Gujarat will host the 69th edition of Filmfare Awards in 2024, with the state government's Tourism Corporation on Wednesday signing an MoU with entertainment and lifestyle content company Worldwide Media to host the event and promote the state as a film destination
Gujarat will host the Filmfare Awards - annual awards that honour artistic and technical excellence in the Hindi-language film industry of India - for the first time and through that the state will be promoted as a film destination, they said.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TCGL) MD Saurabh Parghi on behalf of the state government and Deepak Lamba, CEO on behalf of Worldwide Media (WWM) in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel at Gandhinagar.
The government said the film industry has received the state's 2022 Cinematic Tourism Policy with enthusiasm and has been attracted to the state as a destination of their choice to shoot movies.
Hosting this Filmfare Award 2024 will become another landmark for the state seeking to project itself as a prominent film destination, it said.
Apart from CM Patel, Tourism Minister Malubhai Bera and other senior ministers and officers, Managing Director of Times Group Vineet Jain and Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff were also present at the MoU signing ceremony..
Source : Deccan Herald