India launches ‘world’s biggest’ film revival project

Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said that, “Around Rs 363 crore has been allocated for the world’s biggest film revival project under the National Film Heritage Mission.” The mission was launched in 2016 with an outlay of Rs 597 crore. It aims to preserve, restore and digitize the legacy of cinema. During his visit to the National Film Collection of India in Pune yesterday, Mr. Thakur said that films are a part of our culture and the significant contribution made by the film industry in the last 100 years has made India the largest film industry in the world.

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Shri Thakur informed that more than 5900 short films, documentaries and feature films are in the process of being restored. He said that this effort by the National Film Collection of India is one of the biggest revival, preservation, preservation and digitization process in the world. Shri Thakur founded the Film and Television Institute of India-FTI. A meeting was also held to review the working of FTII. The vision to take the CS to international standards of excellence was discussed. He said F.T.I. should inculcate entrepreneurship skills in students and to start startups in television productions.

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