Bollywood diva Mallika Sherawat is all set to add another feather to her cap. She will inaugurate Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Pavilion at Cannes this year. The actor will be a part of the inaugural session ‘Indian Cinema: Opportunities & Synergies with Global Cinema’.
Mallika will be gracing the session as a speaker along with H.E. Mr. Arun Kumar Singh, Indian Ambassador to France and Mr Ashok Amritraj, Hollywood Producer & Chairman, CII Cannes Initiative. The session will also include the likes of Mr. Resul Pookutty, Oscar winning Sound Designer, Mr Jerome Paillard, Executive Director, Marche Du Film, Ms Aditi Das Rout, Director General, Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) and Mr. Sudhir Mishra, Film Maker.
Says Mallika, ”I am honored to be inaugurating the CII pavilion at the Cannes Film festival. It would be great to discuss Indian Cinema and its global opportunities at Cannes. I am really looking forward to it.”
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Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the twelfth consecutive year, will co-ordinate the participation of producers, film makers and States of India at the Cannes Film Market from 14 – 23 May 2014. Indian state governments, film makers and services experts will be part of the booth space and CII’s aim is to get maximum business for the Indian Media and Entertainment industry by facilitating global opportunities.
This will be Mallika Sherawat’s 5th year at the Cannes film festival. The actor will soon be seen in CBS hit series Hawaii Five-O.