Mumbai: HINDI CINEMA SAMMAN SAMAROH was initiated under the Chairmanship of Shri Shatrughan Sinha on 12th November 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi to accord national recognition to Hindi Cinema aka Bollywood for uniting and integrating the nation by popularising Hindi as the link language of India and by evolving a pan-Indian culture by combining the best elements from all the regional cultures of India and for flying the flag of Indian culture and civilisation high all over the world by the undisputed global popularity of Bollywood Cinema.
HINDI CINEMA SAMMAN SAMAROH was held successfully in 2017 with Hon’ble Shri Vijay Kumar Goel, Union Minister as chief guest; in 2018 with Hon’ble Shri Vijay Sampla and Hon’ble Shri Satya Pal Singh, Union Ministers as chief guests and in 2019 with Hon’ble Shri Arif Mohammad Khan, Governor Kerala as Chief Guest informed Ashok Tyagi Secretary General of ICMEI.
Due to Covid 19 pandemic HINDI CINEMA SAMMAN SAMAROH 2020 will be held on virtual platform. The jury for the Hindi Cinema Samman Samaroh awards has been set up. It comprises of Former Union Minister and veteran Actor Shatrughan Sinha (jury chairman), IMPPA- Indian Motion Picture Producers Association president T.P. Aggarwal, former chairman of the National Awards jury and senior Director Rahul Rawail, film financer & Producer Shyam Shroff, veteran journalist & editor Film Information Komal Nahta, FWICE- Federation of Western India Cine Employees president B.N. Tiwari, and ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry president Sandeep Marwah. The jury is currently finalising the awardees for the virtual awards function which will be held on 28th November.