Rai to Cannes jury

World Brief

Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai is being tipped as the first Indian actress to sit on the jury of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival, which unspools May 14.

Indian newspapers are reporting that Rai has accepted an offer from festival topper Gilles Jacob.

Devdas, in which she played the character Paro, had a special screening at the festival last year.

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