The beautiful South African city is set to host the maiden edition of SAIFTA, a coming together of the Indian and South African film and TV, on Friday. Sadha Naidoo, chairperson of Durban Tourism, said the initiative is to boost tourism and encourage Indian film productions in the nation, which has the largest Indian diaspora.
“SAIFTA is a platform to grow tourism industry — from India to South Africa, and more importantly a platform to encourage more film-production in South Africa,” Naidoo said on Thursday at a press conference.
There are more prolific film industries like Hollywood, so why the focus is on India?
“Research shows that the Indian film industry is the largest filmmaking country in the world. Then there is a natural connection between the two countries.
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