Bollywood to have strong presence at FICCI FRAMES


    MUMBAI: Bollywood is slated to have a strong presence at this year’s entertainment convention FICCI FRAMES 2009 which will be celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and will be held from 17 – 19 February, 2009 in Mumbai.

    Personalities from the film industry who are slated to speak at this year’s convention are director Yash Chopra, Central Board of Film Censor chairman and veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, directors Shekhar Kapoor, Karan Johar and Aparna Sen, lyricist Javed Akhtar, actresses Deepika Padukone, Preity Zinta and Bipasha Basu.

    From the international media and entertainment industry, professionals who are slated to speak at the convention are: Microsoft Corp chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie, NBC Entertainment and NBC Universal Television co-chairman Benjamin Silverman and Intel Corporation’s Digital Enterprise Group senior vice president and co-general manager Dr Patrik A Gelsinger.

    Indian media and entertainment industry professionals like Reliance Entertainment president Amit Khanna, Multi Screen Media CEO Kunal Dasgupta, NDTV Imagine CEO Sameer Nair, TV Today Network executive director G Krishnan, India Today founder & editor in chief Aroon Purie, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India chairman Nripendra Mishra, Mahindra & Mahindra vice chairman and managing director Anand Mahindra, Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra, Television Eighteen India managing director Raghav Bahl, Hindustan Times vice-chairperson and editorial director Shobhana Bhartia, UTV Software Communications chairman Ronnie Screwvala, BCCI vice president Lalit Modi, India TV chairman Rajat Sharma, Entertainment Network India Ltd managing director and CEO AP Parigi, Vir Sanghvi, business scion Ness Wadia and Abhinav Bindra.