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SCO Film Festival : Mumbai

SCO Film Festival : Mumbai

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is to host a film festival in Mumbai.

  • National Film Development Corporation is the Indian representative in organizing the festival along with SCO.
  • Indian cinema is gaining international applause and attraction as Bollywood is producing diverse films in different genres.
  • The Indian entertainment industry is one of the largest in the world. The total revenue of the industry is more than 90 billion rupees today.
  • India produces more than 2000 films per year and is the largest film producer in the world followed by the USA in second position and China in third place.
  • The festival will build cultural bonding among the SCO countries.
  • Though the origin of the organization purposed defense and military, today the working of the organization has shifted largely towards economic and business benefits.


  • It was formed in 1996 by China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.
  • Headquarters: Beijing, China
  • SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, International security and defence organization
  • Other members joined SCO at later stages.