L to R : H.E.Rameshwar Thakur (Governor of Madya Pradesh) , Mr. Sandeep Marwah ( President of AAFT), H.E. K. Sankaranarayana ( Governor of Jharkhand )
Sandeep Marwah, the Director of Asian Academy Of Film And Television, the premier film and TV education Centre in India in private sector has been honored with ‘Sewa Rattan’ by H.E. K. Sankaranarayana the Governor of Jharkhand State at the glittering function at Morhabadi Grounds, Ranchi, .in the presence of H.E.Rameshwar Thakur , the Governor of Madya Pradesh and all the dignities of the state.
Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT) has so far trained more than 7000 students hailing from 28states, 5 union territory and 70 countries of the World. “This is the only institution in the World which is giving Film and TV education blended with Indian Culture, Humanity and Gandhi Teachings” said Sandeep Marwah who is also the founder of Noida Film City. “I am thankful to the state Government for honoring me which has not only motivated me to do a better job but also adds on more responsibility on my shoulders to create a better society,” added Sandeep Marwah.
Others who got the Sewa Rattan award were Feroz Abbas Khan, the renowned stage and film personality who has recently been announced National Award for his film ‘Gandhi My Father’ and Nafisa Ali Sodhi the well known actor, social worker and activist running NGO for aids victims.
The event was organized by Jainandu Chairman of State Khadi and Village Industries Board on the occasion of 5th year of its existence to promote Mahatama Gandhi’s vision of Khadi and handicrafts.Rahul Mittra and D.J.Narain were also present there.