14th National Voters’ Day Observed at AAFT on January 25th

Noida, India – January 27, 2024: In a bid to foster awareness and active participation in the electoral process among the youth, Sandeep Marwah, Chancellor of AAFT University, spearheaded the observance of the 14th National Voters’ Day (NVD) at AAFT premises on January 25th.

Since its inception in 2011, National Voters’ Day has been celebrated annually on January 25th to commemorate the foundation day of the Election Commission of India, established on January 25, 1950. The primary objective of NVD is to instill electoral awareness among citizens and encourage their engagement in the democratic process. Additionally, it serves as a platform for facilitating the enrollment of new voters, particularly the youth.

This year’s NVD celebrations at AAFT revolved around the theme ‘Accessible Elections,’ reflecting the Election Commission of India’s commitment to enhancing inclusivity and accessibility in the electoral process, particularly for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).

Speaking on the occasion, Sandeep Marwah emphasized the importance of voter awareness and participation in shaping the democratic fabric of the nation. “It is crucial to empower the youth with knowledge about their voting rights and responsibilities. National Voters’ Day serves as a reminder of the pivotal role each citizen plays in shaping the future of our country through the democratic process,” remarked Marwah.

The observance of National Voters’ Day at AAFT reaffirmed the institution’s dedication to nurturing socially responsible citizens who actively engage in the democratic process and contribute to the progress of the nation.The event was supported by International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry.

Former Mayor of London, Sunil Chopra, Visits AAFT and Honored by Dr. Sandeep Marwah

Noida, India – January 26, 2024: The Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT) had the distinct honor of welcoming Sunil Chopra, esteemed Councillor and former Mayor of London, to its premises at Noida Film City. Mr. Chopra’s visit underscored the deepening ties between India and the United Kingdom and celebrated the remarkable achievements of Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios, whose global influence continues to reverberate across continents.

Expressing his admiration for Dr. Marwah’s exemplary contributions, Sunil Chopra remarked, “I am amazed to witness the remarkable achievements of Dr. Sandeep Marwah. Having had the opportunity to interact with him in London on numerous occasions, I can attest to his immense popularity and influence, both in Delhi and abroad. He stands as a beacon of inspiration for individuals across borders.”

Dr. Marwah, in turn, acknowledged Sunil Chopra’s sterling reputation as one of the most prominent Indian social workers in London. “We are privileged and proud to host Sunil Chopra at AAFT. His outstanding contributions to the social fabric of the United Kingdom exemplify the spirit of service and leadership. We are delighted to extend an invitation for him to join the Indo-UK Film and Cultural Forum, where his guidance will be invaluable in fostering stronger ties between India and the UK,” stated Dr. Marwah.

In recognition of his distinguished achievements and unwavering commitment to social welfare, Dr. Marwah conferred upon Sunil Chopra the esteemed life membership of the International Film and Television Club of Marwah Studios.

The visit of Sunil Chopra to AAFT signifies the convergence of talent and leadership from diverse corners of the world, united in the pursuit of collaboration and mutual understanding. His presence serves as a testament to the enduring bonds between India and the UK and underscores the importance of cultural diplomacy in strengthening bilateral relations.

Renowned Writer Amit Aryan Conducts Inspiring Writing Workshop at AAFT

Noida, India – January 26, 2024: The Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT) had the privilege of hosting a captivating writing workshop conducted by the esteemed writer, Amit Aryan, renowned for his prolific contributions to the Mumbai Film Industry. The event took place at Marwah Studios in Noida Film City, where Amit Aryan engaged with the students of AAFT, sharing insights from his illustrious career and inspiring the next generation of storytellers.

Amit Aryan, known for his acclaimed projects such as “Wagle Ki Duniya,” “Jeannie Aur Juju,” “Who Teri Bhabhi Hai Pagle,” “Tera Yaar Hun Main,” and “FIR,” among many others, brought his wealth of experience and expertise to the forefront as he interacted with the eager students. Through anecdotes and personal narratives, he offered invaluable guidance on navigating the intricate landscape of the entertainment industry.

During the workshop, Amit Aryan fielded a myriad of questions from the aspiring filmmakers and writers of AAFT, covering topics ranging from film and television production to the nuances of storytelling. The interactive session sparked new ideas and perspectives on the craft of writing, enriching the participants’ understanding of the creative process.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios, acknowledged the significance of Amit Aryan’s visit and his contributions to the field of writing for film and television. In recognition of his invaluable insights and dedication to the art of storytelling, Dr. Marwah bestowed upon him the prestigious life membership of the International Film and Television Club of Marwah Studios.

The writing workshop led by Amit Aryan served as a catalyst for creativity and innovation, empowering the students of AAFT to explore their artistic potential and pursue their aspirations in the world of entertainment. His visit left an indelible mark on the budding talents, inspiring them to embark on their journey with renewed enthusiasm and determination.

AAFT Students Shine at Great Indian Youth Festival in New Delhi

New Delhi, India – January 26, 2024: The vibrant spirit of youth and creativity took center stage as students from the Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT) showcased their talents and skills at the prestigious Great Indian Youth Festival held on December 23rd and 24th at the Dhyanchand Stadium, India Gate, New Delhi.

The event witnessed a captivating display of performances and contributions by AAFT students across various domains. The AAFT School of Performing Arts mesmerized the audience with captivating dance and music performances, while the AAFT School of Journalism and Mass Communication provided comprehensive still and video coverage of the festival. Additionally, the event management prowess of the AAFT School of PR Events and Advertising ensured the smooth execution of the festival.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah, the visionary President of Marwah Studios and Chancellor of AAFT University, expressed his delight at the outstanding contributions made by AAFT students. “I am thrilled to witness the remarkable performances and dedicated efforts of our students at the Great Indian Youth Festival. Their exceptional talents and commitment have truly elevated the festival to new heights,” remarked Dr. Marwah.

The Great Indian Youth Festival, renowned as the largest talent hunt and carnival for young individuals, provided a platform for participants to showcase their skills and talents under the theme “Har Ghar Mein Hai Ek Superstar.” With a plethora of contests and games, the festival offered an enriching experience for all attendees.

Anubhavv Arora and Ankit Nagpal, the organizers of the festival, extended their heartfelt gratitude to Marwah Studios, AAFT, and the International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry for their unwavering support, which played a pivotal role in ensuring the success of the event.

The participation of AAFT students in the Great Indian Youth Festival exemplifies their passion, creativity, and commitment to excellence. Their remarkable performances underscored AAFT’s commitment to nurturing and empowering the next generation of talent in the field of media and entertainment.

New Year Calendar “Women Is Power” Designed by Delhi Fashion Club Unveiled by Sandeep Marwah

Noida, India – January 26, 2024: A striking new calendar designed by the esteemed Delhi Fashion Club was unveiled with great fanfare as Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Chancellor of AAFT University, extended his honor and privilege to release the meticulously crafted calendar titled “Women Is Power.”

In a ceremony marked by elegance and appreciation, Dr. Sandeep Marwah commended the dedication and creativity invested in the design, production, and dissemination of the calendar. “I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Harshit Dhingaun, the Director of the Delhi Fashion Club, for his exceptional vision in conceptualizing this calendar,” remarked Dr. Marwah.

The calendar, aptly themed “Women Is Power,” pays homage to the strength, resilience, and influence of women in society. Dr. Marwah expressed his admiration for the theme, acknowledging the profound impact of women’s empowerment on shaping a better tomorrow.

Accompanying Dr. Marwah at the unveiling were distinguished guests Means Malotra and Priyanka Rajpal, both prominent women leaders and influencers in their respective fields. Their presence added to the significance of the occasion, underscoring the importance of recognizing and celebrating the contributions of women to society.

Reflecting on the essence of time and the symbolism of a calendar, Dr. Marwah imparted words of wisdom, stating, “Calendar teaches you to Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you.”

The unveiling of the “Women Is Power” calendar stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of empowerment and the celebration of womanhood. It serves as a reminder of the invaluable role that women play in shaping our world and inspires individuals to embrace the ethos of equality and respect. The event was supported by IWFF- International Women’s Film Forum.

Subhash Chander Bose Forum Commemorates Neta Ji at Marwah Studios

Noida, India – January 26, 2024: The legacy of Netaji Subhash Chander Bose was honored and remembered with great reverence at Marwah Studios, Noida, as the Subhash Chander Bose Forum convened to pay homage to one of India’s greatest freedom fighters.

In a gathering marked by heartfelt tributes and reflections, Swami Chander Sharma emphasized the need for strong and dynamic leadership akin to that of Netaji, citing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as embodying similar qualities. “We need a leader like Netaji to propel our nation to greater heights,” remarked Sharma.

Wing Commander A.S. Bedi underscored the monumental contributions of Netaji to India’s independence struggle, particularly his pivotal role in establishing the Indian National Army (INA). “Netaji’s vision and leadership were instrumental in our quest for freedom,” said Bedi, reflecting on the profound impact of Bose’s actions.

Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Chair of the Neta Subhash Chander Bose Forum, invoked the spirit of Azad Hind Fauj, the army founded by Bose to champion India’s cause for independence. Marwah recalled Netaji’s iconic slogan, ‘Tum mujhe khoon do, main tumhe azadi dunga’ (give me your blood and I will give you freedom), which ignited the passion of countless youth across the nation to dedicate themselves to the freedom struggle.

Addressing the students of AAFT University, Marwah underscored the enduring inspiration drawn from Netaji’s indomitable spirit and unwavering commitment to the nation’s freedom. The event served as a poignant reminder of Netaji’s unparalleled contribution to the fabric of India’s history and his enduring legacy as a symbol of courage, sacrifice, and patriotism.

The Subhash Chander Bose Forum reiterated its commitment to preserving and perpetuating the ideals espoused by Netaji, ensuring that his legacy continues to inspire future generations of Indians.

Sandeep Marwah, Chief Scout for India, Extends Republic Day Congratulations to the Nation

New Delhi, January 26, 2024 – Sandeep Marwah, Chancellor of AAFT University of Media and Arts and Chief Scout for India, seized the moment of Republic Day to extend his heartfelt congratulations to every Indian citizen.

In his message, Mr. Marwah expressed his wishes for the nation, stating, “I take this wonderful opportunity to extend my heartiest congratulations to each and every Indian on the auspicious occasion of 75th Republic Day. May this Republic Day bring lots of love, peace, and prosperity to the people of this nation, and let India emerge as the most powerful nation in the world.”

Highlighting the importance of collective efforts, Mr. Marwah emphasized the need for increased dedication and scaling up of endeavors to safeguard, promote, and elevate the nation. “The time has come when we all have to put in extra efforts; we have to raise the size and scale of everything we are involved in to protect, project, and prosper the nation,” he added.

Expressing gratitude, Mr. Marwah extended special thanks to the President of India, Vice President of India, and the Prime Minister of India for their leadership in taking the country to new heights.

Mr. Marwah’s message resonates with the spirit of unity, progress, and aspiration for a stronger and more prosperous India on this significant day.

Sandeep Marwah Honored for His Spiritual Activities

Meerut, January 26, 2024 – Dr. Sandeep Marwah, renowned for his relentless dedication to various fields including education, media, and entertainment, receives yet another accolade, this time for his profound contributions to spirituality on his visit to Meerut.

Mr. Vinod Kumar Choudhary, Senior RSS worker and District President of Meerut City from BJP, expressed pride in Dr. Marwah’s multifaceted endeavors. “We are proud of Dr. Sandeep Marwah for his untiring efforts not only in the fields of education, media, and entertainment but also in spirituality,” he remarked.

Dr. Marwah’s involvement in numerous organizations such as the World Peace Development and Research Foundation,Asian Unity Alliance, Prithvi Yoga Centre, Global Yog Alliance, and Confederation of World Religion, alongside his associations with spiritual entities like ISKON and Brahma Kumaris, has significantly contributed to uplifting and supporting spiritual activities across 156 countries worldwide.

In recognition of his deep commitment and contributions, Dr. Sandeep Marwah was honored by the city of Meerut. Mr. Choudhary presented him with a beautiful Lord Ram Statue as a token of love and honor on behalf of Meerut City.

Expressing his gratitude, Dr. Marwah extended heartfelt thanks for the recognition and the symbolic gesture bestowed upon him.

This acknowledgment further underscores Dr. Marwah’s holistic approach to societal welfare and his unwavering dedication to fostering harmony and spiritual enlightenment.

Sandeep Marwah Designs New Projects for IACC Media & Entertainment Committee

ew Delhi, January 26, 2024 – Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Chairman of the Media & Entertainment Committee, highlighted the potential for projecting the Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) in a much larger perspective during the regional council meeting.

Emphasizing the need for continuous programs in the media and entertainment industry to elevate the Chamber’s stature, Dr. Marwah proposed significant initiatives. “I am delighted to offer three Radio Stations – Radio Noida 107.4FM, Radio Raipur, and Radio Mumbai – for any and every program of IACC,” he announced. Additionally, he pledged to extend the coverage of IACC programs on MSTV of Marwah Studios.

The upcoming plans include participation in a seminar specially tailored for IACC during the 12th Global Festival of Journalism in Noida 2024, scheduled from February 12th to 14th. This will be followed by an international press conference for the Regional Council of IACC, culminating in a dynamic interaction program with the Asian Business School focusing on current India-USA relations.

During the meeting, Dr. Sandeep Marwah presented two of his books to Arun Karna, President of the Region Council and Managing Director/CEO at AT&T Global Network Services India Private Limited.

These initiatives reflect Dr. Marwah’s commitment to enhancing the presence and influence of IACC within the media and entertainment domain, fostering stronger ties between India and the United States.

Independence Day of Myanmar Celebrated at ICMEI Headquarters in Noida

Noida: The International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI) celebrated the Independence Day of Myanmar at its headquarters in Noida, extending warm congratulations to H.E. U Moe Kyaw Aung, the Ambassador of Myanmar to India, and the people of Myanmar. The Independence Day of Myanmar falls on the 4th of January.

Sandeep Marwah, President of ICMEI, took this wonderful opportunity on behalf of ICMEI and the complete Fraternity of Art and Culture in India to extend heartfelt congratulations. Mr. Marwah expressed his best wishes for a joyous celebration of this significant day in the history of Myanmar.

“I take this wonderful opportunity on behalf of ICMEI and the complete Fraternity of Art and Culture of India to extend my heartiest congratulations to H.E. U Moe Kyaw Aung, Ambassador of Myanmar to India, and the people of Myanmar on Independence Day, which falls on 4th January,” said Sandeep Marwah.

The Indo Myanmar Film and Cultural Forum, under the umbrella of ICMEI, was highlighted as a very active body that has been an integral part of every international event organized by ICMEI. The Forum actively participates in and contributes to events such as the Global Film Festival, Global Festival of Journalism, Global Fashion Week, and Global Literary Festival in Noida.

“The Indo Myanmar Film and Cultural Forum is a very active body and has been a part of every international event designed by ICMEI, including the Global Film Festival, Global Festival of Journalism, Global Fashion Week, and Global Literary Festival Noida,” Mr. Marwah added.

The celebration at ICMEI Headquarters underscored the organization’s commitment to fostering cultural exchanges and strengthening diplomatic ties through the medium of art and culture.

ICMEI Celebrates Sudan Independence Day at International Headquarters

Noida: The International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI) celebrated the Independence Day of Sudan at its international headquarters, extending heartfelt congratulations to H.E. Abdalla Omer Bashir Elhusain, the Ambassador of Sudan to India, and the people of Sudan.

In a warm gesture, Sandeep Marwah, President of ICMEI and also the Chair for the Indo Sudan Film and Cultural Forum, conveyed his best wishes on behalf of ICMEI and the entire fraternity of art and culture. Sudan’s Independence Day, observed on the 1st of January, became an occasion for ICMEI to express solidarity and celebrate the achievements of the Sudanese people.

“I take this opportunity to extend my heartiest congratulations on behalf of ICMEI and the complete fraternity of art and culture to H.E. Abdalla Omer Bashir Elhusain, Ambassador of Sudan to India, and the people of Sudan on the Independence day, which falls on 1st January,” said Sandeep Marwah.

Highlighting the commendable efforts of the Indo Sudan Film and Cultural Forum at ICMEI, Mr. Marwah acknowledged its significant contributions over the years. The Forum has been instrumental in fostering cultural exchanges and collaborations between India and Sudan, promoting goodwill and understanding through the medium of cinema and arts.

“Indo Sudan Film and Cultural Forum at ICMEI has done commendably well in all these years,” remarked Sandeep Marwah, emphasizing the positive impact of cultural diplomacy in strengthening bilateral relations between the two nations.

The celebration at ICMEI’s International Headquarters served as a testament to the organization’s commitment to promoting cultural diversity and fostering international goodwill through various forums and initiatives.

New Year Celebrations of 2024: A Spirited Start at Marwah Studios

Noida: Marwah Studios witnessed a jubilant gathering as leaders from various groups, departments, AAFT schools, deans, faculty members, and administration personnel congregated to extend warm New Year wishes to President Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

Amidst an atmosphere filled with camaraderie, the Marwah Studios family, along with its allied agencies and subsidiaries, came together to usher in the New Year. Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Chancellor of AAFT University, expressed the significance of the occasion and the emotional resonance of being surrounded by the extended Marwah Studios family.

“It was a very emotional and strong feeling to be together with all the family members of Marwah Studios and its allied agencies and subsidiaries on the auspicious day when everyone wished everyone a Happy New Year,” shared Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

Taking the opportunity to inspire and motivate the team, Dr. Marwah emphasized the need for collective efforts to elevate the organization to new heights. He encouraged everyone to step out of their comfort zones and dedicate sincere and diligent efforts to enhance the scale and impact of their work.

“Time has come when we all have to come out from the comfort zone and start putting our sincere and best efforts to raise the level and increase the scale of our work to the new platform. Our success is based on our hard work and truthfulness towards our job. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a wonderful example, a source of inspiration for all of us, who works hard and intelligently to serve the nation. Let’s work rigorously to uplift the name of Marwah Studios and AAFT to a new scale,” urged Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

As the Marwah Studios collective ushers in the New Year, the resolve is set to make 2024 a year of growth, innovation, and heightened accomplishments.