Role of Media and Cinema and India’s Threats and Challenges

Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies(FIIDS)

Invites you for Dialogue on 

India’s Threats and Challenges and Role of India’s Established Media and Cinema


Director and Media Icon Vivek Agnihotri

with specia Guest Apperance by Actress Pallavi Joshi


The world’s largest democracy, India, has been continuously attacked by internal threats including Naxalites. We often see a tactical cover by media and academicians. Producer – Director Vivek Agnihotri exposed this nexus via his film “Buddha In Traffic Jam”. He has been a dessent in leftist dominated media. 

Let us meet him to understand and discuss, “India’s threats – challenges and role of “Decaying” Media in Negative Portrayal of India. 

We would also have an opportunity to meet Actress Pallavi Joshi who is playing a lead role of Warrior Queen Taramati (Daughter-in-law of Maharaja Shivaji) in a famous television serial called Bajrao Peshva.


For Information: Email :

Venue:  20160 Whitefield Place, Sterling , VA 20165

Day: Friday

Date: 25th Aug 2017

Time: 7:00 pm  to 8:30pm

Chief Guest:

Vivek Agnihotri and Pallavi Joshi


The Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies (FIIDS) is a US based think-tank working on India and Indian Diaspora related policy issues and better world. Established in 2013, the FIIDS has hosted conferences on Countering Terrorism (2016), Indo-China Relations (2013), and Peace & Prosperity in Afghan Region. It has also hosted talks of various experts like Amb. G. Parthasarathy, NSA Ajit Doval, India’s current minister Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, and Jayant Sinha and others. The FIIDS also hosted talks and dialogues with experts from various think tanks like Hudson, Brookings, Council for Foriegn Affairs, American Enterprise Institute, and others.