Posted: 20 December 2009 at 7:23am | IP Logged
3rd Global Summit on Entertainment and Media Focus 2009 of Assocham came to the conclusion that we may be global as far as Indian Film Industry is concerned but still we have to take many measures to be known to rest of the world. Talking from the dice on the first day, S.M.Khan, the Director of Directorate of Film festivals of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India said "to attract foreign film makers into our festivals Government of India has announced a prize for 40 lacs for the best film, which is highest in the World. The seminar was attended by Film Director Madhur Bhandarkar, Ashok Pandit,President of Marwah Studios Sandeep Marwah, Actor Mukesh Tyagi,art connoisseur Nevllie Tuli,Sheemaroo Director Hiren Gada and Channel Mahua's Geetanjali Sehgal.
The show stopper was Sandeep Marwah who alone with great enthusiasm discarded the views of the other speakers who were not earlier convinced that Indian films and entertainment industry is now Global. Relating poetry to the current situation he won the applause of the audience to maximum.
"We need to improve a lot on our marketing techniques" said Madhur Bhandrakar, "We are behind as far as our subjects are concerned" said Ashok Pandit. "We still have to nourish our talent to an international standard" said Mukesh Tyagi. "Even after all these drawback our films are watched by two sixth of the World, Indian songs are accepted every where, Industry is still growing, we are still getting awards in every festival and competitions, Indian Films are watched with great interest ,Indian artist are appreciated" said Sandeep Marwah while giving ample current examples. Later Sujata Dev paid vote of thanks to the panelist.Others who were present there included Juhi Chawla,Dr. Swati Piramal and many film, TV and Media persons.