Cyberjaya (Malaysia), Apr 7 (ANI): Hundreds of Tamil movie fans thronged the Cyberview Lodge Resort and Spa here to get a glimpse of Indian superstar Kamal Haasan.
The Tamil cinema veteran was not in Malaysia as an actor, but as the chairman of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry's (FICCI) south entertainment committee to discuss a proposed collaboration with the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) a proposed collaboration.
"We are pleased to collaborate with MDeC on a mutually beneficial matter which is of special interest to our entertainment division. We hope the collaboration will enhance the development of the creative and entertainment industry in the two countries," Haasan said yesterday.
He attended a discussion with the National Film Development Corp of Malaysia (Finas) on Monday, The Star reports.
"Finas saw a glimpse of what I have in my dreamscape for this collaboration. We are talking about going international," explained Haasan.
The collaboration is expected to develop a strategic alliance on activities related to the media and the creative industries.
It is also part of Malaysia's efforts to develop world-class co-production initiatives in broadcasting and digital content.
Both parties are looking at the possibility of jointly producing six to eight feature films as well as starting a visual effects hub in Malaysia for the South-East Asian market.
MDeC chief executive officer Badlisham Ghazali said the collaboration was a big opportunity for the broadcast and creative industries of both countries. (ANI)