Delivering valedictory address to the students of the twenty-ninth batch of Asian Academy of Film & TV,veteran Mass communication expert and formerly Chairman of Indian Institute of Mass communication Mr. P. Murari, said that the massive explosion of the media and globalisation of economy have provided unprecedented opportunity to talented and dedicated professional. He added that direct to home telecasts in KU band will further revolutionalise television viewing.
Pointing out that human resource is the prime mover in any endeavour,he urged the film & television professionals to harness the power of the media only for the good of the mankind.He advised them to protect their credibility while practising television journalism.Mr. P. Murari said that he is happy to note the enviable reputation being enjoyed by the academy in the field of media education and training. Earlier welcoming the distinguished guests, the Director prof. Sandeep Marwah recalled the active role played by Mr . P. Murari in helping the govt,to declare film making as an industry two years ago .He hoped that this step will help break the underworld-industry nexus.Prof. Sandeep Marwah also mentioned that AAFT is now known internationally.Later addressing the gathering the Executive Director of Jalandhar based Management and Industrial Development Institute Dr H.K. Singh advised the students that beside acquiring skills for doing their work they should also learn to lead a clean life.He emphasised the importance of enjoying Academy Art Awards were also presented on this occasion to forty seven artists who has participated in the Exibition of Paintings organised jointly by AAFT,MEC.Art Gallery and Taj Artist Group at Marwah Studios in the recent past.