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Uzbek Film Attracted Many Film Lovers to 14th Global Film Festival

Noida: Indo Uzbekistan Film and Cultural Forum has always been a part of Global Film Festival from so many years. This time a popular film ‘Marathon of Love’ from Uzbekistan has also been screened during the festival which created enough attention of the film makers from all over India and abroad.

“We are promoting Uzbekistan Films in every important film festival of the World. We are also high lighting Uzbekistan as film location for international cinema including most favorite Indian cinema. Indian actors are well recognized in Uzbekistan. The visit of Dr. Sandeep Marwah recently as Guest of Honor to Tashkent International Film Festival added a lot to our relations. I hope you will appreciate this film,” said Azamjon Mansurov Deputy Head of the Mission Embassy of Uzbekistan in New Delhi.

“Our relationship with Uzbekistan is very strong. Indo Uzbekistan Film and Cultural Forum is a proactive organization. I am thankful to people of Uzbekistan who looked after me so well during my visit to Tashkent. We are putting our best to increase the interaction between the two film industries, “said Dr. Sandeep Marwah while lighting the ceremonial lamp.

Marathon of Love” by “BEGIM” Film Studios, Uzbekistan is a very famous Love story like Romeo & Juliette , but about oriental two families , which is warring each other long time and always make competition. Many fun situation with their children , which study in England and France, met each other in Tashkent and fall in love.

It is a  Comedy, 84 minutes. Screenplay by Makhmudova Gulchekhra-begim, Directed by  Davletshin Farid, Produced by Gulchehra-begim Makhmudova, Diora Usmanova  and Actors like Samir Akramov, Jamilya Gafurova, Rustam Sagdullaev, Djamshid Zakirov, Yasmin Nazarova, Sultan Nazarov and Fatima Redjametova are parts of it.

Moroccan Film Horses of God Screened at 14th Global Film Festival

NOIDA: H.E. Mohamed Maliki Ambassador of Morocco to India was present himself to inaugurate the screening of film-Horses of God from Morocco, an entry to 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021 on the third & final day of the festival.

“I congratulate Sandeep Marwah and International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry for organizing such a grand show for three days in Noida and attracting people from so many countries of the World. The efforts are worth praising many times. We are thankful for Screening Moroccan Film as special entry to the festival. Indo Morocco Film and Cultural Forum will bring more colors to our relationship,” said H.E. Mohamed Maliki Ambassador of Morocco to India.

“Indo Morocco Film And Cultural Forum is putting its best to develop and promote relation between the people of two countries through art and culture,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Chair for forum.

Present on the occasion renowned actress Payal Ghosh, Cultural Counselor and Head of Iran Cultural House Dr. Mohd Ali Rabbani, Deputy Head of the Mission High Commission of Gambon Lamin Singhateh, renowned film director Rahul Rawail, actress Mahima Bakshi and many people from the film and television fraternity were present there.

Ashok Tyagi Secretary General of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry extended his special thanks to all the members of International Film and Television Club for their unconditional support and thanked H.E. Mohamed Maliki for inaugurating the session.

Iranian Films at 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021

NOIDA: Iranian Films at 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021. Some of the most interesting films from Iran have been brought to 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021 by the Iran Cultural House in New Delhi. All the films including ‘Crazy Castle’, ‘Where Are My Shoes’. and ‘Bodyguard’ were screened on the same day- when the exhibition of art and culture was also inaugurated at Marwah Studios.

“Iran Culture House have been partners with International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry in every possible event at Marwah Studios. Hence we have been conducting many programs together to create awareness about our wonderful relationship and to showcase the vast and deep culture of Iran to the people of India. This time we have the exhibition of different arts from Iran including Cinema,” said Dr. Mohd Ali Rabbani Cultural Counselor of Embassy of Iran. Iranian Films at 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021.

Iran and India relationship goes back to centuries. From there to new cinema from Iran shows our strong friendship. The films are master pieces and I am sure you will enjoy them ,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios and Chair Indo Iran Film and Cultural Forum.

Still The films were screened in a house full auditorium. including special guest from different parts of the country. Actor Mahima Bakshi, Wellness Expert Garima Bhandari. Dr Leila Mostofi from Iran, Deputy Head of the Mission High Commission of Gambia Lamin Singhateh. Actor Payal Ghosh also expressed their views.

Serbian Film Realna Prica Screened at 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021

NOIDA: Serbian filmmaker Gordan Kičić’s REALNA PRICA (Real Story) takes us through the saga of the actor, Veljko Radisavljevic, who has the impression that the entire universe has conspired against him. He is a walking problem and firmly believes that all the discord is created by the people around him, which is why he often gets into comic conflicts with friends, family, colleagues and even random passengers. Waiting for the big role that he believes will solve all his troubles, Veljko begins to lose his sense of real problems.

“Let me first thank the organisers for including the film from Serbia. I am also thankful to Indo Serbia Film and Cultural Forum for initiating this event. What an energetic audience, full of zest and enthusiasm. I am confident that all of you will like this Serbian film Realna Prica or Real Story,” said Ambassador Sinisia Pavic Charge d’ Affairs of Embassy of Serbia in India at  the screening of  film at 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021 at Marwah Studios.

“This event has added a lot to the relation between India and Serbia. It has also made Indo Serbia Film and Cultural Forum much stronger,” added Sandeep Marwah President of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry expressing India’s relation with Serbia.

Many important people from the industry including Miss Asia Pacific and Alumna of AAFT Srishti Rana, Actor & Model Zeisha Nancy, Producer Rajiv Choudhary, Actor and writer Inaamulhaq actor and writer Aryan Singh along with professional filmmakers and media students saw and appreciated the film.

Film from Azerbaijan Loved by Audience at 14th Global Film Festival

NOIDA: Nabat is a 2014 Azerbaijani drama film  directed by Elchin Musaoqlu.  The story is set during an upsurge in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict  and revolves around an old, sick ex-forestry worker and his wife Nabat, whose son has died in battle. The film was selected as the Azerbaijani entry for the Best Foreign Language Film  at the 87th Academy Awards, , but was not nominated. The film has actors like Fatemeh Motamed-Arya as Nabat, Sabir Mammadov as Major and  Farhad Israfilov as Davud.

“I extend my heartiest congratulations to International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry for inviting us here and making us a part of this huge grand festival. We may not be large producers of cinema, but Azerbaijan has made some wonderful films,” said H.E. Ashraf Shikhaliyev Ambassador of Axerbaijan to India while announcing the screening of the film and lighting the ceremonial lamp at 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021.

“Indo Azerbaijan Film and Cultural Forum has grown big with this participation. Thousands of people have come to know the strong relation between India and Azerbaijan,” said Sandeep Marwah President of the festival.

Many renowned film & television personalities were part of the screening of film including  singer actor  Aroon Bakshi, Actress Priyanka Tiwari, music director Dilip Sen.

Paraguay Film Well Appreciated at 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021

NOIDA: 7 Boxes in Spanish (Cajas) is a Paraguayan thriller film directed by Juan Carlos Maneglia  and Tana Schémbori. The film 7 Boxes was  released on August 10, 2012, and received praise from critics and the public as well as breaking box office  records in Paraguayan cinemas. 7 Boxes won the “Films in Progress” in what was the first unanimous decision in the festival’s history. The film participated at the Moscow International Film Festival in 2013.

“We are very happy that a film from Paraguay is a participating in 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021. We are also thankful to Indo Paraguay Film and Cultural Forum for being part of the grand show. I am sure you all will love this super hit film,” said H.E. Fleming Duarte inaugurating the screening of film.

The cast includes Celso Franco as Victor, a porter who aspires to become a famous actor. He is recruited to transport seven mysterious boxes in exchange for one hundred dollars. Lali Gonzalez as Liz, a young woman who accompanies Victor on his mission. Nelly Davalos as Tamara, Jin Hyuk Johnny Kim as Jim, Víctor Sosa as Nelson, and  Nico García as Luis.

“This one hour forty minutes film is an asset to the festival. The film has added a lot of the creativity to the whole show,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of   the festival. Radha Bhatt, Dilnaz Irani, Raghubir Yadav, Aroon Bakshi, H.E. Paulias Korni Ambassador of Papua New Guinea were also present at the screening in a house full show.

Two Decades of Sandeep Marwah in PHDCCI Management

New Delhi: Renowned film, television and media personality Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios, Chancellor of AAFT University of Media and Arts and National Chairman M&E BIS Ministry of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Government of India has been nominated as the member of Managing Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah Joined PHDCCI in 2001-2002 when Late president Arun Kapoor invited him to join the Chamber. Dr. Marwah started new committee title ‘Media and Entertainment’ under the leadership then President P.K.Jain and had been chair for eleven years till the President ship of Suman Jyoti Khaitan. He had been working hand in hand with President Ravi Vig, K.N.Memani, Sushms Berlia, Sanjay Bhatia, Dr. L.K.Malhotra, Satish Bagrodia, Ashok Kajaria, Salil Bhandari and  Sandeep Somany till 2012-13.

Dr. Marwah was renominated to the managing committee in 2014-15 by President Alok Sriram as Chairman for newly constituted Art and Culture Committee suggested by him and continued to provide his services to the Chamber with President Dr. Mahesh Gupta, Dr. Gopal Jiwarajka, Anil Khaitan , Rajeev Talwar and Dr. D.K. Agarwal till 2019-20.

“I am once again thankful to the President Pradeep Multani 2021-22 for inviting me to the Managing Committee of PHD. I am sure I will be able to contribute to the growth of the Chamber,” said Sandeep Marwah.

“I extend my heartiest congratulations to the new team of leaders President Pradeep Multani, Senior Vice President Saket Dalmia and Vice President Sanjeev Agarwal on taking over the office at PHD. I have completed twenty two years in PHDCCI and twenty years in management committee ,” said Dr. Marwah also thanking Saurab Sanyal Secretary General of PHDCCI.

15th International Festival of Cellphone Cinema Ready for Launch

Noida: The father of Cellphone Cinema Dr. Sandeep Marwah announced the 15th edition of International Festival of Cellphone Cinema for which launching function has been planned for January 2022 at Noida Film City.

“I have no words to express my feelings today while announcing the 15th edition of International Festival of Cellphone Cinema, which was almost declared as a crazy action on the day of its inception way back in 2008 when Karl Bardosh of New York University and Nitu Chandra renowned actress inaugurated the festival at Marwah Studios,” recollected Sandeep Marwah.

This festival has seen largest number of technological changes. Every year the size and the features of the mobile phone changes, but we continued to have this festival regularly. International Film and Television Club of Asian Academy of Film and Television is still the presenter of this world renowned first ever mobile cinema festival,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

The poster launching function and first seminar will be held in the mid of January. The details of the festival will soon be published on the website www.ifcpc.com in few days.

10th Global Festival of Journalism Announced for 10th February by IJC

New Delhi: The well-known and the only festival representing one of the oldest professions of the World -Journalism, has been announced for this year by International Journalism Centre. The 10th Global Festival of Journalism is going to be held from 10th February to 12th February 2022 which is also the International Day of Journalism.

“We all are here ready with the plans of 10th Global Festival of Journalism which clearly states- An Event of The Journalist-for The Journalists-by The Journalists with a quote “Love Peace And Unity Through Art and Culture” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of the Festival and Chancellor AAFT University of Media and Arts.

The festival covers large number of programs consisting of workshops, seminars, interactions, poster launches, Observation of special days, national day celebrations, forums remembering leaders of the country, book releases, documentary screenings, news and current affair programs, entertainment, and award functions all the three days.

Soon a poster launching ceremony will be planned at Marwah Studios to start National and International Campaign of the festival.

5th Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh at 14th Global Film Festival Noida

Noida: The highest and the most prestigious award of Hindi Cinema this time was presented to film Producer T.P.Agarwal the designated President of Film Federation of India and President of Indian Motion Picture Producers Association for fifteen years for his untiring services to Indian Film Industry by internationally renowned media personality Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chairman Hindi Cinema Samman Samiti at the fifth edition in a  grand event of 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021.

Hindi Cinema Bhushan was presented to Padam Shri Anoop Jalota also known as Bhajan Samrat for his long attachment to Indian Film Industry through music. Hindi Cinema Gaurav was presented to known actors like Deepak Tijori, Music Director Hriju Roy, Secretary CINTA & Actor Amit Behal, Actor Rajesh Khattar, Vicki Ranawat, Producer Anjum Rizvi and renowned actor Daizy Shah.

Hindi Cinema Sevi for the promotion of Hindi Cinema was presented to H.E. Lineo Irene Molise Mabusela High Commissioner of Lesotho, H.E. Dilshod Akhatov Ambassador of Uzbekistan, H.E. Carlos Polo Ambassador of Peru, H.E. Muhammed Maliki Ambassador of Morocco, H.E. Juan Angulo Ambassador of Chile, H.E. Kamlesh Shashi Prakash High Commissioner of Fiji, Ambassador Sinisa Pavic Charge d’ Affaires Embassy of Serbia, Roman Masaric Charge d’ Affaires of Embassy of the Czech Republic and producer Director Rajeev Chaudhury.

“We never wanted to shift the program to new date. Though things were quite uncertain because of pandemic, we are lucky that the whole event went above the expectations of people.  The 14th Global Film Festival Noida 2021 saw the footfall of 17000 people with different kinds of events including 9 workshops, 7 exhibitions, foreign films, Indian Films, Director’s Retrospective, films on disability, AAFT Films, ASMS Films, Competition segment and Films on Children.

Special events were organized by forums to respect Mahatma Gandhi, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and Shakespeare on three different days of festival. World Computer Literacy Day, Day for Persons with Disability & Navy Day were also observed during the Global Film Festival. National days of Laos and United Arab Emirates were also celebrated.

Regular three days AAFT School of Mass Communication was releasing the newsletter for the festival. Book on Sandeep Marwah was also released on the opening day. The music band of AAFT School of Performing Art was a big entertainer on the first day, followed by Fashion show by AAFT School of Fashion and Design and then the most powerful Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh was held on the final day.