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    Abhishek Mishra continues Dadasaheb Phalke’s legacy

    Published on September 29, 2020

    The journey of Abhishek Mishra has been inspiring that might be called a blockbuster movie made of the amazing, motivational tale of a hardworking kid who’s now a millionaire entrepreneur. The young guy started his journey by doing a thorough study on the ongoing environment of Indian Cinema. He was 13 when he realized the true value and impact of the Father of Indian Cinema that he has created. 

    His curiosity rose as he learned that over the years the Legend’s name is fading, so he wanted to carry his legacy to do so he met the grandson of the Legend. Chandrashekhar Pusalkar grandson of the Late Shri Dadasaheb Phalke Ji sobbed his emotions and wanted justice for his grandfather, he believed today whatever the Indian cinema possesses is all through his grandfather but still, the government has no homage to the family of the Legend. 

    Abhishek pledged to carry the legacy of the (Late) Dadasaheb Phalke by making an awareness of the legend like no other. But as the success road is never easy, he started off by working at the call center then as the assistant director in ad shoots and the struggle began ever since.

    At the age of 18, he became the youngest CEO of the million-dollar organization ‘Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival’. The organization holds towards the true value of talent considering creativity and new talent.

    Moreover, it’s India’s only independent international film festival, with a mission to celebrate the cinema and work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers.

    Soon after, Abhishek joined the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) as the advisory panel member into the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Government of India, claiming to be the youngest advisory member in the nation.He has censored more than 200 films to date. He then began his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 20. Apart from it, he has been involved in CSR activities, by donating for Bharat Ke Veer, acid attack victims and more.

    On how the industry can revive, he says that ready films can be released on OTT or TV, outdoor shoots should have a maximum of 25 people.

    Moreover, DPIFF has already begun their preparation for the upcoming grandeur ceremony. The executives of the organization – Vinay Punamiya, Yash Jain, Neha Singh, Vinay Singh and Vatsal Joshi have directed their team to acquire work from home regime amid lockdown.

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