January 24: India’s most prestigious award ceremony, Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022, is nearing and like every year, this year, too, the grand event is expected to be full of the elite big wins and memorable moments. But before that day dawns, today a press conference was held in Mumbai to give a head-start to the awards this year. DPIFF Awards 2022 will be held on February 20. The occasion will celebrate the grandeur of Indian Cinema and commemorate 75 years of Independence (Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav). The award ceremony has set the benchmark by honoring three broad segments of the Indian Entertainment Industries under one roof.

Miss Universe Judge Urvashi Rautela, Annu Kapoor, Pragya Kapoor and Mayor of Mumbai – BMC was the guest of honour at the press conference today. The evening was full of nostalgia as Urvashi recalled her acting debut and Mahesh Manjrekar shared his journey so far in the entertainment industry. The very illustrious Shri Subhash Ghai joined the Press Conference virtually and shared about his film 36 Farm House.

It is a matter of great pride and honor to be associated with DPIFF as their restaurant partner at India’s most prestigious film awards. Jamie Oliver is the most followed chef on this planet and is of the top best-selling authors for recipe books. He is famous for his rustic and authentic cooking with the freshest ingredients. Jamie Oliver Restaurants are all about the most fresh and best ingredients, simple cooking, clean flavors and authentic Italian Pizzas. From our dough to our sauces, everything is made in house with love by our chefs. We operate 17 Restaurants right now between Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chandigarh, and we are entering 2 new cities with 5 new Restaurants in the next 2 months between Bengaluru and Lucknow; said Director Mukesh Katotra of Jamie Oliver Pizzeria. 

Speaking about Skin Care, Forest Essentials Representative Quoted, “An authentic and traditional Skincare Brand with its foundations laid in the ancient science of Ayurveda, Forest Essentials is a pioneer in the Luxury Ayurveda segment. Forest Essentials is the largest player in the luxury hotel amenities and spa business, catering to over 540 hotels and resorts, including the Oberoi and Taj Group of Hotels. We take the prestige in being the Skin Care Partner of Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022.”

The evening was hosted by Rohit Bose Roy, who was recently seen in Mumbai Saga. The Press Conference also hosted an informative and entertaining Panel Discussion with the guest of honors.

Virendra Gupta, Founder, Josh said, “Hidden in Bharat is an enormous pool of talent that’s poised for greatness and deserves to be recognized and appreciated. We, at Josh, believe in the power of video and vernacular playing a key role in reaching out to the masses and feel honored to have collaborated with India’s most prestigious film awards that has been known to recognize and celebrate talented individuals from the Indian cinema.”


Vega Helmets Managing Director Mr. Girdhari Chandak said “They are happy to be the official Safety Partner of Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022. Vega is India’s No. 01 helmet manufacturer which ensures your safe riding with trendy looks.”

Ghanashyam Aayeer, Managing Director of Phonographic Performance Ltd. (PPL) quoted on the association, “Founded in 1941, Phonographic Performance Limited India, also known as PPL India, is a performance rights organization licensing its members’ sound recordings for communication to public in the areas of public performance and broadcast. PPL owns and/or controls the Public Performance rights of 350+ music labels, with more than 4.5 million international and domestic sound recordings. Henceforth PPL is Proud to be associated with DPIFF”.

“IIFL Finance is delighted to be associated with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) as their ‘Associate Partner’. provides a diverse range of loans and mortgages.  These include home loans, gold loans, business loans including loans against property and medium & small enterprise financing, micro finance, developer & construction finance and capital market finance; catering to both retail and corporate clients.”, added by IIFL Finance’s representative.

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022 is all set for the Grandeur Celebration of Indian Cinema on 20th February 2022 in affiliation with Incredible India Ministry of Tourism, Powered by CoinDCX & Josh.

Co-Powered by Organic India, Koo, Truecaller and Smile Partner Toothsi.

In association with: State Bank of India, LIC, Planet Marathi, IIFL Finance

Restaurant Partner – Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria

Skin Care Partner – Forest Essentials

Airlines Partner – Vistara
Safety Partner – Vega
Music Gear Partner – Varni

Streaming Partner – ZEE5

Multiplex Partner – PVR

Radio Partner – Red FM

Outdoor Partner – Minimax

Transit Partner – Telex

Support Partner – PPL, IPRS & Novex

Website: https://www.dpiff.in/