The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Delhi Office recently met eminent actor Aamir Khan at Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi. The meeting facilitated an exchange of thoughts for future collaborations in the fields of Art and Cinema between India and Japan.
The meeting discussed how Indian Cinema are known for their elaborate song and dance sequences (referring to a Gujarati dance style), while Japanese films are renowned for their masterful storytelling and visual effects.
Yusuke Yamamoto, Executive Director, JNTO Delhi Office, expressed special gratitude towards Khan for his enlightening words and remarked that his courtesy is reminiscent of the Japanese.
Japan and India have a long history of art exchange, with Japanese audiences being particularly fond of Indian cinema. Indian films such as “3 Idiots” and “Dangal” have been hugely successful in Japan. Yamamoto also said, “Mr. Khan is known for his socially conscious roles and thoughtful approach to film making, so it’s no surprise that he has garnered worldwide respect.”
“2023 is the Japan-India tourism exchange year, as announced by both PM’s. By facilitating smooth and increased travel between the two nations, we can strengthen bonds and power boost the exchange of people in various activities” stated Yamamoto.
They discussed how “Indian Cinema are known for their elaborate song and dance sequences (referring to a Gujarati dance style), while Japanese films are renowned for their masterful storytelling and visual effects.”
As globalization continues to bring the world closer together, it is important that we continue to celebrate and learn from the rich diversity, and enable the smooth travel for Indians to Japan. Because exchange of ideas and techniques between the two countries could eventually come from the increasing exchange of people between the two nations.