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AAFT University Paid Gratitude to The Makers of Film Zanjeer

July 19, 2020

     IFTRC Research on Feature Film Zanjeer at AAFT University



New Delhi: The pioneer film university of the country AAFT University of Media and Arts in association with International Film And Television Research Centre conducted a webinar to pay gratitude to the makers of feature film ZANJEER, one of the most successful films of Indian film industry.


Studying film through its makers is always a rare commodity in a film school. The pain of producing and directing the film can only be seen in the eyes of producer and director.  Hit and flop films should always be the part of the syllabus of young film aspirants,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of the University initiating the powerful webinar in AAFT School of Cinema.


Zanjeer in real was the turning point of the career of now so called the Masiah of Indian Film Industry- Amitabh Bachchan. The film was produced and directed by then the most popular commercial film maker Prakash Mehra who went out of way to cast Amitabh Bachchan even after two mediocre hits and 11 flop films. Film Zanjeer is evaluated as “The Birth of A Super Star”.


Well-known writer, critic and eminent scholar of Asian Cinema Aruna Vasudev expressed that the film is made to see again and again. The gripping story is the key to success.


Special invitee on the occasion Rakesh Kumar a well-known film director known for his films like Khoon Pasina, Mr. Natarwarlal, Do Aur Do Panch and Yarana with Amitabh Bachchan and Suryavanshi with Salman Khan narrated and unfold many stories of making of Zanjeer. “Amitabh Bachchan is one of the finest actors cinema has seen,” said Rakesh.


The guest of honor and first assistant that time known director Sushil Malik popular for his films Imaandar with Sanjay Dutt and Jaan Ki Kasam with Sumit Sehgal and Rohan Kapoor also recounted stories on creation of Zanjeer. “It is life time certificate to work with legend Amitabh Bachchan,” Malik added.


Film Director Ashok Tyagi now Secretary General of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry introduced and paid vote of thanks to the speakers of the day.

World Music Day Celebrated at AAFT University

June 24, 2020

World Music Day Celebrated by AAFT School of Performing Arts

New Delhi: AAFT School of Performing Arts in association with International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry celebrated World Music Day on web which falls on 21st June. Neither any outdoor activity nor group of people gathered to create the music this time owing to Pandemic in the World.

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of the University while talking to the students and professionals about the promotion of music in the country.

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music. Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. A painter paints pictures on canvas, but musicians paint their pictures on silence,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah appreciating the works of AAFT music students.

AAFT School of Performing arts is associated with large number of professional events round the year. Many well-known music directors, singers, musicians and technicians are now part of the AAFT board.

Marwah Studios Is Indeed An International Creative Centre

April 1, 2020

             Sandeep Marwah Founder of Marwah Studios


New Delhi: Twenty Nine years in business, Marwah Studios-an island of excellence, is now an International brand in Media touching its presence in almost 145 countries of the World and associated with not only films, television, print, radio, new media but also linked with education, tourism & hospitality, fashion & design, environment and climate change, skill development and probably all government social initiatives.

“We are here to serve the nation and international media and entertainment industry. Our every effort is towards uplifting humanity. We have always believed that you can bring in love, peace and unity in the world through art and culture,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah founder of Marwah Studios.

 Marwah Studios has been the founder of Noida Film City- (The first film city of North India and third in the country), AAFT– Asian Academy of Film And Television (The First private film school and fourth film school of the country), IFTC– International Film And Television Club (a first film association to present more than ten international festivals) and IFTRC– International Film And Television Research Centre(first private film and TV research centre in India).

Many powerful organizations like MFVP– Marwah Films And Video Productions (World Record Holder of largest number of short films), IPBF-International Public Broadcasting Forum consisting of Radio Noida 107.4FM a community radio station and MSTV a community television station of broadcasting, IWFF– International Women’s Film Forum( to look after the needs and requirements of todays women in society and business, And ICFF– International Children’s Film Forum (to look after the needs of and requirements of young children) are the marvelous creations of Marwah Studios.

Marwah Studios has been appreciated, awarded and mentioned by many head of the states, film, TV and Media personalities of the World. It has been the case study in large number of countries and educational institutions. Marwah Studios latest formations ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry(first dedicated chamber of M&EI) and AAFT University of Media And Arts(first film university of the country) have surprised the whole World.

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Where there is love there is life. In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Action expresses priorities. The future depends on what we do in the present. I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. If you don’t ask, you don’t get it,” Dr. Sandeep Marwah seven times World Record Holder read the quotes loudly.


World Poetry Day Celebrated by AAFT University On Line

March 25, 2020

       World Poetry Day Celebrated at AAFT University On Line

New Delhi: Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the same questions and feelings. Poetry is the mainstay of oral tradition and, over centuries, can communicate the innermost values of diverse cultures.

In celebrating World Poetry Day, March 21, UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind.

“One of the main objectives of the Day is to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT University

“The observance of World Poetry Day is also meant to encourage a return to the oral tradition of poetry recitals, to promote the teaching of poetry, to restore a dialogue between poetry and the other arts such as theatre, dance, music and painting, and to support small publishers and create an attractive image of poetry in the media, so that the art of poetry will no longer be considered an outdated form of art, but one which enables society as a whole to regain and assert its identity,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah

Different poets from all over India exchanged the poetries at mobile apps and facebook in different languages.

Electrifying Show of Canadian Singer Manjeet Uppal at AAFT

March 19, 2020

   Renowned Canadian Singer Manjeet Uppal Performed At AAFT

Noida: A powerful and electrifying performance by Manjeet Uppal at the musical show organized by AAFT School of Performing Arts at Marwah Studios Noida Film City mesmerized the young college audience.

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music,” said Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT University.

Manjeet Uppal is a well Known Singer from Canada. He has established his name in a short period as an actor, director, music composer and a singer. He is a multi talented person.

Manjeet has done over thousands of shows and specializes in Punjabi, Hindi, Pop, Rock, Ghazals and Sufi folk music. His unique style allows all different genres with a mix of old and new songs

“Music plays an important role in our life. It has the ability to play around with our emotions, being a musician by heart and soul, I have devoted myself to express from my inner self as a stage entertainer and performer and captivates the audience with soulful voice,” said Manjeet Uppal.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Shivaargya Dance Presentation

March 17, 2020

Sandeep Marwah With Saroja Vaidyanathan at Dance Presentation

New Delhi: “Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like nobody’s watching you. We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Founder of Noida Film City at the inauguration of annual male classical dance presentation titled Shivaargya at Ganesa Natyalaya curated by Saroja Vaidyanathan at New Delhi.

“The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs,” added Dr. Marwah also the Chancellor of AAFT University of Media And Arts appreciating the perfection of the dancers who all were participating in day long festival.

Saroja Vaidyanathan is a guru and a notable exponent of Bharatanatyam a prolific choreographer and has to her credit ten full-length balle and nearly two thousand individual Bharatanatyam items.

Saroja Vidyanathan has written a number of books on Bharatanatyam and Carnatic music including ‘The Classical Dances of India’, ‘Bharatanatyam – An In-Depth Study’, ‘Carnataka Sangeetham’, and ‘The Science of Bharatanatyam’.

Saroja was conferred the Padma Shri in 2002 and the Padma Bhushan in 2013 by the Government of India. Later Saroja presented a set of her books to Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

Sandeep Marwah Honored at Noida Film City

March 9, 2020

       Sandeep Marwah Honored As Founder of Noida Film City


Noida: “Noida Film City has brought revolution in the trade of films, television and media. It is one of the fastest growing film city of the World. I must say   that now Noida is on the World Map of Cinema. The credit goes to the founder Dr. Sandeep Marwah who has been recognized by the World Media many times,” said Amit Jani social worker and a youth leader while presenting award to Dr. Sandeep Marwah at Surya Channel in a grand function.

Noida Film City originally planned for 100 acres out of which 75 acres outdoor and 25 acres indoor. There are 16 studios and 350 channels are being broadcast to 162 countries for 24 hours around the7 days of week. The film city is only of its kind in the World.

Approximately 17000 media professionals are working in this city and cascading effects is that around 100000 people are earning their bread because of this film city and its activities.

The film city is now source of inspiration for many states of the country of India and also abroad for many countries to start another film city in their territories.

“I ask respective authorities to honor Sandeep Marwah with the highest civilian award for creating history in the field of creative arts,” added Amit Jani.

“I am thankful to each and every one who all have supported me in my journey of media in all these   forty years,” thanked Sandeep Marwah accepting the award.

New Feature Film The Few Seconds Feeling Ready For Release

January 19, 2020

New Film The Few Seconds Feelings Ready For Release


Noida: “AAFT is the only center in the World where full length feature films are produced to give final touch to the education and training of cinema students of the film school at institute’s cost,” emphasized Dr. Sandeep Marwah President AAFT while declaring the news of completion of next feature film The Few Seconds Feeling written and directed by AAFTian Himanshu Ranjan.

“We have made Hindi films like Sahi Kaha Tumne, Aaghat, Prashan, Nimtran, Coffee House, Arial, It’s Rocking- Dard De Disco and Riyasat earlier. The kind of exposure students get in producing these kind of grand pictures of Hindi Cinema, no other class can compensate to it,” added Dr. Marwah announcing 20th January as its release date.

The staff and faculty of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry, Asian School of Media Studies and Asian Academy of Film And Television are more than excited for the release.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Group Show at My Art Galleries

December 9, 2019

   Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated The Group Show Magnum Opus


New Delhi: A group show of paintings by renowned artists was inaugurated by Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios at newly opened art gallery-My Art Galleries under the title Magnum Opus.

“The display of paintings by well-known senior artists has added a lot to the positioning of art gallery in west Delhi. The art center must also give opportunities to young and talented artists,” said Sandeep Marwah while lighting the ceremonial lamp.

“I have been in art promotion for now thirty five years and realized that it is only art and culture which can bring love, peace and unity in the country. Promotion of all fine arts and performing arts is necessary at all corners of the World,” added Marwah.

Paintings by Bimal Das, Archana Das, Rajesh Sharma, Mange Ram Sharma, Inder Singh Oodaru, Vijay Kumar Wahal, Devi Das Khatri, Sudha R Sama, Mahmood Ahmed, Anand Singh, Sunita Lamba, Mamoon Nomani and Ved Prakash Bakhru were displayed in the show. Dimple Sharma and Sikandar Jangra curated the art show.

National Unity Day Celebrated At Marwah Studios

November 3, 2019

     Sandeep Marwah on The National Unity Day Celebration

Noida: Sardar Patel Forum of AAFT University celebrated National Unity Day on the birth anniversary of the great leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on 31st October at Marwah Studios, Film City Noida.

“We have been celebrating this big day from years together as the day gives us new strength to unite the country into one,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios while releasing the poster of National Unity Day.

“We have a special program on Radio Noida and MSTV on Sardar Patel. We want largest number of people must understand the ideology of “The Iron Man’” added Dr. Marwah.

Marwah Studios has a special counter on Sardar Patel in the books and video library. Few short films have been produced by Sandeep Marwah on Sardar with the help of film and television students of Asian Academy of Film And Television.

The event was supported by ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry and International Film And Television Research Centre.