Vidya Balan highlights Indian cinema’s global impact at Wharton

March 31, 2010

vidya balan 200x246New Delhi, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who was recently invited to the Wharton School in Pennsylvania to be part of the 14th Wharton India Economic Forum, showcased the high points of Indian cinema there.

The 32-year-old was invited to speak March 27 on globalization of mainstream Indian cinema.

“Vidya 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 in over 90 countries and are consistently recognised across international film festivals,” said a source.

Vidya 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, Shankar Mahadevan and Namit Malhotra.

The actress, who has been part of successful films like “Parineeta”, “Lage Raho Munnabhai” and “Paa”, is currently working on “Chenab Gandhi” and “No One Killed Jessica”.





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