After 3 successful seasons in Rajasthan and New Delhi, the Aravali International Film Festival goes to Gujarat in the heritage city of Ahmedabad for season -4 in 2023.
Aravali International Film Festival is named after Aravali, a mountain range in the northwestern part of India, running approximately 692 km in south-west direction, starting near Delhi, passing through southern Haryana and Rajasthan, and ending in Gujarat. Aravali is the oldest range of fold mountains in India Many famous towns are located in this geographic area including the capital of India depicting a wide spectrum of cultural diversity.
This festival aims to capture all the beauties of this cultural diversity along with international cinema.
Inaugural Speech|| Dr Avnish Rajvanshi|| Director||Aravali International Film Festival||2022
Ye mera dil pyar ka diwana||Kamalika|| Aravali International Film Festival || 2022
This is the End ||Skyfall|| Kamalika|| Aravali International Film Festival||2022
Parda Parda || Kamalika || Aravali International Film Festival || 2022
Promo | Aravali International Film Festival 2021 | New Delhi #AIFF2021
Glimpses | Aravali International Film Festival 2021 | New Delhi #AIFF2021
Laila o Laila || Kamalika|| Aravali International Film Festival || 2022
Hallelujah|| Kamalika||Aravali International Film Festival||2022
Opening Speech |Dr Avnish Rajvanshi| Director | Aravali International Film Festival |2021
A versatile internationally recognised singer, artiste and anchor
She is a creative artiste, singer, anchor, performer, actress, model for the last 20 years. Performed in stage and TV shows spanning across music, theatre, debate, quiz, dance, and anchoring shows in various countries. She is a versatile vocal artist of Classical, Bollywood and Western genres of Jazz, Pop, Soul, Soft Rock. Trained in Indian classical music under Late Vidusi Srimati Shipra Bose, known as Bengal’s Begum Akhtar. Trained in Western vocal music under Teiron Jones. Performed in Kolkata, with Sumit Roy’s English band at various clubs and shows. Performed with Chronic Blues Band in Bangalore. Performed in Hindi, Bengali and English for various community cultural programmes in different countries. Anchored shows for Bollywood music director Pritam , Shankar Ehsaan Loy show, Imran Khan music show, and a number of corporate events . Acted in various plays in Bengali, Hindi, English and in dance performances in Kolkata, Dubai, Doha, Bangalore, and Muscat.
She is a known Bollywood actress based in Mumbai with around 2 dozen films to her credit. She started as a theater artiste and has done many short films, commercials, fashion modelling for many brands and print shoots. She has acted as a lead actress in a number of regional language feature films in India.
Gioya Tuma-Waku is an actress based in Los Angeles. She was born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her love of performance started at an early age and by age 10 she knew that her passion and future lay in Acting. Her performance in the film Pink Lemonade has gotten her a a nomination as Best Actress Semi Finalist for the Olympic Film Festival as well as a nomination for Best Actress for the LA Film Awards. She also won Honorable Mention Actress in in an Indie Film for Pink Lemonade at the Los Angeles Film Awards.
She was born and lived in Italy where she studied foreign literature. In 2018 she moved to The Hague with her family. Lover of reading, visual arts and music, especially jazz. “Working for The Hague Global Cinema Festival and Aravali Film Festival gives me the opportunity to combine my passion for films with being part of a team in an environment that highlights the multiculturalism, a characteristic of The Hague, the city where I chose to live and where I want to play an active role.”