Varanasi. Mokshadayani Kashi in which Lord Shankar is seated in every particle. PM Narendra Modi has done the work of giving a grand and divine look to Kashi with culture and heritage. From 27 to 29 December in Varanasi, the city of Lord Shiva. Kashi Film Festival was organized. On the occasion of Amrit Festival of Independence, a beginning has been made to establish Kashi Film Festival on the world stage. Artists like Anupam Kher, Ravi Kishan, Satish Kaushik and Khesari Lal Yadav were present on this occasion, who have a relationship with the state.
On the occasion of the inauguration of this film festival, famous comedian Raju Srivastava said, ‘Be free from thoughts, be bound by sanskars… The world believes in the culture and heritage of India. People will get a chance to know Kashi from the Kashi Film Festival held in Kashi today. There are many opportunities in UP in terms of film industry. I am very happy that because of becoming a film city in UP, now the artists of UP will not have to wander like me.
Kashi Film Festival was organized for the first time in the city of Lord Shiva in collaboration with Film Brothers, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. In this event that lasted for three days, the audience enjoyed classical music and dance. The memories of the famous philosopher poets, writers, musicians and the Banaras Gharana were also refreshed in the country.
At the same time, Manoj Joshi’s presentation at the International Cooperation and Convention Center in Varanasi became the center of attraction. Comedian Raju Srivastava made the audience laugh at Dr. Sampoornanand Sports Stadium, Sigra. At the same time, the live show of singer Kailash Kher also garnered accolades.
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur was also present at the Kashi Film Festival as the chief guest. A panel discussion will be organized in Mohtsav on the topic ‘Varanasi – Journey from a Cultural, Mythological and Historical Heritage to a Modern City’. The topic of discussion of the second panel will be on ‘Music and Geet – Legacy of Banaras’.
On Thursday evening, the name of famous film actress and Bharatiya Janata Party MP Hema Malini will be named. These programs will be held at the International Cooperation and Convention Center in Varanasi only. A panel discussion will be held on December 29 on the topic ‘Uttar Pradesh as an important center for film production and the prospects of regional cinema’.
All the film personalities who reached here are confident that the film festival held for the first time in Kashi will give a new direction to the construction of film city in UP. The work of a Hi-Tech Film City is about to start in Noida, which will compete with the Film City of Mumbai.