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  • National Seminar On Cinema At Asian School Of Media Studies

    Published on August 15, 2010

     “India is the largest film producing country in the world. More than 900 films are produced in 28 languages .There are 13000 theaters in the country and 10 million people watch cinema every day. We sell 3 billion tickets every year, largest in the World.” introduced Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios and Director of Asian School of Media Studies as the opening statement of National seminar on Cinema at Noida Film City.

    “We are proud film makers of this country, we have given some of the finest films to the nation even without the availability of any extra ordinary techniques earlier” said Ketan Mehta popularly known for his films like Bhavni Bhavai, Holi, Mirch Masala, Hero Hiralal, Maya Memsahab, Sardar, Aar Ya Paar, Mangal Pandey, Rang Rasiya etc.while inaugurating the seminar at ASMS.” The changes in Indian Cinema can be condensed to  the changes in  techniques, the contents and the presentation” Mehta added.

    Writer, Director Shakeel Shamsi of Sahara emphasized on the requirements of the good subjects and scripts. “The changing perception of masses and their expectations plays a vital role in finalizing the subject” he added. R.K.Singh Dean ASMS conducted the program.

    Others who spoke and covered the different subjects on Cinema were Gurbir Grewal Dy Director AAFT known for films Mannat and Coffee House, A.S.Bedi writer of feature film Silsala, Ashok Tyagi Dean Cinema & popularly known for his films Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, Return of Jewel Thief, Ardh Satya, Satha Se Uthta Admi, Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kuyun Aata Hai, Surkhiyan etc.

    Rahul Sehgal, Dr. Om Gupta, Deepti Pant also spoke their point of views. Later Sandeep Marwah honored Ketan Mehta with the life membership of International Film And Television Club of ASMS. The seminar ended with intelligent question answer session by the media students from all over India and abroad.

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