According to the Public Relations of 48th Roshd International Film Festival, India Movie Night was held in Hall Number one of Felestin cinema Complex with screening of Indian Short films on the fifth day of the festival.
Before the show, Vahid Nikkhah Azad, the festival's director chief welcomed the attendance in the hall and said: "I welcome all Indian and Iranian guests, especially Indian ambassador to Iran. I'm glad to be at India Movie night beside you.”
He Continued:” Due to screening of many Indian and Italian films at festival, We dedicated two nights of the festival to the cinema of these two countries.”
Then Saurabh Kumar went on stage and said:” At first, I thank the official of Roshd International Film Festival, and I am proud to be here at the India Movie Night at the festival.”
He added:” India is a film country, cinema in India is like a cultural ambassador, and Indian films represent us in most countries of the world. I 've heard a lot that Sangam by Raj Kapoor has a big fan base in Iran. At tonight children movie will be released, and this will double the importance of the subject.”
Kumar, saying that I'm happy to have a separate section for Indian cinema at this festival, emphasized:” Iran has creative artists and moviemakers. Last year, a co-production film was made. These collaborations can continue and we will get closer to our larger goal.”
At the end of ceremony , Haidar Torani, deputy minister of education, was gifted an exquisite book , Baysonghor Shahnameh,to Indian ambassador .