The actors and filmmakers from Hollywood annd Bollywood are expected to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held here next month, a senior official of the Telangana government has said.
As per the agenda of GES-17, to be held in Hyderabad from November 28 to 30, there will be discussions how the tinsel world is going to become a game changer in terms of wealth and job creation.
“Some of the prominent film personalities from across the Indian and Hollywood industry are expected to participate in the session. Though the names are not yet out, the list will have top shots of the movie world. They will share their experiences on how to make the industry a more lucrative one,” the official told PTI.
Besides, discussions on media and entertainment, there will also be deliberations on healthcare and life sciences, digital economy and financial technology (fintech) and energy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump, the adviser to US President Donald Trump, are expected to address the inaugural session on November 28, an official earlier said.
On November 29, a session, titled ‘From Hollywood to Nollywood to Bollywood: The Path to Moviemaking’, will be held.
The Nigerian film industry is popularly referred as Nollywood.
“While arts and entertainment are attractive to people, many lack a full understanding of the business behind the industry and how to successfully and profitably tap into the creative economy. In this session, delegates will learn from panelists who are turning art and entertainment into sources of revenue, jobs, and wealth creation,” the website of GES said.
The GES, with the theme ‘Women First, Prosperity for All’, will bring together approximately 1,500 entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem supporters from around the world for two-and-a-half days of training and mentoring sessions, networking, and investment matchmaking, as per an official statement issued earlier.