Compiled by Shevaal Singh
The SAIFTA is a celebration of cultures and talent from India and South Africa with primary aim to recognise, honour and promote creativity, talent and excellence in both the film and television industries in India and South Africa. SAIFTA is the first of its kind awards ceremony bringing Bollywood to Durban to felicitate talent from both countries in the sphere of cinema and television.
SAIFTA also aims to develop new talent and provide a platform for cross-cultural exchange between the two countries as well as build a signature event that will expose visitors and citizens of KwaZulu-Natal to a multitude of the KZN product offering, guaranteeing a top of mind awareness of the diversity, culture and heritage that the Province has to offer.
Background on SAIFTA
SAIFTA, the ‘South Africa India Film & Television Awards,’ is the intellectual property of Celebrity Locker KZN Pty Ltd. The event is empowered and backed by The Department of Economic Development and Tourism and Tourism KZN. SAIFTA proposes to be an annual highlight on the Durban events calendar.A preview of the main event was showcased at the Durban ICC on March 2, 2013.South African and Indian celebrities will be invited to join a tour of the major attractions of Durban and KwaZulu-Natal The biggest stars from India (Bollywood) will arrive in Durban in September for the week-long carnival preceding the main awards.
The main event is scheduled for 6 September 2013, at The Durban ICC Arena. Saifta tickets are available from Computicket priced between R350 (early bird sale) then 500 to R3500 … You will see Bollywood Celebrity Designer Manish Malhotra who will showcase his amazing fashion & Bollywood Super Star John Abraham who will grace this spectacular event hosted by Karan Johar and Dia Mirza on the 6th of September 2013 at the Durban ICC Arena !
We are all eagerly awaiting more information regarding which other Bollywood stars shall be gracing this amazing in the heart of KZN, Durban South Africa!!! This amazing affair is once in a life time! Don’t miss out …
For more information refer to the SAIFTA WEBSITE & Facebook Page.
Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/saiftaawards?fref=ts
The Bollywood Tempest Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bollywood-Tempest/1387168244837350
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