The year 2012 is certainly not the greatest for Indian cinema at the Cannes Film Festival. Unlike in the past when several Indian films won accolades at the most prestigious international film festival, this year no Indian films except 'Miss Lovely' are officially in the competition.

Workers install the red carpet in front of the main entrance of the Festival Palace for the opening ceremony of the 65th Cannes Film Festival May 16, 2012. Image Credit: Reuters