Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

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.


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.

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.

Workshop by Pandit Biswajit Roy Chaudhary at AAFT

May 16, 2018



Noida: AAFT School of Performing Arts appreciated the deep knowledge of the great music maestro Pandit Roy Chaudhary when he was invited to take the workshop at Noida Film City.

“We are thankful to Pandit Biswajit and his complete team for sharing his experience with the students of performing arts. Students are amazed with his presentation,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group. Spic Macay supported the event.

“It is my interest to teach students and clear their wrong notions if any regaring music especially classical music,” said Pandit Chaudhary while answering the questions.

Pandit Biswajit Roy Chaudhary was initiated into music by his father Shri Ranajit Roy Chowdhary, a serious Sarod player trained under the Late Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan and others. In 1978, Roy Chowdhury’s talents were spotted by the Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan accepting him as a disciple.

Over the years Biswajit Roy Chowdhary has performed in various locations all over India and has participated regularly in some of the prestigious concerts. These include The Tansen Festival in Gwalior, the Shankar Lal FestivalDelhi, the Harvallabh Sangeet Samaroha in Jalundhar, the Vishnu Digambar Jayanti in Delhi,. He recorded the album “The Sarod Master” for Hot Club Records, produced by guitar player Jon Larsen.

Later Sandeep Marwah honored and presented life membership of International Film And Television Club to Panditji.

Workshop by Music Director Andrew Fryer at AAFT

May 13, 2018

Andrew Fryer at AAFT

Noida: The AAFT School of Cinema organized a film & music workshop for all those students who are keen in learning music for Cinema and its technics. An international star Andrew Fryer Dean of the School of Film, Music and Performing Arts at Leeds Beckett University took the workshop.

 “Andrew Fryer is a songwriter and music producer with 20 years of experience in the music industry, working for Warner Chappell Music, Polydor Records, BBC TV and Radio, film production companies, numerous independent record labels, as well as building and running his own recording studios,” introduced Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT.

 Andrew has engineered and produced over 5,000 songs, working with artists across all musical genres, including Chaka Kahn, Jeff Beck, Billy Bragg, The James Brown Band, David Heneker, Blak Twang, David Arnold, John Hegley, Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), The Stupids and John Shuttleworth. As a songwriter, he has sold millions of copies of his music and won awards in the USA for his ‘Legends of the Celts’ album by Ceredwen.

 Film projects Andrew has worked on include The Full Monty, Love Actually and The First Film (the story of the first cinematographer, the Leeds-based Louis Le Prince). He lectures internationally on aspects of Film, Music and Performing Arts. As a descendent of the Shakespearian actor, Edward Juby, he performed with the Romanian National Theatre at the Sibiu International Festival of Theatre in June 2016 and 2017, and at the Edinburgh Festival in August 2017 with Richard Demarco.

 “What a great pleasure to be in India and teaching Indian students at AAFT. I found students at AAFT very intelligent and enthusiastic to learn,” said Andrew who  is also  a Board member of Phoenix Dance Theatre, the Leeds Dance Partnership, the Yorkshire Screen Hub and a founder member of UK Music Academic Partnership.

Painting Exhibition of Cyprus Artist Supported by ICFCF

May 13, 2018

Painting Exhibition of Cyprus Artist Supported by ICFCF


Sandeep Marwah at The Painting Exhibition by Artist From Cyprus

New Delhi: The High Commissioner of Cyprus H.E. Demetrios A Theophylactou invited Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Chairperson of Indo Cyprus Film And Cultural Forum to an exhibition at Alliance Francaise De Delhi.

The renowned painter Georghios Greorghious under the title “India Cyprus Common Roots Across Time” presented the Painting exhibition. His paintings were covering portraits of Bollywood stars like Shahrukh Khan & Salman Khan and politicians like Mahatma Gandhi & Narendra Modi.

“It is a rare combination of Indo Cyprus Friendship and development through art and culture when Cyprus artists painting Indian personalities for his international exhibitions,” said Sandeep Marwah Chairman Indo Cyprus Film And Cultural Forum.

This is my last event in India as an Ambassador of Cyprus to India. This exhibition is like a tribute to this beautiful country India. I will remember every time I have spend on this land,” said H.E. Demitrios A. Theophylactou.

Greorgios Georghious studies painting at Athens School of Fine Arts with Demetrios Mytaras and sculpture with Efthhymios Panourgias. His training in theatre was with Georghios Ziakas.