PHOTOS | Aishwarya Rai's Cannes dress took 3 weeks and 100 people to make

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Aishwarya Rai has once again stunned at the Cannes Film Festival, this time dressed in a pink couture gown with an eye-catching shell-like structure on her back.

According to the Hindustan Times, in an interview with PTI, the designer of the gown, Gaurav Gupta, revealed his inspiration behind the garment.

"We wanted something which denotes hope, birth and beauty. After all the world has gone through in the past few years, we wanted to celebrate life and art," he said. 

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The dress was inspired by Sandro Botticelli's famous painting Birth of Venus. The shell structure was meant to symbolise Venus' rise from the scalloped shell. 

The designer also revealed that the detailed garment took 20 days to make with 100 artisans working on it. 

Aishwarya wore the dress while attending the screening of Armageddon Time at Cannes. 

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Take a look at the gorgeous gown below:

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attends the screening of Armageddon Time.

Aishwarya Rai
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attends the screening of Armageddon Time during the 75th annual Cannes film festival at Palais.

Aishwarya Rai
Aishwarya Rai attends the screening of Armageddon Time during the 75th annual Cannes film festival.

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