Promising help and support to the budding film and TV professionals, the showman of Indian film industry Boney Kapoor said that they will have to be knowledgeable and skilful in their work. He was addressing the students of Asian Academy of Film & TV. Boney Kapoor advised them to make the best use of the training opportunity provided by this premier film school. The veteran statesman and a state minister of UP Dr. Mairaz Uddin Ahmed said that the founder director of Asian Academy of Film & TV Sandeep Marwah has indeed done the country and his state proud by attracting the nationals of over 50 countries of the world to this institute. Acknowledging the role of Hindi films in unifying the diverse Indian society, the minister stated that satellite TV channels too are playing a significant role in this present era of globalization. The Dean of University of Central Lancashire of the UK – the British partner of the academy John Shaw, the well known film & TV director A S Bedi and the former head of Indian govt’s directorate of film festivals Malti Sahai also shared their thoughts with the students on this occasion.