EW Correspondent Ranchi: Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University School of Journalism and Mass Communication Department and Directorate of Cultural Affairs Tourism Art Culture Sports and Work Department, Government of Jharkhand, organized a ten-day workshop on film making and acting. Since the initial day of the workshop, senior theater artist and director Sanjay Kumar Lal has been training the students in the field of acting, the characteristics of the hero and the personality of the characters of Mahabharata – Ashwatthama and Gandhari in the art of acting, with Abhigyan Shakuntalam, the Lahore He has directed acts like Shiv Gatha, Saiyan Bhaye Kotwal.
In the first session of the workshop for the students of journalism and film making of the state, Ravi Prakash ji, who did his graduation and PG from Xavier College in Ranchi, did an internship with news channels and media houses. Going to Mumbai, he worked as an assistant cameraman in famous serials like Devon Ke Dev Mahadev and Crime Patrol. This was followed by a Nestle corporate film shot by him and Toilet Ek Corporate Katha (Docufiction) shot by him to the students. Ravi Prakash, while sharing his life experiences, answered the questions asked by the students related to docufiction cinematography and editing.
The second season featured the famous line producer Shri Jairam Mahto who has worked with films like Mera Humsafar, Kushal Mangal, and Bhabhi. He expressed his views with the students about how important role pre production, production and post production plays in a film making and he shared his views with the students giving a good example about character change. It is important to have an Urdu accent for acting. Eventually he interacted with the students about the “passion of work”.
Along with this, in the third session of the workshop, Sanjay Pandey, who is the chief correspondent of the English newspaper “The Emerging World” and secretary of the National Union of Journalists (India) and an expert in Press law. He also has an experience in print media for 30 years and as professor for 15 years. Presently he is also working on a film on Jharkhand Tribal Area. Sanjay Pandey told the students that “opportunity you have, theoretically the main things should be mind set. And it is your job to decide what is your point of view. Be it workshop or class room never hesitate to ask questions.” Keep doing regular practice and regular classes with discipline. On the occasion, Director of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Md. Ayub was present.