Hyderabad: Over 2,000 students from different regions of India exhibited their skills and showcased their talent at Indywood Film Carnival 2017, hosted at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad. The four day carnival hosted a talent hunt consisting of 22 categories and an award ceremony for students to expand their knowledge and provide a platform to explore talent.
These students from different states participated in this event to exhibit their skills. Students participated in various kinds of performing arts like dance, drama, mono-acting, singing, dubsmash, rap and live instrumental music. Also, band competition, still photography, fashion show, radio jockey and video jockey hunt were the highlights of this competition.
Students exclaimed this is the platform for growth and a door to new opportunities. Shreyas Shetty, a student who participated in the music event, said, “For the first time we have got an opportunity to actually compete with other folks from all over India. I have come from Kerala and this competition has been a great experience.”
It came as a surprise to students when the winners of the Indywood Talent Hunt competition were informed they would get an opportunity to be a part of the South Indian Film Industry. An organiser said, “We have received students registering from Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi and all the southern states. The youth are inclined towards creative fields and performing arts and are waiting for opportunities to showcase their talent.”
In addition, students created short films, documentaries, feature films, animated videos and advertisements which were appreciated by the industry experts. Sohan Roy, Chairman and Founder of Indywood, said, “We want to bring about a transformation in the education space. We aim to provide a platform for our students to grow and experiment with their creative skills.”