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Celebration of Twenty-Five Years of AAFT Started

May 17, 2018
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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.

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Indo Nigerian Film Association Moves Further Under ICMEI

May 11, 2018
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H.E. Major General Chris Sunday Eze Patron to Indo Nigerian Film Association

Noida: INFA- Indo Nigerian Film Association is one of the first organizations created by Marwah Studios in international relation chapters. Ample has been done since that time. It has given opportunity to Sandeep Marwah to visit Nigeria two times as a state guest and visited Lagos, Abuja, Jos and Kano state.

A brief report was submit to H.E. Major General Chris Sunday Eze High Commissioner of Nigeria to India on his visit to the International Head Quarters of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry at Noida Film City.

“We have trained more than 100 Nigerian in Cinema at AAFT from last 20 years coming from different parts of the Nigeria. The love and affection of my students has given me a title of ‘Father of Nigerian Cinema’. I am more than happy that Nigeria now has become the second biggest film producing country in the World,” expressed Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT and Indo Nigerian Film Association.

History was once again created on the eighth October, 2002 when Mr. GD Akpan, minister counsellor in high commission of Nigeria, formally announced the formation of Indo Nigerian Film Association and appointed Director of Asian Academy of Film & TV as its chairperson. Dr. H. Ekwuazi, Managing Director of Nigeria Film Development Corporation cum Chairperson of National Film Institute of Nigeria his deputy Mr. T. Benibo and Mrs. R. Odey, Executive Director National Film Video Censor Board of Nigeria were designated as the founder members of the association.

The delegates from Nigeria who attended the film courses under United Nation Program included Ishaq sidi ishaq, Mustapha Mustapha, JAMILU Ahmad Yakasai, Bashir Abdullahi rijau, Aminu Muhammad SABO, Bala Anas Babinlata, Salisu balarabe tuku, Usman Adam Yusif, HAUWA Maina, Aliyu Shehu Yakasai, Falalu A Doray, Ibrahim Mandawari, Muhammad Ali Nuhu, Hamisu Lamido Iyantama, Sani labaran Umar (UMAR GOMBE), Faika RAHI, Abdullahi Sani Abdullahi, Mikail bn Hassan and Muhammad Adamu Bifa strengthen the relations.

Visit of renowned people like Prince Ifeanyi Dike Founder and Chairman Board of trustee of Actors Guild of Nigeria. Peter E. A. O. Eguakhide Vice President AGN Asia Chapter, Sam Worlu the former Diplomat, Ms Nene Ibekaku Councellor (Information & Culture) Nigerian High Commission, H.E. Sola Enikanoliaye High Commissioner of Nigeria to India, Chuks Jonathan Chikezie, the first secretary of Nigeria High Commission H.E. Mahesh Sachdev Indian Ambassador to Nigeria made this association a strong one.

H.E. the Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola of State of Lagos, Nigeria accompanied by a large team of experts and specialists. HE Dr. Rabio Musa Kwankwaso Governor of Kano State in Nigeria with the delegation had Umar Lawal, Hallu Ibrahim Dantiye, Baffa Babba Danagundi, Ibrahim Yakubu Adamu, Kadafa Lolo Ruth, Adhama Dattijo, Ahmed Rabiu, Aminu Saidu Adhama, Sangayama Mohammed and Varun Bansal who all participated in the conference at Marwah Studios.

A file of activities related to Nigeria under ICMEI was presented to the High Commissioner as a ready reckoner. Later Sandeep Marwah Presented the Patron ship of Indo Nigerian Film Association to H.E. Major General Chris Sunday Eze. High Commissioner also presented the memento to Sandeep Marwah for his untiring contribution to Indo Nigerian Relations.

Sandeep Marwah Honored With Bihar Gaurav Samman

May 7, 2018
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Sandeep Marwah Receiving Award From The Minister

New Delhi: International Public Broadcasting Forum, International Film And Television Club, International Film And Television Research Centre, International Children’s Film Forum, International Women Film Forum and many other organizations where Sandeep Marwah has been chair for, all these organizations are working for the promotion of Education, Art and Culture and have supported residents of Bihar at one or other time.

Recently Sandeep Marwah was honored by Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla Union Minister of State, Ministry for Finance, Government of India for running most cost effective film school in the World. He has churned out 12000 media professionals from all the states of India including Bihar and 120 countries of the World. Citation read by Sewak Rajeev Kumar.

“Noida Film City is the fastest growing film city in the World with approximately 17000 Media professionals working in 3 shifts of 8 hours each and cascading effect is that 150,000 people earning their bread because of this film city including many from Bihar. Sandeep Marwah is the founder of this city,” added Sewak Rajeev Kumar President of the Association.

“I am obliged to the organization for considering me for this prestigious award,” thanked Sandeep Marwah while accepting the award from the Minister at Convention Centre, NDMC Complex, New Delhi in presence of huge audience.

Minister Prem Prakash Pandey at Marwah Studios

April 23, 2018

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Noida: The Education Minister of the State of Chhattisgarh Shri Prem Prakash Pandey was the special guest at Marwah Studios, film city Noida on the invitation of Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group.

A tour to film city and Marwah Studios was organized to give first hand information to the Minister about the activities of the centre in the field of films, television and media.

Sandeep Marwah briefed the minister with the five World Records he has created in this industry and presented him his two books mentioning the 100 organizations he has been chairing. Marwah also briefed him about the 100 international awards he has brought to India, which is largest number of appreciation any Indian has brought so far.

A radio coverage by in house radio station- Radio Noida 107.4FM and TV coverage by in house TV station- MSTV were also planned for the Minister.

Honorable Minister had one to one conversation with the students of different discipline to assess the quality of education being provided at Asian Academy of Film And Television. AAFT is the oldest skill development institution in India.

Later Sandeep Marwah honored the Cabinet Minister of the State Shri Prem Parkash Pandey with the life membership of International Film And Television Research Centre of AAFT. Prem Prakash Pandey is a Bharatiya Janata Party Member of the Legislative Assembly from Bhilai Nagar in Chhattisgarh. He is one of the architects of Chhattisgarh, which was formed in 2000 after the bifurcation of Madhya Pradesh. He is currently serving as the Cabinet Minister in Chhattisgarh State Government.

3rd Vajra World Record For Sandeep Marwah

April 23, 2018

3rd Vajra World Record For Sandeep Marwah

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Vajra World Record for Sandeep Marwah

New Delhi: Another feather in the cap of Sandeep Marwah when the management of Vajra records registered the World Record created by Sandeep Marwah in film production of Short Films in their books of World record.

“Sandeep Marwah is the only producer in the World who has produced till now 2300 short films from 5 minutes to 55 minutes and given opportunity to more than 10,000 film persons from more than 100 countries of the World. All these productions have taken place under the banner Marwah Films And Video Productions in last 25 years”.

Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Asian Education Group has been in films, television and media for almost 30 years. Producing short films is his passion. The films contain all genre mostly social issues.

Marwah has been honored earlier on many platforms in India and abroad. His contribution to films, television and media is remarkable. He is chairing 100 different organizations to promote love, peace and unity through art and culture.

‘Vajra World Records’ is the Indian equivalent to the Guinness Book of World Records with emphasis on unique achievements of Indians within the country and abroad. It’s a salute to all those Indians who want to do something different and be remembered for their distinctive deeds.

The idea of this kind of book strings together ‘Indian’ achievements originated in 1989, the objective was simple- to provide a platform to ordinary Indians to showcase their talent in their search for excellence.

Sandeep Marwah Appreciated at Fame India Event

March 31, 2018
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SAndeep Marwah Honored for His Six World Records

New Delhi: A popular magazine Fame India presented its first award for the best 25 Members of Parliament of Republic of India at the most prestigious hall of Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

Speaking on the occasion Dr Harshvardhan Union Minister for Science And Technology, Earth Sciences Environment, Forest And Climate Change Government of India appreciated the efforts of Umashankar Sonthalia the editor and owner of the magazine for taking initiative in this direction.

On this occasion renowned film, television and media personality Sandeep Marwah also received Fame India Award from Dr Harshvardhan, Arjun Ram Meghwal Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Government of India and Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal at Vigyan Bhawan.

Sandeep Marwah six times World record holder has brought more than 100 international awards to India. His contribution to the field of cinema, television, media and education is enormous. More than seven times he has been awarded a title of Global Cultural Minister for bringing love, peace and uniting the World through art and culture.

Workshop by Film Makers From Singapore at AAFT

March 4, 2018
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Workshop by Film Makers From Singapore

Noida: The Indo Singapore Film And Cultural Forum of ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry organized a seminar cum workshop for the media students of AAFT by the film makers from Singapore.

“We are ready to join hands with Marwah Studios for our upcoming film. This can be a joint venture between the two countries. It will lead to better cultural relations,” said K. Rajagopal filmmaker from Singapore.

“Our intentions are to join hands with Indian film Industry which is the biggest in the World. We will sure learn more tricks of the trade,” added Chai Yee Wei a film studio owner (Hot Cider Films) and film producer known for his film ‘Blood Ties’.

“We are thankful to Marwah Studios and AAFT for this wonderful interaction with the future film makers of this country. The business can be routed through Singapore High Commission for faster and better understanding,” said Kester Tay First Secretary, High Commission of Singapore in India.

The meeting was addressed by renowned media person Shivendra Kumar Singh and popular Kathak Dancer Prerana Shrimali also. Later Marwah honored the guest with the life membership of International Film And Television Club of AAFT. Supriya Suri conducted the program.

Sandeep Marwah Addressed NACOF Meeting

March 4, 2018

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New Delhi: “Time has come when we have to take a special care of our farmers. If there is no vegetation we cannot survive in this country. Don’t forget that 70 percent of the population still lives in villages,” said Sandeep Marwah Managing Director of National Federation of Tourism And Transport Cooperatives of India Limited in the capacity of Chief Guest.

“Prime Minister has announced large number of schemes for the farmers, we must cooperate him in his vision to any extent you can afford to,” added Marwah

in the joint meeting of National Federation of Farmers Procurement, Processing and Retailing Cooperatives of India Limited and National Cooperative Union of India at NCUI campus.

Developed Village Developed Nation is the key to success, we all must adopt it Marwah emphasized. The meeting was attended by large number of cooperators including D.N. Thakur MD NCDC, Suresh Sharma President NFTC, N. Satya Narayana Chief Executive NCUI, Savitri Singh ICA, H.S. Grewal, B.K.Mishra, Ashok Singh and Ram Iqbal Singh Chairperson of NACOF.

Hindi Cinema Samman for Ambassador of Bulgaria

January 10, 2018
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Hindi Cinema Samman to Ambassador of Bulgaria to India

New Delhi: A grand function to support Government of India’s faverouite program of Promotion of Hindi language along with promotion of Hindi cinema was organized by International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry in association with FWICE- Federation of Western India Cine Employees at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

After celebrating National Education Day on 11th November during Global Film Festival, which is also the birthday of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, eminent educationist and the first Education Minister of independent India we added 12th November as Hindi Cinema Samman Diwas to honor all those who have contributed in the promotion of Hindi through Hindi Cinema,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and ICMEI.

Jackie Shroff veteran actor, Sushant Singh actor and General Secretary CINTAA- Cine and Television Actors Association and Sandeep Marwah President ICMEI handed over the Hindi Sahyogi Samman to H.E. Petko Doykov Ambassador of Bulgaria to India.

Ambassador was awarded in the presence of Shartughan Sinha MP & former Union Minister and Chairman Hindi Cinema Samman Samiti and Vijay Goel Minister for State of Parliamentary Affairs and statistic implementation Government of India, T.P. Agarwal President IMPTPA and B.N. Tewari President FWICE.

“I on behalf of my country extend my heartiest thanks to ICMEI and Government of India to honor us. We will leave no stone unturned in developing our relations with India through art and culture,” said H.E. Petko Doykov Ambassador of Bulgaria to India.

Sandeep Marwah Nominated Chair for Indo Ghana Cultural Forum

December 9, 2017
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Sandeep Marwah Nominated Chair for IGFCF

Noida: The High Commissioner of Ghana to India has honored and nominated a popular film and television personality and founder of Noida Film City Sandeep Marwah as the Chairperson of newly constituted Indo Ghana Film And Cultural Forum.

“We are thankful to God, we believe in, for helping us in framing a wonderful and powerful organization as Indo Ghana Film And Cultural Forum. I am pleased to nominate Sandeep Marwah of Republic of India and a Global Peace Ambassador as the Chair for the same,” said H.E. Michael A N N Oquaye High Commissioner of Ghana to India while honoring him with the chairmanship of IGFCF.

“It is not only an honor but a pleasure to serve the people of Ghana and India through arts and culture. We have always believed that we can bring love, peace and unity to this World through art and culture,” said Sandeep Marwah accepting the memento.

The members of film, television, media, art and culture fraternity attended the event. The launching was hosted at Marwah Studios and supported by International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.