Anurag Thakur launches ‘Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniyan,’ a short video series showcasing inspiring stories


New Delhi [India], April 27 (ANI): As a part of the celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Data and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur on Tuesday launched ‘Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniya’, a brief video sequence created in collaboration with OTT platform Netflix.

He mentioned the ministry has been an important a part of Amrit Mahotsav celebrations with numerous initiatives.

The thought of Azadi is intertwined with ladies emancipation in India and the Minister remarked that the time period Azadi or freedom holds a wider connotation for girls who should combat stereotypes and taboos within the society as effectively. He added that the emancipation of ladies was the hallmark of the emancipation index of a society.

Talking on the collaboration, the minister mentioned this initiative goals to carry out inspiring tales of Indians and these tales shall inspire and empower extra individuals to realize their targets.

He added that this was a long-term partnership the place totally different themes and numerous tales might be highlighted. “Netflix might be producing twenty-five movies on themes together with ladies empowerment, atmosphere and sustainable growth and different days of significance. Netflix will produce two-minute brief movies for the Ministry which might be shared on social media platforms and telecast on Doordarshan community,” Thakur mentioned, in accordance with an official launch.

Ladies change-makers Basanti Devi, the Padma-award profitable environmentalist from Pithoragarh identified for her contribution in the direction of revitalizing the Kosi river; Anshu Jamsenpa, a Padma Shri awardee for being the primary lady on the planet to summit Mount Everest twice in 5 days in 2017 and Harshini Kanhekar, the primary feminine firefighter in India, have been additionally current on the launch.

The Minister lauded the achievements of the three ladies on the dais and mentioned their tales will encourage individuals throughout the nation.

He additionally expressed hope that after this collaboration, film-makers from internationally will come to India to make movies and documentaries for not simply the Indian viewers however to showcase it to the whole world.

Talking on the event Bela Bajaria, Head of World TV, Netflix, mentioned that India was one of the vital vibrant leisure industries on the planet and India was remarkably effectively positioned in instances of web leisure.

“Netflix is happy to be a part of a time when tales from India are being exported to the world and the most effective Indian tales are being found and beloved on a worldwide stage. Netflix is proud to associate with MIB to rejoice and acknowledge the evolution of India over the previous 75 years by celebrating its lovely artwork, tradition and storytelling,” she mentioned.

She mentioned it’s “in pursuance of this partnership Netflix has created a sequence of brief movies primarily based on real-life tales aimed to rejoice the achievement of individuals from all corners of India”.

‘Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniyan’ is an iconic initiative which brings out lovely tales of inspirational Indians on numerous themes together with ladies empowerment, atmosphere and sustainability and others. The varied set of tales seeks to inspire and empower Indians from each nook of the nation.

The Seven Changemakers additionally included Poonam Nautiyal, a healthcare employee who walked miles throughout the Bageshwar district in Uttarakhand to vaccinate everybody; Dr Tessy Thomas, the primary lady scientist to move a missile undertaking in India; Tanvi Jagadish, India’s first aggressive lady stand-up paddleboarder and Aarohi Pandit, the world’s youngest and first lady pilot to cross the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean solo in a light-sport plane.

Three of the movies, that includes Basanti Devi, Anshu and Harshini; and a trailer providing a sneak peek into the sequence, have been launched. With a concentrate on highlighting and honouring the exemplary ladies, the three changemakers have been felicitated by Anurag Thakur, who lauded their efforts of empowering ladies throughout the nation and main by instance. (ANI)


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