Siddharth Roy Kapur photographed at an event in Mumbai.
- Siddharth Roy Kapur was invited as a key panelist
- "It is a pleasure to be here," said Siddharth Roy Kapur
- "The fest is a significant forum for the global film community," he said
Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur is elated that he got a chance to represent India at the ongoing Shanghai International Film Festival. Siddharth Kapur was invited as a key panelist on the International Producers' Panel at the Shanghai International Film Festival in Shanghai. The panel, held on Sunday, was titled: Meet The Film Producers: Behind The Curtain of Hits and Indies.
"The Shanghai International Film Festival is a significant forum for the global film community to celebrate cinema and exchange ideas, and it is a pleasure to be here. India and China are two of the most vibrant and most diverse film markets," Siddharth Kapur said in a statement.
"I look forward to engaging with industry stakeholders here in furthering the filmmaking ties between us," he added.
Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is also the President of Producer's Guild of India, attended the festival in the capacity of one of the major producers of the Indian film industry. The panel discussion revolved around the challenges of producing globally accessible cinema, the disruption in the media and entertainment landscape and audiences' perception towards upcoming forms of entertainment.
He also discussed Indian cinema receiving great response in China, especially after the success of Aamir Khan's Dangal.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)