Turkey’s state broadcaster to ink pact with Doordarshan
Mumbai : Turkey’s state broadcaster TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation) has agreed to sign an MoU with the public service broadcaster, Doordarshan, for future content collaboration.
An official delegation of Turkish companies, led by the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Tourism, attended FICCI Frames 2016 here, to promote collaboration in cinema and television sector between India and Turkey.
“The Turkish delegation is very encouraged with the initial response at the three-day conclave and Turkey is predicting content exports of USD 20 million to India by 2018,” Ambassador of Turkey to India, Burak Akcapar said in a statement.
To strengthen its ties with Bollywood, Turkish delegations also had a meeting with the Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI). They are in talk with the organisers of MAMI film festival to showcase Turkish cinema at the festival in October this year.
Turkey’s first television export to India, “Feriha”, airing on Zee’s Zindagi channel, was well received by the audiences.
Many Indian networks are in talks with Turkish content providers to roll out more serials on Indian television, the statement added.