"Aishwarya had come to Cannes as she is the L'Oreal girl. It is very gracious of her to come here. I am looking forward to see the husband and wife today (Sunday) evening. They are so generous people," Stone told reporters before the event started.
Aishwarya and Abhishek will be hosting the amfAR event Sunday night. Stone says she loves India and wants to see the Taj Mahal.
She says: "I love this country, India is beautiful. I am looking forward to seeing the Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan..."
Stone says she is honoured to be here in India for amfAR. She says: "I am really excited. I think we all have to come together and support this."
The gala will also see renowned recording artist Ke$ha performing. American designer and amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research) chairman Kenneth Cole was present.