GIC’s debut film “The Foot Prints” gets 6 awards in various categories from Mumbai International Film Festival

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21 November 2022

GIC’s debut film “The Foot Prints” gets 6 awards in various categories from Mumbai International Film Festival

The film ‘Pairom Ke Nishan’, the Hindi version of GIC’s short film touching the life of Mahatma Gandhi ‘The Foot Prints’, screened in the Mumbai International Film Festival for Non-Feature Films, bagged six Best Awards. This is one among the few films screened out of 126 that participated in the Festival.

The Awards are announced for the Best Screen Play – Prof. K. P Mathew,  Director – K.C.Thulasidas,  Cinematographer – Don Paul,  Music Director – Sandeep Thulasidas,  Best Actor – George Paul (Role of Mahatma Gandhi), & The Best Hindi Short Film -‘ Pairom Ke Nishan’  – Producer – Babu Rajan.

“Congratulations to the script writer Prof. K P Mathew, the Director Mr. Tulasidas and all others who worked to materialize ‘The Foot Prints’ and bagged six awards in an international film festival. It is definitely a feather on the cap of our GIC”. Mr. P. C Mathew, the Global President of Global Indian Council commented.

The awards will be presented to all the Winners in the grand Award Function to be held on 20 Nov. 2022 at Mumbai Entertainment International Film Festival, C.M.Gandhi Auditorium, SMT.K.C.Gandhi School, Gandhi Bagar, R.P.Road, Kalyan (West)-421301, Maharashtra, India. The Producer Mr. Babu Rajan will receive the award and memento for the Best Hindi Short Film on behalf of Global Indian Council.

The GIC Global Community congratulated its Global President Mr. P.C Mathew and Goodwill Ambassador Mrs. Jija Madhavan Harisingh, and others  for their  acting roles  in this movie.

GIC General Secretary Sudhir Nambiar commented that this short film of 45 minutes duration will be a milestone on GIC’s path towards excellence. He congratulated the crew behind this along with the GIC Cabinet and Founders.

Tom George Kolath, GIC Cabinet Member and well-known film producer stated that this is a proud moment for GIC family, and this movie ‘The Footprints’ may touch many people’s hearts. Since the art of cinema is the most influential technical media of this century, GIC will have more projects in the future with the concept of immense social impact.

Prof. Joy Pallattumadom, the Global V.P of GIC, who presided over the switch on ceremony of the production of this film, held at Elamon Mana Thiruvalla, congratulated the entire production team including the Director Thulasidas, Script writer Prof. K.M Mathew,  actors, actresses, the brilliant technicians, and supporting staff, whose team work made this film project possible within a record short period. He also congratulated Mr. Babu Rajan, the Producer of this film and Mr. P.C Mathew, the President of GIC & the ‘Energizer’ of this project. He also congratulated the GIC Cabinet Members Mr. Sudhir Nambiar, Tom George Kolath, Dr. Tara Sajan, Adv. Susan Mathew, Adv. Yamini  Rajesh , Adv. Seema Subramanniam, Dr. Thomas Mathew Joys and  GIC’s Goodwill Ambassador Dr. Jija Madhavan Harisingh IPS (Retd.) for their enormous roles in the making of this film.

In a statement, Prof. Pallattumadom  thanked the Executive Committee Members, Brand Ambassadors and Founding Members of the Global Indian Council for their great support in this National Award Winning Project.

Dr. Mathews Joys,GIC Media Chair