- LPU Girl-Students are to be casted in a forthcoming film of the company
- Three-day auditions are to continue at the campus up to 1st September 2014
- Near 1500 girl-students from all streams registered to show their talent
- LPU students from the School of Film Production & Journalism co-ordinated with audition team
Jalandhar: Bollywood film production company- ‘UVI Filmz’ is holding three-day auditions at Lovely Professional University to select lead and supporting female-actors for a forthcoming film. Specially organised for LPU girl- students, the auditions will continue upto 1st September 2014 seeing the heavy registrations. Near 1500 girl-students from all streams have registered to show their talent for selection. Director Saket Behl, Producer Sanyukta Ghosh, Story writer Yash Kapoor & Screenplay writer Sanjeev Vig are at LPU campus to select extra-ordinary students. Vipul Roy & Harish Verma are the lead stars of the film which is expected to premier this year only. During first round, 40 students have been short-listed for final selection of 12 students through two more rounds. LPU students from School of Journalism & Film Production are co-ordinating with audition- team for selection process.
Some of the competing students Taranjit Kaur Rai (B.Tech-Bio-tech III yr), Nalini Sharma (B.Tech CSE IV yr), Satakshi Negi (B.Com Hons III yr) were seen in a jubilant mood after being selected for the next round. Nalini said: “I am happy that our university provides us ample opportunities to show our talents in one or the other form. No doubt, I am an engineering student but I have passion to be on the screen. During auditions, I was given considerable screen time in the first round. It was for varied conversations and monologues to reveal the suggested characters' senses of humour.”
In her encouraging message LPU Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal asked all the students to present themselves in their best. Mrs Mittal forwarded: “I am happy to note that girl students from all the schools are competing to excel. This is indeed a healthy sign for the growth and development of the students as per their passions. We are now eager to see our students on the screens also.”
Illustrative, LPU School of Journalism and Film Production is benchmarking with top National and International Universities, and focuses on the practical exposure of the students. It lays emphasis on grooming professionals for the booming media and entertainment sector. Here, study-programs train students in fundamentals and technical aspects about producing programs for radio, television and film industry. Film production encompasses aspects of production including conceptualization, story development, screenplay writing, direction, cinematography, and managing production, pre-production, lights, staging, graphics, music, editing in well-equipped high-end studios.