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Bollywood, Nollywood India wants collaboration between both film industries

How excited are you over a collaboration between Bollywood and Nollywood? According to India’s acting High Commissioner in Nigeria, a collaboration between Bollywood and Nollywood will boost both country’s economy.

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According to India’s acting High Commissioner in Nigeria, Kaisar Alam, the commission will facilitate collaboration between Nollywood and Bollywood.

Kaisar  made this known on Sunday, January 4, 2015 to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. According to Alam, the two film industries had a lot to contribute to their country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

kaisar said that stakeholders in the film industries from Bollywood and Nollywood could partner or exchange programmes that would yield mutual benefits and promote better understanding between the two countries.

“Indian films are very popular in several countries like Russia, China, Indonesia and Nigeria.

India can use its more than 100 years of experience in Bollywood to assist Nigeria if the people in the industry can communicate exactly what they need to us.

The people in the industry have to come forward to tell us exactly where they need assistance and in what form.

The film industry contributes significantly to the GDP of India. I understand that Nollywood also contributes significantly to the GDP of Nigeria,’’  - Kaisar said.

Source: NAN.

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