Indian Council for Culture Relations (ICCR) has broken the record of 70 years by including Indian cinema for the very first time in other culture programs of ICCR.


Maulana Abul Kalam Azad,  independent India’s first Education Minister found The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) . Filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri will be representing culture in ICCR after accepting the charge from President Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe who formalized his appointment.

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is also a member of the board of India’s Central Board of Film Certification.


 The new cultural representative at ICCR, Vivek said, “It is an honor to be on  Indian Council For Culture Relations (ICCR), India’s apex body on the promotion of  Indian culture across the world for including cinema.  I will perform my duties as a cultural ambassador representing the film industry with the best of ability.”

The ICBFC’s main objectives are actively participating in the formulation and implementation of policies and programs of India’s external cultural relations; to foster and strengthen cultural relations and mutual understanding between India and other countries; to promote cultural exchanges with other countries and people, and to develop relations with nations.

On the work front, The maker of ‘Tashkent Files’ next directorial feature is titled ‘The Last Show’. He will start shooting with actors Anupam Kher and Satish Kaushik for the film in mid-September. Now Vivek Agnihotri the maker of ‘Tashkent Files’ is a new cultural representative at Indian Council for Cultural Relations.