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Shalom Bollywood: Embassy of Israel collaborates with Israeli & Indian Film Industries to Foster Cultural Partnership

By Priti Prakash | PUBLISHED: 17, Aug 2023, 18:37 pm IST | UPDATED: 17, Aug 2023, 18:37 pm IST

Shalom Bollywood: Embassy of Israel collaborates with Israeli & Indian Film Industries to Foster Cultural Partnership New Delhi: Ambassador of the Embassy of Israel in India, Naor Gilon hosted a soiree on August 16th 2023 that brought together distinguished figures from both the Israeli and Indian film industries to celebrate and enhance the cultural partnership between Israel and India.

This special event witnessed the presence of renowned Israeli actor Tsahi Halevi and Nurit Tinari, Head of the Cultural Relations Division at the Israeli Foreign Ministry. They are in India to spearhead the promotion of an exciting co-production which united the talents of both nations and also to explore new avenues of collaboration.

Ambassador Naor Gilon, said, “Every such event is another building block of the people-to-people connection between Israel and India. Indian cinema enjoys popularity in Israel, while Israeli series like Fauda have gained a dedicated fan following in India. The Bollywood debut of the Fauda actor Tsahi Halevi marks a momentous milestone in the growing cultural ties between our two ancient civilizations. As we celebrate this milestone, we look forward to more collaborations bridging our rich cultures and histories, further strengthening our friendship.”

The event also witnessed the presence of prominent leaders from the film industries of both nations. It stands as a powerful testament to the robust relationship and mutual dedication to fostering art and culture.

Tsahi Halevi is poised to make his much-anticipated Bollywood debut alongside the talented Nushrratt Bharuccha in the upcoming film "Akeli." Renowned for his performances in acclaimed Israeli productions such as "Bethlehem," "Fauda," and "Line in the Sand," Halevi's foray into the Indian film industry adds a new layer of cultural exchange and artistic collaboration.