Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Bollywood and Nollywood join forces

The first (Bollywood) and second (Nollywood) largest movie producers in the world have teamed up to have a joint film festival for Bollywood and Nollywood to commemorate the 60th and 50th independence anniversaires of the two countries.

The festival is scheduled to take place in Nigeria by January 2010 and will serve to strenghten the cultural and economic relations between India and Nigeria.

Yesterday, the Indian High Commisioner to Nigeria, Mahesh Sachdev met with the Minister of Information and communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili, and expressed how the partnership would benefit the 140 million people of Nigeria and the 1.1. billion people of India.

The Guardian

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