Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare has said that India will virtually showcase its cultural and cinematic heritage to the world at the Cannes Film Festival. Speaking at the inauguration of the virtual India Pavilion, he said, India will also showcase the advancements it has made in the sphere of filmmaking. He said, this year marks the beginning of the 75th year celebration of India’s Independence, what the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has termed as Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
On the occasion, Additional Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Neerja Sekhar said that Cinema is a world of ideas, concepts, inspiration, experimentation, interpretations and perceptions. She said, the entertainment that Indian cinema generates across all languages is extremely unique. She requested the members from the Film Industry to reach out to the government of India wherever government help and support is needed. Neerja Sekhar said, India has a public broadcaster agreement with more than 30 countries.