National Award-winning film producer, director and writer Madhur Bhandarkar will be the Chairman, for expert committee on Entertainment, Media and Sports of premier trade and industry body Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC).
After industry stalwarts Karan Johar, Dr. Manmohan Shetty and Balkrishna Shroff, who headed this committee before, IMC President Mr. Prabodh Thakker hopes to build further on annual flagship event “FUSION”, Conference on Entertainment, Media & Sports under the stewardship of the Mr. Madhur Bhandarkar.
Mr. Madhur Bhandarkar expressed his gratitude to IMC President for confiding in him for this coveted and illustrious position. Mr. Bhandarkar proposes to enhance the level of other activities under this committee and take up the policy issues and tax framework including Entertainment Tax, Service Tax, GST among others with the relevant authorities as well as wide array of topics covering current issues and trends, emerging technologies and new-age engagement with the consumer, content and creation, talent and involvement, influence of social media and app. world, technical aspects of Indian cinema, piracy and copyrights and other contemporary developments in Entertainment, Media and Sports sectors. The focus of activities will be Growth with Governance, IMC’s theme of the year.