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Vanita Kohli-Khandekar: Framing ideas, getting connected

Ficci-Frames 2015 has started an interesting initiative to get new ideas into the entertainment industry. If only it could get its digital connectivity going

Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

Last Wednesday, we had just settled down at the opening ceremony of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) Frames, 2015. There was Rahul Johri, executive vice-president, Discovery, South Asia, on my right, and former executive editor of Bloomberg UTV, Pranjal Sharma, on my left. When Harit Nagpal, CEO of Tata Sky, came on stage and made some scathing remarks about regulation, I took a picture and wrote a tweet. It wouldn't go. Soon, actors Kamal Haasan and Aamir Khan spoke. Khan made some unflattering remarks about the quality of kids' television (which I ...