State poised to become global center of media entertainment: Shah Rukh Khan

Actor Shah Rukh Khan was a special attraction at Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018 on Tuesday. Khan participated in a media and entertainment roundtable held at the Bandra Kurla Complex (MMRDA Grounds). Expressing confidence that Maharashtra can emerge as a world leader in media and entertainment, Khan said: “Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has been very positive and is aggressively pushing reforms that would make Maharashtra a trillion economy. dollars.”

Maharashtra, which has already taken the lead in digital transformation and attracting investment, should provide political support to create an ecosystem to make it a global entertainment and media hub, he said. , adding, “We can become the biggest content providers.”

A large number of people gathered outside the seminar room to catch a glimpse of the Bollywood star. Khan, upon arriving at the scene, welcomed Fadnavis to the VVIP lounge. Other panelists including Rishi Darda (Lokmat), Arnab Goswami (Republic TV), Ritesh Sidhwani (Co-Founder, Excel Entertainment) and Sudhanshu Vats (Viacon 18) strongly highlighted Maharashtra’s immense growth potential in the media sector and entertainment.

They said that whether addressing the concerns and aspirations of the next generation or pushing content providers to serve individual and collective viewers facing the challenges of digital growth, the state should step up. and provide greater political support.

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