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Screening of Documentary on Keshav Malik at India International Center on 30th Apirl, 2013. 

Keshav Malik – Root, Branch, Bloom and Keshav Malik – The Truth of Art (each of 30 mins. duration), these two documentaries were screened at India International Centre, main Auditorium on 30th April, 2013.

The documentaries reflect on the life and work of the noted poet and art critic, Keshav Malik. The films includes interviews with eminent painters, poets, scholars and savants in the field of culture who speak about their views on his life, work and factors that have shaped his unique personality.

Before screening, the films were introduced by Sangeeta Gupta, the film maker who also spoke about the society “Prithvi Fine Art & Culture Centre” who has produced these films. She also spoke about why she has not made one but three documentaries on Keshav Malik.

On this occasion, the President of the Society Padma Vibhushan Pt. Debu Choudhary spoke about the activities of the society and also about Sangeeta Gupta, the film maker. Mr. Keshav Malik himself was present and addressed the gathering. The screening was attended and appreciated by eminent personalities of the cultural world.

Sangeeta Gupta, poet and painter has directed, scripted and shot 3 documentary films. Her first film “Keshav Malik- A Look Back”, is also on the life of the noted poet & art critic Keshav Malik, Padma Shri, a Fellow of the Lalit Kala Akademi. He was an Art Critic of Hindustan Times and Times of India. The first film was screened in 2012 at Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Delhi, Sanskriti Kendra, Anandgram, New Delhi and at kala Ghora Art Festival, Mumbai in 2013.