Making of the history: Actor
Shafeeque and Asst. Director Shaikh Nasir during the shooting of Yeh
hai Malegaon ka superman
attracts Global Media:
making the news in print and electronic media over the years at
National level, the emerging film industry in Malegaon, popularly
known as MOLLYWOOD in accordance with Hollywood and Bollywood, is
now all set to hit the International headlines.....
Malegaon: After stealing the
show at Ocian’s Cinefan film festival recently held in New Delhi Mollywood – as the remake film industry in Malegaon is
popularly known as - is ready to hit the International Film Festival
of India (IFFI) to be inaugurated on November 23 in Goa.
As the preparations for the grand inauguration of the
International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is underway local
filmmakers in Malegaon are going gaga over the inclusion of their
films in the festival.
This is for the
first time Malegaon filmmakers are getting an international
platform for the screening of their films, says Shaikh Nasir, the
Director-Producer of many film-remakes in Malegaon.
Two Mollywood films included
for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) are 'Yeh Hai
Malegaon Ka Superman' and 'Gabbarbhai MBBS', Nasir says.
The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) would
be inaugurated on November 23 by yesteryears Bollywood beauty
Waheeda Rehman in presence of Information and Broadcasting Minister
Ambika Soni. Actress Asin would be the special guest for lighting
the ceremonial lamp whereas internationally renowned actor Kabir
Bedi and well known artiste Divya Dutta would be compering the
inaugural function, inform the organisers, inform the organisers.
superman team at 11th Ocian's Cinefan film festival in New
Delhi. (L to R) Akram Khan, Nasir Shaikh and Faiza Khan
Organisers say, in addition to the screening of 26 feature films and
18 non-feature films as part of Indian Panorama, 55 films from 45
countries have been included to showcase the ‘Cinema of World’
besides a special section on ant-war films. Under the Golden Jubilee
Retro section, the sterling contributions of film persontalities,
who have completed 50 years in the industry, namely Asha Parekh,
Sharmila Tagore and Saumitra Chatterjeewould be saluted.
Yeh Hai Malegaon
Ka Superman – one of the two films to be screened during the
International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has already earned
praise from prominent filmmakers in India and abroad. The film has
been part of the film festivals recently held in United States,
Pakistan and China. Faiza Khan – Director of the film has also been
awarded for the remarkable work, says Shaikh Nasir.
Delhi Chief Minister enjoying
Yeh hai Malegaon ka superman during Ocian's Cinefan film
festival. Assisting her is Nasir Shaikh
In October this year during the 11th Osian’s Cinefan
– the film festival organized in New Delhi every year in association
with the state Government - Yeh Hai Malegaon Ka Superman was
screened four times – a privilege shared only by few films. Besides
the two screenings for the directors, producers and industry giants,
the film was specially screened for 300 students from 10 schools.
While the film was acclaimed by
the people like actor Rishi Kapoor, and
Directors Anurag Kashyab and Zoya Akhtar, the school
teachers found the film as a source of inspiration and motivation
for their students.
limited available resources, unfriendly locations and minimal
budget, the way this film has been produced is a lesson for our
students. Through this film we want to say to our students that if
they want to do something then they should not wait. They should
start using whatever resources are available with them."