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Raksha Bandhan Is A Day of Commitment- Sandeep Marwah

August 3, 2020


Sandeep Marwah at Brahma Kumaris Raksha Bandhan Webinar

New Delhi: “Raksha Bandhan is one of the oldest festivals in India where you promise to protect your sister, her rights and safety forever. But this festival teaches us many other lessons which we have to learn every time-a lesson of commitment,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and World Peace Development And Research Foundation in a webinar organized by Brahma Kumaris on the occasion of Raksha Bhandan. 


Talking to the large audience in the capacity of Chief Guest Dr. Sandeep Marwah reminded that our commitment is not only towards our sister, family, friends, community but also a promise to save & secure our country, nature and almighty. Every action taken by you is bound to revert back. You have to be very cautious in taking decision and action. A thread on your wrist is a continuous reminder of your duties and responsibilities. 


Rajyogni B K Saroj Didi Director Brahma Kumaris Vasant Kunj, Dwarka and connected Centers, His Holiness Jain Acharya Dr. Lokesh Muni Ji, Ms Zena Chung from South Korea International Director of Confederation of World Religion, , Acharya Satyendra Narayan President of Confederation of World Religion, Ashok Tyagi Secretary General of ICMEI and  Dr. Gopal Ji of Global Yog Alliance also spoke on the occasion.

Sandeep Marwah Congratulated All on International Day of Families

May 16, 2020

  Sandeep Marwah Spoke on The International Day of Families

New Delhi: This year’s 25th anniversary of International Day of Families comes at a time of one of the most challenging global health and social crises. The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic brings into sharp focus the importance of investing in social policies protecting the most vulnerable individuals and families.

“First of all I congratulate all the families in the World A very happy International Day of Families. May lord bring lots of love and closeness in the families and their ties. This Covid 19 has brought every one close to each other emotionally,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Global Cultural Minister and President of World Peace Development And Research Foundation while talking to the young students of Asian Academy of Film And Television on line.

“It is the families who bear the brunt of the crisis, sheltering their members from harm, caring for out-of-school children and, at the same time, continuing their work responsibilities,” added Dr. Marwah.

“No two families are alike. Your relatives may be loud and crazy, small and introspective, totally conventional, or completely unorthodox, but your family is yours. And, no matter what, your family makes up a huge part of who you are. Celebrate the ones who made you the person you are today. The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family,” expressed Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

World Heritage Day Celebrated On Line at ICMEI

April 18, 2020

     World Heritage Day Celebrated at Marwah Studios On Line

New Delhi: The International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry has always believed that the World can be brought on the same platform through art and culture-therefore a very common phrase Dr. Sandeep Marwah President ICMEI keeps on repeating that “Love Peace and Unity Can be Possible through Art and Culture, therefore it is also important to keep our heritage safe & alive,”

Dr. Sandeep Marwah was on line with members of different countries from the art and culture fraternity celebrating World Heritage Day 2020.

Every year 18th April is celebrated as ‘International Day for Monuments and Sites’ or ‘World Heritage Day’ This day is to raise public awareness on importance of diversity of cultural heritage and preserving these heritage for the generations ahead and the efforts required to protect and conserve it.

“Ancient monuments & sites are an asset to us that help us understand our history and the root of our culture for generations to come. The theme of World Heritage Day 2020 is “Shared Culture’, ‘Shared heritage’ and ‘Shared responsibility”,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah also Patron to IFUNA- Indian Federation of United Nation Organizations and President World Peace Development And Research Foundation.

In the time of global crises where the whole world is fighting with COVID-19 pandemic, the theme plays an important role. Due to COVID-19 outbreak, the Chamber has decided to celebrate World Heritage Day via Internet. The theme focuses on global unity with the current worldwide health crisis.

WPDRF Observed World Autism Awareness Day on 2nd April

April 4, 2020

 World Autism Awareness Day Observed by WPDRF on Line


New Delhi: On World Autism Awareness Day, which falls on 2nd April, we recognize and celebrate the rights of persons with autism.  This year’s observance takes place in the midst of a public health crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes — a crisis that places persons with autism at disproportionate risk as a result of the coronavirus and its impact on society.

Autism spectrum disorder impacts the nervous system and affects the overall cognitive, emotional, social and physical health of the affected individual. The range and severity of symptoms can vary widely. Common symptoms include difficulty with communication, difficulty with social interactions, obsessive interests and repetitive behaviors.

Early recognition, as well as behavioral, educational and family therapies may reduce symptoms and support development and learning.

“Universal human rights, including the rights of persons with disabilities, must not be infringed upon in the time of a pandemic. Governments have a responsibility to ensure that their response includes persons with autism,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of World Peace Development And Research Foundation while talking to the members of the organization on line.

“Persons with autism should never face discrimination when seeking medical care.  They must continue to have access to the support systems required to remain in their homes and communities through times of crisis, instead of facing the prospect of forced institutionalization,” reminded Dr. Marwah also president of We feel Festival of films on Disability.



National Day of Colombia Celebrated at Marwah Studios

July 25, 2018

       National Day of Colombia Celebrared at Marwah Studios

Noida: “I on behalf of Media and Entertainment Industry of India extend my heartiest congratulations to the people of Colombia on the National Day falls on 23rd July, 2018,” said Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT and ICMEI while talking to the press.

India and Colombia have friendly and cordial bilateral relations. Both countries have considerable coincidence of views on global issues and have closely collaborated in various multilateral fora.

Indo Colombian Film And Cultural Forum of ICMEI will take this relationship to the nest level in the coming months. A scholarship, joint production, student exchange, Institution tie ups, film festivals and promotion of tourism have been planned in the phase one,” added Marwah while releasing the poster of Colombian National Day.


ICMEI Will Create A Separate African Cultural Union

May 6, 2018

ICMEI Will Create  Separate African Cultural Union

Noida: ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry and Marwah Studios in association with AAFT- Asian Academy of Film And Television has already created numerous forums in relation to African Countries.

“ Time has come when we should have a an African Union as a part of ICMEI so that more regularly we can work with Africa as a continent. Very soon we will be launching ‘An African Union’,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios addressing the nationals of different countries from Africa.

ICMEI is already dealing with Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Nigeria, Niger, Ethiopia, South Africa, Gabon, Lesotho, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Malawi, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Libya, Tunisia, Senegal, Guiana, Ghana, Congo, Cameron, Djibouti, Somalia, Tanzania, Burkina Faso and others.

“It was a great pleasure to receive the delegates from different countries of Africa in different Global Festivals and Summits organized by Marwah Studios and AAFT in partnership with ICMEI in the recent past,” added Sandeep Marwah chairing numerous international cultural forums.





Global Summit on Skill Development in Fashion & Design Industry

March 22, 2018

Global Summit on Fashion And Design Industry

Noida: ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry in association with Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India organized a Global Summit on Skill Development in Fashion And Design Industry at Marwah Studios, Film City Noida.

“AAFT is one of the oldest school of skill development. Now we are celebrating 25 years in education and training. Our film school and fashion school has created a wonderful niche for itself in the international market,” said Sandeep Marwah introducing the subject to the foreign delegates.

The summit was divided into two sessions. The first one emphasized on the introduction to the subject and second session was the participation by the foreign delegates and presentations.

“We are here which looks like a dream come true. While leaving Egypt I was sure to meet some film and fashion personalities in India, now I am carrying life time memories back home,” said Mohammed Attia delegate from Egypt while inaugurating the session.

“India is known for its film Industry and fashion follows. We in Tunisia copy Indian starts as far as dresses, hairstyle and mannerism are concerned. The impact of cinema is a lot on the fashion industry,” added Bechir Rjiba delegate from Tunisia.

“The colorful combination of Bhutanese costumes can be recognized from distance. For us its tradition but for the World it is fashion,” said Namkha Wangmo delegate from Bhutan.

“The art and culture of our country do consists of what we wear. The traditional dresses of our country can be appreciated by dress designers if given little importance,” said delegate from Jamaica.

The Global Summit on skill development in fashion and design industry was attended by the delegates from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Niger, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Mauritius, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Belarus, Cambodia, Guatemala, Turkmenistan, Kenya, South Africa and India.

Later Sandeep Marwah honored the delegates with the life membership of World Peace Development And Research Foundation and memento of the summit. The delegates nominated and honored Sandeep Marwah with the title of Global Art And Cultural Minister. AAFT School of Fashion And Design supported the event.

Sandeep Marwah Special Guest at Georgian Photography Week

December 3, 2017

Sandeep Marwah With Georgian Ambassador

New Delhi: Renowned international media personality Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios was the special guest at the inauguration of Georgian Photography Week at New Delhi.

H.E. Archil Dzuliashvilli Ambassador of Georgia to India inaugurated a colorful photographic exhibition under the title Faces: The Portraits Studios in India And Georgia. at Palm Court Area of Habitat Centre.

The exhibition projected the real work of photographs by Suresh Punjabi and Shalva Alkhanaidze when Georgian Photography Week in India was announced. Ms Nestan Nijaradze curated the show who is also the Artistic Director of Tbilisi Photo festival.

“We would love to showcase these photographs at our own centre at Noida Film City to give beautiful comparison between Indian and Georgian photographers,” said Sandeep Marwah.

A book on International Accolades of Sandeep Marwah Released

September 21, 2016

A Book on Sandeep Marwah Released at Global Leadership Summit

Noida: A book containing five world records and international accolades of Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios is released today at Global Leadership Summit in the presence of more than fifty delegates from twenty-five countries of the World.

“It is an honor for me and my country to be present here today in this Global Leadership Summit and be a part of book release function. I am amazed to see how a single person can win so many accolades and awards from so many countries” expressed, Iklima Korvonbekova from Tajikistan while releasing the book.

60 international awards from 28 countries of the World was sounding impossible till I saw the book with my own eyes. Sandeep Marwah is a legend in the field of art and culture,” said Tshrering Lhamo from Bhutan.

“Sandeep Marwah is the Global Cultural Minister, this book of accolades is the proof for it,’’ said Haress Sharifi delegate from Afghanistan. Marwah has done a lot for Indo African relationship. His contribution towards Egypt, Senegal, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Algeria, Morocco are visible here,” added Faith Sithole delegate from Zimbabwe.

International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry organized the Global Leadership Summit in association with Ministry of Skill Development, Government of India supported by World Peace Development And Research Foundation and Asian Academy of Film And Television.

Delegates from Countries like Afghanistan, Bhutan, Botswana, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, Maldives, Namibia, Tajikistan, Kenya, Malawi. Mauritius, Niger, Nepal, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tuvalu, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe shared their views too. Later a copy of the book was handed over to all the delegates from abroad.



Beti Bachao Beti Padhao National Program Launched From Marwah Studios

August 25, 2016



Noida: A week long Mahautsav to promote and propagate Beti Bachao Beti Padhao program was launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma Minister for Culture and Tourism, Government of India in a grand function at Marwah Studios, Film City Noida.

“Half of the Indian population is Women that means one twelfth of the world’s women stays in India. We cannot afford to ignore them any more. It all starts with women education, women empowerment, women liberation and goes up to the women achievers,” said Sandeep Marwah initiating the national program Beti Bachao Beti Padhao from Marwah Studios, Noida Film City.

“We will leave no stone unturned to bring back the dignity to the women of this nation. We have always given due respect and position to our women. Right from Jhansi Ki Rani to Pratibha Patil former President of India” added Nirmal Vaid declaring Sandeep Marwah as the Brand Ambassador of Prime Minister’s Program Save The Girl Child- Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.

“I am honored to be associated with the Beti Mahautsav comprising of blood test, raksha bandhan, women award function, painting competition and exhibition and so many other programs to create awareness of the importance of women in our life. No society can grow unless there is respect for women. We have believed in it for centuries and we will maintain our culture to the highest level” said Dr. Mahesh Sharma Minister for Culture and Tourism, Government of India.

The event started with painting competition by more than 100 artists with a large gathering to support the national show. Dr. Mahesh Sharma also painted the canvas to encourage and motivate artist from all over India.