Vidya is best known for her path-breaking roles in films like ‘The Dirty Picture’ and ‘Kahaani’. Actress Nandita Das is also a part of a separate jury for short films category apart from Vidya. The festival runs from May 15th to 26th
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan will be part of the prestigious 66th Cannes Film Festival’s nine-member jury, led by Hollywood director Steven Spielberg. The other biggies in this jury list are ‘Life of Pi’ director Ang Lee, Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman, Oscar-winner Christophe Waltz, Japanese director Naomi Kawase, Scottish director Lynne Ramsay, French actor-director Daniel Auteuil and Romanian director Cristian Mungiu.