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AAFT Invites Bollywood Stars Neha Sharma and Nawazuddin Siddiqui to Inspire Students

May 22, 2023
Neha Sharma and Nawazuddin Saddiqui at Marwah Studios Noida Film City

Noida, 22 May- AAFT, one of the leading film and television institutes, was infused with new energy as renowned actors Neha Sharma and Nawazuddin Siddiqui graced its campus in Noida. The President of AAFT, Sandeep Marwah, extended a warm invitation to the esteemed stars to interact with the aspiring students, creating an atmosphere of excitement and inspiration.

During their visit, Neha Sharma and Nawazuddin Siddiqui captivated the students with their exceptional talent, enthralling everyone with their mesmerizing songs, powerful dialogues, and captivating performances. Moreover, the stars generously shared valuable insights into their illustrious careers, answering numerous questions from the eager students.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, renowned for his stellar performances in movies such as Gangs of Wasseypur, The Lunchbox, Raman Raghav 2.0, and Manto, has gained international recognition with eight of his films being screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

Neha Sharma, an accomplished Indian actress and model, made her mark in the industry with her debut in the Telugu film Chirutha (2007) and subsequently in the Hindi film Crook (2010).

Expressing her gratitude, Neha Sharma stated, “I am honored to have been a part of this wonderful interaction with AAFT students. It was an enriching experience to share my journey and insights with such talented and passionate individuals.”

Nawazuddin Siddiqui added, “I am grateful for the opportunity to engage with the students at AAFT. It is vital to inspire and encourage the next generation of artists, and I believe platforms like these pave the way for their future success.”

The event proved to be a resounding success, leaving the students motivated and inspired to pursue their dreams in the entertainment industry. AAFT continues to bring industry stalwarts closer to its students, providing them with invaluable guidance and mentorship. Later Stars were honoured with the life membership of International Film and    Television Research Centre.

Sandeep Marwah Honoured with Bharat Gaurav Award for Nation Building at British Parliament

May 13, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT at House of Commons, British Parliament

London: Sandeep Marwah, the renowned media personality and founder of Noida Film City, President of Marwah Studios, has been honored once again at the House of Commons, British Parliament, for his exceptional contributions to the media and entertainment industry. This recognition is a testament to his unwavering dedication to his craft and his relentless pursuit of excellence.

The event was attended by an esteemed audience from 18 different countries, who came together to celebrate Sandeep Marwah’s outstanding achievements. Baroness Sandip Verma, a member of the House of Lords, Councillor Sunil Chopra, the Mayor of Southwark, and Virendra Sharma, a Member of Parliament House of Commons British Parliament, presented the award and medal to Sandeep Marwah, highlighting his valuable contribution to the nation-building.

Virendra Sharma MP and Pandit Suresh Mishra of Sanskriti Yuva Sansthan spoke about Sandeep Marwah’s noteworthy contributions to the media and entertainment industry. Sandeep Marwah, in his address, talked about the importance of the media and entertainment industry in shaping a nation and promoting cultural exchange between countries.

Sandeep Marwah’s leadership has been instrumental in shaping the media and entertainment industry, creating opportunities for aspiring professionals, and promoting Indian culture globally. His vision has led to the success of Marwah Studios, which has become a hub for media and entertainment-related activities.

This honor is not only a recognition of Sandeep Marwah’s achievements but also a proud moment for the entire media and entertainment industry in India. It showcases the vibrancy and diversity of India’s entertainment industry, which has contributed significantly to the nation’s growth and development.

Sandeep Marwah’s contributions to the media and entertainment industry have been recognized internationally, and this award is a testament to his hard work, dedication, and commitment. His exemplary leadership and vision have inspired many young professionals, and his work has left a significant impact on the industry. We congratulate Sandeep Marwah on this well-deserved honor and wish him all the success in his future endeavors.

AAFT School of Acting Revamps Curriculum to Meet the Demands of Changing Entertainment Industry

May 3, 2023
AAFT School of Acting Revamps Curriculum to Meet Industry’s Demand

Noida: AAFT School of Acting, a renowned institution in the field of acting, has recently revamped its syllabus to cater to the changing demands of the entertainment industry. The institution, which has been in existence for thirty years, has introduced new ways and means to suit cinema, television, and OTT channels. The new curriculum emphasizes practical training and film-making, creating a vibrant and active environment for students to hone their skills.

Sandeep Marwah, the founder of AAFT School of Acting, spoke about the new vibrant acting school, highlighting the large industry exposure students will receive. With a focus on developing practical skills, students will have ample opportunities to showcase their talents and gain real-world experience.

The institution’s new syllabus reflects the changing landscape of the entertainment industry, where there is a growing demand for versatile actors who can adapt to different platforms. The revamped curriculum provides students with the necessary tools and knowledge to excel in this dynamic industry.

With its new and improved curriculum, AAFT School of Acting is poised to continue its legacy of producing top-notch actors who will make their mark in the entertainment industry.

Music Workshop by Dhingra Brothers at AAFT School of Performing Arts

April 28, 2023
Music Workshop by Dhingra Brothers at AAFT School of Performing Arts

Noida: AAFT School of Performing Arts recently hosted a Music Workshop by the renowned Dhingra Brothers. The workshop was a delightful experience for all music enthusiasts and students of the school.

Sandeep Marwah, the founder of AAFT School of Performing Arts, addressed the gathering and spoke about the significance of music in our lives. He highlighted the importance of music as a universal language that brings people from different cultures and backgrounds together.

During the workshop, the Dhingra Brothers performed some of their popular songs, leaving the audience mesmerized with their soulful melodies and unique style. The performance showcased the brothers’ exceptional talent and passion for music.

The workshop was an enriching experience for the attendees, who gained valuable insights into the world of music from the Dhingra Brothers. The event was a testament to AAFT School of Performing Arts’ commitment to providing a platform for aspiring musicians and performers to showcase their talents and learn from industry experts.

Overall, the Music Workshop by Dhingra Brothers was a grand success, and it left the audience with a renewed appreciation for the power of music to connect people and bring joy to our lives. Later Sandeep Marwah honoured and presented Life Membership of International Film and Television Club of  AAFT to Dhingra Brothers.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Exhibition of Paintings by Dipak Ghosh

April 22, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Exhibition of Paintings by Dipak Ghosh

New Delhi: Renowned artist Dipak Ghosh recently held an exhibition of his latest portrait paintings, which was inaugurated by President of Marwah Studios Sandeep Marwah, a well-known film producer and educationist. The event took place at an Stainless art gallery in New Delhi and was attended by art enthusiasts and collectors from all over the city.

The exhibition featured a collection of exquisite portrait paintings, each one capturing the unique essence and personality of the subject. From famous historical figures to contemporary celebrities, the paintings showcased the artist’s mastery of the art of portraiture.

In his speech at the inauguration, Sandeep Marwah praised the artist’s talent and dedication, saying that his paintings were a testament to the power of art to capture the beauty and complexity of the human spirit.

The exhibition was a great success, with many of the paintings being sold to private collectors and art enthusiasts. It was a testament to the enduring popularity of portrait painting as an art form, and to the talent and skill of Dipak Ghosh as a master of the craft.

Family Celebrated Ninety Seventh Birth Anniversary of Pandit Chatur Lal

April 18, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Attended Tabla Presentation of Pranshu Chatur Lal

New Delhi: Renowned media personality and cultural icon, Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT School of Performing Arts, recently spoke on the topic of Indian classical music and the tabla, a traditional Indian percussion instrument. In his address, Marwah emphasized the significance of classical music in India’s cultural heritage and its role in fostering a sense of community and connection among its listeners at the Ninety Seventh Birth Anniversary Celebration of renowned tabla Player  Pandt Chatur Lal organised by the family at his museum.

Sandeep Marwah also spoke about the tabla, highlighting its unique rhythmic patterns and the intricate techniques required to master the instrument. He praised the contributions of renowned tabla player Pandit Chatur Lal  throughout history and stressed the importance of preserving and promoting this rich musical tradition for future generations.

Pranshu Chatur Lal, the grandson of Pandit Chatur Lal also presented marvellous musical pieces for the audience and impressed    by his charm of playing Tabla in different styles.

Overall, Mr. Marwah’s insights shed light on the beauty and complexity of Indian classical music and its enduring importance in the country’s cultural landscape.

Meeta & Charanjit Chatur Lal, Sumant, Shruti along with the H.E. Freddy Svane Ambassador of Denmark to India, Suresh Goyal former  Director General ICCR, were also present there.

AAFT Signed MOU with Fintech & Blockchain Association USA

April 2, 2023
AAFT Signed MOU with Fintech & Blockchain Association USA

Noida: The Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with  Fintech & Blockchain Association CIC Cambridge, Ma, USA.,  an organization that promotes new media, including Blockchain, Metaverse Artificial Intelligence. The MOU was signed to enhance the academic and technical capabilities of AAFT’s faculty and students in the field of new media.

As part of the agreement, AAFT and IAFCF will collaborate on research and development initiatives, exchange faculty members and students, and organize training programs and workshops on metaverse artificial intelligence and other new media technologies. This partnership will enable AAFT students to gain exposure to the latest developments in new media, preparing them for successful careers in the industry.

“The MOU is expected to open up new opportunities for AAFT’s faculty and students in the growing field of new media and provide them with access to cutting-edge technologies and resources.,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT. The event was supported by Indo American Film & Cultural Forum (IAFCF). Dr. Bhaskar Sindhu also confirmed the visit of few experts from USA next week.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated New OTT Channel Freizeit Media

April 2, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated New OTT Channel Freizeit Media

New Delhi: Renowned media personality Sandeep Marwah, founder of Noida Film City & President of Marwah Studios, recently shared his insights on the opening of a new over-the-top (OTT) channel Freizeit Media and the vast potential it holds for growth at Constitutional Club in New Delhi.

Marwah emphasized that the demand for OTT platforms has skyrocketed in recent years and is expected to continue rising. He highlighted the many opportunities that OTT offers for content creators, as well as the convenience and variety it offers to viewers. Marwah also stressed the importance of producing quality content and employing effective marketing strategies to succeed in the highly competitive OTT market. With the growing popularity of OTT, this new channel is poised to be a major player in the industry.

Others who spoke on the occasion were Ramdas Athawale Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, Kirti PremjiBhai Solanki Member Parliament (Lok Sabha ) from Gujrat & Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Sc/S, and  Dr. Anil Agarwal Member Parliament (Rajya Sabha). Neha Singh Founder of Freizeit Media Pvt ltd expressed that  it is an OTT platform for the regional cinema. It is available all over the world, this platform is also known as short film platform, available on iOS and Android devices

Launching of 11th International Documentary Film Festival Noida 2023

March 26, 2023
11th International Documentary Film Festival Noida during Global Festival of Journalism

Noida: “Documentaries are an important medium of storytelling that has the power to inform, educate, inspire, and provoke thought among audiences. They provide a unique perspective on various subjects and issues, shedding light on lesser-known or underrepresented topics. Documentaries have the potential to capture the essence of real-life events and convey emotions, making them a powerful tool for social and political change,” said Dr, Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University and President of IDFF on the launching of 11th International Documentary Film Festival Noida at Marwah Studios.

“Documentaries can serve as a record of history, capturing significant events and movements that may have gone unnoticed or misrepresented in mainstream media. They can also bring attention to important social and environmental issues, such as climate change, poverty, human rights, and animal welfare. Documentaries can give a voice to marginalized communities, amplify their struggles, and bring awareness to their stories,” expressed Rahul Rawail renowned film maker from Mumbai while lighting the ceremonial lamp.

Moreover, documentaries offer a platform for filmmakers to showcase their artistry and creativity, as well as push the boundaries of traditional storytelling techniques. Through interviews, narration, and visual storytelling, documentaries can provide a deeper understanding of complex issues and provoke reflection and discussion among audiences,: added Chaitanya Padukone film maker and film journalist from Mumbai.

Raza Haider, Documentary Filmmaker, Syed Mahmoud Nawaz, Documentary Filmmaker,  Dr. Lavlin Thadani, Filmmaker & Author, Rajesh Badal, Sr. Journalist, RSTV also contributed in the discussions. A poster of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi was released during the session to mark respect to this great journalist of India.

 Shalu Chopra, Asst Prof. AAFT School of Mass Communication & Journalism conducted the program. Vote of thanks was presented by Sushil Bharti, Director Broadcasting. Later Dr. Marwah honoured all the dignitaries with Life Membership of International Journalism Centre and presented Festival Mementos.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Asian Sports Star league 2023 at Noida Stadium

March 26, 2023
Asian Sports League 2023 Inaugurated at Noida Stadium by Sandeep Marwah

Noida: Sandeep Marwah, a renowned personality in the field of media and entertainment, Chancellor AAFT University, recently inaugurated a sports event- Asian Sports Star League designed by AAFT group highlighting the importance of sports in our lives. Sports play a crucial role in promoting physical fitness, teamwork, discipline, and leadership skills. They also help in building character and fostering a sense of community.

Through this event, Sandeep Marwah emphasized the need to promote sports and fitness activities and encourage young people to participate in them. He highlighted that sports can be an effective tool to promote peace, unity, and harmony, transcending boundaries of caste, creed, and religion.

All the AAFT Schools including Cinema, Journalism, Performing Arts, Animation, Digital Media, Fashion & Design, Interior Decoration, Hospitality & Tourism, Health & Wellness, Still Photography, Data Science and Asian Academy of Film & Television Skill Development School participated in a big way.

Furthermore, Sandeep Marwah highlighted the role of sports in promoting tourism and boosting the economy. Sports events can attract people from different parts of the world, leading to increased revenue and opportunities for businesses.

In conclusion, Sandeep Marwah’s initiative to inaugurate the sports event serves as a reminder of the significant role that sports play in our lives. It is essential to promote sports and fitness activities and encourage more people to participate in them for their physical, mental, and social well-being.