Actor Ali Fazal, who has successfully switched in different spheres of the entertainment world, was in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to attend a college fest ‘Filmsaaz 2019’, the University’s International Film Festival at the Kennedy Hall, where he had an interactive session with the AMU students.
“There’s so much to speak about and it’s wonderful to interact with film lovers in AMU,” said Fazal in conversation with Omair Ifthikar, while discussing the challenges faced by an Indian actor working in the West.
Ali further added that it is the time for Indian Cinema to make its presence felt on the International platforms.
He also pointed out that our industry is going through a positive transformation, where lines between the web series and feature films are blurring to celebrate good work.
Ali Fazal’s recent hit, ‘Fukhrey Returns’ was also screened on the occasion. The second day of the festival began with the screening of different short films on issues like Mob lynching, sexual harassment, and mental health from all over the world. ‘From Love to Love’, by Manav Kaushik was highly appreciated at the film festival, which is about a woman who balances her marriage while taking care of her chronically ill father.
The Film Club paid tributes to the soldiers’ martyred in Pulwama terror attack at the inaugural ceremony of the fest.