Bollywood superstars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai rushed back to Mumbai after attending the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival as they wanted to be home in time to hear the election results.
The couple even skipped a big Bollywood party held by the Committee Of Indian Industries hosted by flamboyant industrialist Vijay Mallya on Saturday night at Cannes.
“It’s a crucial election for us. And we wanted to be here when the results came in,” said Abhishek.
The Bachchan family – Amitabh, Jaya, Abhishek and Aishwarya – had made it a point to cast their vote in the elections held in Mumbai on April 30.
The rest of Bollywood’s who’s who that attended Cannes stayed back.