Founder and organizer Ayub Khan announced today the official declaration of the CineDreams International Film Festival at the PVR Icon Theater in Mumbai. Present at the event were founder and organizer Ayub Khan, Sayeed Ahmad, producer-director Mehul Kumar, Dr. Yogesh Lakhani from Bright Outdoor Media Ltd, Shyam Singhaniya, director Jay Prakash, and Parag Chhapekar, along with many other distinguished personalities.
Ayub Khan, the founder and organizer of this film festival, is joined by Sayeed Ahmad. This festival is a completely new and unique initiative where entries from every language and era will be accepted for the film competition, and winners will be awarded cash prizes along with certificates.
What’s especially notable is that the board of directors for this festival includes prominent names such as Pahlaj Nihalani, Shyam Singhaniya, Lyricist Sameer Anjaan, Rais Ahmad, Zarina Wahab, and Qauiser Khalid.
Furthermore, notable jury members for this festival include Mehul Kumar, Komal Nahta, Sanjay Masoom, Jitendra Vats, Subhash Sahu, Parag Chhapekar, Rajeev Varma, Satluj Dheer, Saikat Das, Tushar Thorat, Director K.S Adhiyaman, Seema Pahwa, Atul Mohan, and Anil Dubey. Today, the website for this film festival was also launched.
Ayub Khan, who has been working in the film industry for the past four decades as a producer, director, writer, and distributor, stated that this unique film festival will take place at the Juhu PVR Cinema in Mumbai on May 28th and 29th, 2024, with awards being presented on May 30th. He expressed his lifelong passion for films and considers them his everything. Due to his love for films and filmmakers, he’s organizing this film festival, where good films and those involved in their creation will be appreciated. His goal is not to make money from this film festival but to bring better cinema to the audience and honor those who make it.
All the guests, including Mehul Kumar, Dr. Yogesh Lakhani, and Shyam Singhaniya, praised Ayub Khan’s vision and promised their full support for this Film festival. All the guests extended their best wishes to Ayub Khan for this event. Actress and influencer Ekta Jain anchored this launch event.