Vidya Balan at Wharton School

Friday, April 2, 2010

April 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Vidya Balan speaks on the Globalization of Mainstream Indian Cinema at the14th Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF)

Vidya Balan who has never failed to deliver a brilliant performance one film at a time was recently invited to the prestigious Wharton School in Pennsylvania to be part of the 14th Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) to speak on the subject of Globalization of Mainstream Indian Cinema.

Vidya Balan spoke on moving beyond parallel and cross-over films, and how mainstream Indian films are now making their mark on international audiences.

Reveals a source “Vidya Balan spoke on how mainstream Indian Cinema is going global in every way possible as international production houses including Warner Brothers and Disney are producing Indian films, and how Indian movies are being watched by over 90 countries and are consistently recognized across international film festivals”

Vidya Balan was part of a panel that discussed the achievements, shortcomings, and future prospects of the Indian film industry as it scales new global heights. Others on the panel included Anil Kapoor, Rakeysh Omprakash Sharma, Shankar Mahadevan, and Namit Malhotra.

Vidya Balan career wise has her plate full, she wowed us with her performance in Vishal Bharadwaj’s Ishqiya and is currently working on Chenab Gandhi and No One Killed Jessica.

- Sampurn Wire

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