'FICCI frames 2009' underway in Mumbai

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Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Asia's largest convention on the business of entertainment 'FICCI frames 2009' is currently underway in Mumbai.

The three-day long convention is a forum, which gives a chance for leading names from media and entertainment industry to share a common platform with government representatives.

Host of Bollywood's most popular filmmakers and actors like Yash Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Priety Zinta, Shilpa Shetty were seen attending this gala event.

Lifetime achievement ward was given to Danny Glover, an African American character actor.

Glover said that he was proud to be in the company of greatest actors of the world.

"I am absolutely excited and proud to accept this award. I get a chance to be in the company of the artists here. And here I certainly want to mention the name of Amitabh Bachchan, one of the great actors of the world," said Glover.

Amitabh Bachchan on other hand thanked FICCI for making the world understand Indian cinema better.

"I would like to give FICCI a great deal of importance for joining hands with the Indian film industry and helping us make the world understand our profession," said Bachchan.

This year FICCI Frames expects nearly 2000 Indian and 800 foreign delegates from the media and entertainment industry. It will cover the entire gamut of media and entertainment like films, TV, radio, digital entertainment, animation, gaming and visual effects. (ANI)

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