Cannes 2022: Shekhar Kapur says India will become biggest media entertainment platform in world

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur who is attending the 75th Cannes Film Festival where India has been named the ‘Country of Honour’ at the Marche du Film, has stated that in the following couple of years, the country will “become the biggest and the largest media entertainment platform in the world.”

Shekhar, who on Tuesday strolled the Cannes 2022 Red Carpet as part of the Indian delegation led by Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur, while speaking to expressed his support for India by saying, “The reason I am here is to support the Minister and the idea that India, in the next few years, is about to become the biggest and the largest media entertainment platform in the world. We are celebrating the future and not just the past.”

“This is not just a celebration of cinema, it is the celebration of youth, it’s the celebration of the way India has digitalised, it’s the way that broadband is available to everybody and it’s the way the Indian youth and content makers along with the number of technology people that we have, we are all set to go and conquer the world. That’s why we are celebrating the future,” the filmmaker added.