Devashish Sargam (Raj) who is a known singer, composer and Film Maker is the founder of MWFIFF 2018. His sparkling journey of music has started at a very tender age at his home city Mumbai- “A land of Dreams” and since then music is flowing in his veins. He learned music from his mother who is also his inspiration. With the launch of his Debut Video Music Album in 2008 and the sensational hit song “KHAT” by Bhushan Kumar from T-Series, he touched millions of hearts on YouTube. After this, the B-town has opened its arms for the young talented Devashish and soon his second album “Aye Sorry Tujhe Salaam” gained popularity.
Moving ahead in the path of success the feathers of talent got attached in his cap when he conceptualized a show for Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM “Sun Taro Ki Dhun” which gained popularity in no time and emerged as the highest rated show. Devashish scaled his game in Bollywood by churning the wheel as Writer and Director for Award winning short films. In 2015 his Debut short film titled “Kill Hand” nominated internationally at innumerable countries and bestowed in Canada. Winning various Titles for his artistic work has become the part of Devashish’s life. His creativity was clouding nine with the second short film titled “The Stone Girl” based on a love story which got nominated and awarded in 2016. The winning path continues when he was awarded as Best Writer & Director for his creative short film titled ‘The Masked Prostitute’. And in 2017, he won the title of Best Director for “Dengue The Killing Machine” and the Best Awareness Short Film.
Devashish Sargam (Raj) is the Director and Founder of MWFIFF. He has the vision to create an unbiased platform for the recognization of short filmmakers in India and all over the world. To motivate the talented successful and serious filmmakers as well as those who are relatively new but loaded with one of a kind creative vista. He said- It gives me immense pleasure to share that being as a Debut Fest; the MWFIFF feels proud and honored to receive nominations from Nationally and Internationally short filmmakers 2018.
Padamshri Anup Jalota, RJ Rahat Jafri, Yogesh Lakhani of Bright Outdoor, Pandit Suvashit Raj TV Personality will be the jury of this 1st MWFIFF. Shri R D Tyagi ( Retd. Commissioner of Police) will be Guest of Honour, Actor Shiv Pandit, Choreographer Papu Maalu, Indian Idol Fame Ravi Tripathi will be celebrity guests. Exclusive Multiplex Screening Partner is INOX Metro, Outdoor Media Partner is Bright Outdoor and Security Partner is Tiger Guards Pvt. Ltd. Selected films will be screened at INOX Metro on 24th Nov 2018 and around 50 awards will be given in different categories on 25th of Nov 2018 at Aspee Auditorium, Malad, Mumbai.