As part of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”, the National Museum of Indian Cinema presented the vintage exhibition and the classic car club of India for the cast of the feature-length action-comedy film “Bachchhan Paandey”.
The reopening of the Museum is done in collaboration with The Vintage and Classic Car Club of India (VCCCI) which holds a vintage car exhibition at the museum.
“Bachchhan Paandey” director Farhad Samji, producer Sajid Nadiadwala and Akshay Kumar Kriti Sanon celebrated the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Neerja Sekhar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Information and Radio, said: “The National Museum of Indian Cinema was a dream project inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in 2019. The pandemic kept museum visitors and moviegoers away from NMIC for a long time. We want to welcome people back here now. ”
The museum presents the contributions of legends all over India, the equipment and interactive media keep visitors entertained. The Museum will continue to be periodically upgraded and add to the world of cinema.
Ravinder Bhakar, CEO of NFDC India, said: “In the coming days you will realize that it will stand out as a unique Museum. a separate structure in itself, empowers filmmakers and the general public and takes you on a nostalgic journey “.
Akshay said, “I’m thrilled to be here. Indeed, it was a pleasure to be with NMIC, I’m grown up watching the famous movies all these years and everyone should come and see this wonderful film museum. If I could add, I would say that it is almost like a place of worship for a director, as the works of legendary filmmakers have been archived and portrayed with respect here “.
Adding to this Kriti said: “I was so impressed after exploring the museum, its editing is so enjoyable and I did not know that Chandralekha was the first South Indian film to become known throughout India and inspire South Indian producers. to promote their films in North India and also the most expensive film made in India in the 1940s. The floor of the children’s section was my favorite, which is activity-based and so riveting.
The Museum is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and remains closed on Mondays and public holidays.
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