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77th Cannes Film Festival: 74-year-old actress Meryl Streep honored at the opening ceremony, dog walked on the red carpet with celebs.


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The 77th Cannes Film Festival started on Tuesday. In this opening ceremony held at the Grand Theater Lumière, 74-year-old American actress Meryl Streep was awarded the Guest of Honor Palm d'Or Award.

French actress Juliette Banoch became emotional while giving him this award. Jury President Greta Gerwig was also honored on this occasion. French singer Jaho de Sagajan also gave a musical performance at the opening ceremony.

On stage, French actress Juliette Banoch (left) honored American actress Meryl Streep with the Guest of Honor Palm d'Or Award.

On stage, French actress Juliette Banoch (left) honored American actress Meryl Streep with the Guest of Honor Palm d'Or Award.

On this occasion, 2 thousand guests present at the Grand Theater Lumière gave a two and a half minute standing ovation to Meryl Streep.

On this occasion, 2 thousand guests present at the Grand Theater Lumière gave a two and a half minute standing ovation to Meryl Streep.

After being honored, Meryl posed for photos with Cannes jury members on stage.

After being honored, Meryl posed for photos with Cannes jury members on stage.

I'm lucky you guys aren't bored of my face: Streep
When Meryl Streep came on stage, about 2 thousand guests present in the theater stood up in her respect. Everyone gave him a standing ovation for two and a half minutes.

On this occasion, Streep said – 'Watching the clip you played here in my honor, it felt as if I was peeping out the window of a bullet train. Within a few moments, I found myself passing through youth and middle age, to where I stand today.

Streep further said, 'I am lucky that you guys neither got bored of my face nor got down from the train.'

Merrill also gave an emotional speech on this occasion.  She herself became emotional after giving the speech.

Merrill also gave an emotional speech on this occasion. She herself became emotional after giving the speech.

Juliet said- You have changed people's perspective
Actress Juliet Banoch, who honored Streep after listening to her speech, said that you have changed the way people look at women. Streep became emotional after hearing this. After this, Streep and Banoch together declared Cannes officially open.

Actress Juliet also got emotional after listening to Meryl's speech during the award ceremony.

Actress Juliet also got emotional after listening to Meryl's speech during the award ceremony.

This award was started in 2002
Let us tell you that the Honorary Palm D'Or Award was started in 2002. Since then, it has been given to many veteran actors including Jane Fonda, Clint Eastwood, Judy Foster, Tom Cruise and Michael Douglas. This year Meryl Streep has been awarded this award.

For this, Meryl has attended Cannes after 35 years. She won the Best Actress Award for the film 'Evil Angels' in Cannes in 1989.

French singer Jaho de Sagajan gave a musical performance at the opening ceremony.

French singer Jaho de Sagajan gave a musical performance at the opening ceremony.

Indian actress and singer Deepti seen on the red carpet
Earlier, the event started with the red carpet ceremony in which many celebs like Helena Christensen, Heidi Klum, Jane Fonda and Victoria Hervey were seen. Indian actress and singer Deepti Sadhwani was also seen in a floral trail gown on the red carpet.

On this occasion, Messi the dog, who was the Palm Dog Award winner in Cannes last year, also walked on the red carpet.

Messi the dog walking on the red carpet.

Messi the dog walking on the red carpet.

Messi played an important role in the 5 Oscar Award winning film 'Anatomy of a Fall' this year.

Messi played an important role in the 5 Oscar Award winning film 'Anatomy of a Fall' this year.

Indian actress and singer Deepti Sadhwani was also seen in a floral trail gown on the red carpet.

Indian actress and singer Deepti Sadhwani was also seen in a floral trail gown on the red carpet.

Deepti claimed on social media that she wore the longest trail gown ever at Cannes.

Deepti claimed on social media that she wore the longest trail gown ever in Cannes.

Model Heidi Klum poses for photographers on the red carpet.

Model Heidi Klum poses for photographers on the red carpet.

Hofit Golan was also a topic of discussion due to her outfits.

Hofit Golan was also a topic of discussion due to her outfits.

American actress Jane Fonda was seen in this look.

American actress Jane Fonda was seen in this look.

Belgian model Rose Bertram was seen in red outfits.

Belgian model Rose Bertram was seen in red outfits.

outside the venue Cinema workers protested
During the festival, behind the scene cinema workers protested outside the venue. During this time, most of the workers were seen hoisting a banner on which it was written, 'Behind the scene, everything is dry.'

Cine workers during protest.

Cine workers during protest.

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