Indywood Film Carnival partners with Seoul Guro Kids International Film Festival


  • The tie up will play vital role in strengthening bilateral relationsapart from Indo-Korean movie co-production along with technology transfer
  • Korean delegates will attend Indywood Film Carnival 2017 to explore association

In a major leap for Indian Film Industry, an Indo-Korean bilateral agreement to foster international movie projects has been signed. Indywood Film Carnival, promoted by UAE-based billionaire Sohan Roy, has inked Memorandum of Understanding with Korea-based Seoul Guro Kids International Film Festival (GUKIFF) to exchange knowledge, technology and cooperation in producing movies and events. The agreement was signed by Indywood Founder Director Mr. Sohan Roy and the City Mayor of Guro Mr. Lee Sung on Monday.

“We are proud to associate with India and Indywood Film Carnival. We believe that the association will be a game-changer in international movie arena. The bilateral collaboration would definitely help to elevate Indian Film Industry to new heights in the coming years,” said the Chief Director and Executive Chairperson of Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival Mr. Han Ki Kim.

GUKIFF selected Indywood Film Carnival as the Indian partner for future cooperation on movie selection, knowledge exchange, festival representation, programme exchange etc. As per the agreement, Korean delegates will attend Indywood Film Carnival 2017 to be held at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, from December 1 to 4. During the visit, they will explore the possibilities of movie co-production, investment opportunities, talents, content distribution and software support for transforming Indian Film Industry as part of 10 billion US dollar Project Indywood.

Indywood is eyeing tie ups with 100 countries and 200 festival associations across the globe as part of Project Indywood in the next five years. “Almost 25 per cent of the target has been achieved in the first year itself. With the support of technology giants like Korea will accelerate the growth of Indian Film Industry to next level by 2020,” said top officials of Indywood.

निरहुआ आम्रपाली को देखने उमड़ रहा है जन सैलाब 

भोजपुरी फिल्मो के जुबली स्टार दिनेश लाल यादव निरहुआ व सुपर हिट अदाकारा आम्रपाली दुबे इन दिनों बिहार में अपनी फिल्म निरहुआ हिंदुस्तानी 2 के प्रोमोशन में व्यस्त है । दर्शको से किये गए वादे के मुताबिक वे सिनेमा घरों में जाकर दर्शको से रु ब रु हो रहे हैं । बिहार के दर्शको के बीच इस सुपर हिट जोड़ी का कितना क्रेज़ है वह इन्हें देखने आने वालों की भीड़ को देखकर पता चल जाता है । सिनेमा हॉल तो हाउस फूल पहले से ही चल रहे हैं पर इसके आस पास के इलाकों में मेला जैसा माहौल बन जाता है । अपने चहेते स्टार के प्रति दर्शको की दीवानगी साफ देखी जा रही है ।

सोशल मीडिया पर दर्शको द्वारा जारी फोटो को देखकर किसी राजनेता की बड़ी रैली का आभास होता है । दर्शक इन दोनों सितारों की फोटो को अपने मोबाइल में कैद करने के लिए बेचैन दिख रहे हैं । कुछ दर्शको को इनके साथ फोटो निकलवाने का भी अवसर प्राप्त हो रहा है , वैसे दर्शक अपनी भावना सोशल मीडिया पर प्रकट कर  खुद को भाग्यशाली समझ रहे हैं । अपने दर्शको के प्यार से अभिभूत निरहुआ और आम्रपाली ने बताया कि एक कलाकार के लिये उनके दर्शक भगवान का दूसरा रूप हॉता है । दर्शक ही कलाकारों को ऊंचाई पर पहुचाते हैं । उल्लेखनीय है कि निर्देशक मंजुल ठाकुर व निर्माता राहुल खान की फ़िल्म निरहुआ हिंदुस्तानी 2 बिहार झारखंड में इस साल की सबसे बड़ी हिट फिल्म साबित हुई है । फ़िल्म में निरहुआ आम्रपाली की सफल जोड़ी के साथ एक नई अदाकारा संचिका बनर्जी भी है । निरहुआ  के देसी अंदाज़ और आम्रपाली की ग्रामीण बहु के अंदाज़ का जादू दर्शको पर खूब चल रहा है । ——Uday Bhagat (PRO)

Bollywood and Hollywood to Converge at Paris Appreciation Awards 2017


If Cannes has become the epitome of world cinematic congregation and celebration of magic realism over the years, watch-out for another location which is going to showcase cinematic expression in a different yet alluring display of Joie de vivre.

The city of Paris, known for high street fashion, romance and style-quotient of a very high degree, will see host to the Paris Appreciation Awards 2017, along with celebrities from Bollywood, Hollywood, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, the Middle East, Canada, etc. adding charm and glamour to the awards proceedings. The titans of world filmdom will call the Eiffel Tower home for a day on July 8th as they bring the bling, star-dust and razzmatazz for a finale the world’s Who’s-Who have been waiting for with bated breath.

Both Bollywood and Hollywood are No. 1 in their own respective categories in world movie-making, with Bollywood known the world over as the largest movie producing machinery and Hollywood which is known to produce the biggest movies in terms of sheer strength in revenue numbers. The Paris Appreciation Awards 2017 will be hosted on top of the iconic Eiffel Tower for an unprecedented first time ever for any awards programme in the world, thus making it a historic moment, which is an initiative of the World News Network. This initiative is being endorsed by Queen Munni Ironie of Arts 4 Peace ​Awards, Beverly Hills, USA.

Our very own Bollywood would have a strong presence. Paris-connected Bollywood renowned Director, Anurag Kashyap would attend the event along with top actors and actresses to be show-stoppers for the top Fashion Designers who would showcase their creations as part of Fashion Shows which will be interspersed with the Awards ceremonies.

Amongst the other well known personalities and opinion-leaders who will add charm to the event from India are Ashish Chauhan, the M.D. and C.E.O. of the Bombay Stock Exchange; Jain Spiritual Guru Naypadmasagarji Maharaj as well as the well-known corporate honcho and philanthropist, Dr. B.K. Modi.

Not only is this a great opportunity for top corporates to align their brands with such a world-event, it would be a huge opportunity for those Indian brands, especially the fashion, jewellery and related brands to showcase in front of the elites of the world and hog maximum limelight as they endeavour to reach global markets. Mukesh Mehta, President, of The Indian Bullion & Jewellery Association (IBJA) is also on board this event as this association is one of the largest of its kind in the world, with more than 20,000 jewellery brand owners from India, adding its bright sparkle and gleam to this high-powered event!

Amongst the categories who are going to be awarded are corporates from the world of luxury-fashion, luxury-jewellery, real estate, healthcare, pharma, education, banking, insurance, automobiles, etc. In India, promotional campaigns for the Paris Appreciation Awards 2017 are to be micro-managed in various cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Ahmedabad, Surat, Baroda, Indore, Kochi, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, etc. Brands from each of these cities would compete in its category with their competitors from India and abroad as they vie for glory and fame on July 8th, 2017.

Top corporates from around the world have already shown a keen interest in aligning their brands with this event in order to support it.

मृदंग का फर्स्ट लुक रिलीज़ 

अनूठी कहानी पर बनी बहुचर्चित फ़िल्म मृदंग एन अनएक्सपेक्टेड जर्नी  का फर्स्ट लुक रिलीज़ कर दिया गया है । नियत समय के अनुसार फ़िल्म के निर्माता निर्देशक रितेश एस कुमार ने सोशल मीडिया के थ्रू इसे आम लोगो के लिए जारी कर दिया । मृदंग के इस फर्स्ट लुक में रात के अंधेरे में भगवान महादेव की आकृति दर्शाई गई है जिसके सामने बारिश में भीगता हुआ एक नग्न युवक को दर्शाया गया है । रितेश एस कुमार ने इस अनोखे फर्स्ट लुक के संबंध में ज्यादा खुलासा ना करते हुए बताया कि इस पोस्टर में  फ़िल्म का सार छिपा हुआ है ।

नाम के अनुरूप ही मृदंग की कहानी एक अप्रत्याशित यात्रा के इर्द गिर्द घूमती है । फर्स्ट लुक में रात के अंधेरे में जिस नग्न युवक की आकृति दिखाई गई है वह फ़िल्म के मुख्य किरदार निभा रहे अभिनेता मनोज कुमार राव की है । उल्लेखनीय है कि  मृदंग के पोस्ट प्रोडक्शन का काम लगभग पूरा कर दिया गया है । 21 जुलाई को रिलीज़ हो रही मृदंग में  मनोज कुमार राव , रोज लश्कर, आदित्य सिंह , मजहर खान , बीरेंद्र गुप्ता आदि मुख्य भूमिका में हैं । मृदंग के एडिटर आनंद ए राम, सिनेमेटोग्राफर नवीन एस मिश्रा ,  गीतकर व  संगीतकर चुनमुन पंडित जबकि प्रचारक उदय भगत हैं । बहरहाल , सोशल मीडिया पर फर्स्ट लुक के रिलीज़ होने के साथ ही फ़िल्म को लेकर चर्चा का बाजार गर्म हो गया है ।

Bollywood Producer – Director Alok Shrivastava To Conduct  Acting Workshop

Bollywood Producer & Director Alok Shrivastava in association with Smita Patil Theatre Group announces  5 days acting workshop. The Guest Faculty will be Prashant Narayanan. This Workshop will be held in June 2017 for details visit website