March 5 | Filmmaker Amit Khanna Visits NYU

Regional, National, and Global Trends in the Indian Film World
A Lecture by Amit Khanna
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
5:00 – 7:00 PM
NYU Institute for Public Knowledge | 20 Cooper Square

Amit Khanna, a media leader on Indian television and cinema, has been the Chairman of the Board of Reliance Entertainment. He has had a long career as a film and television director and a journalist. He currently plays a major role in debates about media policy, regulation and markets in India and in global markets for Indian media content. Amit was instrumental in the forging of connections between Reliance and Hollywood, especially in the creation of a partnership with Steven Spielberg’s Dreamworks. Amit set up India’s first diversified Media Company Plus Channel in 1989. He is visiting NYU as a guest of the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the NYU Marron Institute.

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