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Short films screening and lec-dem to mark International Day of Yoga by Films Division

Mumbai:20/6/21:Joining the world in celebrating 7th International Day of Yoga (IDY2021), Films Division is streaming short films, ‘Celebrities Speak…‘, highlighting the message Yoga for wellbeing by a number of social influencers from different walks of life, including film and sports. The films will be screened on Films Division website and YouTube channel tomorrow on the 7th International Day of Yoga (June 21, 2021). An on-line lecture and demonstration on Immunity through Yoga by Shri Ram Yogi Ji, a well-known yoga guru and fitness expert, for the employees of Films Division is another highlight of the IDY2021 celebration.

Celebrities Speak…‘ is a collage of short films emphasizing the importance of Yoga for mental as well as physical wellbeing and features film, sports and other celebrities from all over India. Renowned artists like Asha Bhosale, Kabir Bedi, Mohanlal, Mammootty, Kamal Hasan, Ramesh Aravind, Venkatesh, Rana Daggubati and Punit Raj Kumar, cricketer Anil Kumble and many more share their experience of how Yoga and Pranayama help to bring balance between body, mind and soul.

The films will be streamed on https://filmsdivision.org/Documentary of the Week and https://www.youtube.com/user/FilmsDivision throughout the day on 21st June, 2021.

About Editor in chief

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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