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Debutant Director Haider Khan Gives World Cinema Its First Feature Film On World’s Biggest Rohingya Genocide Based On True Events – About Unsung Special Forces INDIAN Paras Which Are Known As The Maroon Berets Of Our Nation

For the first time ever in the history of world cinema finally, one patriotic Indian army feature film is made on ROHINGYA’S directed by the debutant director HAIDER KHAN who has directed Salman Khan starrer Dabang 3 promo, song for notebook movie with Salman Khan, his dear friend Vidyut Jammwal starrer junglee promos and 100 plus ad films and videos for the top brands all over the world.
ROHINGYA is produced by Thunder Dragon Productions from Bhutan. It’s a film of its own kind which tells us about the unsung SPECIAL FORCES INDIAN paras which are known as the maroon Berets of our Nation.
The director himself is a son of ex Indian army paratrooper so this subject is very close to his heart. He has shot this film in Bhutan, North East of India where very few films have been shot and the beautiful snow cape valleys of Uttarakhand.
The story is based on the biggest Rohingya genocide in the world. The lead cast includes- Salman Khan starrer Radhe fame MR BHUTAN Sangay tsheltrim who’s also an ex NDA Pune from Bhutan and was the royal bodyguard of the king of Bhutan and Tangia Zaman Methila the supermodel of Bangladesh who is playing a very de glamorised Rohingya girl. And NSD actor Baharul Islam and Rajib Kalita and new comers Anil Choudhary, Gautam Gossain, Kapil Gujar, Audery, Puja kulay.
The most astonishing thing about this film is that its completely shot in the natural light and no hair or makeup has been used in the entire film, it’s a very rare subject and no one has ever made a film about the Rohingya community.

Director Haider Khan says,  “this will be in world cinema, its first-feature film on worlds biggest, Rohingya Genocide based on their plight, never showcased before  & it will throw light and will tell us about the unsung SPECIAL FORCES INDIAN paras which are known as the maroon Berets of our Nation. 

 
The film is shot on complete natural light and we actually didn’t have hair and makeup and degalmourised ,I wanted to bring the realism and the feel of the pain gone through them, My actors were extremely supportive as in real life they are super Models and always entwined in glamour laughs Haider.”

Haider Khan the director himself has written the story and screenplay of it. This film highlights the unspoken story about ROHINGYA’S . Over 900,000 Rohingya refugees fled violence in Myanmar and sought refuge in Bangladesh. And they are still looking for freedom to date.


Real Estate in ICU – Needs Urgent Intervention – Brihanmumbai Developers Association (BDA) Shares Pain Points Of Real Estate

Mumbai is the city of dreams and the financial capital of India. Mumbai is the world’s 6th most populated city and in a decade, Mumbai will become the 4th most populated city globally. Mumbai city contributes 37.5% of Maharashtra’s GDP and 6.3% of India’s GDP.

Harish Jain, Vice President, Brihanmumbai Developers Association (BDA), underlines that “Mumbai has more than 40000 Cooperative Housing Societies out of which 20000 societies need redevelopment. The city has more than 20000 dilapidated buildings, which need urgent redevelopment and 45% of Mumbai stays in slums, most of which are unhygienic with unliveable conditions. All of these need to be given priority and urgent attention by MCGM, State and Central Government.”

According to Ritesh Shah, Secretary, BDA, “COVID-19 has irrevocably changed every aspect of our lives. Our homes have emerged as the one safe refuge during the present lockdown phase and going forward they will continue to be so. Mumbai is an epicentre for Covid-19 due to non-development of these slums and delayed redevelopment of congested MHADA colonies While construction activities in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation limits also came to a halt, adhering to the lockdown norms, it is vital to now have a strategy in place so that the process of building and delivering new homes can be expedited post-lockdown.”

“Most of the proposed solutions echoes the representations made by the developer community in the past with an aim to speed up the existing cumbersome and time-consuming procedures, which would otherwise extend the waiting period for Mumbaikars who are desperately in need of new residences,” Shah adds.

Real estate industry has received major setbacks in the past due to Demonetisation, implementation of RERA, GST, and the NBFC crisis. Also, due to the falling economy, sales are down since the last 3-4 years.

 

Following are the major setbacks, which continue to hamper real estate markets.

Revenue

Approvals like Non Agricultural approval are still required in city like Mumbai inspite Ease of Doing Business being in place

Land rates in Ready Reckoner are published every year by the Revenue Department which increases land rates year-on-year basis inspite of the fact that hardly any land deals are happening in Mumbai. However, GST considers 33% as land rate. There is a huge discrepancy in the same between two government departments.

DCPR 2034

DCPR 2034 took 3 years to get implemented and in that still many clarifications are pending from the Urban Development Department (UDD) and clearance of EP’s (Excluded Portion) is still awaited.

All premiums are linked to Ready Reckoner rates and RR kept on increasing year-on-year basis in last 8-9 years.

Benefit under Regulation 33(7)(A) & 33(7)(B) for redevelopment is not passed on to the developer who have migrated intoto under DCPR 2034 from DCR 1991.

Open Space Deficiency for additional FSI has been increased 10 fold in DCPR 2034 from what was charged in DCR 1991 from 10% to 100% of Ready Reckoner.

Navy Issue

Due to NAVY NOC issue, more than 10000 people in Ghatkopar and adjacent suburbs are out of their homes for more than 9 years. This needs to be resolved immediately.

Civil Aviation

Post granting height and getting approvals AAI (Airport Authority of India) reduces height of the building of ongoing projects. Due to this more than 15000 families are out of their homes.

RERA

If projects are delayed for no fault of developer i.e. due to change in policy, still developers are being penalised and interests are being charged.

Approval & Ease of Doing Business

Approvals still take more than 4-5 months, there is no ease available to the developer.

MHADA & SRA doesn’t have full-fledged online process; getting approvals is cumbersome and long delayed.

GST

GST @ market value on rehab area given free of cost to Tenants and Society members has killed the Redevelopment industry. This needs to be waived off completely as GST is already being paid on sale flats & Development Agreement.

LUC

Land Under construction (LUC) Tax is tax levied by MCGM on under construction projects. This is 10 times the tax levied on ready flats. Under construction projects have no amenities of MCGM, still exorbitant tax is charged.  LUC tax contributes to addition on cost to the extent of Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 4000 per sq. ft. depending on land ready reckoner rate.

RBI

Benefit of reduced repo rate by RBI is not passed on to the Developers most of the times.

Level Playing Field

There are four approving authority in Mumbai i.e. MHADA, MMRDA, SRA & MCGM and many regulations under DCPR 2034 are having different payments, which doesn’t  give equal level playing field to Developers.

“At BDA we seek urgent Government intervention on these points. If they are not resolved soon, the developers will face serious issues. Redevelopment will be stopped as it is no more feasible and too cumbersome to get approvals done. Along with developers, all the common Mumbaikars will suffer,” Harish Jain, pointed out.

The Brihanmumbai Developers Association (BDA), has been quite proactive in this regard, conducting several webinars where suggestions were invited and deliberated upon before formulating a detailed blueprint for the same. Petitioning the authorities at each level to announce policies that can facilitate faster revival of construction activity, the BDA office bearers have outlined specific solutions to reduce further delays and effectively enable home seekers to receive possession as early as possible.

In continuation, to resolve issues faced by the industry; BDA has invited Dr. Jitendraji Awhad, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister for Housing, Government of Maharashtra for an online webinar on 27th May 2020 at 12 noon to address all its members about further steps to be taken in speeding up Redevelopment Across Mumbai.  (Webinar will be live on BDA’s YouTube channel : www.youtube.com/bdamumbai

Brihanmumbai Developers Association (BDA) is not just an association of developers of Mumbai, it is a movement!

BDA Profile

The Brihanmumbai Developers Association (BDA) is created out of a Movement. It is more of movement than association. In a matter of 12 months, more than 500 developers mainly into redevelopment have joined the movement. Borivali Developers Association was born out of exactly such a need in the year 2019. A small group of five developers primarily involved in redevelopment projects in Borivali, initiated the idea of such an organisation. However, in a very short span of time the idea caught the imagination of developers across the city involved in redevelopment and therefore the organization was renamed and registered as Brihanmumbai Developers Association (BDA) so as to represent all its members who joined the movement from across the city of Mumbai.

At BDA we realize that when we do quality redevelopment projects, we not only contribute to the economy of the nation, but also bring about a huge change in the lifestyles and aspirations of the existing slum dwellers, tenants or society members whose buildings we redevelop. It is therefore about time that our social and economic contribution is recognized by the authorities and due support is provided to ease out the difficulties faced by the industry.


VVMC Commissioner Misuses Power Shows Apathy Towards COVID-19 patients – BVA Party Workers

Activists and party workers have accused Municipal Comissioner of the Vasai-Virar City Municipal Corporation (VVMC), D Gangatharan, of misuse of power and outraging women’s modesty on duty.

Rita Sawariya, corporator of Bahujan Vikas Aghadi (BVA), alleged that she was moved out of the Commissioner’s cabin. “He spoke in a  rash manner to me and called a security guard to lead me out of the cabin. I was denied entry into the cabin after that,” she said.

The corporator said she had gone over to Commissioner to submit a letter regarding COVID-19 assistance. “But he refused to entertain me and said he will work on his own terms. He also said it was his decision whether or not to speak with me,” Sawariya said.

BVA partymen had earlier also alleged that the Municipal Commissioner had showed apathy in handling the COVID-19 pandemic crisis which led to rising cases in  the district.

The Municipal Commissioner has been accused of not paying attention to quarantined patients and supplying essentials to the ones in need.


Bringing Back The Humane In Humanity – Mukkti Foundation – A Smita Thackeray Foundation

Smita Thackeray helmed Mukkti Foundation has been instrumental in distributing over 8,500 meals to the needy along with 2,000 face shields for our frontline COVID-19 warriors!
Mukkti Foundation, under the aegis of firebrand social activist Smita Thackeray, has always been on a forefront on making a difference in everyone’s lives. From taking a stand against discrimination and social awareness of HIV/AIDS patients and the trauma they go through, empowerment of women and children, the cause of education, welfare and environment activism, the foundation hasn’t shied away from doing the right things in these trying times!
COVID-19 has disrupted everything across the world! Battling a pandemic that no one has battled in their lives before, Smita Thackeray believes that we are suddenly facing a scenario that we could not really fathom. With everyone trying to cope with the anxiety and uncertainty in their lives, many are trying to survive with their limited resources as the earnings are brought to a suddne stop! “At Mukkti, we always step in and contribute in however best way we can. In the past, we’ve conducted fundraisers for calamities across the country including in Gujarat, Rajasthan et al to survive drought. Mukkti has also raised funds for Kargil war veterans. During Coronavirus pandemic, we are trying to contribute to the welfare of the less fortunate,” she says.
Shedding light to the initiatives undertaken by Team Mukkti, Smita reveals that her son Rahul and his wife Aditi started an initiative in association with the ASBB Foundation.

Mukkti Foundation with Association Of Social Beyond Boundaries, is distributing food to the Police, stranded labourers, BMC workers, beggars, sex workers in areas across Mumbai including Andheri, Vile Parle, Khar, Santa Cruz, Bandra, Mahim, Dadar, Mahalaxmi, Grant Road and Kamathirpura ensuring they are fed! “We’d like to thank Sagar Jain, Raj and the entire team of ASBB Foundation. Without them it would have not been possible to reach out to so many people at times. Also, with the increase in the number of cases we have come across among doctors, nurses, paramedics among other medical staff getting infected, we are sponsoring face shields and providing protective gear to several hospitals,” shares Smita while adding, “We have distributed more than 2,000 face shields so far! We are also helping the farmers by sourcing organic fruits and vegetables to people across different areas.” So far, Mukkti Foundation has distributed over 8,500 meals to people across the city!
Mukkti Foundation has raised funds through crowd-funding as well as donors who believe in the initative. Collectively, it has helped with the food distribution drive to aid dabbawalas, shares Aaishvary Thackeray, Smita Thackeray’s younger son. He contributed for the food grains for over 100 dabbawalas!
More power to Team Mukkti!

 

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Hindi Film Miss Masala Dosa Actress Lavina Israni Making Dosas At Home For The Neighbouring Needy People

In the wake of novel COVID – 19 pandemic outbreak Hindi film Miss Masala Dosa actress Lavina Israni is making dosas at home for the neighbouring needy people

she volunteered wholeheartedly in the hour of need during this pandemic. She has requested her fans and the entire Nation to stay home and pray to God. The initiatives taken by the honourable  Prime Minister should be respected and applauded by us.

About Their coming venture Miss Masala Dosa the subject of the film is  a romcom of todays world The Film is written & directed by  Alok Shrivastava and  is being produced  under the Banner of  AJ Digital Entertainment & Gold Coin Entertainment.

              

Dop: Ashok Jamuar & Bharni Kannan. Music Bappi lahiri & Rsr.singers Bappi Lahiri, Shabab Sabri & Sana Aziz. The film Stars Ojas Rawal,  Hiten Tejwani,  Manu Punjabi, Mrinmai Kolwalkar,  Lavina Israni, Sajid Bubere, Brijendra Kala, Anil Dhavan,  Shalini Kapoor,  Hitesh Rawal, Ashutosh Sinha, Niharika Rana, Gaurav Dixit & others. Producers Alok Shrivastava & Jatin Upadhyay.


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