India’s most prestigious award ceremony, Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2023 celebrated the splendour of cinema with resounding success on the 20th of February. The event at Taj Lands End felicitated the best creative minds in the Film and Television industry, paying homage to the craft of filmmaking pioneered in India by Dadasaheb Phalke. The grand gala was full of memorable moments and was attended by luminaries like Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, and Vidya Balan. DPIFF this year has been an achievement of star-studded brilliance thanks to the wonderful Co-Powered By Partners of the ceremony.
For 2023, Nutrilite, Simpl, Metro Shoes, TTK Prestige and Black Dog Soda were the Official Co-Powered By Partners for DPIFF. Founded in the year 1959, Amway has truly come a long way. Today, it is one of the leading FMCG direct selling companies in India itself, and is consistently working towards creating a robust ecosystem of health, fitness, and beauty. Amway is a spirited supporter of the government’s vision of Make in India and has taken steps to implement the same in an entrepreneurial manner. DPIFF 2023 was Co-Powered by Nutrilite by Amway, the leading provider of vitamins and dietary supplements across the globe. They have carried out thorough research in the field of plant-based supplements and organic products so that India can advance one thriving step at a time.
Simpl’s checkout network believes in making shopping seamless by reimagining the world of credit-based payment. As the first mobile platform to empower retailers and customers in such a manner, the app is truly an example of innovation at your fingertips. The team behind the app has its entrepreneurial spirit rooted in the values of trust and transparency which will undoubtedly allow consumers and merchants alike to take control of their own commercial experience.
Metro Shoes began its journey in 1955 with its first store on Colaba Causeway and has now expanded to 644 stores spread across 147 cities in India. The brand is a popular household name in the country and has also teamed up with international companies like Crocs. Metro Shoes prides itself in creating innovative environmental solutions such as solar powered warehouses and a sustainable range of footwear made of recycled plastic bottles. It is a true testament to the positive impact that philanthropic Indian companies can have on the global market.
TTK Prestige has been a household name in Indian kitchens for over 60 years. The TTK Group was founded in 1928, and the flagship company TTK Prestige Ltd. has been spearheading innovation made possible by the generational reservoir of knowledge it has inculcated over time. The brand produces thoroughly researched high quality products which are manufactured in state-of-the-art facilities.
As a label, Black Dog has earned renown in the beverage industry for striving towards perfection. The brand does not compromise when it comes to matters of quality, ensuring that the end-product offered to consumers is nothing less than premium. Having received many accolades at multiple international competitions and ceremonies, Black Dog Soda is presently synonymous with the virtue of stopping to smell the roses. Now more than ever, the brand recognises the need to pause every now and then to savour the moment, which is precisely what Black Dog Soda promotes in its campaign with celebrated actress Keira Knightley.
Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2023 was the glorious culmination of creative endeavours with Cinematic Tourism as the theme. With musical performances by Mohit Chauhan and Harmony of the Pines, the evening was a celebration of the grand history and legacy of entertainment in India.
DPIFF embarked on a journey through the annals of the silver screen, honouring the diversity of India and saluting the spectacular talent of the land. The best creators and performers from the past year were presented with the prestigious award, as DPIFF not only saluted celebrated industry dignitaries but also toasted the work of aspiring, young, and independent filmmakers. The event this year has been a testament to the purpose of the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards, doing justice to the unshakeable principles as well as the enthusiasm with which the ceremony is held each year.
Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards is India’s only independent international film festival. DPIFF aims to felicitate those artists of the film fraternity who have put in their hard work and have shown true promise, along with the dedication to excel. The mission, as always, is to cultivate and promote the art and science of film through education and cross-cultural awareness. The team believes that the medium of cinema as well as TV series are artforms that hold the power to bridge cultures and illuminate the universality of the human experience.
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