarlett is an avid writer and pianist. Originally from Hong Kong, egg tart is her cure for homesickness. She loves music and film, enjoys travelling and watching sports. Her motto is “Take a leap, chase your dream, eat more cream.”

Images courtesy of Rhea Kapoor Instagram and AP


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