Noida Film City

Noida located in the national capital region has been placed on the world media map by the successful functioning of 16 film and television production houses and around 350 satellites television channels beaming programs to 162 countries. The blueprint of this fastest growing Film City in the world had been prepared by Sandeep Marwah in 1988. Thereafter, Sandeep Marwah could successfully persuade the govt. of Uttar Pradesh to sanction the film city project and invite several well known Mumbai film producers to setup film production facilities in this unknown complex. Since the completion of the film city project, Sandeep Marwah has relentlessly been working to ensure that nothing is left to be desired in terms of facilities in the film city complex. Roughly, 17000 media professionals are now working in the Noida Film City in three shifts round the clock. Media professionals, intellectuals and public figures from the foreign countries visiting India often come to Noida Film City to see for themselves how it is organized. Noida Film City founded by Sandeep Marwah is indeed a great success story of modern India!

Marwah Studios

Marwah studios is the first professional film studio complex of the north India. It is undoubtedly the best equipped film and television production house in this part of the world. This studio complex was designed and commissioned by Sandeep Marwah in 1991. In a span of little over 20 years Marwah Studios has been associated with the production of more than 450 television programs for nearly 50 television channels and around 125 feature films. Marwah Studios has the distinction of supporting the programme generation of Zee TV, Sahara TV, NDTV, Star News, ETV, Mahua TV and Pragya TV etc. in their infancy. Marwah Studios has also been the training ground of thousands of film and television professionals. Marwah Studio is proud to be in the service of the film fraternity without discrimination of the cast, colour, creed or nationality and being described as an island of excellence!


After successfully establishing Asian Academy of Film & Television, Sandeep Marwah launched his own film production company in 1994. Since then he has created a space for himself in the film world by producing a record number of 2000 short films and 10 feature films to promote the cinema-art. These films have been telecast on satellite television channels and carried by numerous cable television networks. Sandeep Marwah now holds the world record of producing largest number of short films. His film – Coffee House has been adjudged the best in the 3rd International Women Film Festival. Another of his films – I AM was adjudged the best film of the year for President’s National Award in 2012. A special segment for his films has since been created by the Gdynsk Film Festival of Poland. Sandeep Marwah has also been honoured by the Hungarian film fraternity – Shoot For Life in 2013 and at the International film Festival of Egypt. Sandeep Marwah is now recognized by the national and international film fraternities as a noted film producer!

International Film & Television and Club

Realizing the need of value addition to the film courses Sandeep Marwah established the International Film and Television Club at the Noida Film City in 1995. The purpose of this institution was primarily to hold film festivals to support the film makers in the making as well as the established ones, by showcasing their work. IFTC has so fair dedicated 10 film festivals to the world. These are:

AAFT Festival of Short Digital Films (83rd Editions to date)
ASMS Festival of Short Digital Films (9th Editions to date)
ASC Festival of Short Digital Films (3rd Editions to date)
International Film Festival of Cello phone Cinema (7th Editions to date)
Global Film Festival Noida (7th Editions to date)
International Sufi Film Festival Ajmer (3rd Editions to date)
We Care Festival of Films on Disability (11th Editions to date)
International Children Film Festival (22nd Editions to date)
Global Festival of Journalism (3rd Editions to date)
Country Wise Film Festival (15th Editions to date)

AAFT Festival of Short Digital Film is the only film festival in the world which has so far been organized for a record number 83 times. Nearly 2000 works of the 1900 new directors from 94 countries have so far been screened at this festival to showcase their debut films. Global Film Festival Noida has since been declared as the most happening film festival of the World by World Film Festival Organization taking into account that this three day festival, 540 films were screened and 52 events were held and were visited by 17000 people in the year 2012.


Asian Academy of Arts (AAA) is an initiative of Marwah Education Group headed by Sandeep Marwah, to support the budding and the practitioners of fine and performing arts. AAA organizes exhibitions of photographs, paintings and sculptures to enable the artists to showcase their talent and also to publicize their art work, from time to time. AAA holds music and dance performances at regular intervals. AAA also invites writers and poets to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the field of literature. Sandeep Marwah is aware of the abundance of talent; he is conscious of the support that artists deserve and he is committed to the all round development of fine and performing arts in this part of the world!


The need for proper business management education prompted Sandeep Marwah to establish Asian Business School. An exclusive courseware of international standard has been structured by a group of experts headed by Sandeep Marwah, tested and then introduced to be delivered by the handpicked faculty for imparting holistic business management education at this business school. Towards the end of the two year business management program, the students of Asian Business School may proceed to UK to where the finishing touches are provided to them by the Oxford Business School. The students of this business school simultaneously study and qualify for a Diploma in Media Management. Due emphasis is given to the practical training of the students in the field by attaching them to the business houses. Students from overseas too enroll themselves for management education at Asian Business School. Asian Business School functions in a specially designed 90,000 sqft. building for the school’s class rooms and practical classes, auditorium and the library etc.


Sandeep Marwah bitten by the journalism bug, has founded the well recognized Asian News Agency. This Agency is a leading provider of news and soft stories to newspaper publishers, television channels, cable television networks and radio stations. News reporters, photographers and television journalist spread across the country, supply news and soft stories to the agency’s headquarters. Such material is also gathered from the web and social networking sites on the internet. News and soft stories this collected is checked for authenticity, edited and readied for supply to its clients. The Agency focuses on news and soft stories relating to culture and entertainment. Sandeep Marwah under whose guidance Asian News Agency is growing from strength, to strength, demands highest standards of journalism from the reporters and the editorial staff.


On popular demand the Asian Education Group headed by the internationally renowned media educator Sandeep Marwah decided to offer degree level media related courses and to establish Asian School of Media Studies, in 2004. There are five different schools within Asian School of Media Studies – the School of Cinema, the School of Mass Communication, the School of Advertising and Public Relations, the school of Fine and Performing Arts, the school or Animation and the School of fashion. These five schools offer 20 graduate and post graduate degree level courses with various specialization. Asian School of Media Studies is the first institution in India dedicated to the studies of cinema and media related subjects. The courseware for various programs have been specially designed by the subject matter experts and have a judicious mix of theory and practice. The objective of the Asian School of Media Studies is to provide properly educated and trained professional to work in the media and entertainment industries in supervisory positions. This Asian School of Media Studies bears testimony to Sandeep Marwah’s passion for media education.


The International Film & Television Research Center (IFTRC) is the first and the only film & television research centre in the private sector in India. It was established by Sandeep Marwah in 1996. The objective of International Film & Television Research Center (IFTRC) is to support the production of interesting and purposeful visual media programs. IFTRC routinely conducts debates, workshop, seminars, symposia on media related subjects. It also invites national and international media professionals, intellectuals and public figures for interaction with the press, and television organizations etc. The centers of IFTRC are presently functioning in 94 countries of the world to gather information for analysis and policy formulations. More than 18 researches on topics relating films, television programming, advertising and sex and violence in the visual media, have to far been conducted by IFTRC. International Film & Television Research Center has its own publication division where research papers, periodicals and book are brought out for distribution across the world. Under the leadership of Sandeep Marwah International Film & Television Research Center has been providing useful information to the Indian film industry for its growth.


The only radio broadcasting station in the Noida Film City- Radio Noida 107.4 FM has been sanctioned by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India. This station serves around two million listeners. This is a community radio station broadcasting programs on issues relating to education, healthcare, agriculture and environment etc – more than half of which are produced with the participation of the community. This radio station primarily aims at educating, informing and empowering the marginalized sections of the community by meaningful and impactful programming. Public spirited Sandeep Marwah the President of Marwah Studios, directs the production of program and has been funding the radio station without the financial support from any quarter.


Dismayed with the technological advancements leading to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction as well the cross border and internal armed conflicts which adversely affects the people, Sandeep Marwah has Founded World Peace Development and Research Foundation. He has been inspired by the Gandhian thought of non-violence –goodwill towards all life and hatred towards none. This Foundation has been spreading the message of love, respect for the views of others and peaceful co-existence. Taking note of the outstanding work being done by the Foundation, the Interreligious and International Foundation for World Peace of Korea has honoured Sandeep Marwah by declaring him an Ambassador for Peace.


Sandeep Marwah is in the forefront of the activities of the Association for Asian Union. He strongly believes that this Union will contribute to the advancement of peace, democracy and human rights in the Asian Region. Asian Union will promote cooperation in various fields including trade and commerce, science and education, sports and culture among the member nations. Asian Union will also enable the member nations to reduce expenditure on defence preparedness He is of the view that the South Asian Association for Regional cooperation (SAARC) may be expanded to make it a union of many Asian countries. The creation of an Asian Union will change the face of Asia !


Conforming to the Indian philosophical thought that the world is not a battle field where men struggle for power, wealth and domination, Sandeep Marwah along with a handful of likeminded persons have established the Universal Peace Federation. This group believes that spirituality should dominate life and one should be duly concerned about others. They believe that peace can be achieved through cooperation without discrimination of caste, colour, creed or nationality. This Federation has built a global network of peace-builders through debates, seminars, symposia and interfaith initiatives so that the peoples of the world may live in peace and prosperity.


As a connoisseur of art and on a popular demand, Sandeep Marwah has established Artists and Designers Guild to support the artists and designers in all possible manners. This guild aims at creating awareness and the promotion of fine and performing arts in India; bringing together artists and designers to share their knowledge and expertise by organizing seminars, symposia and workshops; show case their art-work by holding exhibitions; facilitating international exchange of artistes and designers and supporting the education and training of budding artists and designers etc. Artists and Designers Guild is a private sector initiative to promote the arts and to support the artists at the national and international levels.


The governing council of Narayan Sewa Sansthan established in 1985, has made Sandeep Marwah its patron. This organization works closely with hospitals and rehabilitation centers, handicapped and mentally retarded persons. Necessary medical care to the poor and needy disabled persons is arranged by this organization to improve their quality of life. Such persons are also imparted suitable vocational training for a possible gainful employment. Narayan Sewa Sansthan is a charitable NGO lending support to the social welfare agencies of the govt. of India.


Sandeep Marwah subscribes to the view that there a healthy mind in a healthy body, active participation in games and sports by the school children should be encouraged and these activities help develop fellow feeling among individuals, group of people and the nations. The Indian Sports & Cultural Society has made him its patron. This society is actively engaged in the promotion of games and sports consciousness among the school children and the youth; identifying persons with a potential to compete in national and international games and sports events; and help provide support to the talented sports person in all possible manners. Indian Sports and Cultural Society is an NGO lending valuable support to the agencies of the state and the central govts mandated to develop games and sports in India.


Sandeep Marwah is well known for supporting the education of the poor children. We Care Foundation has inducted him in the Foundation as a member of their governing council. We Care Foundation was founded in 1992 amid the Liberian civil war. It all started with a book chain program in the fond hope that the borrower of the books would read the same rather than get involved in mindless fighting. Inspired by the objective of the Liberian initiative, the Indian We Care Foundation has been leading support in establishing libraries and reading rooms in the schools for the children coming from weaker section of the society. It also supports authors and in the publishing of books for the children. We Care Foundation is a private sector initiative to support the govt. of India agencies engaged in publishing books for children /general public for inculcating reading habit among them.


Sandeep Marwah is an illustrious alumnus of Delhi university’s constituent institution Shaheed Bhagat Singh College. It is one of the most sought after colleges by the students across the country. It has produced numerous distinguished civil servants, diplomats, judges of the lower and superior courts, politicians and business men. Saheed Bhagat Singh College Alumni Association has inducted Sandeep Marwah as one of their prominent office bearers in recognition of his brilliant academic record and the extra-ordinary contribution to the film industry and media education world wide.


Sandeep Marwah has been a votary of moral principles that set out standards of human behavior. All India Rights Association (AHIRA) has publicly honored him for his contribution to human rights protection. AHIRA has assiduously been working for human rights protection and promotion and justice for all. Besides educating people about the human rights, AHIRA has routinely been felicitating people who have done commendable work in the human rights protection and promotion on the occasion of World Human Rights Day. All India Human Rights Association has more than 200 Human Rights Protection centers and over 2500 member across India.


Asian School of Fashion is a constituent of Asian Education Group headed by Sandeep Marwah. It has been established to teach the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories keeping in mind who is likely to wear a particular garment and the situation in which will be worn. The students of this school are made familiar with a wide range of materials to work with and a wide range of colours, patterns, and styles to choose from. Fashion industry in the 21st century is indeed a highly globalised industry with clothing designed in one country is manufactured in another and sold worldwide.


Shakespeare Society is an initiative of Marwah Studios. Shakespeare is considered to be the best English language write ever. His writings are timeless and universal. His skill to dramatize stories is amazing. Shakespeare’s style of writing ensures that his plays survive translation, cuttings and wide interpretation without loss of its core drama. His plays have been translated into most living languages and are to this day staged across the world. The Shakespeare society will arrange to translate Shakespeare’s outstanding literary work in Hindi and other Indian language as well as adapt his plays and literature for the children; stage from time to time, his plays for the discerning audience; and establish links with the Shakespeare societies across the world. Shakespeare Society is a manifestation of Sandeep Marwah’s support to the theatre movements in India!


Mahatma Gandhi Forum is an initiative of Asian Education Group. Mahatma Gandhi was a God’s life to the mankind. He believed in leading a simple life and in non-violence. He shaped India’s political identity as a tolerant, secular democracy. Mahatma Gandhi Forum imparts spiritual training, acquaints people with tenets of major religions of the world and their scriptures as well as spread other Gandhian thoughts by arranging debates, seminars, symposia and workshops from time to time. The head of Asian Education Group Sandeep Marwah is a staunch follower of Mahatma Gandhi !


Jawahar Lal Nehru forum is an initiative of Asian Education Group. Jawahar Lal Nehru constituted India into a sovereign, socialist, secular democratic republic; secured to all its citizen justice – social, economic and political; liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; equality of status and opportunity and to promote among them all fraternity assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the nation. He set the industrialization of India into motion and propelled planned development of the nation. This forum holds seminars symposia and workshops from time to time to discuss ways and means of strengthening the democracy in India. Sandeep Marwah is a great admirer of Jawahar Lal Nehru – the architect of modern India!


International Children’s Film Forum (ICFF) established by Sandeep Marwah, is the first ever forum of its kind in Indian private sector. ICFF supports the activities of the govt. funded Children’s Film Society of India. ICFF believes that the moving pictures have a magical effect on the impressionable mind and moving pictures can be used to supplement the primary responsibility of the parents and teachers to properly guide the children. ICFF organizes debates, seminars, symposia, workshops on film for children; holds festivals of children’s films; arranges screening of such films for the school children; supports research on film for the children; facilitates exchange of children’s films and their makers across the world; and support the producers of children’s film in all possible manners. Shaping the moral character and social behavior of the children is the prime concern of international children’s film forum!


Newspaper Association of India (NAI) has made Sandeep Marwah it’s patron-in-chief. NAI is a not – for – profit trade association of 6000 plus owners, publishers and editors of large, medium and small newspapers and magazines. NAI focuses in the development of independent and quality journalism. NAI works closely with policy officials to safeguard the interest of small and medium newspapers. The small and medium newspapers speak the language of the locals, they are aware of the tastes of rural and small town public and thus, they are in a position to better serve them. However, the small and medium newspapers are brought out by people with small means and they face numerous day to day problems. Sandeep Marwah is firmly of the view that the genuine small and medium newspapers deserve protection and promotion.


International Public Broadcasting (IPBF) is an initiative of Marwah studios. Broadcasting fulfills the vital human need of information, education and entertainment. Public service broadcasting refers to the production and transmission of socially beneficial radio and television programs which otherwise would not be broadcast due to the commercialization of the media. Public service broadcasting makes presentation of issues that affect the everyday life or the people in a complex society and attempts a deeper level of reflection and analysis. International Public Broadcasting Forum lends all possible support to the producers of radio and television programs for public service broadcasting; facilitates exchange of non commercial radio and television programs and their makers across the world; conducts audience research for ascertaining the taste and need of the people for non commercial programs; organizes debates, seminars, symposia and workshops on issues relating to public service broadcasting.


Bhawani Educational and Children Care Society has made Sandeep Marwah its patron. This society-a not for profit organization established in 1999 – is working nationwide for the welfare of the disabled and the poorest of the poor persons. The Society attaches great importance to ameliorating the suffering of the children of the families which are in no position to fulfill their special needs. The active members of the society consider their voluntary and selfless service as worship of God. The society besides creating awareness about the plight of such persons, aims at providing medical assistance, education and suitable vocational training support etc. to them. Sandeep Marwah has been supporting organizations engaged in noble cause, such as Bhawani Educational and Children Care Society, in all possible manners!


Asian Society for Film and Television in association with the Cultural Affairs Department of the Embassy of Israel has formed Indo-Israel Cultural Forum. Israel is a young state of immigrants from over one hundred countries of the world and therefore, a multicultural society. Israel’s fine and performing arts are highly developed and the theatre scene there is very active with dozens of troops performing to the large and devoted local as well as foreign audiences. Israeli film industry though nascent, continues to gain worldwide recognition. Television and radio are main popular outlets for entertainment in Israel. Indo-Israel Cultural Forum facilitates exchange of singers, musicians stage artists, film and television professionals; arranges to screens Indian and Israeli films in each other country; establishes links between the film industry establishments of India and Israel and facilitates logistics for the professional film and television crews in each other’s country. Sandeep Marwah has been nominated as the chairman of Indo Israel Cultural Forum.


Asian Society for Film and Television in association with the govt. of Nigeria has established Indo Nigerian Film Association. The early Nigerian films were made in 1960s and since 1990s the Nigerian film industry has emerged as a fast growing cultural force and is now a role model for the rest of the African countries. Both Indian and Nigerian govts recognize the need to support the film making in all possible manners; the importance of preservation, conservation and restoration of films; as well as well as proper education and training in the art and craft of film making. Television service which commenced almost at the same time in India and Nigeria is a boon for the film makers of the two countries. The Indo Nigerian Film Association organizes screening of films and television programs in each other’s country; encourages co-production of films and television programs by the Indian and Nigerian professionals, and provides education and training facilities to budding Nigerian media professional in India. Sandeep Marwah is the chairman of Indo Nigerian Film Association.


Asian Society for Film and Television in association with the Embassy of Sudan in India has formed Indo-Sudan Cultural Forum with a view to strengthening the bond of friendship between the peoples of the two countries. Sudan with close to six hundred tribes which speak over four hundred languages and dialects is one of the most culturally diverse country in the world. Modern Sudanese songs are a fusion of Egyptian and European influences and the rhythms and melodies of Sudan. The creative youths of Sudan are making short and documentary films for creating social cohesion in the country. The Indo-Sudan Cultural Forum facilitates exchange of performing artists; organizes screening of Indian and Sudanese films and television program in each other’s country; and providing education and training facility in India to the budding Sudanese film and television professionals. Sandeep Marwah has been nominated as the chairman of India-Sudan Cultural Forum.


Asian Society for Film & Television and the Embassy of Egypt in India have jointed formed Indo-Egypt Cultural Forum. The cultures of both India and Egypt are thousands of years old and have been influenced by other cultures over a period of time. The technology intensive mediums of artistic expression namely films, television show and radio programs too have been influenced by the cultural ethos of the society. Television Service commenced almost at the same time in the twentieth century in both the countries. The Indo-Egypt Cultural Forum will function within the confines of the great and ancient cultures of India and Egypt. The Forum holds seminars, symposia and debates for disseminating the cultural heritage of India and Egypt; provides opportunities to the singers, musicians, dancers and stage artist to perform in each other’s country; organizes screening of Indian and Egyptian films and television program in Egypt and India respectively from time to time. Sandeep Marwah is the Chairman of Indo – Egypt Cultural Forum.


Recognizing that knowing each other’s culture helps in critically analyzing one’s own, the Asian Society for Film and Television and the representative of the Govt. of Peru in India have taken the initiative of establishing Indo-Peru Cultural Forum. The popular culture of the third largest South American nation Peru encompassing fine and performing arts, has been greatly influenced by its geography, the cultures of the Spanish conquerors and the influx of immigrants from Africa, Asia and Europe. Cultural diversity is at its best in Peru. Peruvians are extremely fond of music. They have now developed their own modern music culture which is an amalgam of the age of old native Inca and Spanish styles. Filmmaking and television production are developing gradually. Indo- Peru Film and Cultural Form holds seminars, symposia and debates for disseminating the culture of the two societies, exchanges singers, musicians, dancers and stage artistes of the two countries; screening of film and television programs in each other’s country. Sandeep Marwah has been nominated as the Chairman of Indo-Peru Cultural Forum.


PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, established in 1905, is a proactive and dynamic multi-state apex organization working at the grass-root level and with strong national and international linkages. The Chamber acts as a catalyst in the promotion of industry, trade and entrepreneurship. PHD Chamber, through its research-based policy advocacy role, positively impacts the economic growth and development of the nation. PHD Chamber is more than an organization of the business community, as it lives by the chosen motto ‘In Community’s Life & Part of It’ and contributes significantly to socio-economic development and capacity building in several fields. Sandeep Marwah is a life member and the chairperson of the entertainment committee of this chamber.


Asian Society for Film and Television in association with Wales International Consortium, has formed Indo Wales Cultural Forum. Wales has acquired its reputation as the Land of Songs and it has produced numerous notable singing artists. Choirs continue to survive in modern Wales singing a mixture of traditional and popular songs. Although, the people of Wales have been making films ever since the advent of cinema in the closing years of the nineteenth century, they have so far produced only a small number of films. Large number well made British and the American films have however, been set in Wales and welsh film professionals particularly actors, have given a good account of themselves outside the country. Indo Wales Cultural Forum facilitates exchange of Indian and Welsh musicians and artists, organizes festivals of Indian and Welsh films in each other’s country and facilitates linkages between the Indian and Welsh film industry establishments. Sandeep Marwah has been named as the Chairman of Indo-Wales Cultural Forum.


Sandeep Marwah is an active member of Associated Chambers of commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) which was established in 1920. ASSOCHAM has over 4 lakh members on its rolls representing the national and international trade and industry as well as lawyers and chartered accountants etc. This organization represents the interests of trade and industry in India, and acts as an interface between industry, government and other relevant stakeholders on policy issues and initiatives. The goal of this organization is to promote both domestic and international trade, and reduce trade barriers while fostering conducive environment for the growth of trade and industry in India. ASSOCHAM is a member of the international chamber of commerce. Sandeep Marwah is the Chairman of the entertainment committee of ASSOCHAM and he has been making valuable contribution to the growth of trade and industry in India as the member of this trade organization.


Moved by the lack of basic human need of adequate food, safe drinking water, proper clothing, health care and shelter for the poorest of the poor people, the Marwah Education Group (MEG) imparts basic education to them by setting up a chain or Apna School in the make shift accommodation at the slums of Noida. MEG provides books and writing material to the children and pays a token honorarium to the teachers. President of Marwah Education Education Group, Sandeep Marwah strongly believes in working for the socio-economic development of the nation and the upliftment of the marginalized section of the society.


International Women’s Film Forum brings voices from around the world and invites community to listen as these women share their stories. These are the stories of perseverance, of not being afraid to share a story that so desperately needs to be shared, despite the dangers and obstacles. These women and their experiences open the eyes of the community to this not –so-big world they share and with open eyes comes open mind, and with that comes incredible power. The focus of this Forum is on issues such as poverty, class separation, feudalism, employment, education, empowerment and women’s rights. These narrative films made by women with their humanistic concern encourages participant and filmmakers to engage in meaningful discussions concerning the conditions of women. Sandeep Marwah would like International Women’s Film Forum to also focus on the contribution of women to public life and to promote equality of opportunities for them in various walks of life.


PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) acts as a catalyst in the promotion of industry, trade and entrepreneurship. PHDCCI has a direct membership of over 1600 corporate entities and serves more than 45,000 indirect members through 150 Association members. Both Central and State govts consult PHDCCI before announcing or formulating major economic/industrial policy. The Chamber routinely gives business advice to Indian companies on most aspects of their business. PHDCCI is globally connected through institutional linkages with over 60 important foreign Chambers of Commerce. Sandeep Marwah is actively associated with PHD Chamber and Industry and is the Chairman of Entertainment Committee of this Chamber.


Sandeep Marwah was named as the chairperson of Indo-Polish Film Association which was formed during the visit of the Governor of Poland to Noida Film City. As a well deliberated decision, the organizers of the International Film Festival at Gandsk Poland – the land of celebrated filmmakers like Roman Polanski, Andrej Wajda and Kryszst of Kieslowski, invited Indian filmmaker and film producer Sandeep Marwah to the member of the Jury. Sandeep Marwah is the first and the only Indian film personality to be the Jury of any film festival in Poland. Later he earned the rare distinction of receiving the Gate of Freedom Award at the film festival. The film fraternity gathered at Gdansk discussed ways and means to activate the Indo -Polish Film Association. Under the leadership of Sandeep Marwah, Indo-Polish Film Association will promote mutual cooperation between the Indian and Polish film industries in all possible manners.


Sandeep Marwah, the world renowned film producer and filmmaker has earned the rare distinction of being the first Indian to be nominated as the Co- President of the Hungarian Film Festival at Budapest in Hungary and to receive the shoot 4 Earth Film, TV and Media Award at the hands of Oscar winning film director Jiri Menzel. As a well considered move to foster closer ties between the film industries of the two countries, the representatives of the Hungarian film fraternity gathered at Budapest decided to establish Indo-Hungarian Film Association and to nominate the Indian film personality Sandeep Marwah as its first President. Under the leadership of Sandeep Marwah Indo-Hungarian Film Association will promote mutual cooperation between the Indian and Hungarian film industries in various ways.


Conscious of the task of reforming and uplifting the underprivileged section of the Indian society and to make it a sane, happy and healthy one, Sandeep Marwah had motivated a few young persons to form Young Energetic Society. This Society is engaged in helping the poorest of the poor section of the masses. The non for profit Young Energetic Society Volunteers target the families in distress and the misguided youths. The Society lends support to the welfare agencies of the government in their work, across the country. Sandeep Marwah has been guiding and lending material support to the workers of Young and Energetic Society.


Sandeep Marwah is committed to raising the standards of journalism and making journalism a truly noble profession. The purpose of International Journalism Center is two folds. One, to help provide systematic journalism education to the new comers. Two, to lend all possible support to the journalists- new entrants and the established ones. International Journalism Center organizes debates, seminars and symposia from time to time, on topics relating to journalism and facilitates interaction between journalists from across the world. Sandeep Marwah an active journalist himself is the President of International Journalism Center. He has declared February 12 as the International Journalism Day!


Sandeep Marwah who had established AAFT as an alternative to formal film schools in 1993, is ever ready to support the past students of the Academy. AAFT Alumni Association has been formed to bring the AAFT alumni under one umbrella. The members of the Association can avail of the facilities of the Marwah Studios at concessional rates, make use of the books and film library and consult the faculty to solve technical problems. The association also provides an excellent opportunity to its members for networking. Sandeep Marwah who heads the large family of the AAFT trained directors, camerapersons, editors, TV anchors, actors and models etc. is proud of those who have achieved notable success in the profession across the world.


Asian Advertising Agency is an initiative of Asian Education Group headed by Sandeep Marwah. The Agency believes in researching ways and means of effective advertising. Availability of in house newspaper, radio broadcasting station, IPTV and the web-sites provide an excellent opportunity to the agency to assess the strength and weakness of the print, electronic and the digital mediums for advertising. The agency also specializes in out of home media advertising such as directories, handouts, banners and hoardings. Asian advertising Agency is a self reliant and self sufficient unit functioning under the guidance and support of Sandeep Marwah.


Asian Events Management is a unit of Marwah Creative Enterprises headed by Sandeep Marwah. A handful of dedicated workers organize film festivals, music recitals, dance performances, art exhibitions, fashion shows, debates, seminars, symposia, welcome and farewell functions as well as presentations to media professionals, intellectual and public figures from time to time. Events are carefully planned and the available resources are properly managed by them. Asian Events Management organizes close to 250 events per year in an exemplary manner under the tremendous leadership of Sandeep Marwah.


MEC Art Gallery of which Sandeep Marwah is the Patron-in-Chief, was inaugurated by the former President of India Giani Zail Singh at New Delhi. The Gallery focuses on visual arts- painting and sculptures- and considers the art as an act of expressing feeling, thoughts and observations. MEC art Gallery supports the artists by organizing art exhibitions, art conferences, art workshops and the sale of their art work, from time to time. An amateur painter himself, Sandeep Marwah is a connoisseur of art and the artists in this part of the world look up to him for help, support and patronage.


Asian Business School of the Asian Education Group headed by Sandeep Marwah has formed International Business and Management Research Center to explore innovative and effective means of carrying out business and management functions. Asian Business School believes in continual and systematic research in these two vital areas. Several research studies under Indian conditions are underway under the guidance and support of Sandeep Marwah – a successful entrepreneur and visionary!


Sandeep Marwah retains interest in commerce and industry of the nation, in addition to his involvement in a variety of media social service activities. He has played a significant role in shaping the Indo American Chamber of Commerce. This Chamber is a non government, industry led and industry managed organization playing a proactive role in India’s development and serves as a much needed link between the business communities of India and the USA. Indo American Chamber of Commerce acts as a catalyst for sustainable growth of business between these two countries. Sandeep Marwah believes in making India economically strong and making the Indian society as a prosperous one.


Sandeep Marwah has been named as the Ambassador or International Human Rights Association affiliated to United Nations and International Bar Association, in recognition of his notable contribution in this field. The Association is actively involved in the protection and promotion of human rights relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual embodied in the international covenants. The International Human Rights Commission believes that all human being are born free and equal in dignity and rights that every human being is entitled to enjoy freely irrespective of his religion race, caste, sex and nationality etc. Sandeep Marwah has been extensively spreading education and information about the protection and promotion of human rights through debates, seminars and symposia or the subject.


Sandeep Marwah- a firm believer in Yog as integral part of one’s lifestyle, is the Founder and the Patron-In- Chief of Global Yog Alliance- a confederation of all Yog alliances the world. The Alliance is of the view the yog lovers, teachers and researchers should be brought under one umbrella organization such as the Global Yog Alliance, in order to integrate different view points and schools on the subject. Yog is now being increasingly accepted in many countries of the worlds as a scientific approach to good health in wellness. Sandeep Marwah has been promoting yog in various ways, amongst the people across the world.


Sandeep Marwah is a transformed person under the influence of spiritual preachers such as those at Santhagiri Ashram located in Poltencode. He believes that human beings have to be both spiritual and materialistic to lead a natural and harmonious existence. Santhagiri Ashram works towards fulfilling Navajyothi Shri Karunakara Guru’s vision of a revitalized life involving spiritual, social, economic and cultural elements. His teaching followed the theme of a global spiritual and cultural renaissance in harmony with material progress. Sandeep Marwah is a highly spiritual person and derives mental peace in the company of the spiritual preachers.


Sandeep Marwah is the Patron of Prayatna Bhawani Educational And Children Care Society working nation wide for the deprived, disable, underprivileged children and adults who are considered as a curse by their own kith and kin and the society. Type of special needs vary in severity. Persons with autism, down syndrome, dyslexia, blindness cleft lips or missing limbs etc need special care and support. Sandeep Marwah is of the view that organizations similar to Prayatna Bhawani Educational and Children Care Society should come forward to lend support to the special need children and adults especially among the poor people.


Sandeep Marwah consinders inter-religious and inter-sectarian conflicts leading to mindless physical violence painful. He is of the view that there is a need to explore how religious and sectarian traditions can work together on critical issues which confront the world. In this regards he has been greatly influenced by the laudable efforts of swami Vivekananda to enrich the religious and sectarian consciousness of the people of the world through the teachings of the Vedanta philosophy. Sandeep Marwah is in favor of granting freedom to individuals to follow the religion or sect of their choice while showing respect and tolerance towards the other ones. He is a strong votary of the role of the World Religious Parliament.

In Uniform

Sandeep Marwah had been fascinated by the style and colours of the uniform
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Gifted with an artistic bent of mind, handsome Sandeep Marwah was naturally
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Awards & Achievement

National Award for the Preservation of Nature
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