Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival announced affiliation with the esteemed Government Tourism Boards at the press conference

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January 24, 2023 17:22 he

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) powered by Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya is poised to revolutionize the world of cinema. With Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Chhattisgarh as esteemed tourism partners, the annual award ceremony will honor the stars of India’s entertainment and film industry. The event will celebrate the rich heritage of Indian cinema and commemorate the legacy of Dadasaheb Phalke Ji.
DPIFF 2023 will be held on 20th February 2023 in Mumbai at Taj Lands End. The event will be broadcast live on ZEE5 and World Premiere Telecast on Sony Entertainment Television. Before the main event in February, January 22nd proved to be a huge success for DPIFF as the team held a star-studded press conference at the Taj Lands End. Industry luminaries like Jacqueline Fernandez, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Jayantilal Jada were among the esteemed personalities who attended the event hosted by Sharman Joshi. The conference focused on Unified Frontiers of Cinema Tourism, which is the theme for 2023, in honor of our esteemed tourism partners.
Madhya Pradesh Tourism
Madhya Pradesh boasts of excellent natural splendor paired with beautiful stately architecture. From exotic waterfalls to picturesque holy places, this country has it all. Madhya Pradesh is brimming with pilgrimage sites and historical cities. It is home to the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Khajuraho, as well as lush forests and tiger reserves. The picturesque area is a spiritual and cultural confluence, consisting of important historical monuments from eras throughout Indian history.
A representative from Madhya Pradesh Tourism expressed, “Diversity is truly the soul of Madhya Pradesh, which forms the heart of wonderful India. Our bountiful state is proud to support the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards in felicitating India’s storytellers and putting them on audiences’ radar.”
Uttar Pradesh Tourism
Uttar Pradesh is the land of epics, sacred rivers, ancient cities and pilgrimage sites. The country conjures up an image of ancient temples on the banks of meandering rivers, which irrigate the wonderfully fertile soil of the Ganges plains. The majestic region is home to one of the wonders of the world, as well as culturally important cities like Mathura, Vrindavan, and Gokul.
A representative on tourism in Uttar Pradesh said, “As the heartland of India and the birthplace of the classical Kathak dance form, Uttar Pradesh is the cradle of the historical and traditional reservoir of India. From the foothills of the Himalayas to the stunning tiger reserves, our region boasts beauty beyond comprehension.”
Punjab tourism

The fertile land of Punjab is one of the most famous cultural bastions in India. As a region that prides itself on both saints and brave warriors, it is known for excelling in diversity. Picturesque landscapes, rich history, and famous religious sites attract visitors from all over the world to the picturesque country. Located in the northwest fringes of India, the Land of Five Rivers is known for its vibrant culture, history, architecture, music, dance, and culinary delights. The Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh add to the popularity of Punjab, making it a favorite among tourists.
A representative of Punjab Tourism expressed, “When thinking of Punjab, words like liveliness, richness and spontaneity undoubtedly come to mind. The country has always kept culture close to its heart and focused on spreading heritage, which is in fact the passion it shares with DPIFF.”
Tourism Chhattisgarh
Also known as the rice bowl of India, Chhattisgarh is known for its diverse cultural heritage and deep-rooted traditions. The state receives a large number of tourists throughout the year, who visit in order to experience the rich culture consisting of traditional arts and crafts, folk music, tribal dances, fairs, and festivals. Chhattisgarh has many innate and interesting customs that come from the large tribal base present there. The alluring country has truly carved its own niche on the map of India and is a must-visit for travel enthusiasts.
Chhattisgarh Tourism Representative expressed, “The green landscape along with the architectural splendor add to the beauty of Chhattisgarh, as do the modern achievements such as the steel town of Bhilai, which contribute greatly to Indian industry and economy. The state represents a blend of traditional heritage along with technological advancement, Which is perfectly in line with DPIFF’s celebration of Indian culture and the technological wonders of cinema.”
The DPIFF Awards 2023 sought to embark on a journey through the annals of silver screen history, with the aim of shedding light on the theme of cinematic tourism. The prestigious platform plans to honor the diversity of India with a raucous evening that will feature cultural extravaganzas from across the country, while paying homage to the country’s great storytellers. The ceremony will be attended by governors, ministers, celebrities and other important personalities.
The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards is India’s only independent international film festival, on a mission to roast the work of aspiring, young, independent and professional filmmakers. DPIFF aims to congratulate these artists of the cinematic fraternity who have put in their hard efforts and shown real promise, along with a dedication to excellence.
The mission, as always, is to cultivate and promote the art and science of cinema through education and cross-cultural awareness. The team believes that the medium of cinema and television series are art forms that have the power to bridge cultures and illuminate the universality of the human experience.
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