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NAEMD’s JOSH 2018 – Grand India Finale – A Cultural Extravaganza

Students of National Academy of Event Management & Development (NAEMD) organised the Grand India Finale of their Annual Inter-collegiate fest – JOSH 2018 on 5th Dec.  at Bal Gandharv Auditorium (Bandra) in Mumbai. The auditorium was filled with enthralling energy & enthusiasm as various colleges from the country gave spectacular group performances from around the globe for Fashion Show; Dance competitions living up to the theme – The Great Indian World Festival. All the participants left no stone unturned to impress the celebrities & judges Bollywood Actor -Freddy Daruwala, Fashion Choreographer – Shakir Shaikh, Former Miss India – Gwen Athaide, Super Model – Sucheta Sharma James, International Model – Surabhi Prabhu, Stylist – Jeet & Urmi Chedda, Actor – Joy Banerjee, Fashion Photographer – Sheldon Pereira.    Whether they were beatboxing, mimicking, singing or dancing all the participants of Student Idol entertained the audiences. Mr & Ms Academia finalists were zeroed on after two months of auditions across the country, eventually only 18 boys & girls paved their to the India Finale. The finalists were mentored for a week by the judges and helped them to polish their skills & personality. A variety of performances were enjoyed by the audience, including a classical dance, belly dance, several solo singing acts, bollywood dance, mono acting and many more eclectic and thrilling performances by the talented contestants. The talent and hardwork of students was appreciated by Bollywood Actor – Neil Nitin Mukesh, International Choreographer Shiamak Davar, Actor – Deepshikha Nagpal, Dr Medha Tapiawala & Mrs Shilpa Borkar from Mumbai University’s GICED and supported by Dr Kotak, Kamini Shrivastav, Producer – Chanda Patel and Fashion Designer – Meghna Patankar.   JOSH 2018 was a celebration of joy, art and culture. A carnival indeed!     WINNERS LIST (as below) WINNER LIST – MR & MS ACADEMIA Sr No FULL NAME CATEGORY TITLE 1 Vedant Mahewar Mr Academia Winner 2 Moin Kureshi Mr Academia 1st Runner Up 3 Urvish Patel Mr Academia 2nd Runner Up 1 Jayati Jha Ms Academia Winner 2 Neha Dubey Ms Academia 1st Runner Up 3 Nidhi Nair Ms Academia 2nd Runner Up 1 Moin Kureshi MR. PHOTOGENIC Winner 2 Nandini Agarwal MS. PHOTOGENIC Winner 3 Harsha Nair MS SMILE Winner 4 Vedant Mahewar MR. ROBUST Winner 5 Neha Dubey MS TEN Winner 6 Namit Shah BEST DANCER Winner     WINNER LIST – STUDENT IDOL Sr No FULL NAME CATEGORY TITLE 1 Mithilesh Patankar Student Idol Male Winner 2 Aadit Premal Jhaveri Student Idol Male 1st Runner Up (Tie) Jonty Christian 3 Rugved S. Salunke Student Idol Male 2nd Runner Up 1 Aastha Patel Student Idol Female Winner 2 Riya Patel Student Idol Female 1st Runner Up (Tie) Shweta J. Maurya 3 Devanshi Mehta Student Idol Female 2nd Runner Up   WINNER LIST ( GROUP PERFORMANCES) Sr No COLLEGE CATEGORY TITLE 1 Nagindas Khandwala College Around the World Winner 2 St. Andrews College Around the World 1st Runner Up 3 Prahladrai Dalmia College Around the World 2nd Runner Up 1 St. Andrews College Around The Nation Winner 2 Nagindas Khandwala College Around The Nation 1st Runner Up 3 Prahladrai Dalmia College Around The Nation 2nd Runner Up 1 St. Andrews College Global Fashion Show Winner 2 Pillai College Global Fashion Show 1st Runner Up 3 Nagindas Khandwala College Global Fashion Show 2nd Runner Up 1 St Andrews College Best College Winner 2 Nagindas Khandwala College Best College 1st Runner Up 3 Prahladrai Dalmia College Best College 2nd Runner Up...
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Bollywood movie Suspense to Release on 18th January 2019

Director / Producer Ajay Yadav has picked 18th January 2019 to release his Bollywood venture ‘Suspense’ under the banner of Serene Films Staring Vikram Matsal, Antara Banerjee, Madhumita Biswas, Arun Mandola, Manisha Jain, Naina Shetty and others.  Ajay’s suspense movie is based on a romantic and action suspense drama. Ajay Yadav who is super excited and eagerly waiting for the release for his film, is busy with his team for promotion. While Talking to the Media Ajay Yadav Said, “Suspense movie is like my baby, I have working on it from long time. And now people will witness one of its kind story which will have a strong message for viewers and make them to think about the...
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DIVINE ANCIENT ART BY EMINENT SCULPTOR, SUDARSHAN SAHOO

“CLASSICAL SCULPTURES” By Honoured Sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo From: 11th to 17th December 2018 VENUE: Jehangir Art Gallery, Auditorium Hall, 161-B, M.G. Road, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400001. Timing: 11am to 7pm. Exquisite sculptures made by Sudarshan Sahoo, Padmashri Awardee Sculptor will be displayed in a solo art exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai from 12th to 17th December 2018 between 11am to 7pm. It will showcase his beautifully carved sculptures made in stone, wood mediums with all the hues of spirituality and traditional heritage associated with this unique craft of stone carving in relevant perspectives of visual fine arts to highlight it subtle nuances. This show has been  inaugurated on 11th December 2018 by Chief Guest Dr.Arvind Jamkhedkar, Chairman, Indian Council of Historical Research, Guest of Honour Mrs.Amruta Fadnavis will unveil the book – Sudarshan Sahoo : a legacy set in stone in the Gallery.       Sudarshan Sahoo hails from the divine city of Puri in Odisha. He has been practicing this craft over more than six decades and has acquired skill and mastery in carving out statues of deities for temples and other decorative artefacts. Being erudite in Sculptures and ancient lore especially Buddhist literature, he has so far successfully executed numerous assignments such as carving Jataka tales at Dhauligiri Peace Pagoda and many more stone status and murals for Buddha temples and stupas in Japan, England, Buddhist Pagoda at Milton Keynes etc. His fibre glass statues at Wardha, Gold plated fibre glass status at Delhi, Orissa, Bihar, Darjeeling, M.P. etc were very well appreciated by all. Recently, a 101 feet long Buddha Jatak story mural project has been completed by him at a Spiritual Park near Mumbai. His exemplary dedication and determination has created a style of his own that boasts of applying numerous techniques in decorative and classical carvings. He has developed and started Sundarshan crafts museum (Training-cum- Studio) in 1977 in his native place where he imparts training to new talent in this field. He also provides a platform to upcoming talent to display their works in gallery. This Gurukul system of learning has relived the tradition again since 1991 when he established the Sudarshan art and crafts village at Bhubaneswar. He is a proud recipient of national award from Govt of India in 1981 and Padmashri in 1988 from President of India. Government of India has also conferred on him the prestigious Shilpa Guru wards in 2003 alongwith honourable Doctorate D.Litt on behalf of Utkal University of culture. He has received appreciations and accolades for all his earlier presentations in vivid art galleries all over India. The present series depicts vivid carved sculptures in Tenali stone, Odisha red stone, green stone, Granite, ivory stone &wood mediums. These mostly illustrate dancing Ganesha, Bhagwan Shri Vishnu, Gajajnan, Vinayak, Radha-Krishna, Buddha Dharmachakra Pravartan Mudra and various other deities. His works also illustrate 64 Yoginis as well as 24 Thirthankars in Tanali stone and skilled carvings depicting other gods and Goddesses showing the spiritual fervor and other associated feelings for the unique traditional heritage of religious and the related eternal sentiments. The other works in this presentation include other deities and traditional divine statues and stone murals depicting their subtle nuances in the relevant perspectives of visual fine...
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Singer Palak Muchhal Recorded song for Hindi Film – Jaan Abhi Baki Hai

The versatile singer Palak Muchhal has won our hearts with her melodious voice and given some chartbusters in Bollywood. She is charming in Hindi film industry, recently she recorded song for Bollywood upcoming movie “Jaan Abhi Baki Hai” at Empire Studio Mumbai. Hindi Feature Film “Jaan Abhi Baaki Hai” is being produced by IJM Productions Pvt Ltd. Debutant Director Satyajeet Mishra told that shootings were scheduled from 11 December in Uttarakhand. Film is written by Dr. Indrajeet Mishra, a President Award winner and a renowned Theater Writer from Uttar Pradesh along with Satyajeet himself. Music has been given by Mahesh Matkar and lyrics by Dr. Indrajeet Mishra. Director Satyajeet believes that content of this film will thrill people and it will provide full entertainment. The soulful music is a strong aspect of this project which gets the magical touch of famous choreographer Vishnu Deva. Satyajeet insists that He is going to enrich the Hindi cinema through his film. —–Abhishek...
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Rolex Chooses Sandip Soparrkar As The Brands Indian Youth Icon

Fashion is the right combination of celebrity and luxury.  Brands are best known for its gifting opportunities. Not only does gifting allow people to notice the product, but it is a great way to create wonderful relationship with celebrities themselves. When celebrities receive a gift, the brand is able to develop a strong bond with the leaders with perfect styles and trends. One of the World’s most luxurious brands Rolex recently gifted international renowned dancer Choreographer Sandip Soparrkar one of their timeless master pieces at their headquarters in UAE and chose his as their youth icon. Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons who are the official Rolex retailers in Dubai welcomed the ballroom and Latin dance king of India and in a very warm and special way gifted the nibble footed dancer a stunning Black and gold Oyster, 40mm, yellow gold Watch worth Rs. 22 lakhs. This model is equipped with calibre 3135, a self-winding mechanical movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Like all Rolex Perpetual movements, the 3135 is a certified Swiss chronometer, a designation reserved for high-precision watches that have successfully passed the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) tests. It is fitted with a Parachrom hairspring, offering greater resistance to shocks and to temperature variations. Its architecture, in common with all Oyster watch movements, makes it singularly reliable Speaking on the occasion Seddiqi said,  “We at Rolex want to be an inspiration for the youth and who better than the dance Guru Sandip Soparrkar to relate it together. Our new found relationship with the dance maestro will surly have the younger generation strive to posses a Rolex in the near future.” Speaking about his association with Rolex Soparrkar said, “I feel honoured to join the list of achievers who have been associated with Rolex for years. To me Rolex is not just a watch but it is perfect lifestyle and style statement and I am humbled to be representing a brand with this caliber and international appeal.” Rolex watches are crafted from the finest raw materials and assembled with scrupulous attention to detail. Every component is designed, developed and produced in-house to the most exacting standards. Pigeon Media- (Abhishek...
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