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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.

AAFT University announces highest Academic Honor in the name of Dada Saheb Phalke

May 3, 2020

AAFT Announced Dada Saheb Phalke Chair at Cinema School


New Delhi: On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of the Father of Indian Cinema- Dada Saheb Phalke, AAFT University of Media And Arts announced the highest Academic Honour in Cinema in the shape of a Chair for a Film Maker at AAFT University based in Raipur.

“This is the most opportune occasion for the board of Directors of AAFT University to announce the Chair after the name of Dada Saheb Phalke for a renowned film maker for a period of one year, this is going to be the highest academic honour which can be presented to the film maker by the university,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of the University on the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Phalke.

He further added “We had earlier started the first ever Hindi Cinema Samman under Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh at Vigyan Bhawan, where prominent film personalities from Hindi Cinema were honored for their contribution to Hindi Cinema. Three editions of the most prestigious National awards have already taken place.”

AAFT has been in film, TV and media education for the last 27 years and has churned out 20,000 media professionals from 145 countries of the World. AAFT has created a wonderful niche for itself and has been rated as first ten best film schools of the World.

The new board comprising of Governors, Judges, Ministers and Educationists will decide the first name for the “Dada Saheb Phalke Chair” and will be announced soon. Powerful bodies like International Journalism Centre and International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry have also supported the decision.

The idea has been conceived by Dr. Sandeep Marwah, who holds seven world records in Media, is the founder of Noida Film City and who has been titled as Global Cultural Minister for his untiring contribution to the promotion of arts and culture. Dr. Marwah has been honored many times in the past for promotion of art and culture.

AAFT Celebrated Birth Anniversary of Dada Saheb Phalke

May 1, 2020

 150th Birth Anniversary of Dada Saheb Phlke Celebrated at AAFT

New Delhi: Today we all are celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Father of Indian Cinema Dhundiraj Govind Phalke popularly known as Dada Saheb Phalke who was born 1870 in Bombay, and was an Indian director, producer screenwriter, editor and distributor. He produced the first full length feature film Raja Harish Chandra in 1913.

“Though we really wanted to create a big event but now because of Covid 19 the celebrations have been reduced to a webinar. I am happy more than hundred people participated on this very auspicious day of Dada Saheb Phalke Birth Anniversary,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor AAFT University and President International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

“No one is perfect but certainly we can complement each other with inspiration- the inspiration of our experience, success stories, kind and healing words,” said Sandeep Marwah assuring the audience that soon a seat in the university will be created to honour, every year, a film maker of who has contributed a lot to the cinema, after the name of Dada Saheb Phalke.

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.


Seminar on Challenges & Opportunities In Journalism at 8th GFJN

March 13, 2020

     Seminar on Opportunities And Challenges in Journalism

Noida: “We are lucky enough to run one of the best schools of journalism in the country with best of the facilities and industry support. The credit of announcing 12th February as International Day of Journalism goes to our association International Journalism Centre and we are the first one to start a journalism festival. The profession of journalism has lots of opportunities as well as challenges also,” initiated Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of IJC.

“Being a journalist is a responsible profession. Today journalism has become glamorous because of television and social media. It makes you celebrity. Every one wants to be journalist,” said H.E. Armen Martirosyan Ambassador of Armenia to India while inaugurating the seminar on Challenges and Opportunities in journalism on the 3rd day of Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2020 at Marwah Studios.

Senior journalists like Data Ram Chamoli, Shivenra Kumar, Santosh Kumar Saras, Vipin Gaur General Secretary News Paper Association of India and C.M.Papne of Indian Express spoke on the subject and also interacted with the audience.

Later H.E. Armen Martirosyan Ambassador of Armenia along with other guests launched the new Calendar 2020-under the title ‘Ravishing Personalities’ designed by Seema Gumber of Zee TV fame followed by the release of news bulletin of the third day designed by the students of AAFT School of Mass Communication and Journalism.

Dr. Sandeep Marwah honored and presented life membership of International Journalism Centre along with memento of festival to all the distinguished guests present on the dice. Dr. Sushil Bharti Broadcasting Director of Marwah Studios proposed vote of thanks.

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.

ICMEI President Sandeep Marwah Met Canadian Mayor Nasheed Nenshi

March 4, 2020

      Sandeep Marwah With Canadian Delegation From Calgary

New Delhi: A high powered delegation from the city of Calgary, Canada under the leadership of Mayor Nasheed k Nenshi visited New Delhi to discuss and promote new businesses with India in different segments of the Industries.

“We are here to offer you all we have at Calgary so that we can create new relations in India. Calgary’s economy includes activity in the energy, financial services, film and television, transportation and logistics, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, health and wellness, retail, and tourism sectors,” informed Nasheed K Nenshi Mayor of Calgary.

“We are keen in joining hands with you as far as films and television is concerned and also can be partners with you in education, hospitality & tourism, fashion & design which all is our forte. We are ready to sign MOU with two of the universities present here,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI and Chancellor AAFT University of Media And Arts.

Dr. Marwah also informed that, ”we have a committee on Canada under the name of Indo Canadian Film And Cultural Forum and a scholarship will soon be announced for the deserving student from Canada to study films in India,”

Timothy Railly President & Vice Chancellor Mount Royal University, Edward McCauley President & Vice Chancellor University of Calgary, Luke Acevedo Commissioner Films, television & Creative Industries Calgary were the other guests from the city of Calgary were there to work with Indian teams.

Rahul Sharma Counsellor (Commercial), Andrew Smith Minister (Commercial), Lindsay Margenau Counsellor & Senior Trade Commissioner, Prashanth Nair Trade Commissioner Digital Industries, Elena R. Balboa First Secretary-(Migration), Naresh Sharma Second Secretary all from the High Commission of Canada New Delhi were also present there.

8th Global Festival of Journalism Inaugurated at Marwah Studios

February 15, 2020

8th Global Festival of Journalism Inaugurated at Marwah Studios


Noida: The most exclusive festival, first of its kind in Asia and second in the World saw the grand opening of its 8th edition at Noida Film City hosted by Marwah Studios.

The colorful flags of different nations were quite inviting and speaking about the international presence at the festival. In total 56 countries have been part of this festival where as delegates from all the 28 states and 9 union territories were present in the festival.

“ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry-and International Journalism Centre together with AAFT University have designed this festival to mark respect to the decision of having International Day of Journalism on 12th February which was declared nine years back by our association,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Global Festival of Journalism.

“Media creates perception, time has come when all mediums of media keep in mind the unity and integrity of the nation should not be at stake when they write or speak and show any coverage. Country is definitely bigger than profession,” said Tirath Singh Rawat Member Parliament Lok Sabha and Secretary BJP.

“I appreciate the bye line   given to this festival-Love Peace And Unity Through Art And Culture. Positive journalism can bring new ife to the relations,” said H.E. Dr. Marjan Cencen, Ambassador of Slovenia to India.

“Do your research well before you write a piece for press. Your deep research can bring correct information to the reader. People still believe blindly   what all has been printed or shown on television. You have a great responsibility towards reader and viewer,” said H.E. Radu Octavian Dobre, one time journalist and now Ambassador of Romania to India.

“A media person must aware of his duties and responsibilities. More than that he should also be attentive towards media laws. His coverage can provoke and can depress the masses. A balanced and researched news or article for any medium is always useful,” said H.E. Mr. Michael Aaron N. N. Oquaye, lawyer and High Commissioner Republic of Ghana to India.

“What a unique festival, never ever heard like this in any other country. Journalist should remember that mediums are for three major reasons Information, Education and Entertainment as per Press council of India. Always keep a balance between the three,” said K L Ganju, Honorary Consul General & Advisor to the Foreign Minister, Consulate of Union of Comoros

“Tremendous changes can be brought with the help of media. Positive journalism can bring prosperity in every field be it a government or private sector,” said HE Carlos Polo, Ambassador of Peru to India

H.E. Muhamed Cengic, Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina to India., Ashok Tandon Senior Journalist & Member Prasar Bharti, Mophethe Sekamane Counsellor High Commission of Kingdom of Lesotho, Narayanan Madhavan renowned Journalist & Writer, Komal Nahta, Film Critic & Journalist from Mumbai also expressed their views in detail.

A poster was launched to mark respect to 12th February as International Day of Journalism. Earlier the dignitaries inaugurated an exhibition of photographs. Later Dr. Sandeep Marwah presented all the Luminaries with life membership of International Journalism Centre and memento of the festival as souvenir. Albeena Abbas Director Department of Journalism conducted the program.

Dato Sri Sirajudeen Patron to Indo Cambodia Cultural Forum

January 15, 2020

   Dato Sri Sirajudeen Patron to Indo Cambodia Cultural Forum

Noida: A well known social worker and advisor to the Prime Minister of Cambodia Dato Sri Dr. Sirajudeen has been presented with Patronship of Indo Cambodia Film And Cultural Forum by Dr. Sandeep Marwah a media baron of India.

Dato Sri Dr. Sirajudeen was accompanied with Dr. S.S.R. Ramdass a former Member of Parliament     from Chennai who was also presented with Patronship of the forum. Vijay Laxmi Mishra has been honored with Life Membership of Indo Cambodia Film And Cultural Forum.

“It was a just a thought to have an organization like this, Dr. Marwah converted dream into reality in no time. To be patron of this kind of an organization is a dream come true,” motivated Dr. Sirajudeen.

“We need enthusiastic and dynamic persons like Dr. Marwah. The whole style of Indian working will change for better India,” added Dr. S.S.R. Ramdass.

Dato Sri Sirajudeen invited Dr. Sandeep Marwah to Cambodia to be the guest of Government of Cambodia.

IJC’s Global Festival of Journalism Noida is Most Exclusive

January 9, 2020

  Sandeep Marwah Announced 8th Global Festival of Journalism

New Delhi: Global Festival of Journalism Noida designed by International Journalism Centre of AAFT University is the most exclusive and only of its kind in the World where three days are devoted to the promotion of good journalism. The 8th edition of the festival is scheduled for 12th to 14th February 2020.

More than 58 countries of the World have confirmed their participation in this grand show of journalism consisting of anything and everything related to journalism.

Indo America Cultural Forum, Indo UK Cultural Forum, Indo Wales Cultural Forum, Indo Brazil Cultural Forum, Indo Peru Cultural Forum, Indo Venezuela Film And Cultural Forum, Indo Panama Film And Cultural Forum are already associated with the festival.

Indo Egypt Cultural Forum, Indo Tunisia Cultural Forum, Indo Morocco Film And Cultural Forum, Indo Sudan Cultural Association, Indo Ghana Film And Cultural Forum, Indo Nigeria Film And Cultural Forum, Indo Senegal Cultural Forum, Indo Gambia Film And Cultural, Indo Gabon Cultural Forum, Indo Lesotho Cultural Forum, Indo South Africa Cultural Forum have also joined the festival.

“We are more than happy as large numbers of countries through their Embassies and High Commissions have shown their interest in Worlds Most Exclusive Journalism Festival. More than 500 News organizations and Setups from all over the World shall be covering the event this year,” informed Sandeep Marwah President of the Festival.