Raipur: Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of the most exclusive and popular media University AAFT declared that, ”AAFT University will start a chapter on renowned film maker Manmohan Desai who has directed large number of hits in India. It will be our privileged to prepare a research paper on him,” at the webinar organized by ICMEI –International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry to study the legendary filmmaker.
Manmohan Desai directed some of the most popular films like Ganga Jamuna Saraswati, Mard, Coolie, Naseeb, Suhaag, Amar Akbar Anthony, Chacha Bhatija, Dharamveer, Parvarish, Bhai Ho To Aisa and many more.
Present on the occasion publisher and editor of Film Information Komal Nahata spoke about his films and said that, ”each film of Man Ji is like a piece of Art. His films are very close to reality with best of the star cast of those times. He has always repeated his actors as the repo between the director and actors matters a lot,”
“I am so thankful to God for making me the son of a great film maker Manmohan Desai. He has been not only my father, but also a real guru and mentor. I have learned a lot from him. His way of working is a lesson for every one. You have to love and enjoy your work,” said Ketan Desai renowned film producer and director.
The attraction of the webinar was the forth generation of Desai, Pooja Desai, grand daughter of Manmohan Desai and great grand daughter of Kikubhai Desai who joined from USA, learning cinema and said that we all are proud of Manmohan Desai, we have to bring back his cinema into life and to this generation to learn how to make a popular films,”
Renowned film Director Ashok Tyagi took the charge of research on films of Manmohan Desai and announced a complete books and films library at AAFT.
The session was full of questions and answers on professional and personal life of the filmmaker. Ramesh Meer master on special effects also shared some experiences of those times.
Later Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of the University announced special awards for Komal Nahata and Ketan Desai for their sincere contribution to Indian Cinema. Pooja Desai was honored with contribution to the Digital World.