An eclectic mix of fashion, film, art, music and the human spirit at CFBP Consumer Film Festival 2021


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (NewsView) It was a celebration of the human spirit in every way, at the CFBP Consumer Film Festival Awards Night at Taj Land’s End, Bandra, Mumbai. Now in its fourth year, this Council for Fair Business Practices (CFBP) initiative celebrates everything from art and movies, fashion, and various social causes. With a plethora of contests such as painting, slogan writing, short films and more, the event was an exciting evening for the guests who made fond memories of the evening. Maintain a “never say die” attitude while alive. Previous edition, this mega event was supported by the living legend, Mr. Ratan Tata and the iconic Mr. Adi Godrej, who is no longer presented. This year, our efforts are supported by the dynamic philanthropist SmtRajashree Birla and the illustrious Mr. Anand Mahindra. The CFBP is headed by Swapnil Kothari – Chairman CFBP; and the Film Festival initiative is supported by Shekhar Bajaj and chaired by Kiren Shrivastav (Founder of Empowerment and CEO of Molecule). The nominations were judged by a very credible and interesting jury which includes a wide range of eminent personalities, including eminent names such as Justice BN Srikrishna, Prakash Jha, CA Nihar N Jambusaria (ICAI President), Dolly Thakore, Minhaz Merchant ( Author & Editor), Juhi Chaturvedi (Writer), Prof. Vishwanath Sabale (Dean Sir JJ School of Art) and Avinash Kaul (CEO Network 18-Broadcast, MD A + E Networks TV18). Swapnil Kothari – Chairman CFBP; and Shekhar Bajaj – founding member of CFBP and managing director of Bajaj Electricals and chairman of the Kiren Shrivastav Film Festival. Swapnil Kothari Chairman CFBP applauded the event and said, “In its fourth chapter, the CFBP Consumer Film Festival is one of the flagship events that turns out to be a blockbuster every year and increases profile and popularity. scope of the organization. With entries from New Zealand and Singapore, outside of India, fuels CFBP’s ambition to be known around the world. With all the efforts of a competent team at our disposal, I am sure that together we will reach greater heights. Renowned actor, winner of 8 Filmfare Awards and two National Film Awards, Padmashree and Padmabhushan Awardee, Mr. Anupam Kher was the main guest and graced the occasion with his presence and said: “This fashion show of Shaina was a congratulation for 35 empowered women under the aegis of the CFBP (Council for Fair Business Practices) led by its dynamic president Swapnil Kothari. Shaina curated a perfect image of beauty with substance in the graceful form of the directors. Kudos to the CFBP Consumer Film Festival and Shaina for bringing this platform to all women. ”Famous fashion designer, politician and social worker, Shaina NC showed off her collection with a spectacular fashion show that made women walk performing on the ramp, celebrating femininity in all its glory. Zeba Kohli (Chocolatier), Shilpa Bhagat (Ms. India Worldwide 2013), Paulami Chakraborty (Publisher, Artist and Dancer), Suneeta Agrawal (President Motilal Oswal Foundation), Rajyalaxmi Rao, Dr. Nivedita Shreyans, Gaurie Pandit Dwivedi, Nirali Bhatia, AnshitaAsnani, Payal Kothari (lawyer and lawyer) and many other powerful women paraded for Shaina NC, always so elegant in her exotic creations. Dr. Mickey Mehta said a beautiful shlok against the backdrop of women’s empowerment and popular Bollywood singer and winner of Raw Star in India, Rituraj Mohanty, delighted guests with his soulful vocals and his beautiful interpretations of his melodies. Kiren Shrivastav, President of the CFBP Consumer Film Festival and Founder of the Empowerment Awards had put on a remarkable event, which truly embraced the courage, determination and courage of human beings, especially women, who shine and emerge victorious in the face of adversity. . Kiren said, “Every empowered woman can empower a family to change the world to make it a better place. It’s really encouraging and motivating to see that this year, thanks to our consumer film festival, we received so many entries on women’s empowerment, especially from young students! I am very grateful to all of our jury members for their unwavering support in selecting the best and for taking time out of their busy schedules to be a part of this humble company. This year we had over 1000 entries from all over India and other countries, we are only growing every year to reach all over the world! “With increasing number of contest entrants every year, this year has seen its popularity increase worldwide as well. With 1,028 entries ranging from a 6-year-old student to a 60-year-old professional, from all over India and other countries, the event has crossed borders and into The winners were delighted to receive the awards. The winners were Short Film • Haqeeqat – Nitin Kumar Bararia (Kolkata) – 1st prize • Late Night Taxi – Harry Khalsa & KahanikarSaromi (Delhi) – 2nd prize • Laal daag – Sarcastic Studio (Kolkata) – Special Mention Painting over 18 • Arpit Verma (Lucknow) – 1st prize • Nisha Verma (Delhi) – 2nd prize Painting under 18 • Lizal Jack (Mumbai) – 1st prize • Shivani Nayampali (Mumbai ) – 2nd prize Slogan under 18 • Suhani Agarwal (Mumbai) -1st prize • Aryen In dra (Mumbai) – 2nd prize Slogan above 18 years old • Anish Anand (UP) – 1st prize • Janice Lobo (Mumbai) – 2nd prize CFBP is a humble effort to reach the farthest corner of our beautiful country, do bring out talents from far and wide by offering it a platform to present and develop. About the CFBP Consumer Film Festival The Council for Fair Business Practices (CFBP) launched the Consumer Film Festival – now in its fourth year – comprising categories such as Short Film Competition, Poster / Painting, Competition and the slogan writing contest on interesting topics like empowering women, MeraHaq My Rights and Learnings from Lockdown. About CFBP CFBP was established in 1966 by pillars of business and industry such as Mr. JRD Tata, Mr. Ramkrishna Bajaj, Mr. Arvind Mafatlal, MFT Khorakiwala, Mr. Naval Tata, Mr. SP Godrej, Mr. JN Guzder and Keshab Mahindra and others who recognized the imperative need of business and industry to self-regulate. The CFBP Consumer Film Festival 2021 was presented by Phillip Capital, Platinum Sponsor Godrej, Gold Sponsors – Kotak Mahindra Bank and LIC, Silver Sponsor – Bajaj Electricals, Bronze Sponsor – Mahindra Rise and General Sponsor – Bank of Baroda Credit Card. Further details on the CFBP Consumer Film Festival are available on the website – www.consumerfilmfestival.com. Image: Swapnil Kothari, JuzarKhorakiwala, Shekhar Bajaj, Kiren Shrivastav, Anupam Kher, Shaina NC, Payal Kothari and Mickey Mehta PWR PWR

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