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

6th Atal Bihari Vajpayee National Awards on 8th October

New Delhi: The 6th edition of the most prestigious Atal Bihari Vajpayee National Award for Promotion of Art and Culture is scheduled for 8th October 2022 at Marwah Studios Noida Film City informed the managing Committee of the awards.

The award was constituted six years back to promote and highlight all those people who      all have contributed enough to the promotion of Indian art and culture. This includes Drama, Literature, Music, Dance, and art promotion of any kind,” informed Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios & the award committee.

Some of the prominent names have been selected by the committee and these people have been informed to physically present these at the grand event planned during 8th Global Literary Festival Noida 2022.

The Global Literary Festival itself has been emerged as one of the biggest literary festivals of this side of the World. This time festival has been planned from 6th to 8th October 2022 at Noida Film City. The festival is supported by International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry & AAFT University of Media and Arts, Raipur, and World Peace Development and Research Foundation.

Powerful Workshop by Devendra Raj Ankur at AAFT School of Cinema

Noida: A workshop by renowned theatre artist and former Director of National School of Drama Dr Devendra Raj Ankur was planned for the students of AAFT School of Cinema during the orientation program of new session of AAFT 2022 at Marwah Studios Noida Film City.

Theatre is the platform where you can experiment ample. Though you do have limitations but the level of confidence it provides to the actor is beyond explanation. Passion for any creative art will take you to heights. Continuous efforts are required to prove your talent. There is no alternate to hard work. The more you do, the more you want to learn all these creative arts. You should be anxious all the time to learn more,” said Dr Devender Raj Ankur while talking to the young aspirants of AAFT.

We are happy to have with us Dr Ankur who has been a MA in Hindi Literature from Delhi University. Diploma in Drama Arts with specialization in Direction from National School of Drama informed Dr Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and AAFT.

Dr Ankur has been a Senior Drama Instructor of Bal Bhavan, New Delhi. He is also the Member of National School of Drama Theater, a guest faculty in theatrical literature and direction at Bhartendu Natya Academy, Lucknow. He is the Professor of Indian Classical Drama and Aesthetics, founder Member and Principal Director of ‘Sambhav’, New Delhi. He has presented over 400 stories, 16 novels and 60 plays across India and abroad with various amateur and professional troupes.

Later Dr Sandeep Marwah honored Dr Devendra Raj Ankur with the life membership of International Film and Television Club of Asian Academy of Film and Television.

Kathleen Kautai Will Represent ICMEI in United Kingdom

London: A well-known senior executive  Kathleen Kautai has been nominated as honorary representative of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry in United Kingdom by the President Sandeep Marwah on his visit to United Kingdom,

“We are happy to nominated Kathleen Kautai as representative of ICMEI in UK for all practical purposes to develop and promote relation between two countries India and United Kingdom. Her experience in International relations is par excellence,” said Sandeep Marwah while handing over the book of his biography at Hotel Grosvenor, Park Lane London.

Kathleen Kautai  is an experienced and versatile executive with over twenty five years senior business experience. Enterprising, cosmopolitan, accomplished, innovative and totally task orientated. A superb negotiator with a track record of closing contracts and establishing relationships. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels and in many different cultures.

Deepak Narwal Honorary Advisor to AAFT School of Health & Wellness

London: “The international exposure is not only necessary but essential to grow business in India and abroad. Like wise it is also now important part of education. We at AAFT University have been promoting a lot of foreign exposure to the students,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Chancellor AAFT University here in London on his visit to United Kingdom.

We have nominated Dr Deepak Narwal  as honorary advisor on the board of AAFT School of Health and Wellness. He is going to suggest and mentor students who are part of this business. Dr Narwal is an entrepreneur with interests in Artificial Intelligence, health care, education and innovative environmental & transport technologies.

Currently, is a magnet for innovation in Europe and is promoting several innovative Environmental initiatives in Wind power, Water Sanitation, waste to energy and environment friendly public transportation in India and several countries in Africa.

Dr Narwal is also an active campaigner for Malaria  Eradication and is collaborating with global organisations to promote innovative and unique products to help eradicate the disease. He is a member of the prestigious European Economic Senate  to promote Trade and Culture and is the first ‘Asian Economic Senator’ with the organisation.

His an expert in inter-governmental and cross-country business, who is specialized in the interconnection between private sector and ESG markets India-EU. He is an advisor to European think tank on different aspects inside BRICS and G20 – especially G20 India 2022.

He is on the advisory board of two major think tanks in Europe and is a speaker on promotion of environmental and educational technologies. He was honoured with the prestigious Bharat Gaurav Award in British Parliament on 13th April 2018.

Sandeep Marwah Invited by Oxford Business College in Oxford

Oxford: We extend our heartiest congratulations to Dr Sandeep Marwah on his receiving Regal British Award for his nine World Records in films, television , media and Education. He has proved to the world that creative education is the need of the hour,” said Dr Padmesh Gupta Managing Director Oxford Business College Oxford while welcoming Dr Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University to the new international office of the institution.

We are happy to receive Dr Marwah and his visit has added colors to Oxford Business College. India and United Kingdom already doing a lot into education, some more new and innovative ideas can be discussed today,” added Sarwar Khawaja Chairman Business Development, Oxford Business College.

“Our association with Oxford Business College is more than a decade.  Oxford is one of the most beautiful cities in England with beautiful sandy stone architecture dating back centuries. It is home to the prestigious Oxford University where many of Britain’s finest writers have studied and taught.,” said Dr Sandeep Marwah also Chair for Indo UK Art and Culture Forum.

Oxford and its university have inspired countless books and stories and both are often depicted in a sort of whimsical, fairytale way that reminds us of times gone by and a quintessentially British era. Later Dr Marwah presented a copy of his biography to Dr Padmesh Gupta.

Chief Scout for India Sandeep Marwah in United Kingdom

London: I on my behalf and on the behalf of Scout Guide Foundation India extend our heartiest congratulation to King Charles III for taking over the charge of United Kingdom.

King Charles III is King of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms. He acceded to the throne on 8 September 2022 upon the death of his mother, Elizabeth II. He was the longest-serving heir apparent in British history and, at the age of 73, is the oldest person to assume the British throne.

On January 24, 1908, the Boy Scouts movement begins in England with the publication of the first instalment of Robert Baden-Powell’s Scouting for Boys. The name Baden-Powell was already well known to many English boys, and thousands of them eagerly bought up the handbook.

Guiding began in the UK in 1910, when Robert Baden-Powell, founder of The Scout Association, established a separate organisation for girls. The Guide Association was a founding member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) in 1928. Girlguiding is supported by around 100,000 volunteers.

Bear Grylls has inspired thousands of young people to gain new skills since becoming Chief Scout in 2009. Bear Grylls was the UK’s youngest ever Chief Scout when he was appointed in 2009, aged 34. Today, he remains the public face of the Scouts in the UK.

CEGR President Sandeep Marwah in London Answered Basic Questions on Education

London: CEGR- Centre for Education Growth and Research President Dr Sandeep Marwah also Chancellor of AAFT University is in London attending different seminars and sessions where he was asked   to inform the basic    information on India’s education system. Answering the question Dr Marwah said that a chancellor is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus within a university system.

He informed that the term ‘higher education’ with respect to India denotes the tertiary level education that is imparted after 12 years of schooling (10 years of primary education and 2 years of secondary education). The Department of Higher Education, MoE is responsible for the overall development of the basic infrastructure of Higher Education sector, both in terms of policy and planning.

 A professor is the highest academic title held at a college, university, or postsecondary institution. Professors are accomplished and recognized academics — and usually considered experts in their areas of interest

The top 6 States in terms of highest number of colleges in India are Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu and these States have more than 30 colleges per lakh population except Uttar Pradesh, which has the college density of 20 only.

The objective of higher education is to give both knowledge and wisdom. Educational system must find its guiding principle in the aims of the social order. It should inculcate democratic idealism among the learners.

The UGC`s mandate includes determining and maintaining standards of teaching, examination, and research in universities. Framing regulations on minimum standards of education. Monitoring developments in the field of collegiate and university education; disbursing grants to the universities and colleges.

There are three types of universities: Conventional Universities, Deemed Universities and Institutions of National Importance. While Conventional Universities are established through Act of Parliament or State Legislatures, Deemed Universities award degrees through the notification of the central government.

Rahul Rawail at AAFT for Orientation Program

Noida: “There are some unwritten laws of Indian Film Industry, that you can only learn from the experienced people of the industry. I am happy AAFT School of Cinema has been inviting leaders of film industry to share their experience with the young aspirants of film making. This is one of the reasons why students of AAFT are doing so well in all disciplines of film production,” said Rahul Rawail renowned film director while talking to the new batch of 2022 at Marwah Studios.

We have given our life to this industry. Deep education of the subject, practice and enthusiasm are the keys to success. Devote maximum time in learning you won’t get this opportunity again of learning film making at such a low cost and fee when institution is spending on your education,” added Rahul Rawail answering questions by the new students.

Rahul Rawail is one of the finest directors of the industry. He started his career with great Raj Kapoor and learned the ways to reach the heart of the people. He is known for his films like Love Story, Betaab, Arjun, Dacait, Anjaam, Arjun Pandit, Jo Bole So Nihal, Bekhudi, Aur Pyar Ho Gaya informed Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT School of Cinema.

In his book “Raj Kapoor The Master at Work”, he goes down memory lane to document his revered ‘front row seat’ as an assistant director to him, the immortal master of Indian cinema. The book is as told to Pranika Sharma. In English the book is published by Bloomsbury and in Hindi by Prabhat Prakashan. Arijit Bhattacharya Director AAFT paid vote of thanks.

Sandeep Marwah in London to Pay Homage to Queen Elizabeth II

London: Renowned International personality ‘Champion of Wales’ Dr Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios also Chair for Indo UK Art and Cultural Forum is in London to pay homage to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

“I on behalf of Indo UK Art and Cultural Forum & Indo Wales Creative Forum extend my heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family of Great Britain and the people of United Kingdom on the demise of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” said Dr Sandeep Marwah while talking to the press.

“A fitting tribute to late Queen who always served the people with dignity and calm. My deepest sympathy to the royal family on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She was an amazing woman and will be missed,” added Marwah.

Sandeep Marwah Honored with Regal British Award in London

London: Dr Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios, with nine international records, honoured with most prestigious REGAL BRITISH AWARD by World Humanitarian Drive at Royal Society of Arts London UK under the Chairmanship of Abdul Basit Syed and Patronship of RT Hon. Chris Philip Member of British Parliament for his untiring contribution to education, media, and entertainment industry.

The award was presented by H. E. Anthony Carmona SC ORTT Former President of Trinidad and Tobago and H.E. Erna Hennicot Schoepges Former President of Luxembourg Parliament in a well organised program which was attended by the dignities of more than forty countries across six continents representing different segments of professions and businesses.

Dr Marwah is the founder of Noida Film City now the fastest growing film city in the World. He is the President of Marwah Studios and founder Chancellor of AAFT University of Media and Arts. He is the producer of largest number of short films &  teacher to more than 20,000 media professionals hailing from 145 countries.

He also created a World  Record during Commonwealth Games in Delhi. He is the Promoter of large number of festivals and organiser of 7500 events and has been able to attract 3 million people to film city under film and culture tourism. Sandeep Marwah has been nominated by 67 countries of the World as their cultural Ambassador including Chair for Indo UK Film and Cultural Forum. Earlier he has been titled as ‘Champion of Wales’ by Wales Government.

World Humanitarian Drive (WHD) is an International NGO with operations in 12 countries, founded in Croydon, U.K. by British Indian Global Peace activist, Entrepreneur, Writer, Dr Abdul Basit Syed. The primary vision of WHD is to promote Peace, Education and Trade Harmony initiatives globally.

WHD programs, events, initiatives are focused especially in the upliftment of women, youth, most vulnerable and minority population. “WHD” has made considerable strides to achieve the goal by collaborating with various World Leaders, Governments, and organisations across the world to promote Peace, Education, and Trade Harmony through various global initiatives and Humanitarian activities.

The event was supported by International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry & World Peace Development and Research Foundation and Universal Peace Federation.