To Award Scholarships to Meritorious National and International Students



Shri Amitabh Bachchan, Superstar and Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Media Communication & Design visited Symbiosis International University on 3rd March, 2014 as part of SIMCINEMA 2014. As part of the visit, Shri Bachchanji visited the Symbiosis Studios and viewed the photographs taken by the students of the Symbiosis School of Photography (SSP) along with the Director, Mr. Vishal Bhende.

This was followed by the screening of the winning films from SIMCINEMA 2014, where the award winners were felicitated by Shri Bachchanji.

Dr.VidyaYeravdekar, Principal Director, Symbiosis and Dr.RajaniGupte, Vice Chancellor, SIU welcomed Shri Bachchanji at the SIU Auditorium. Shri Bachchanji delivered his address to the audience, which stressed upon hard work, having the will and determination to succeed, the importance of literacy, paying it forward by helping educate others and contributing to society. The address was supported by several personal stories and poems dear to Shri Bachchanji's heart. A brief Q & A session and a vote of thanks by Mr. Chandan Chatterjee, Dean, Faculty of Media, Communication & Design, SIU concluded the session.

SIU thanks Shri Amitabh Bachchan for a delightful afternoon.