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Film Maker Akash Sagar Chopra’s Documentary WALKING WITH M Wins Four Awards Across The Film Festival Circuit In Europe

Film Maker Akash Sagar Chopra’s Documentary WALKING WITH M  Wins Four Awards Across The Film Festival Circuit In Europe

Walking With M has been now taken up for distribution in North America

India – May 23, 2024 – Film Maker and Producer Akash Sagar Chopra’s highly acclaimed and award winning documentary, “Walking With M” is a ground-breaking feature and a global documentary event, that has garnered honours at various international film festivals.

The film made with over 1500hrs of archival footage has received the Best Documentary Award (Berlin FFI) at Milan Italy, The Global Peace and Harmony Award at The International Film Festival The Hague, Out-standing Achievement Award at the Swedish International Film Festival, and has also won the prestigious Honorable Mention Award at the Athens International Monthly Film Festival in Athens, Greece.

With a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes, ‘Walking with M’ is based on the Walk of Hope 2015 movement, a peace march led by Author and Educationist Mumtaz Ali (Sri M, recipient of the Padmabhushan Award 2020), as he and a group of 100 co-walkers walked from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, in the year 2015.

7-years in making, the film tells the incredible story of Sri M’s ardoulous 7500km journey on foot, emphasizing the change within the individual as a true catalyst for societal change. Told through a gripping narrative, the film covers a journey of 474 days, across India’s di-verse landscape.

Receiving immense praise and acclaim across its screenings in Milan, Athens and across the Euro-pean Film Festival Circuit, the film has also garnered nominations for Best Director of a Documentary, Best Editing of a Documentary, and The Historical Interest Award at Film Fest International (Berlin FFI) Milan, Italy. It has also been selected as a Finalist at the Scandinavian International Film Awards (Cameo Awards Gala).

The documentary has also been selected and screened at renowned film festivals across Asia and other parts of Europe including Film South Asia (Nepal), Paradise Film Festival(Budapest, Hungary),  and The Stockholm City Film Festival and it had its UK premiere with 2 screenings at the prestigious Garden Cinemas in London.

The film also premiered in Fremont, a part of the Bay Area near San Francisco, USA with 3 shows running at a full house capacity back-to-back, with a demand for more.

Closer home, the first Indian screening after the global festival circuit held at The Royal Opera House in Mumbai where the film received a 7-minute standing ovation.

Speaking about the documentary, film maker Akash Sagar Chopra, and CEO of Sagar Pictures Entertainment said, “It’s heartwarming to witness widespread resonance with our documentary. It’s a collective effort offering an immersive glimpse into the Walk of Hope movement. We’re thrilled by its universal reception and global acclaim across numerous countries.”

Sagar Pictures Entertainment, the Indian distribution partner of the film, has announced that the film has now been taken up for distribution in North America. It will also be dubbed in various Indian languages, for community screening tours across various Indian cities.

About Sagar Pictures Entertainment:

Sagar Pictures Entertainment is a media and entertainment company, and a trusted Indian Motion Picture and Television Studio, renowned for its top-rated programming and digital blockbusters.

Emerging from the legacy of the country’s greatest storytellers, Sagar Pictures Entertainment is known for its path breaking and award-winning cinematic endeavors and is a market pioneer in the Indian Media and Entertainment Landscape. Delivering record-breaking Indian Films and  some of the worlds most watched Programming for over 20 years, representing 83% of overall Hindi viewership across India, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.

 

Film Maker Akash Sagar Chopra’s Documentary WALKING WITH M  Wins Four Awards Across The Film Festival Circuit In Europe

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Jay Patel’s Role As Shyamji Krishna Varma Shaped By His Gujarati Heritage And NRI Background

Jay Patel’s Role As Shyamji Krishna Varma Shaped By His Gujarati Heritage And NRI Background

In the recently released cinematic spectacle “Swatantra Veer Savarkar,” Jay Patel’s portrayal as a supporting actor has illuminated the forgotten patriot Shyamji Krishna Varma, while Randeep Hooda’s directorial expertise has elevated the narrative to new heights.

Away from the glitz of the silver screen, Jay Patel emerges as a visionary entrepreneur, steering global innovation through DTV Motor Corporation. His association with the XPRIZE Foundation, alongside his brother Paresh Ghelani, underscores his commitment to addressing pressing global challenges.

In the cinematic arena, Patel’s narrative depth extends beyond his on-screen roles, evident in his production of the impactful film “I’m Gonna Tell God Everything.” This non-commercial venture sheds light on societal issues, showcasing Patel’s unwavering dedication to social causes.

With “Swatantra Veer Savarkar” adding another dimension to his diverse portfolio, Jay Patel continues to blur the lines between business prowess and artistic expression, leaving an indelible mark on both fronts.

Jay Patel has a fascinating story about how he landed the role of Shyamji Krishna Varma. When Randeep Hooda reached out to him, he mentioned that Varma was a Gujarati and an NRI, assuming Patel must know him well. Indeed, Patel was familiar with Varma’s life story since childhood. His childhood friend lived just 500 meters from Varma’s house in Mandvi, Kutch, Gujarat, and stories about Varma were a regular part of his upbringing. Patel also visited India House in London in 1997, which further deepened his connection to Varma’s legacy.

When Patel recounted Varma’s life journey to Hooda, the director was astounded by his knowledge. Hooda then convinced Patel to take on the role, noting that his Gujarati heritage and NRI background made him a perfect fit. Hooda assured Patel that if he could embody the character’s essence, the acting part would naturally follow. This conversation, which took place at 4 AM in New York, lasted for hours and marked the beginning of Patel’s journey into the film.

As the movie unfolds, audiences are captivated by the sacrifices of the freedom fighters, immortalized on screen. Patel’s commitment to his craft, evident in his early morning ritual on set, underscores his dedication to authenticity and excellence.

Ultimately, “Swatantra Veer Savarkar” transcends mere entertainment—it serves as a testament to the indomitable human spirit and pays homage to the unsung heroes of India’s independence struggle. For Jay Patel and Randeep Hooda, it marks a milestone in their respective journeys, reaffirming the power of storytelling to inspire and enlighten. The movie performed exceptionally well at the box office worldwide and is now set to release on OTT on May 28th, Veer Savarkar’s birthday.

  

Jay Patel’s Role As Shyamji Krishna Varma Shaped By His Gujarati Heritage And NRI Background

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Jitendra Singh (Sabu) Headlines New Web Series on Neeb Karori Baba

Jitendra Singh (Sabu) Headlines New Web Series on Neeb Karori Baba

Jai Sanatan Cinema has announced an exciting new web series titled Baba Neeb Karori… Mauni Maa featuring Jitendra Singh (Sabu) in the lead role as Neeb Karori Baba and Navni Parihar as Mouni MaaThe series promises to offer a captivating portrayal of the revered Hindu guru whose teachings have influenced countless lives both in India and abroad. The recording for the series’ soundtrack, featuring renowned singer Mujtaba Aziz Naza, took place today at Studio Space in Andheri, Mumbai. The event witnessed the presence of notable actors such as Navni Parihar, Amit Behl, Jaya Bhattacharya, Deepak Qazir, Mukul Naag, Tinaa Ghaai, Sunil Pal, adding to the series’ anticipated star power.

Neeb Karori Baba, also known to his followers as ‘Maharaj-ji’, was a Hindu guru and a devotee of the Hindu deity Hanuman. He gained international recognition for being the spiritual master of numerous Americans who traveled to India in the 1960s and 1970s, including spiritual teachers Ram Dass and Bhagavan Das, and musicians Krishna Das and Jai Uttal. His teachings emphasized simplicity, devotion, and service, leaving a lasting impact on his followers worldwide.

Speaking about his role, Jitendra Singh (Sabu) shared, “Portraying Neeb Karori Baba is a privilege, honour and responsibility. His life and teachings have touched so many hearts, and our goal is to bring his story to life in a way that resonates with people today. We hope to inspire and enlighten viewers through this series.”

The series is being produced under the banner of Jai Sanatan Cinema Pvt Ltd, with Jitendra Singh and Bishnu Mishra serving as producers and co-producers Ankit Raathi and Anita Singh. Helmed by director Jitendra Singh (Sabu), who also stars as Neeb Karori Baba, the creative direction and editing are managed by Prince. The story, screenplay, and dialogues are crafted by Dilip Mishra and Jitendra Singh, ensuring a deep and authentic representation of Neeb Karori Baba’s life. The music for the series is directed by Syed Ahmed with lyrics penned by Shankar A. Mishra and Vimal Kashyap. Besides Mujtaba Aziz Naza, the series will feature vocal performances by Shailendra Bharti, promising a rich auditory experience that complements the narrative.

The cast includes Jitendra Singh (Sabu) as Neeb Karori Baba, Navni Parihar as Mauni Maa, and supporting actors Radha Singh, Ratan Singh Mayal, Ramesh Sharma, and Vikas Sharma. The series is set to delve deep into the spiritual journey of Neeb Karori Baba, known for his devotion to Hanuman and his influence on spiritual figures like Ram Dass and Bhagavan Das. He has inspired many through his teachings and compassionate presence, extending his legacy internationally with disciples such as musicians Krishna Das and Jai Uttal spreading his teachings through their work.

The Baba Neeb Karori… Mauni Maa series will provide audiences with an intimate look at his life, emphasizing the profound simplicity and wisdom he imparted. This project is expected to be a significant addition to the OTT landscape, appealing to those interested in spiritual narratives and the life stories of remarkable historical figures.

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Hindustan Ratna Awards Show Held In Mumbai Organised By Mumbai Global News And Mayuri Media

Hindustan Ratna Awards Show Held In Mumbai Organised By Mumbai Global News And  Mayuri Media

The ceremony of ‘Hindustan Ratna Award’ was held in a grand manner on 18th May at  ‘Mukti Cultural Hub’ Model Town Andheri West. The event was organised by Rajkumar Tiwari,  editor and publisher of Mumbai’s popular newspaper Mumbai Global News and Puneet Khare of  Mayuri Media Network along with Parth Kotak. The co-coordinators of the program are Uttam  Bhansali and Ramprasad Sharma. Rajkumar Tiwari keeps encouraging new talents, businessmen,  social workers etc. by organizing award shows in India and abroad. This is the twentieth awards  show from Mumbai Global.

Actress Sneha Ullal was present as a celebrity guest in this award show. Many famous personalities  participated in this award show. In which actors Surendra Pal, Sheeba Akashdeep, Pakhi Hegde,  Bollywood singer Arvinder Singh, Anjuman Mughal, Asif Faridi (singer and music composer) were present.

In this program, new artists, social workers, make-up artists, leaders and people from different  fields were honored with awards. The chief guests in this award show were Saraswati Devi Mata Ji,  Dr. Ajay Sahay, Dr. Mukesh Sahu Maheshwari, Raj Pandey, Ramkumar Pal,  Abhijeet Rane, Payal Parmanik,  Dr. RS Raju and Uttam Bhansali. The guest of honor of the program was celebrity fashion designer Ritu Goyal,  motivational speaker Jyoti Tripathi, Sher-e-Fazain, actress and model Sheeba Shaikh, producer director Ganesh Sahu, many celebrities were honored with the Hindustan Ratna Award, including businessman Sanjay Tiwari,  professional celebrity makeup and hair  Artist Lata Solanki, International Spiritual Guru Ayurvedacharya  Dr. Prakash Tata, Actor ADM Power Hero, Actor Rajiv Singh, World Book Record Holder Captain AD Manek,  Singer Surya Prakash Dubey, Actor Prince Grover, International Model, Miss Gujarat Actress Deepika R Patil,  Aaj Ki Chief Editor of the news channel Nasir Tangale, Writer and Director Miral Shah, Singer Actress Sanskriti Ghosh  Child Artist and Model Vedansh Dinkar Shinde and Lizana Malek, Hair and Makeup Artist Rekha Upadhyay, Producer Vishal Bhatt, Naresh Rocks (Marketing and Promotion), M.J. Award founder Monica Soni etc. Some celebrities were honored in special  categories including Rao Saheb Lokhande for Best Business Management, Zaisha Nancy for Miss Perfectionist,  Poonam Chopra for Best Item Dancer, Kaushik Shah and Mukesh Towala for Best Businessman. Some models were given certificates for their good performance including Khushboo Kumari, Prahvi Pathak, Tehseen Khan, Megha Hemdev.

Some models were honored with crowns and gifts, among which Miss Swati Saroj was the Miss Hindustani Diamond winner, Mrs. Roma Sarkar was the Mrs. Hindustani Diamond winner, and Mrs. Jayshree Patil was the Mrs. Hindustani Gold winner.

Award show organizer Rajkumar Tiwari has done many award shows till now and will continue to organize award shows or any new platform to encourage people’s work. Rajkumar Tiwari shared his views and said that his main objective of doing award shows like this is to encourage and provide proper platform to those individuals who are doing good work in their respective fields or doing social service. Honoring people in this way creates new zeal  and enthusiasm within them too.

  

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Dr. Dharmendra Kumar, President of Doctor 365 organized a successful Maha Arogya Camp in Mumbai

Dr. Dharmendra Kumar, President of Doctor 365 organized a successful Maha Arogya Camp in Mumbai

डॉक्टर 365 के अध्यक्ष डॉ धर्मेंद्र कुमार द्वारा मुम्बई में सफल महा आरोग्य शिविर का आयोजन

मुम्बई। गिनीज बुक ऑफ वर्ल्ड रिकॉर्ड्स होल्डर डॉक्टर 365 और आरके एचआईवी एड्स रिसर्च एंड केयर सेंटर के अध्यक्ष डॉ धर्मेंद्र कुमार द्वारा मुम्बई के जुहू बीच पर 19 मई 2024 को महा आरोग्य शिविर’ का आयोजन किया गया जो बहुत सफल मेडिकल और हेल्थ कैम्प रहा जिसमें हजारों लोगों ने लाभ लिया।

इस महा आरोग्य शिविर के आयोजन में सीसीआरएस मिनिस्ट्री ऑफ आयुष और रोट्री क्लब मुम्बई नार्थ आइलैंड जुहू एरोबिक्स टीम का भी सहयोग रहा।

डॉक्टर 365 के डॉ धर्मेंद्र कुमार ने कहा कि यह महा आरोग्य शिविर बहुत सफल रहा। इस शिविर में मुफ्त स्वास्थ्य जांच, मुफ्त दवाएं, ब्लड प्रेशर और सुगर चेकअप किया गया। साथ ही लोगों को फ्री च्वनप्राश और इम्युनिटी बूस्टर किट भी वितरित की गई। यहां दो दर्जन से अधिक डॉक्टर्स और पैरामेडिकल स्टाफ ने लोगों की जांच की।

बता दें कि आरके एचआईवी एड्स रिसर्च एंड केयर सेंटर के अध्यक्ष डॉ धर्मेंद्र कुमार द्वारा अब तक 96 हजार ऑपरेशन का लाभ लोगों को मिला है, 29899 मेडिकल कैम्प का आयोजन किया जा चुका है वहीं एक लाख सर्जरी करवाई गई है और 4.26 करोड़ मरीजों ने लाभ लिया है।2.8 हजार करोड़ की दवाएं वितरित की गई हैं। 35 लाख लोगों को चश्मे देकर उन्हें रौशनी देने का नेक कार्य किया है। 1.3 लाख लोगों को व्हीलचेयर की सुविधा देकर दिव्यांगों की सहायता की है।

मुम्बई के इस मेडिकल कैम्प में डॉ धर्मेंद्र कुमार के साथ लोगों ने डॉ गोविंद रेडडी, श्री महेश मनवानी, श्री राधेश्याम गुप्ता, उषा बेन पटेल, रौशन जैन, हरीश चोकसी, महेंद्र मधानी, प्रमोद रावल, सुरेश मधु राठी और उनकी टीम का भी धन्यवाद किया।

    

डॉक्टर 365 के अध्यक्ष डॉ धर्मेंद्र कुमार द्वारा मुम्बई में सफल महा आरोग्य शिविर का आयोजन

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