Archive for November, 2012

I.K.Gujral A Great Scholar Is No More-Sandeep Marwah

November 30, 2012
Hum Sab Ek Hain

Hum Sab Ek Hain

“I had the honor and privilege to share the dice with former Prime Minister of India I K Gujral Sahib, he was a great scholar, a freedom fighter and an experience and seasoned politician” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

“We started a national body on his recommendation called ‘Hum Sab Ek Hain’ and tried to cover few topics in the shape of seminars and discussion which should bring people of the society close to each other” Marwah added and recollected his visits to Marwah Studios for recording for different channels.

I have spent some of the rarest movements with Gujral Sahib in studios. His pre partition stories narrated by him made me cry. His deep voice and vocabulary of words put any body to shame. I extend my heart felt deep condolence on the departure of a holy soul said Sandeep.

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International Conference on Cooperative Movement At New Delhi

November 30, 2012

An international conference on the cooperative movement in India has been organized by the World Peace Development And Research Foundation of Asian Society of Film And Television during the International Cooperative Year as declared by the United Nation informed Chandrapal Singh Yadav former Member Parliament Chairperson of National Cooperative Union of India and Vice Chairperson of International Cooperative Alliance Asia Pacific.

The conference will have four sessions inaugural and followed by technical session on the first day and on the second day technical session will be followed by valedictory session on 5th and 6th of December. The delegates will have opportunity to get associated with the celebration of 100 years of Cinema at Marwah Studios on 5th evening at Noida Film City. Informed Dr. Dinesh Executive Secretary of NCUI, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Processing, Government of India.

The Conference has attracted delegates from all over India and from many other countries of the World. This convention will also highlight some of the prominent cooperators by giving them an award added Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Society of Film And Television.

Marwah Invited Tara Gandhi On Board of World Peace Foundation

November 29, 2012


We are inviting all those important people of the country who all have worked for the peace and unity of the country and one very important name is Tara Gandhi Bhatacharya” said Sandeep Marwah President of World Peace Development And Research Foundation here in Delhi.

Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee, the daughter of Devdas Gandhi & Grand Daughter of Mahatma Gandhi. She is the Vice Chairperson of Gandhi Samiti Darshan Samiti & Kasturba Gandhi Memorial Trust. Tara Gandhi has been involved in number of Ghadian exercises and organizations World wide. “I believe your work speaks for you, in spite of long lectures if you contribute to little social work, that will always be considered a productive effort of yours” said Tara Gandhi.

Basu Chatterrjee Honored With Life Time Achievement Award at Global Film festival

November 27, 2012

Life Time Achievement Award To Basu Chatterjee At GFFN


Global Film Festival Noida 2012 is honored in handing over this prestigious Life Time Achievement Award to Hon’able Shri Basu Chatterjee a vetran film maker of this country who has been responsible in bringing tremendous change of brining in value & family based cinema to this country” read citiation by RKSingh .

Sandeep Marwah President of te festival handed over the most esteemed Award to respected Basu Chatterjee and huge gathering at the festival gave him a standing ovation for his more than fifty glorious years to Indian Film Industry .

I am totally touched with the gesture extended to me by the Global Film Festival Noida which itself has grown a huge festival in this part of the World. This is my biggest achievent if you all recognizing my efforts to the field of Cinema” sais Basu Chatterjee.

Media Global Award For Prof. Kalyan Sarkar At GFFN

November 27, 2012

The Global Media Awards this time attracted people from the hard core teaching in Cinema. Third day of Global Film Festival Noida 2012 had seen many attractive events, cinemas, short films which was later condensed at evening to gala party and award function.

Pass out from Film And Television Institute of India and having spent some years in the industry in the field of Cinematography with best of the produces and directors Prof. Kalyan Sarkar opted to be in teaching. Right from one week workshop to the dean of the one of the finest film schools of the World itself is a wonderful story of Kalyan Sarkar in a span of 15 years narrated R.K.Singh.

President of Marwah Studios Sandeep Marwah along with renowned producer director Basu Chatterjee honored Kalyan Sarkar wirth Global Media Award.” This is my first Award after thirty years, and it is to me as precious as my 30 years in Media” said Kalyan Sarkar in deep emotional voice.

Sandeep Marwah of WPDRF Invited Minister Tariq Anwar

November 25, 2012

The international conference on cooperative movement has been planned by the World Peace Development And Research Foundation for 5th and 6th of December to be attended by some of the most important people of the country at New Delhi informed Sandeep Marwah President of the foundation to Hon’ able Minister of State Tariq Anwar Ministry of Agriculture and Food Processing, Government of India.

This is a year of Cooperative and United Nation, International Cooperative Alliance and National Cooperative Union of India, Government of India are the partners of the conference Marwah briefed the minister. Tariq Anwar congratulated Marwah and his team for taking initiative.

Mohit Marwah In Karan Johar’s Strangers In The Night

November 25, 2012

Strangers In The Night

This years’ edition of the Chivas Studio saw Karan Johar and Chivas presenting a short film directed by Shakun Batra, a tale of real friendship titled “Strangers in the Night”.

Karan Johar says, “It has been an exciting opportunity for me to be a part of the Chivas Studio this year and creating the Chivas Short film. Chivas is all about brother hood and collaborations and making this short film has been a refreshing experience for me”.

“I am proud of my cast & crew who all performed to their best” said Shakun Batra.

The Chivas Studio showcased this short film “Strangers In The Night” in Mumbai at the Grand Hyatt with its star cast Mohit Marwah, Yolanda Mclellan and Saba Azad

Shweta Jain of Chivas Studio, Sanjay Kapoor, Imran Khan, Bhoman Irani,Arjun Kapoor, Arshad Warsi were also present there.

Sandeep Marwah-A Brief on Professional Life

November 22, 2012

Sandeep Marwah-A Brief Professional Life

Sandeep Marwah always wanted to be in films and that was for sure that it had to be more than acting. After gathering ample information from theatre, television and radio he thought of having a film city in North India.

1986 Sandeep Marwah submitted a project of Film city to Noida Authority, an idea which was out right rejected by all the different authorities of Delhi Administration for lack of interest and space. Then the Chairman & CEO of Noida Yogesh Chandra accepted the project which was cleared by Late Chief Minister Veer Bahadur Singh of Uttar Pradesh Government in 1987 December. In 1988 allotments were made and Sandeep Marwah was quoted as FOUNDER OF NOIDA FILM CITY.

The name of Marwah got connected with Gulshan Kumar of T Series Yash Chopra of Aditodya Studios, Ramesh Prasad of LV Prasad Studios, Boney Kapoor of Surinder Kapoor Studios and F.C. Mehra of Eagle Studios to whom he brought in to establish the film city.

MARWAH STUDIOS- In 1991 Marwah Films And Video Studios became the first professional Studios of North India. It has been 21 years Marwah Studios providing its services to the Nation and has churned out more than 4000 television programs for more than 50 channels and 120 feature films in more than 8 languages and approx. 5000 training films. Marwah Studios is also the birth place for number of channels like ZEE TV, Sahara, Pragya, Mahua, ETV, NDTV, STAR NEWS, etc.

ASIAN ACADEMY OF FILM AND TELEVISION-Sandeep Marwah realized the need of man power in this country. He founded & established the first private film school of the country under the name and banner of Asian Academy Of Film & Television in 1993. There were only three training centers in the country earlier including FTII Pune, Cheenai Film School and Jamia Milia Mass Communication & Research Centre. It has been 19 years and institute has churned out more than 9000 students hailing from 28 states 7 union territories of India and 90 countries of the World.

AAFT has given some of the finest names to the film, television and media world. The former Minister of Information and Broadcasting Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Miss Universe Ximenna Navarrate, Miss India Hasleen Kaur, Writer Rajat Arora, Director Atul Sabarwal, Luv Ranjan, MR Gladrax Ahran Choudhary, Actor Arjun Kapoor, TV Presenter Ajay Kumar, Anurag Tomar, Preeti Tripathi are some of the successful names.

INTERNATIONAL FILM AND TELEVISION CLUB- Sandeep Marwah established IFTC in 1993 to promote films culture in North and to give value addition to education at AAFT. IFTC conducts many film related programs and started film festivals for the country including AAFT Festival of Short Digital Films [77th Edition], ASMS Festival of Short Films [10th Edition], International Festival of Cellphone Cinema [6th Edition], WECARE Film Festival [10th Edition], ASC Festival of Films [2nd Edition], International Sufi Film Festival [3rd Edition] and Global Film Festival [6th Edition].

INTERNATIONAL FILM AND TELEVSION RESEARCH CENTRE-Sandeep Marwah also started IFTRC in 1993 to give a higher platform to film business and to add sincerety to film education. IFTRC has been conducted workshops, seminars, symposiums, interaction programs, research programs related to films and television. It has a documentation department where books, journals, news letters, papers are being published and distributed.

MARWAH FILMS AND VIDEO PRODUCTIONS-Sandeep Marwah started MFVP in 1993 to give opportunity to young talent to get their beginning from the day one. Marwah has produced more than 1800 short films under the banner and also created a World Record for himself. He has worked with 1100 new directors and technicians & artist from 90 countroies of the World. MFVP has a film production wing where films like Arrial, Coffee House, I AM, Riyasat, Naazuk Sa Modh etc have been produced.

ASIAN SCHOOL OF MEDIA STUDIES-UNIVERSITY OF MEDIA ARTS Sandeep Marwah always wanted to give a very serious look to the studies of Indian Cinema and created first ever film university for Cinema in the World. A University under the name and banner of University of Media Arts was created by Act of Law in 2003. Sandeep Marwah was nominated by the Government as the first Vice Chancellor of the University. Undergraduate and Post Graduate Courses were started in no time with a huge plans. Unfortunately after three years Government could not sustain the University and had to close down. That gave birth to Asian School Of Media Studies-the first film degree college of the country. ASMS with its 8 degree courses now a very popular & exclusive media school of the country with twin certification programs.

ASIAN BUSINESS SCHOOL- With the rising demand of educated professionals in different industries and technical fields Sandeep Marwah decided to open a Management and Business School in this part of the country. Seeing its exclusivity and standards Government of India empowered Marwah to bestow its own approved AIECT Diploma on the lines of IIM in the country. Masters in Business Administration MBA is the most powerful course running in the World Class infrastructure in Noida at Marwah Studios Complex II.

INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FORUM- ICFF is an exclusive body of Sandeep Marwah which is contributing to the society especially to children through films. Children’s Courses, Film Shows, Film Festivals, Workshops, training programs, screenings at villages and slums and helping Children’s Film Society of India is the purpose.

Under this forum more than 10 schools called Apna School are being taken care of consisting of 1000 unprivileged students from slums. Apni Library, Apni Silai Ghar are some of the other programs are being taken care too.

INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC BROADCASTING FORUM- IPBF A forum has been created to look into the film, TV and Radio productions. The Marwah management commissions programs to other film, TV and media professionals to come forward to contribute to the society through social programs.

A World Record has been marked during 19th Commonwealth Games Delhi when Marwah Team walked with the Queen’s Baton and covered 1000 hours of filming, 10,000 pictures, 102 short films of 2 minutes for daily international telecast, 102 Radio Programs by covering 28 states 7 union territories, 20,000 KM, 300 events, 900 cities in 102 days. Government of India rewarded Marwah with A WORLD RECORD.

Nitin Saxena Book Released At 5th Global Film Festival Noida

November 22, 2012

Nitin Saxena Book Launched At 5th Global Film Festival

Asian School Of Communication had double celebration when head of Journalism veteran journalist Nitin Saxens’s Book on Journalism “Class Room To News Room” got the opportunity to get released at the international platform of 5th Global Film Festival Noida 2012.

“I have shared my life time experience in this book, I am sure people will take best advantage of this” said Nitin Saxena. “it is beyond expectation that GFFN has expanded its activities to all the segments of media” said Dr Dinesh Executive Secretary NCUI congratulating Nitin Saxena “ I appreciate the size to which this festival has grown in no time” said Vinod Lamba President Film Federation of India. Sandeep Marwah thanked every one for their blessings.

100 films on Disability Screened At 5th Global Film Festival

November 22, 2012

100 Films on Disability Issues Screened at 5th GFFN

“All public programs designed by Marwah Studios leads to social issues” Sandeep Marwah introduced WECARE films to the audience of Global Film Festival.

“The country will always remember the contribution of Sandeep Marwah in building film and television business in North part of India. His contribution is par excellence” said Vinod Lamba President of Film Federation Of India while releasing the poster of WECARE films on disability.

“I have never come across a dynamic and social person like Sandeep Marwah. his every step is for Nation Building” added Dr. Dinesh Executive Secretary, NCUI, Government of India.

“Global Film Festival has done its job of transferring the message to people” said the director of WECARE Satish Kapoor who was also present there.