The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has visited the National Museum of Indian Cinema, in Mumbai today, and said that Exhibits at the museum would take the visitors down the memory lane of their favorite movies, actors and the music.
Naidu said that Cinema being the most loved and watched platform by the almost every Indian can act as an instrument of social change. He observed that there was a need to inform, educate, empower and enlighten the lovers of cinema through good, moral and educative themes.
The Museum is expected to engage and enthrall movie lovers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC)in Mumbai on 19.1.2019.
The state-of-the-art National Museum of Indian Cinema, built at a cost of Rs. 140.61 crore, aims to take its visitors through an absorbing journey of over a century of Indian cinema in a story telling mode with the help of visuals, graphics, artifacts, interactive exhibits and multimedia expositions.
The creation of the National Museum of Indian Cinema has been guided by the Museum Advisory Committee headed by Shyam Benegal. An innovation Committee headed by Prasoon Joshi was also constituted to provide an upgrade to NMIC.
The National Museum of Indian Cinema is housed in two buildings – the New Museum Building and the 19th century historic palace Gulshan Mahal – in the Films Division campus in Mumbai.