Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting and for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, visited NFDC Film Bazaar on the inaugural day. Naidu was accompanied by N J Shaikh, Director, Finance, NFDC, and Raja Chhinal, Director of NFDC. They spent over an hour going through the Viewing Room, Knowledge Series session, Producers' Lab and Co-Production Market, Film Offices.
After the inauguration of the Multimedia Exhibition on Azaadi 70 Saal, naidu met the South Korean delegation and discussed the co-production agreement and attendant issues. He showed special interest in the NFDC Film Bazaar’s Virtual Reality lounge and tried out the VR gear powered by Samsung Gear VR, after which he went on to launch the National Film Heritage Mission calendar and website.