International Film & Television Club | 12th Global Film Festival 2019

Sandeep Marwah Invited by Oxford Business College at Oxford

Oxford: A well-known film and media personality Dr. Sandeep Marwah now also Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts invited by Dr. Padmesh Gupta of Oxford Business College at Oxford.

“It was last 2005 when we met Dr. Marwah at Oxford, today it is a great honor for us to receive him at the college as the chief guest and to deliver a key note address at   the centre,” said Dr. Padmesh Gupta. ”Intimation on all mediums of media has been posted to inform all the students to be part of this evening with Dr. Marwah who has been six times World Record Holder,” added Dr. Padmesh.

“We all here at Oxford amazed by the qualifications and capacity of Marwah to work in the field of media and entertainment industry and creating a wonderful place for himself internationally,” said Sarwar Khawaja European Economic Senator of Economic Senate present on the occasion.

“It is my honor and privilege to be here with you all. Leaders are born but leaders are created too at a place called Oxford Business College, established right at the Education capital of the World,” initiated Marwah. He spoke at length the qualities of a good leader and expressed his desire that every one should get into some social activities to be    remained as good human being.

Later Dr. Sandeep Marwah was presented with a memento by the principal of the college Gerry Takamura and Munir Lone of OBC. Dr. Marwah met all the faculty members and administrative staff of the college and students from different countries.

United Kingdom Chapter of ICMEI Inaugurated at London

London: The new chapter of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry for United Kingdom inaugurated here with great pomp and show on the visit of Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor AAFT University of Media And Arts and President of ICMEI at London.

A grand event was organized by ICMEI at newly opened and a prestigious club Bollywood Stories at London in the presence of who’s who connected to films, television, media, education and other glamour industries.

“We are overwhelmed by he response we have been getting all over the World for the activities, coordination and support ICMEI has been extended to the people of different industries, that has induced us to open another chapter at London,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

“London is considered as the leading global city exerting a considerable impact upon the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. ICMEI is thankful to you all for being with us here today,” added Dr. Marwah.

Smita Srivastava of Confluence, Sunny Kulathakal Global President GOPIO-Global Organization of People of Indian Origin, A.C.Shanmugam former Member Parliament & Chancellor Dr. MGR Educational And Research Institute, Prabakaran Murugaiah CEO Techfetch, Anbarasan Ethirajan South Asia Regional Editor BBC News, Nitin Datta of Clive Christian Harrods and Gurpreet Bhangra MCA Executive Officer Maidenhead Conservative Association attended the event.

Srishti Kaur Miss Teen Universe, Daljeet Kaur Senior Advocate, Dr. Vinod K Verma of Aditya Birla Group, Ritu Bhagat Social Worker, Jagruti Garment Exporter, Shalini V Bhargava Solicitor of SchfordsLaw, Deepak Yadav of Bollywood Stories, Ankur Sharma Director ITW Playwarx Media & Ent., Raj Kumar Baisoya of RKB Knots and Sandip Soparrkar Dance Director were also present there.

Sandeep Marwah also nominated Mahendrasinh Jadeja as the chair for London Committee of ICMEI. Mahendrasinh Jadeja is a prominent member of the Indian community in Britain. He is a Business Consultant and an Ambassador for the Loomba Foundation. He is also part of the Executive of National Congress of Gujarati Organizations and President of Rajput Samaj of United Kingdom.

Later Sandeep Marwah honored all the prominent members with the life membership of World Peace Development And Research Foundation, which was followed by gala evening and dinner.

Sandeep Marwah Honored at Parliament of United Kingdom

London: One of the most popular name in the film television and media fraternity of Republic of India-Dr. Sandeep Marwah the first chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts, was honored in the House of Common at British Parliament in London, for his untiring contribution to the media and entertainment industry world wide.

Sandeep Marwah is the only person representing more than 45 countries as Brand Ambassador/Cultural Ambassador, Chairperson of Art and Cultural forums appointed by different governments of the World.

Sandeep Marwah has created six World record in all these years of his involvement with media and entertainment industry. He has been chairing more than 100 organizations all over the World. He is associated with more than 5000 events and every program sums up to “Love, Peace And Unity Through Art And Culture”.

Teacher to 15000 media professionals and producer of largest number of short films around 2500, Marwah is a known social worker, brand ambassador for Skill Development, Government programs like Save The Girl Child, Tourism and has been honored many times abroad.

Baroness Sandip Verma presented the award to Dr. Sandeep Marwah at House of Common in a glittering function in the presence of large Parliamentarians and people from all walks of life. “ Dr. Marwah deserves international appreciation, we have done our share of job,” said Baroness Sandip Verma.

“I am much obliged to every one present here in the House of Common of British Parliament and this award has added a lot more responsibilities on my shoulder, which I carry back home with great pleasure,” I am carrying lots of love and hope back home to serve the world of cinema, art and culture in a much bigger way,” said Dr. Marwah   receiving the award.

The event was planned by a social organization Confluence under the leadership of Smita Srivastava and international advisor Mahendrasihn Jadeja.

2nd Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh Attracted Indian Film Industry

New Delhi: The most prestigious and historical hall of Vigyan Bhawan saw the 2nd Edition of Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh where the big wigs of Hindi Film Industry were honored for their untiring contribution to Hindi Cinema.

“Almost 110 years of Hindi Cinema we somehow forgot to honor and highlight the contribution of   this most popular cinema of the World at the cental level with National awards exclusively. We at ICMEI-International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry could feel the pain of this need last year,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI and Marwah Studios at the second edition of Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh at Vigyan Bhawan.

This year an award committee was constituted at ICMEI in association with AAFT- Asian Academy of Film And Television and announced National Awards in the first go for Film producers Boney Kapoor, Mehul Kumar, Actor- Director Nandita Das, Actor Sanjay Kapoor and Zareen Khan and Film Educator Deepak Marwah who were sharing the prestigious dais of Vigyan Bhawan with Ministers of Government of India.

Hon. Satya Pal Singh Union Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development responsible for Higher Education and Minister of State in the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India and Vijay Sampla Union Minister of State Ministry of Social Justice And Empowerment, Government of India, presented the awards. The Ministers were also felicitated for their contribution to Hindi Cinema.

The awards were presented for contribution in various fields of Hindi Cinema to Kirit Somaiya Member of Parliament Tigmanshu Dhulia Rahul Rawail Pankaj Parashar Abhishek Sharma – Director, Saurabh Shukla Manish Pandey Yashpal Sharma Aryaman Ramsay Vivaan Parashar-Actors, Dilip Sen Sameer Sen- Music Directors, Robin Bhatt President SWA & writer Kamlesh Pandey Script writer Kumar Mohan Editor Bollywood & TV Reporter  Vivek Paul Producer;  B N Tiwari President  Ashok Dubey Gen Sec and Gangeshwar Lal Shrivastav Treasurer of FWICE;  Rajendra Singh Gen Sec WICA,  Sudhanshu Srivastav Senior Vice President WIMPSTEA  Sharad Shelar President CCMAHD  Amar Haldipur President CMA  Taran Bajaj Casting Actor & Director and Rhythm Datta, Joint Secretary, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Award. H E Dr. Ashraf Shikhaliyev, Ambassador of Azerbaijan was awarded the Hindi Cinema Samarthak Award.

“Appreciation is the key to enthusiasm. Our film industry is known to the World. The best film makers     of the World watch Hindi Cinema as it is a total entertainment,” said Boney Kapoor Chairman of the award Committee this time.

“Hindi Films have contributed to Hindi learning not only in India but all over the World. Not only entertainment, Hindi films are the best ambassador of our culture too. People all over the World like and love hindi cinema. I congratulate each and every awardee and especially Sandeep Marwah for taking initiative to start an award like this,” said Satya Pal Singh Union Minister, Government of India.

“Hindi Cinema is the biggest in the country number wise, quality wise and popularity wise. It needs to be honored and highlighted. I am lucky to be associated with now the most prestigious National Award for Hindi Cinema. My best wishes to each and every one present here and to the whole Hindi film industry for marvelous contribution towards entertainment,” added Vijay Sampla Union Minister, Government of India.

“Hindi Cinema is a complete package of Entertainment, Education and Information. It is the best way to learn Hindi, know the World through pictures and has enhanced tourism to a great extent,” added Marwah the promoter of awards. The award function was the third day event of 11thGlobal Film Festival Noida 2018.

11th Global Film Festival Noida Grown Bigger Second Day

Noida: 44 Events, 54000 footfall, 9 locations, 300 Staff, 12 Months Preparation, 45 countries Global Film Festival has broken all records of excitement and entertainment in two full days at Noida Film City.

“Workshops Seminars, interactions, talks, film releases, film screenings, poster releases, symposiums, competitions, exhibitions, entertainment all at same place was the best combination ever seen,” said H.E. Radu Octavian Dobre Ambassador of Romania to India on the second day opening of 11th Global Film Festival Noida 2018.

“These Film festivals are the best way to showcase your films to the international audience. I have learned that four new film releases have taken place in this festival which is great even at the international standard,” showed keen interest by H.E. Jozef Drofenik Ambassador of Slovenia to India.

“Participation of African countries has added a lot to this festival. Every time the involvement has gone double. Soon we will also have a separate film festival for films from Lesotho,” said H.E. Bothata Tsikoane High Commissioner of Kingdom of Lesotho impressed by the energy of the festival.

Women Empowerment programme attracted many working ladies from all over India who were honored with the life membership of World Peace Development And Research Foundation of Marwah Studios presented by the Ambassadors and High Commissioner. It all happened after the seminar on Women In Cinema.

Aparna Agarwal of International Women’s Film Forum, , Gangeshwar lal Srivastava, Gen Secy, FSSAMU and Shridhar Chari, Producer also spoke on the occasion.

An exhibition of paintings by the students of Asian School of Media Studies, Poster of Shakespeare Forum from AAFT School of Performing Arts, News Bulletin of second day designed by AAFT School of Journalism were released by the guests at the separate stage.

“Seeing the working capacity of Marwah Studios, we have agreed to open the office of Federation at Marwah Studios Complex under the supervision of Sandeep Marwah,” said B. N. Tewari President FWICE- Federation of Western India Cine Employees, an organization of five hundred thousand   Hindi Cinema Workers.

“I am lucky to release my women oriented film Ahilya today with the first screening at Global Film Festival Noida,” said Raju Parsekar Film Director.

“We have grown much bigger. ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry in association with International Film And Television Club will present another Global Film Festival Next year,” thanked Marwah.

Workshop by Mudassar Abdul Aziz at AAFT Film School

Noida: AAFT School of Cinema invited renowned film director Mudassar Abdul Aziz for a full day workshop and to interact with the students of cinema in different streams.

“A man of that caliber is an asset to the education. His vast experience in contemporary cinema and explanation to his own thinking has enhanced the course to next level,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group.

“I am here to clear your wrong notions, if any, towards Indian film industry in general and film production in specific. What film students need to know is the most creative part that is film making,” said Mudassar Abdul Aziz.

Mudassar has written and directed three major feature films like Dulha Mil Gaya, Happy Bhag Jyayegi, Happy Phir Bhag Jayegi. He is also the writer for feature films Showbiz, Zindgi Rocks, Dil Diya Hai and Ashiq Banaya Apne.

Amir Abdullah Director School of Cinema extended thanks to the     distinguished guest and Sandeep Marwah honored Mudassar with life membership of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film And Television.

Global Film Festival Noida Celebrated 11th Edition at NFC

Noida: Great Grand opening of 11th Global Film Festival Noida 2018 was witnessed by    hundreds of filmmakers, film lovers and film students from all over India and abroad at Marwah Studios, Noida Film City.

“We have grown immensely and it is evident  that Global Film Festival Noida is one of the most vibrant and interesting festivals of the World. The presence of thousands of people from all over the globe is an indication of its popularity,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of GFFN in the opening remarks.

“We would like to be part of every event by Marwah Studios and ICMEI. Indo Ghana relations will touch new heights with our presence through ICMEI to promote art and culture. It is always a learning experience once you are in these kinds of International festivals,” said H.E. Michael Oquaye High Commissioner of Ghana to India.

“Indo Nigerian Relations   have a lot to do with Indian Cinema and especially the role of Marwah. It is a proud moment for us to be part of this prestigious international event,” said H.E Maj. Gen. Chris Sunday Eze High Commissioner of Nigeria to India.

“Indo Brazil Film And Cultural Forum, which was launched recently, has given a new energy to our relationship. We have started considering promotion of our activities through films, art  and culture in association with ICMEI. Global Film Festival is a grand show,” added Roberta Lima Cultural Attaché of Embassy of Brazil in India.

“I would have never come to know the magnitude of festival if I would have not been here. The perfect international arrangements and full of youth and energy has made this festival a very exclusive one in the World. I would love to be part of this every time,” said Mehul Kumar writer producer director and Senior Vice President of IMPPA- Indian Motion Picture Producers Association.

Renowned    actor of more than 15 films  Pritam Kangane said,”what a lovely environment , every corner is decorated , every hall is full and so much to do in three days-that’s the real festival I am attending,”

“ I don’t miss the chance to be here at Global Film Festival. GFFN can be compared to any international film festival be the films, and other allied activities,” said Popular film director Pankaj Parashar who has visited the festival maximum times.

“It is a honor to be part of this festival and especially when your new film is being released; the importance is converted into prestige. I considered especially this festival to showcase my new film,” said Jyant Gilator well known film director.

The dignitaries released a book written by Ashok Tyagi “ABC of Film Making” followed by an exhibition by Suddha Rani Sama. A poster release function of Mahatma Gandhi Forum and release of News bulletin at the lawns added ample glamour to the show.

Deepawali Celebrations at Asian Business School

Noida: “It is a real Deepawali for us as we have received the status of   University after fourteen years of our hard work and expertise. We have proved to the Government that we deserve to be called University,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group while talking to the faculty and administration of Asian Business School on pre Diwali Day.

A general meeting of all the employees including Teaching staff, management and administration of Asian Education group gathered at Marwah Studios Complex to celebrate Diwali.

Sandeep Marwah spoke to the members of Asian Education Group in length and narrated his past experiences in establishing the setup emotionally. After a long talk Marwah presented Deepawali gifts to each and every one personally and wish everyone a very happy and prosperous Diwali.

Painting Exhibition of Tauseef khan Inaugurated

New Delhi: Two most popular fashion designers Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Knanna presented the paintings created by renowned painter Tauseef Khan at the designer Studios of Rohit Gandhi at New Delhi.

“The large size of canvas with the use of glass with every painting made the exhibition most exclusive and different from the routine work,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios at the inauguration of the exhibition.

Having grown up in the Lal Kuan area of Old Delhi, Khan has always been surrounded by the historical beauty of the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Ajmeri Gate and the Kashmere Gate, among others. He points out how these monuments were his favourite subjects to paint as a child and the fascination has only grown.

Tauseef Khan was awarded a BFA from Karnataka Open University, Mysore, before studying for an MA in Drawing & Painting at Jiwaji University, Gwalior. He has been exhibiting his work since 2007.

Press Club at Marwah Studios Inaugurated

Noida: AAFT School of Mass Communication and Journalism started a press club in the campus with the selected students of journalism who are keen in learning reporting on daily basis.

“The most important job in whole journalism is reporting and how you frame the news. The language, opening and closing of the news, the truth and the facts of the news, the research part added to to the news, and the most interesting heading you are allotting to the news,” briefed Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group.

The seventeen students will work like professionals in Asian News Agency and will be rewarded for their extra efforts in the form of educational tour and cash prizes.

Col.Pradeep Gupta Director School of Journalism, Sushil Bharti Director Broadcasting Marwah Studios also expressed their experience and shall be guiding the students on daily basis.

Sandeep Marwah has been instrumental in declaring 12th February as International Day of Journalism, is the President of International Journalism Centre, running the biggest and the most successful school of journalism. He is the editor of a News Paper, a Radio Station, a TV station and Asian News Agency.