Prasoon Joshi honored with ‘Film Personality of the Year’ award at 52nd IFFI

Prasoon Joshi was honored with the ‘Film Personality of the Year’ award at the 52nd IFFI, underlining the fact that India’s diversity was truly amazing, noted lyricist and creative writer Prasoon Joshi on Sunday said There was no platform for them to tell their stories.

Underlining the fact that India’s diversity was truly amazing, noted lyricist and creative writer Prasoon Joshi on Sunday said that if there was no platform for all sections to tell their stories, then India’s rich diversity would be lost in their cinema. will not appear in Speaking after being conferred with the ‘Film Personality of the Year’ award at the closing ceremony of the 52nd edition of International Film Festival of India, the eminent lyricist and creative writer praised IFFI for its endeavor to provide such a platform through 75 Creative Minds. appreciated. Initiative.

“IFFI has been more than an award show, it has been a festival. I think what these 75 creative minds can do for the country really gives me hope,” he added. Stating that he hails from a small town in Uttarakhand, the noted author said, “I know how difficult it is for someone coming from a small town to get the experience of cinema.” Pointing out that films can appear like magic, filmmaking should not, the writer said that what this initiative tried to do was to give exposure.

“It is a process,” Joshi said and added that we should reduce the opportunities associated with filmmaking. “That’s because we have a lot of brilliant minds going to this country who want to make great films,” he said. Stating that he is very optimistic about the future of Indian cinema, Joshi said, “The diversity we have in this country is really amazing. But if we don’t get a platform for diversity, then this diversity Our cinema will not reflect. It will reflect only when all these people whom we have seen coming from different parts of the country start narrating their stories.

Earlier, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and actress Madhuri Dixit presented the ‘Film Personality of the Year’ award to the eminent lyricist and creative writer.

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