Nandita Das, Mukesh Bhatt
Nandita Das, Mukesh Bhatt at Mumbai Film MartVarinder Chawla

Actress Nandita Das joined Susana De La Sierra, Director General of ICAA (Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts) Spain, to inaugurate the Mumbai Film Mart (MFM) on 18 October.

Mukesh Bhatt, President of the Film and Television Producers Guild; Uday Singh, Managing Director of MPAA; Ganesh Jain, President, Indian Council for IMPEX of Films & TV programmes; Kulmeet Makkar, CEO, Film and Television Producers Guild of India and Amit Khanna, Founder Trustee of MAMI, ex-President FTPJ and ex-Chairman of Reliance Entertainment addressed the attendees.

Representatives from UniFrance, UniJapan, German consulates, producers, filmmakers and studio were also present at the ceremony.

Speaking at the occasion, Nandita said: "Mumbai Film Mart gives a great platform for independent film makers; allowing them to connect with other people and talking about traditional and non-traditional films".

Meanwhile, Bhatt said: "Mumbai Film Mart gives an opportunity to us all, especially to the young film makers to showcase their talent and expertise and also brings to us the talent from all over the world; mutually benefitting all."

MFM gives the platform to promote indigenous films to international buyers. It will go on till 20th October, with more than 200 buyers, sales agents, programmers and studios being part of it.  

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Nandita Das, Mukesh Bhatt at Mumbai Film Mart
Nandita Das, Mukesh Bhatt at Mumbai Film Mart
Nandita Das, Mukesh Bhatt at Mumbai Film Mart
Nandita Das, Mukesh Bhatt at Mumbai Film Mart
Mukesh Bhatt at Mumbai Film Mart
Mukesh Bhatt at Mumbai Film Mart
Nandita Das at Mumbai Film Mart
Nandita Das at Mumbai Film Mart
Nandita Das at Mumbai Film Mart
Nandita Das at Mumbai Film Mart