and her adorable daughterAaradhya
have touched down in Nice for theCannes Film Festival
. Dressed in a chic black outfit accessorised with a bright yellow bag and matching shoes,Aishwarya
carried her 1-year-old daughter.Aaradhya
was dressed in a cute pink cardigan, red leggings adorned with white hearts and sported a red bow in her hair.Fans of Bollywood starAishwarya
had eagerly been anticipating her arrival at the festival, which she has attended for the past 12 years.
, who starred in 2004 hitBride and Prejudice
, has previously been dubbed India's unofficial ambassador to the festival and is expected to walk the red carpet on Sunday, 19 May.Former Miss World,Aishwarya
and her husband, fellow actorAbhishek Bachchan
, are fiercely private and have tried to keep their daughter out of the spotlight. For many months after her birth,Aaradhya
's real name was unknown, leading the media to refer to her as 'Beti B'.The adorable youngster is rarely photographed, although she joined her mother on stage in January whenAishwarya
was awarded an
accolade at India's Filmfare Awards.Cradling her daughter in her armsAishwarya
praised her family unit and paid tribute to her actor husband's talent. It was the first time the star had been seen publically with her daughter since the child was born in November 2011. "So overwhelmed with all that has taken place today,"Abhishek
proudly tweeted on the day reached he became a father. "Thank you, thank you for all for your kindness, love and prayers. It means the world to us."