The Festival of Globe – Silicon Valley (FOGSV) & San Francisco Movie Fest recently announced the appointment of actor Prashantt Guptha as its Indian Ambassador. Slated to be held from 7 -16 August,this is the second year of the festival and will be held in USA’s technology capital. FOGSV will attract NRIs from the IT and medical communities, HNIs, venture capitalists and others.
Indian actor Prashantt Gupta will represent India, and function as a key advisor and mediator between India and the USA. He is closely interacting with The Federation of Indian Association and Dr. Romesh Japra to put together another memorable edition of the festival. He is currently involved in sourcing unique films and talents to be showcased at the festival as well as handling the entire marketing of it in India.
Dr. Romesh Japra said,
“I myself have been a witness to this young actor’s growth in just one year and he has become family to me and The Bay Area. He has done a remarkable job as an ambassador and I know he will be a key player in the growth of FOGSV year after year.”
Prashantt Gupta was associated with FOGSV last year as well. He was a part of the film ‘Identity Card’ along with veterans like Saurabh Shukla, Brijendra Kala, Raghubir Yadav and Vipin Sharma, that was screened at the festival in 2014. He impressed the audience and also won Best Supporting Actor at the FOG Awards. He will be seen again this year as his film ‘19th January’ has been shortlisted to be screened, after impressing an eminent jury. The film also stars Deepti Naval, Bidita Bag, Madhuri Bhatia and K.K.Raina.
FOGSV received a tremendous response in its very first year; with participation from filmmakers, personalities and cinema aficionados from across the globe. In its second year, the festival has grown from a 3 day to a 10 day long event. This year, the festival will boast of a bigger assortment of films and activities.