Noida: “We are lucky to have now the extension of a film city in Noida. Its been 30 years we have been nurturing and cultivating the city. The existing film city has become the fastest growing film city in this part of the World. Seventy-five acres outdoor and twenty-five acres indoors with sixteen studios, are house to three hundred fifty channels. Seventeen thousand media professionals are working in the city and center is catering to more than hundred thousand people as far as bread earning is concerned,” informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah founder of film city and President of Global Film Festival Noida.
“I may not be directly connected to Noida Film City but I know that Indo Romanian Film And Cultural Relations have taken a new shape being started from Marwah Studios of Noida Film City,” said H.E. Radu Octavian Dobre Ambassador of Romania to India while talking about Romanian political, cultural and economic ties with India in the capacity of Chief Guest.” I presume that Noida Film City Extension is going to be the biggest film city of India which you all need being the biggest film producers of the World,” added Radhu Dobre.
“Uttar Pradesh has everything what a film maker is looking for. Infrastructure, man power, a powerful film institution, aptitude towards cinema, Cinema lovers and goers, locations, historical monuments, buildings, villages, city and government subsidy. The new film city is going to be a great success,” said Tarun Kumar CA & advisor to Ministry of Finance.
“The most important thing is to have a professional attitude towards film making. Rest everything can be managed. The new film city in Noida will bring boom in film production in this part of the country. It is no way competition to Mumbai film business,” said Pankuj Parashar renowned film maker from Mumbai.
Popular music director Dilip Sen, film journalist and AAFT Alumnus Romail Gulzar from London, casting Director Sushma Kaul, film Director Sanjeev Tyagi and actor Priyanka Chauhan also expressed their views on the subject. The program was conducted by Albeena and festival director Ashok Tyagi paid vote of thanks.
The festival is presented by International Film & Television Club of Marwah Studios in association with International Chamber of Media & Entertainment Industry and AAFT University of Media & Arts.