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Sandeep Marwah Special Guest at Paraguay National Day

May 20, 2018

Mansukh Laxmanbhai, SAndeep Marwah and Ambassador at Paraguay National Day

New Delhi: Renowned media personality and President of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry Sandeep Marwah was the special guest at the National Day of Republic of Paraguay at New Delhi.

H.E. Fleming Raul Duarte Ramos, Ambassador of Republic of Paraguay to India addressed the august audience immediately after the national anthem of India and Paraguay presented during the party organized on the occasion of National Day at Taj Mansingh.

Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Chemical & Fertilizers was the special guest at the event to represent Government of India.

“I extend my heartiest congratulations to H.E. Fleming Raul Duarte and the people of Paraguay on this big day of Paraguay. I hope we will be able to develop relation between two countries better through art and culture under ICMEI,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.


ICMEI Join Hands With Saudi Arabia

May 20, 2018

Sandeep Marwah Met Ambassador of Saudi Arabia

New Delhi: The President of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry Sandeep Marwah met H.E. Saud bin Mohammed Al-Saty Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to India to request him to inaugurate the committee on Saudi Arabia at ICMEI.

Sandeep Marwah briefed Ambassador with the activities of the Chamber and proposed an AAFT scholarship to the deserving student from Saudi Arabia.

Ambassador expressed his desire to open talks on films, television, media, entertainment, Education, Tourism, fashion and Animation business between two countries.

Saudi Arabia is a desert country encompassing most of the Arabian Peninsula, with Red Sea and Persian (Arabian) Gulf coastlines. Known as the birthplace of Islam, it’s home to the religion’s 2 most sacred mosques: Masjid al-Haram, in Mecca, destination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, and Medina’s Masjid an-Nabawi, burial site of the prophet Muhammad. Riyadh, the capital, is a skyscraper-filled metropolis.

AAFT And ICMEI Will Promote Peru Culture

May 20, 2018

Sandeep Marwah at Peru Exhibition

New Delhi: An exhibition of Paintings from Peru along with Peru traditional dresses, art works and Peruvian cuisine was recently inaugurated by H.E. Jorge Castañeda Ambassador of Peru to India at Art Gallery of Embassy.

During event Ambassador also unveiled four new Peruvian cookbooks, which include some of its emblematic dishes using kitchen staples like potatoes, corn, rice, fish and poultry products.

“It is a great pleasure to receive all of you on this culture assemble of art, fashion and food. Embassy of Peru believes in art promotions and developing relations through art and culture,” said H.E. Jorge Castaneda addressing people from different fraternity.

“We are supporting the Embassy of Peru through AAFT and ICMEI where we recently had a fashion show of Peru dresses. Few more programs are in pipe line,” said Sandeep Marwah special guest at the function, now chairing Indo Peru Film And Cultural Forum.

AAFT Alumna Brought Miss Universal Teen Title to India

May 20, 2018

AAFT Alumna Srishti Honored

Nicaragua: AAFT Alumna Srishti Kaur from India was crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017 at the sixth edition of the pageant held in the Ruben Dario National Theatre in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua.

Srishti Kaur beat 25 contestants from across the world to win the pageant. A student of AAFT, Srishti is currently pursuing her studies at the London School of Fashion.

Samantha Pierre from Canada was crowned the first runner up and and Ary Trava from Mexico was the second runner up. Srishti also went ahead to win the Best National Costume Award.

“ I belong to the unification of diversity, India. I have got India’s youth award and international women film forum award. I want to launch my own brand and promote Make In India Campaign. I also want to work for my society and for that I have become the brand ambassador of Indian Cancer Society,” said Srishti Kaur influenced by the President of AAFT Sandeep Marwah.

“I also run a school for the underprivileged children by the name of Apna School and works for the blind school. I also run an online retail chain store in India by the name of Crystal Sourcing. After finishing my course from AAFT now I am working to get into films because I now aim to foray into the world of silver screen.

“We at Asian Academy of Film And Television are more than excited for the laurels Srishti has brought to the Asian Education Group. She deserves all the honor and respect from the institution,” said Sandeep Marwah President of AEG.

Staff of The Central Office of AAFT Honored at Global Fashion Week

May 20, 2018

Directors of Asian Education Group Honored

Noida: The three day Global Fashion And Design Week 2018 announced some prominent awards for the officers of the central office of Marwah Studios and Asian Education Group.

The first award went to Haripriya Thakur who has also completed her 8 years in the organization and has risen now to the post of Director Events. She has been associated with the event department and has mastered in designing and execution of national level and international level of events of her own.

She has been associated with approximately 800 events comprising of workshops, seminars, symposiums, interactions, film festivals, press conferences, musical and dance recitals, exhibitions, books and music releases etc.

The second award was presented to Rajiv Mathur for his sincere and dedicated contribution to the Chamber. He has been associated with International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry for the last four years. He has been a part of newly created 30 international forums of different countries from the continents of Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe and America.

The President Sandeep Marwah also presented the memento of appreciation to Director of AAFT School of Cinema Amir Abdullah, Director of AAFT School of Mass Communication And Journalism Col. Pradeep Gupta and Director of AAFT School of Fashion And Design Ritu Lal in a grand function.

Celebration of Twenty-Five Years of AAFT Started

May 17, 2018

Silver Jubilee Celebrations of AAFT

Noida: The most popular school of this side of the World-Asian Academy of Film And Television has started celebrating its completion of Twenty-Five Years of existence.

1993 AAFT was started by the founder of Noida Film City {1986} Sandeep Marwah who started the first professional film studios of North India under the name Marwah Studios in 1991.

Noida Film City, Marwah Studios and now Asian Academy of Film And Television too have become an international brand as far as film, television and media education is concerned. AAFT has started celebrating completion of twenty-five years in education. The film school, which started with four courses and 40 seats, has grown to the first film university of the World.

Cinema, Mass communication & Journalism, Performing Arts, Skill Development Courses, Hospitality and Tourism, Graphics And Animations, Fashion And Design, a Business School, a Management School and a Law School are now part of AAFT.

Large number of events have started taking place in the campus highlighting numerous success and contribution to International film and television industry including 12000 media professional from 120 countries of the World.

A Trip To Varanasi Was Great Success – Sandeep Marwah

May 17, 2018

Trip to Varanasi by AAFT

New Delhi: The international head quarters of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry in association with Confluence an art organization conducted a trip to Varanasi the oldest town of the human kind.

The trip had in its itinerary a visit to different locations of the city, participation in handicraft and textile exhibition, visit to handicraft museum, a fashion show an award function, sharing time with world famous Ganga Aarti and other entertainment program for three days.

“The special guest were the Ambassadors and High Commissioners, other than large number of state and central government officers, who all were there to the constituency of Prime Minister Hon’ able Narendra Modi to be part of this exciting tour,” informed Samita Srivastava.

Ambassador of Venezuela, Ambassador of Gabon, High Commissioner of Indonesia, High Commissioner of Mauritius, Ambassador of Algeria were among the others who all enjoyed this educational tour. The event was supported by AAFT School of Hospitality and Tourism NFTC and ICMEI.

Powerful Lyrics Makes Music Last For Ever- Sandeep Marwah

May 16, 2018

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Ghazal Program

New Delhi: A Ghazal evening to promote authoritative lyrics was recently organized by organization under the leader ship of Dr, Mridula Satish Tandon at Islamic Cultural Centre for Arts at New Delhi.

Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios, Dr. Seyed E. Hasnain Vice Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard University and Dr. Markandya Ahuja Vice Chancellor of Gurugram University and Padma Bhushan Uma Sharma in the presence of large number of poets, musicians and lyric writers jointly inaugurated the event.

A book, comprising of lyrics by ten different writers, was also released in the august presence of all the writers by Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios and other dignities followed by release of Ghazal Album ‘Soch Ke Moti’ sung by Shakeel Ahmed who later took over the show from the rest of the people reciting poetry.

“Writing, music and other creative arts can get you success and name if you are in love with your creative profession. The passion is the key word for artists and it must drive you also to work hard. A lot of persuasion is needed to come forward and be in the first lists of successful artists,” said Sandeep Marwah expressing in poetry liked by the music lovers in the hall. “Powerful lyrics makes the music last for ever,” added Marwah.

Ustad Aleem Khan, Pratap Somvanshi, Zeeshan Niazi, Aleena Itrat, Laxmi Shankar Bajpai, Mamta Kiran, Rais Siddiqui Ibs, Farhat Shahzad, Nazim Naqvi and Kunwar Ranjeet Chauhan were also present there.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Cultural Festival at Mount Abu

May 16, 2018

Sandeep Marwah at Mount Abu

Mount Abu: A grand cultural event to promote love and peace was inaugurated by Sandeep Marwah Global Cultural Minister at the international head quarters of Brahma Kumari at Mount Abu.

Large number of participants from all over India and abroad reached there for a residential program. The permanent members of the spiritual organization from different centers from all over the World were also present there to be part of this traditional and educational program.

“The most important things are your feelings and your thinking, if you can rectify these two you are bound to do a good job and you can convert this earth into heaven,” said Sandeep Marwah President World Peace Development And Research Foundation in the inaugural function after lighting the ceremonial lamp.

Sandeep Marwah has goal of bringing love, peace and unity in the whole World through art and culture. He has been associated with more than 5000 events where he has spread the word of Peace. His is chairing more than 100 organizations and has reached to more than 145 countries of the World.

News Letter on Cyprus Released by High Commissioner

May 16, 2018

News Letter on Cyprus Released by The High Commissioner

New Delhi: Indo Cyprus Film And Cultural Forum has done a wonderful job by consolidating all the events conducted during the year in one simple News Letter released by H.E. Demetrios A Thephyopious High Commissioner of Cyprus to India.

It was during Global Film Festival Noida 2015 Indo Cyprus Film And Cultural Forum was created and launched to promote and develop relation between two countries through films and other arts.

“I am touched by the gesture extended by ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry by incorporating all their events and created a news letter means it is recorded and history has been made,” said H.E. Demetrios on the last day of his stay in India.

“The cooperation what we have received from the High Commission and its staff has given us enough strength to work for this association,” said Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI. Ashok Tyagi Secretary General ICMEI and Rajiv Mathur Director ICMEI were also present there.