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

27 Years of AAFT Celebrated in Pandemic on 22nd July

New Delhi: “We have not lost the spirits and enthusiasm because of the pandemic Corona Virus. The eagerness and anxiousness have grown in all these four months of lockdowns and social distancing as to what new we can present from AAFT to the world of education. We have upgraded our self in these few days of pain and now ready to face the new challenge and any other unforeseen circumstances,” said Prof. Dr. Sandeep Marwah Founder Director and Chancellor of AAFT University addressing the group of journalists at New Delhi.

“Our journey from a boutique institute to a full-fledged university is   a case study in the media and entertainment industry and education industry all over the World. Seven world records, enormous international and national awards, incomparable accolades speak the positioning of AAFT on the world map,” added Dr. Marwah emotionally.

“Blessings and appreciations of Presidents, Prime Ministers, Governors, Ministers and top-notch artists and professionals from all strata of life from various countries have given us enough strength to survive from all sort of good and bad jumps of these 27 years of our existence,” expressed Dr. Marwah.

“AAFT is committed to best of the education in every field possible in time to come. A family of 20,000 people directly associated with the group is our strength, power and muscle. India is proud to have an institution of that standard which can attract students from 145 countries of the World,” said Dr. Marwah with great hope and confidence.

National Day of Belgium Celebrated at ICMEI

New Delhi: “I on behalf of ICMEI and Indian Media And Entertainment Industry extend my heartiest congratulations to H.E. Francois Delhaye Ambassador of Belgium to India and the people of Belgium on the National Day of Kingdom of Belgium which falls on 21st July,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

“We have extra ordinary relations with the Kingdom of Belgium and we wish to promote to a new level through trade, business, art and culture,” Marwah added also chair for Indo Belgium Film And Cultural Forum.

Dr. Marwah recollected from memory of his first visit to Belgium in 1980 when he sailed English Channel and reach at Belgium port at Oostende from Dover UK from where he took the train to Brussels the capital of Belgium.

The second visit was in 1983 to Brussels again and then next when he was invited as the international jury and honored with award at 26th Mons International Film Festival in 2010.

Jos De Clercq of Trade and Investments (Flanders) and First Secretary Embassy of Belgium in India came and revived the relations in 2013. Then it was the visit of H.E. Pierre Vaesen Ambassador of Belgium to India on the inauguration of 10th Batch of Asian School of Media Studios at Marwah Studios.

Nelson Mandela International Day Celebrated at AAFT University

New Delhi: “On 18 July every year, we invite you to mark Nelson Mandela International Day by making a difference in your communities. Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better! Mandela Day is an occasion for all to take action and inspire change,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University talking to the group of people running different organizations in India.

Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity — as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa.

“November 2009 – in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom, UN General Assembly declares 18 July Nelson Mandela International Day,” added Dr. Marwah also Patron to IFUNA- Indian Federation of United Nations Associations and President World Peace Development And Research Foundation.

The charter recognizes Mandela’s values and his dedication to the service of humanity in: conflict resolution; race relations; promotion and protection of human rights; reconciliation; gender equality and the rights of children and other vulnerable groups; the fight against poverty; the promotion of social justice. The resolution acknowledges his contribution to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world.

Teej Festival Brought Enthusiasm to the Members of Rajasthani Academy

New Delhi: A colorful event on the web with traditional dresses brought lots of enthusiasm in the life of members of Rajasthan Academy, who all are right now stuck up at home because of the Corona Virus Pandemic. The members paid their tribute to late R.N. Lakhotia who founded this organization around thirty years back.

“Teej festival we have been celebrating for years, this time we have asked members to come with traditional dresses on web. The idea is to bring joy and cheers in life even though we all are staying indoors.” said Gaurav Gupta, President of Rajasthani Academy.

Celebrating Teej is a symbol of a woman’s love and sacrifice. Let’s celebrate the festival with happiness and joys. May the festival of Teej fill your life with ecstasy, ensure the well being of your spouse and children, and purify your body and soul. A very Happy Teej to all,” said Dr Sandeep Marwah, Chancellor AAFT University who also narrated two wonderful poetries to the full house initiating the program.

“I may be the eldest most here let me bless you all on this auspicious day of Teej. With the grace of God we all will be together next year celebrating Teej with great pomp and show,” said K. L. Ganju Consul General of Comoros in India joined web with his wife in the capacity of Chief Guest.

“I am pleased to be here with you in this colorful event. I extend my best wishes on this beautiful day,” said Prof. DrMohamed Shoukr Nada Cultural & Educational Counsellor. Embassy of Egypt.

The event was attended by S k Gupta chairman EVP, Seema Ghumber Zee TV- Delhi Darling star and many other esteemed guests including diplomats and members from various association who all presented melodious songs, heart touching poems, shayaris and  colorful dances.

The three hours long program was beautifully organized anchored by Suman Maheshwari, Secretary of Rajasthani Academy keeping the festive spirit intact. Sandeep Goel paid vote of thanks and congratulated for the grand success.

6th Global Literary Festival Noida 2020 Announced

New Delhi: One of the most important event of Marwah Studios and North India Global Literary Festival Noida 2020 is now going to present all its events on Web. The festival has announced 17th to 19th September as its dates of celebration.

“We are pleased to announce the dates of our forth coming Global Literary Festival Noida 2020 on 17th to 19th September. Owning to presence of the pandemic Covid 19 the festival will be available to literature lovers on web and other social medias,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Global Literary Festival and Marwah Studios.

Like every year AAFT University of Media And Arts will host the festival and Asian Academy of Arts will present the show. Many national and foreign organizations have already started showing interest in the festival.

“This time we are going to be on net like many other international festival all over the World. I am sure the reach will be much bigger than even last year. Till today the venue used to be the famous Marwah Studios which obliviously we will be missing this time,” said Dr. Sushil Bharti Festival Director.

AAFT University Paid Gratitude to The Makers of Film Zanjeer

New Delhi: The pioneer film university of the country AAFT University of Media and Arts in association with International Film And Television Research Centre conducted a webinar to pay gratitude to the makers of feature film ZANJEER, one of the most successful films of Indian film industry.

Studying film through its makers is always a rare commodity in a film school. The pain of producing and directing the film can only be seen in the eyes of producer and director.  Hit and flop films should always be the part of the syllabus of young film aspirants,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of the University initiating the powerful webinar in AAFT School of Cinema.

Zanjeer in real was the turning point of the career of now so called the Masiah of Indian Film Industry- Amitabh Bachchan. The film was produced and directed by then the most popular commercial film maker Prakash Mehra who went out of way to cast Amitabh Bachchan even after two mediocre hits and 11 flop films. Film Zanjeer is evaluated as “The Birth of A Super Star”.

Well-known writer, critic and eminent scholar of Asian Cinema Aruna Vasudev expressed that the film is made to see again and again. The gripping story is the key to success.

Special invitee on the occasion Rakesh Kumar a well-known film director known for his films like Khoon Pasina, Mr. Natarwarlal, Do Aur Do Panch and Yarana with Amitabh Bachchan and Suryavanshi with Salman Khan narrated and unfold many stories of making of Zanjeer. “Amitabh Bachchan is one of the finest actors cinema has seen,” said Rakesh.

The guest of honor and first assistant that time known director Sushil Malik popular for his films Imaandar with Sanjay Dutt and Jaan Ki Kasam with Sumit Sehgal and Rohan Kapoor also recounted stories on creation of Zanjeer. “It is life time certificate to work with legend Amitabh Bachchan,” Malik added.

Film Director Ashok Tyagi now Secretary General of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry introduced and paid vote of thanks to the speakers of the day.

Sandeep Marwah Is Invited As Patron to Malaysia Asian Chamber of Commerce

Kuala Lumpur: “On behalf of Malaysia Asian Chamber of Commerce, it is great pleasure to extend a formal invitation to Dr. Sandeep Marwah with highest respect as “HONORARY PATRON”. Your good self will bring much needed perspective and influence to the work we do at chamber,” said Dr. Jyanthi Raj President of MACC.

“At Chamber we focus on empowering young entrepreneurs to be active in serving their community through implementations of projects that could elevate the society whilst providing business and employment opportunities globally. Through the chamber we aim for the young entrepreneurs and leaders to take active participation in developing excellent business environment in their respective countries,” added Dr. Jyanthi Raj.

Sandeep Marwah is a well-known international media personality with seven World Records to his credit. His contribution to media and entertainment Industry, Education Industry and Tourism Industry is par excellence. He is one of the most well known Indian abroad because of his strong relations with many countries, which he represents as cultural Ambassador in India including many Asian countries.

Dream Big For Stronger India- Sandeep Marwah

New Delhi: “It is essential for all of you to dream big. When you think big then only you can do bigger jobs to convert India into powerful and self-reliant country. Every dream must be backed & supported by willingness and ability. Passion comes from within and ability from confidence which in return needs knowledge gained by proper education and training. You must put your best in education and extra co-circular activities right now,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University and Chief Scout For India at a gathering of young students at Hiralal Mazumdar Memorial College for Women at Kolkata.

“Always remember the mantra of Mahatma Gandhi that Ambition is the beginning which needs better attitude where you have to believe in yourself with commitment to your work with better communication skills. Prove yourself a dedicated worker with lots of enthusiasm to learn with focus mind having goals on your table,” added Dr. Marwah also Chair for Mahatma Gandhi Forum & World Peace Development And Research Foundation.

The international webinar on Mahatma Gandhi’s Philosophy on Education and Peace Building was organized by Mahatma Gandhi Global Peace Forum in collaboration with Hiralal Mazumdar Memorial College For Women.

Vipin Gaur of Newspapers Association of India, Prodip Adhikari State President of MGGPF, Principal Dr. Soma Ghosh also spoke on the occasion. Dr. Marwah was nominated Global Peace Ambassador by the forum.

ICMEI Celebrated Slovakian Independence Day

New Delhi: Slovakian Independence Day is celebrated on July 17. It commemorates the anniversary of the Declaration of Sovereignty of the Slovak Republic in 1992. It is a remembrance day that must not be confused with Republic Day, a national holiday celebrated on January 1.

“For many years Slovakia was part of Hungary, but in 1918, near the end of the First World War, the Czechoslovak Republic was proclaimed by the Prague National Committee. The Slovak National Council supported the Prague Proclamation. Slovakia remained part of Czechoslovakia for more than seven decades, except for a period during World War II, when the client state of Nazi Germany known as the Slovak Republic controlled most of the territory of Slovakia,” narrated Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chair for Indo Slovakia Film And Cultural Forum in a webinar organized to celebrate this important day.

Slovakia made its first steps towards independence after the Velvet Revolution of 1989, which led to the downfall of the communist regime. In 1990, Czechoslovakia became a federation consisting of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. Following the 1992 parliamentary elections, the National Council of the Slovak Republic adopted the Declaration of Sovereignty on July 17, 1992.

Slovakia officially became an independent state on January 1, 1993 after the peaceful dissolution of Czechoslovakia. The anniversary of this event is celebrated as a national holiday. And the anniversary of the Declaration of Sovereignty is just a remembrance day. Despite its official status, it’s a working day. Dr. Sandeep Marwah extended his congratulations to H.E. Ivan Lancaric Ambassador of Slovakia to India.

ICMEI Celebrated 17th July as South Korean Constitution Day

New Delhi: Constitution Day in South Korea is observed on 17 July, the day that the South Korean constitution was proclaimed in 1948. The date was deliberately chosen to match the founding date of 17 July of the Joseon dynasty.

“I on behalf of ICMEI and complete Indian Media And Entertainment Industry of India extend my heartiest congratulations to H.E. SHIN Bongkil Ambassador of Republic of Korea to India and the people of South Korea on this very important constitution day which falls on 17th July. May Republic of India and Republic of Korea be the best of friends for ever,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI and Chair for Indo South Korea Film And Cultural Forum.

The two visits of Dr. Sandeep Marwah to South Korea on the invitation of International Youth Fellowship added a lot to the relation between two countries. First it was Seoul and second time it was Busan where Dr. Marwah met many people associated with films, television, media, education, art & Culture. Dr. Marwah is now an International advisor to IYA with office in 90 countries of the World.