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Fauda star Tsahi Halevi adds Israeli flavour to Bollywood

Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon along with his wife Orly Gilon, Fauda star Tsahi Halevi and actress Nushrratt Bharuccha (Image courtesy: Embassy of Israel in India)

Enhancing the cultural partnership between the two nations, Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon hosted a soiree on Wednesday that brought together distinguished figures from the film industries of both the countries.

The special event witnessed the presence of renowned Israeli actor Tsahi Halevi and Nurit Tinari, Head of the Cultural Relations Division at the Israeli Foreign Ministry. They are in India to spearhead the promotion of an exciting co-production which united the talents of both nations and also to explore new avenues of collaboration.

The event also witnessed the presence of prominent leaders from the film industries of both nations, standing as a powerful testament to the robust relationship and mutual dedication to fostering art and culture.

“Every such event is another building block of the people-to-people connection between Israel and India. Indian cinema enjoys popularity in Israel, while Israeli series like Fauda have gained a dedicated fan following in India. The Bollywood debut of the Fauda actor Tsahi Halevi marks a momentous milestone in the growing cultural ties between our two ancient civilizations,” said Ambassador Gilon.

“As we celebrate this milestone, we look forward to more collaborations bridging our rich cultures and histories, further strengthening our friendship,” he added.

Tsahi Halevi is poised to make his much-anticipated Bollywood debut alongside the talented Nushrratt Bharuccha in the upcoming film ‘Akeli’. Renowned for his performances in acclaimed Israeli productions such as ‘Bethlehem’, ‘Fauda’, and ‘Line in the Sand’, Halevi’s foray into the Indian film industry adds a new layer of cultural exchange and artistic collaboration.