Filmmaker Karan Johar, the head honcho of Dharma Productions has given Bollywood some choicest of films. Karan was honored at the prestigious 68th Annual Berlin International Film Festival which had strong South Asian presence with the screening of six films, which had substantial participation from India.
This year, Karan is leading the Indian delegation, which will be discussing the Indian film market and Indo-European film collaboration. Along with the I&B and CII officials, other members of the delegation are actress Bhumi Pednekar, CBFC member Vani Tripathi Tioko, and directors Jahnu Barua and Shaji Karun.
The I&B Ministry is participating at the European film market in association with the CII. The officials believe that the participation of filmmakers will help them showcase Indian cinema to a global audience. The highlights of this visit are a discussion on the India-Europe Film Collaboration at the European Film Market (EFM) and a talk and presentation on ‘the current state of the Indian film market’ at the EFM Producers Hub. The Indian delegation will also be interacting with the audience at different sessions at the festival.