Esha Gupta says her diving gown at Cannes was ‘sexy but a risk’, ‘my stomach was upset’

Esha Gupta sizzles in a sexy thigh-high slit gown at Cannes 2023.

Bollywood actress Esha Gupta exclusively tells us that she overheard the international paparazzi chanting her name on the Cannes red carpet.

Actress Esha Gupta recently added a new feather to her cap as she made her debut at the 76th edition of Cannes Film Festival. She walked the red carpet in a specially curated ensemble led by Dr L Murugan, Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. He represented India and its culture in the Indian pavilion along with Oscar-winning producer Guneet Monga, actor and former Miss World Manushi Chhillar and Manipuri actor Kangabam Tomba.

On her first day on the red carpet of the film gala, Esha, who is known for her avant-garde sense of fashion, grabbed attention in a high-slit white gown with a detailed floral design on the front, which was liked by Went. From fashion connoisseurs across the board. In an exclusive chat with News18, the 37-year-old says, “Reaction [to my outfit] Really been amazing. I was not expecting that. I didn’t expect to be one of the best dressed and I had people from all over the world — including my manager from LA and my stylist — tell me I looked the best and that I looked gorgeous.

Isha, however, agrees that it was an outfit that was risky to carry off, but credits her stylist for helping her make a statement. “It was a risk. When we were doing this Nicolas Jabran gown, we knew it was sexy but it was also a conscious thought to give it a divine look. If you look at the gown, it’s white and it has 3D flowers. are and it’s flowy [silhouette] make it dreamy I have to give credit to my stylist, Victor Blanco, for that,” she tells us.

Isha recalls the time when Victor gave her a glimpse of the dress for the first time and revealed that she wanted to see more dress options, and elaborated, “He was the one who took her to Cannes about two weeks ago.” I had seen it earlier and he said, ‘Esha, this is the gown that I saw on you.’ And when I saw her in the video that she sent me, I told her that it was good but we should see something else because we Indians are so used to being over the top and dramatic and we have extra clothes and trails and The whole jingbang. We love loud, we don’t love simplicity. It’s in our blood. I love being over the top, too.

But they say that all is well that ends well. So, her last moment on the red carpet in white was special in every way and Isha will always hold it close to her heart. “She had a definite vision about make-up, hair and styling. He also told me how to pose. Not that I don’t know how to do it but they made me imagine a certain way. Kudos to the amazing team I had – Charlotte Tilbury for my makeup and Dessange Paris for my hair! The entire team came together and made sure it was my best look ever. To be honest, I think this is one of the best looks I have ever seen on any red carpet,” said the Jannat 2 (2012) and Rustom (2016) actor.

While she thoroughly enjoyed her time on the red carpet, she shares that she was under a lot of stress before. Speaking about it, she says, “It was surreal. I was very nervous even though I had my team and Victor, who is my person, with me. My stomach was upset. I was not just representing ‘Esha Gupta’, but since I went with the official delegation, I was representing Indian cinema. I was very tense and was hoping that nothing would go wrong on the red carpet.

But one episode that really struck a chord with her was when she heard international paparazzi chanting her name. “When I stepped on the red carpet, they started clicking me and the photographers and paparazzi wouldn’t let me go. They knew my name and it was the most amazing thing that happened to me. When I started walking forward, They all called my name and called me back for more pictures,” she says.

Esha, who has also been making headlines for her other chic outfit choices on the red carpet and off-duty Cannes looks, adds, “I would like to thank the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, NFDC and FICCI for allowing me to represent Indian cinema. got the opportunity to do on an international platform. To be able to take India and myself out as part of India is the biggest opportunity for me. This is something that I had really dreamed of and I am very happy to have got this opportunity.