Chinese cultural delegation visits Amaravati, shows interest in film production

An 11-member Chinese delegation recently met Ambica Krishna, Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Film Development Corporation (AP FDC) to discuss on a film shooting in heritage sites. They also indicated interest in the exchange of views and cooperation in the production of movies in both countries.

The delegation also expressed interest to invest in the construction of movie theatres in Andhra Pradesh. They also sought cooperation in China-India arts, culture, film, tourism and to promote India’s culture and tourism through films.

“Andhra Pradesh has vast potential for movie production with rich heritage sites and natural tourist spots. The FDC is ready to extend cooperation to the delegation in exchange of movie production and construction of theatres in AP,” said Krishna. He also asked them to come out with an action plan focussing on their interest of working within two months.

AP FDC Managing Director S Venkateswarlu elucidated on various opportunities in exchange of cooperation in tourism and movie production in Andhra Pradesh.

The delegation included Zhang Yongmou Ninka, Film Director and Producer, Sino–foreign cultural exchange and cooperation alliance; Song Jianglin, General Manager; Fang Zhenyi, Director, Chairman of the Board Sino-foreign cultural exchange and cooperation alliance; Wang Bin, Director; Wang Li, Chairman, Iris Media Film and Cultural Works Private Limited; Chen Guoyun, General Manager, An Hui Ying Shang Rui da Commercial Operations Managing Co Ltd; Chen Jian, Chairman, Futai Square Pyramid Cinema Co Ltd; Fang Jiancai, initiating member were present.