The Venetian selected to help promote Indian cinema

Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan visits Macau to announce that the Indian film industry's leading global awards will be held at The Venetian this year.

The superstar of Indian cinema Amitabh Bachchan led a contingent which on Friday announced that the International Indian Film Academy IIFA will hold its annual awards ceremony at The Venetian in Macau in June.

The IIFA awards, which were conceptualised in 2000 as a way of taking Indian cinema outside the country, are celebrating their tenth anniversary this year. And with estimates that last year's awards in Bangkok generated about $20 million of tourism-related business for the host city, it...

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