Ayushmann Khurrana about the growth of film industry: The more local we go, the more global we reach
Going forward, he stated that the entertainment fraternity has to stay more rooted as that only stories which are truly local have the potential to go global
Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, awaiting the release of Dream Girl 2, spoke at the inaugural event of the media and entertainment industry powwow, FICCI Frames 2023, on Wednesday, its opening day.
Going forward, he stated that the entertainment fraternity has to stay more rooted as that only stories which are truly local have the potential to go global.
Speaking about the Oscar-winning dThe Elephant Whisperers, the actor said he had never imagined that a relationship between man and animal would bring India an Academy Award.
"Ten years ago, I had gone to this wildlife sanctuary at the trijunction of Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu, and witnessed first hand the relationship between man and animal. I never thought that in 2023, that relationship would've been told worldwide and give us an Oscar," he said, adding that the Indian entertainment industry is at the cusp of achieving greatness on a global level.
"The more we're connected to our roots, the more we'll move ahead. The more local we go, the more global we reach. Our film industry is at the cusp of global greatness. I am fortunate to be living in a time where the world has become a creative melting pot of culture", he said.