Archive for August, 2010

Mahatma Gandhi Forum Supported By International Organizations

August 31, 2010

Gandhi Marwah Association


Recently formed forum after the name of ‘Father Of The Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi under the Chairmanship of Sandeep Marwah, president of Marwah Studios and a true Gandhian  is now being supported by many National and International level organizations.

“We are very happy that Mahatma Gandhi Forum being supported by not only 8000 media persons but also by number of national and International setups” said Sandeep Marwah Chairperson of the Gandhi Forum. “We have already announced scholarship for all those who are ready to take up the research papers, write ups etc on Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi”  added Marwah who has been spreading teachings of Gandhi from last 30 years.

It is also proposed to have books library and a video library on Gandhi in the campus of Marwah Studios at Noida Film City. The next venture will be placing of Gandhian Chair with Asian Education Group.

The International Film And Television Research Centre (IFTRC), International Children’s Film Forum (ICFF), International Film And Television Club (IFTC), International Public Broadcasting Forum (IPBF), Indo Nigerian Film Association (INFA), Indo Peru Film And Cultural Forum (IPFCF), Universal Peace Federation (UPF), Brotherhood, World Religion Parliament (WRP), Global Yog Alliance (GYA), Indo Wales Creative Forum (IWCF) are some of the associates of Mahatma Gandhi forum now.


We need Mahatma Gandhi Back-Sandeep Marwah

August 29, 2010

Gandhi Marwah Association

“We need Mahatma Gandhi back into our society for better thinking and politeness in the community” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and a true Gandhian who has given his 35 years in spreading Gandhism through films, television, Education and media.

“It is right time to start once again the Gandhi Forum with media people so that our voice can be heard in a bigger and better ways” added Sandeep Marwah who is nominated Chairperson of Gandhi Forum by 8000 media persons in the country.

“What we need is love and affection for each other in the country. A lots of patience, and patriotic feeling for our mother land” Marwah added while announcing the International Centre of Gandhi Forum today at Noida Film City.

Nearly 1000 persons from different fields of Media supported Sandeep Marwah in the cause. A scholarship on the study and Research of Mahatma Gandhi has been declared by this Gandhi-Marwah association. The Gandhi Forum is also assisted by International Film And Television Club, International Film And Television Research Centre, International Children’s Film Forum, International Public Broadcasting Forum, Radio Noida, Asian Education Group, and many more.

Marwah Studios Team With Queen’s Baton Relay At Kochi

August 29, 2010



The city will have the attention of the nation’s sporting fraternity as the XIX Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay makes its way around with receptions at 17 locations here on the National Sports Day on Sunday.

The baton reached the city on Saturday, accompanied by a convoy of vehicles and a full fledged multi media team of Marwah Studios, the only official media team of the relay, after an official reception at the Cochin International Airport in Nedumbassery. District Collector M Beena received the torch, after its Lakshadweep leg, from Commander VN Singh who is leading a team of 91 delegates during the baton’s journey across the nation.

Olympians TC Yohannan, O Chandrashekharan and Shiny Wilson will receive the baton from the District Collector at the Maharaja’s College Stadium at 9 a.m., marking the start of the Kochi leg. Sports Minister M Vijayakumar, Fisheries Minister S Sarma, along with MPs, MLAs, sports officials and athletes will be present at the ceremony.

The Southern Naval Command and the Kochi City Police will accord special receptions to the Queen’s Baton relay.

At the Travancore Gate, Southern Naval Command Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Vice Admiral KN Sushil will join the Navy’s sportsmen, accompanied by the Navy band, to receive the baton.

Ernakulam Range IG B Sandhya, City Police Commissioner Manoj Abraham and Deputy Commissioner PH Ashraf will lead the police during the function at High Court Junction.

In view of the event, security has been tightened, with commandos helping the police, the Collector’s office has said.” We at Marwah Studios at Noida, keeping full check on our multimedia team” said Sandeep Marwah, President Marwah studios.

The baton will leave for Thrissur on Monday

Colorful Farewell to Seniors At Asian School of Media Studies

August 27, 2010

Farewell to Seniors at ASMS


It was an electrifying performance by the students of ASMS in a jam packed hall. Saying good bye to senior students of Asian School Of Media Studies by juniors via music, dance, song, drama and presentation of mementos made the whole environment loving and emotional.

Speaking on the occasion the Director Sandeep Marwah reminded all the media students their duties and responsibilities towards society. He said, “The roads may be beautiful but you need willingness and ability to walk on them, you may be producing the best of product in print, radio, television, cinema or new media never forget that it is for the audience thus you cannot forget masses.”

“We have put in our best as far as education, co circular activities, practical, interactions, productions, visits of dignities, workshops, seminars etc are concerned now it is your turn to prove to be the best student of ASMS” said Prof. R.K.Singh dean Asian School Of Media Studies reminding of their approaching exams.

The program was attended by all the faculty members including Dr. Latika sahani dean ABS, Dr. Om Gupta dean writing dept. The students also selected miss and mr. ASMS for this year 2009-2010.

It’s like coming back home-Seema Biswas

August 24, 2010

Seema Biswas With Sandeep Marwah


The leading lady and the supporting actress of many films, Seema Biswas who started her first feature film Bandit Queen Phoolan Devi from Marwah Studios in 1993 with Shekhar Kapur as director, turned emotional while talking to the students of Asian Academy of Film And Television, school of performing arts and school of media studies in the master class when she said that “It’s like coming home after many years. I have remembered each and every wall of Marwah Studios where I had spent three months”

“I am proud that Seema Biswas has considered Marwah Studios as her first school of film acting. ‘Bandit Queen Phoolan Devi’ became one of the most popular Indian International Film.” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Director of Asian Education Group while appreciating the works of this lady and her achievements.

Answering to the questions Seema Biswas narrated many consequences of her life with real experiences to the students of acting who all were amazed with her talent. Her role in Khamoshi, Hazar Churasia ki maa, Bhoot, Ghaav, Company, Pinjar, Water were discussed in detail.

“Seema Biswas is a very sensitive actress and gets deeply into the character” said Satish Anand dean Acting highlighting her love for theatre. Others who spoke on the occasion were Kalyan Sarkar dean AAFT, Latika Sahani dean ABS and R.K.Singh dean ASMS. To honor Seema Biswas Sandeep Marwah presented her the life membership of International Film And Television Club of AAFT.

Veteran And Talented Actor Kiran Kumar At AAFT

August 22, 2010

Kiran Kumar At AAFT

“Acting is like a prayer, and preparation for it is like devotion” said veteran Actor Kiran Kumar who started his carrier under his father’s blessings, Jeevan who happens to be renowned actor himself. “Believe in yourself and give your self totally to your director with full faith” he added. “Respect your teachers, your institution and your parents, their blessings can take you to any heights” Kiran said while answering the questions of young actors learning at Asian School of Performing Arts at AAFT.

“It is our proud privilege that a very talented actor is giving life time experience notes to our students of Performing Arts.” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah studios and Director of Asian School of Performing Arts while handing over life membership of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film And Television to Kiran Kumar.

Kiran Kumar a Filmfare award winner has already worked in more than 80 Gujrati Films, 400 Hindi Feature Films including Julie, Aisi Deewangi, LOC Kargil, Aandhi, Junoon, Gaddar, Khuda Gawah, Henna, and 5500 episodes of different serials already telecasted at every popular channel .He is running his own event management company and a well known production house.

The film and television students were more than happy to interact with the film personality at length. The event was attended by the deans and faculties of the school and supported by International Film And Television Research Centre, Radio Noida and IPBF.

Anime Cine Experience Inaugurated At Siri Fort

August 21, 2010


The festival of Animation films from Japan ‘Anime Cine Experience’ was inaugurated at Siri Fort with great pomp and show. The festival which has been designed by the voluntary organization Cine Darbar supported by Directorate of Film festivals of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, Embassy of Japan in India, Japan Foundation and AAFT’s Asian School of Graphics And Animation as knowledge partners.

 “We are here at Siri Fort to promote film business to great extend, this animation film festival is one in the series as animation films are becoming part of our daily routine” said S.M.Khan, Director General and Director of Directorate of Film festivals, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India  while inaugurating the festival.

 “We are very happy to support this festival as all films shown in this festival are from my country. I am excited that Japanese product has impressed Indian” said Kojira Uchiyama, Director, Japan Information Centre, “Our role is to support all that which is connected to Japan.” said Nao Endo Director General, The Japan Foundation in New Delhi.

 “The Animation and Gamming business is coming up in a big way in India. There are 300 companies working in this industry with almost 12000 people. Another 3000 people working on free lancing bases. The turnover has touched almost 1600 crores including 600 crores as export of services. The industry is growing at the rate of 15 percent but the best part is that we are just 2 percent of the World Business” informed Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Director of Asian School of Graphics and Animation.

  Anime Cine Experience has brought great anime works of Japan with films like ‘The Girl who leapt through time’, ‘Grave of the fireflies’, ‘5cm per second’, ‘Voices of Distant Star’ and ‘The Place Promised in Our Early Days’


67th Festival of Short Digital Films at Noida Film City

August 20, 2010

67th Festival of Short Digital Films

“This is the only festival in India and may be in the World which happens every three months and highlights the experimental work of young film makers” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Director of Asian Academy of Film And Television while introducing the AAFT’s 67th Festival of Short Digital Films to the excited young aspirants of 68th batch of students from all over the World.

“Filmmaking is the outcome of art blended with feelings from the heart, therefore a lot of emotions have to be inducted in the Cinema” said Santosh Anand, the National Poet and lyrics writer of  feature films like Purab Aur Pachim, Prem Agan, Shor, Kranti, Gopichand Jasoos, Tahlka, Roti Kapara Aur Makan etc while inaugurating the festival at Marwah Studios.

“Film Making is a performing art and you can only learn by doing. This is the only institute which gives you ample opportunity to make films at its expense” said Upendra Sood a renowned film maker present on the occasion.

“Film Festivals are the best way to promote films and film makers” said Joyshree Arora the renowned film and TV artist. “A good script can always enhance the value of films” said Parvez Ahmed a well known journalist and President of Press Club of India.

The films which were shown in the festival were ‘The Denouement’ directed by ‘Abhishek Saluja’, ‘Close Friend’ by Lakshasy, ‘To Sir With Love’ by Kalyan Sarkar, ‘Dead Lock’ by Ankur Srivastava, ‘Hope’[Documentary] by Neha Jain, ‘S.S.Swami Iyer’ by Shashan Gupta ‘Dhoka’ by Suchita and ‘Kabuliwallah’ by Jyotika Sinha.

We Need Media Persons Who Can Feel-Dadan Yadav

August 19, 2010

Release of New Brochure of Asian School Of Graphics And Animation


“We need those kind of media persons who can feel for their country, who can realize the pain of the country men” said Bhai Dadan Yadav, former minister of Bihar and five times Member of Legislative Assembly for almost 20 years in Bihar while releasing the new brochure of AAFT-Asian School of Graphics and Animation at Marwah Studios, Noida film City.

Talking of the struggle and pain of an average Indian, he persuaded the young media persons from Marwah Studios to come forward with the real problems of the society into lime light .He also emphasized that they should not hesitate in making powerful people realize their duties.

“I am impressed by the strong determination of Bhai Dadan Yadav who was just the wrestler, shifted to teaching for six years and then to politics and reached to the heights of State Minister in Bihar that is also of his own” said Sandeep Marwah while explaining the human values which have been integrated into all courses of   AAFT.

“We at Indonesia can discuss this institute AAFT as a case study of ‘rising of an individual’ as what Dadan Yadav has also proved” said Rajiv Makhija, Dean, London School of Public Relations, Jkakarta who was visiting AAFT for joint venture.

Prof.R.K. Singh Dean Asian School Of Media Studies, Brahm Parkash Head Radio Noida, Divya Prakash HOD Asian School of Graphics and Animation and Anjani Srivastava also spoke on the occasion. Later Sandeep Marwah presented life membership of International Film And Television club of AAFT to Dadan Yadav and Ravi Makhija.


August 17, 2010

Asian School Of Graphics And Animation With Anime Cine Experience

 Cine Darbaar, in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan, Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India,  Japan Foundation and Asian School Of Graphics And Animation [ASGA] as knowledge partners is organizing a 3-day Animation film festival at Siri Fort auditorium on the 20th, 21st & 22nd August, 2010.

 It’s the first time that a festival will be celebrating Japanese-Anime, Manga (Comics) and Pop-culture in India. Anime Cine Experience will be bringing the great anime works of Japan with films like The Girl who leapt through time, Grave of the fireflies, 5cm per second, Voices of Distant Star and The Place Promised in Our Early Days.

“To give the audience a wider understanding of Anime, the festival will  have workshops and special discussions will be conducted by Shubham Mauria and Kshitiz Anand’’ informed Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Director of Asian School Of Graphics And Animation.

Apart from these workshops, festival is also organizing a short-film competition. A Short Anime corner will screen the 10 best short films and the top three films will be awarded. The festival will also have a photography exhibition on Japan.

 A  film journal Indian Auteur will be publishing a special issue on Anime for the festival with the help of Japan Foundation and knowledge partners Asian School of Graphics and Animation.The Festival is supported by International Film And Television Club, International Children’s Film Forum and Radio Noida.