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The Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting, Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore addressing at the inauguration of the Indian Panorama Film Festival, in New Delhi on January 16, 2017.

Filmmaking has become a Democratic process in changing times of technology: Col. Rathore

New Delhi:ONT Bureau ,17/1/17 :Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting has said that movies in the Indian Panorama section has an has an emotional appeal with the audiences as they can relate them with their own culture, region and language. The art of storytelling through movies has undergone a change with the times and a trend has now started in India to produce Films based on inspiring stories of real life events. Col. Rathore mentioned this while inaugurating the Indian Panorama Film Festival at Siri Fort auditorium here today. Smt Jayashree Mukherjee, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting was also present on the occasion. peaking on the occasion, Col. Rathore said that with the paradigm change in technology and business models, the process of film making is becoming democratic, making it a level playing field giving opportunities to creativity. He further added that the lines between commercial and art cinema have blurred and low budget movies have also succeeded at the Box Office.

Col. Rathore while paying tribute to the veteran film actor Late Shri Om Puri said that, Shri Om Puri was a committed film personality who gave his best in every venture that he was associated with throughout his life.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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