Indian Celebs Like Akshay Kumar & Others To Stroll The Purple Carpet With Anurag Thakur At Cannes Movie Pageant
Cinema celebrities from throughout India will stroll the ‘Purple Carpet’ together with Union Minister for Info and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur at this yr’s Cannes Movie Pageant.
The ministry in a press release mentioned that the ‘Purple Carpet’ occasion on the seventy fifth Cannes Movie Pageant goes to be a gala occasion for the Indian viewers as celebrities from the cine world throughout India are set to stroll as a part of the Indian delegation on the opening day of Cannes Movie Pageant on Might 17.
Thakur will lead the delegation from India to Cannes and the record of celebrities includes actor Akshay Kumar, music composers AR Rahman and Ricky Kej, people singer and music composer Mame Khan, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, actresses Nayanthara, Pooja Hegde, Tamannaah Bhatia and Vani Tripathi, chairman CBFC Prasoon Joshi, actor R. Madhavan, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.
The ministry mentioned that the intent is to showcase the wealthy flavour and variety of India – tradition, heritage, legacy, and developments by way of its cinema.
The delegation has been hand-picked from throughout the size and breadth of the nation to characterize totally different strengths and facets of the nation.
“A number of new initiatives had been undertaken on the just lately concluded 52nd Worldwide Movie Pageant of India like collaboration with OTT platforms reminiscent of Netflix, Amazon Prime amongst others; recognition to 75 Artistic Minds of Tomorrow and the BRICS movie pageant. In the identical spirit, a number of new and thrilling initiatives are lined-up this yr for Cannes,” the ministry mentioned.
India is the ‘Official Nation of Honour’ on the Cannes Movie Market (Marche’ Du Movie) on this version of the pageant. That is the primary time this honour has been bestowed on any nation and comes at a time when India celebrates its Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
India and France are additionally celebrating 75 years of diplomatic relations this yr.
Anurag Thakur had earlier introduced that India can be the ‘Nation of Honour on the Cannes Subsequent’, underneath which 5 new startups could be given a chance to pitch to the Audio-Visible Trade.
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