Wave Cinemas CEO Rahul Mittra Among Celebrities to Grace The First Uttar Pradesh Pravasi Diwas

Uttar Pradesh Pravasi Diwas

Agra, Jan 8 (Washington Bangla Radio) - The first Uttar Pradesh Pravasi Diwas was held in Agra, the city of Taj Mahal from January 4 to 6, 2016. The summit also witnessed the presence of eminent film personalities such as film producer and CEO Wave Cinemas Rahul Mittra, who was also the first filmmaker to get subsidy from Uttar Pradesh for his film Bullet Raja starring Saif Ali Khan and  Sonakshi Sinha, directors Sudhir Mishra and Muzaffar Ali, Meera Ali, actor Sanjay Khan and son Zayed Khan, Masaan director Neeraj Ghaywan and singer Anoop Jalota.


Uttar Pradesh Pravasi Diwas

The filmmakers also attended a round-table discussion on art, culture and tourism as the rising soft power of Uttar Pradesh to a rousing applause from over 250 visiting NRI's & people of Indian origin, apart from other distinguished guests.

Uttar Pradesh Pravasi Diwas

Later, 16 eminent people with roots in Uttar Pradesh and now living abroad were given the ‘UP Ratna’ awards by the Chief Minister Shree Akhilesh Yadav and his wife, Kannauj MP Dimple Yadav while 13 MoUs were also signed at the event. The two day event ended with a spectacular performance by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.

Uttar Pradesh Pravasi Diwas