Cinema is a tool of change society – Prakash Jha
NEW DELHI: A two-day long Film festival – Films 4Change 2020 at the Film Division auditorium in Mahadev Road, New Delhi, concluded with the special screening of Prakash Jha’s much talked new film “Pareeksha”.Veteran filmmaker and actor Prakash Jha, renowned film actress Deepti Naval, actress Anupriya Goenka, and many well-known film personalities were present on this occasion.
Apart from award-winning short films, the screening of Prakash Jha’s ‘Pareeksha’ ( Internationally known actor Adil Hussain & Priyanka Bose in the lead) was much liked by the audience for its simple story and the emotions it carries throughout in the film. The film tells a real incident inspired story of a Rickshaw Puller who aims to educate his only kid in a prestigious private school.
Founder of Films4change Manish Jha said, “Films4change is a film festival and forum showcasing the representation and documentation of various social issues through the work of both iconic as well as emerging filmmakers from India and across the world
The festival commenced with the screenings of award-winning short films by students and a panel discussion with former Miss India Nikita Anand (Dil, Dosti, etc) and character actor Rajesh Tandon (Agnipath). The screenings of shortlisted films by the students were held at the festival. National Award-winning film critics/filmmakers Amitabh Parashar, Utpal Borpujari and Saibal Chatarjee were the Jury to select the winning entries.
Out of the shortlisted short films, there were awarded by cash prizes and citation on the closing day of the festival. In addition to Mr. Prakash Jha, well-known actor Deepti Naval & Anupriya Goenka of Sacred Games and Padmavat fame also interacted with students and shared their experiences in working in the film & web series industry.
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