CFBP 2021 Witnesses A Blend Of Fashion, Films, Art, Music, Human Spirit

With a host of competitions such as painting, slogan writing, short films, and more, the event was an exciting soiree for the guests who created beautiful memories of the evening.


It was a celebration of the human spirit in every way, at the recently concluded CFBP Consumer Film Festival’s Awards Night, at the Taj Land’s End, Bandra, Mumbai. Running into its fourth year now, this initiative by the Council for Fair Business Practices (CFBP) celebrates everything, from art to films, fashion and various social causes. 

This year, the event was supported by Rajashree Birla and Anand Mahindra. CFBP is headed by Swapnil Kothari - President CFBP and the Film Festival initiative is supported by Shekhar Bajaj and chaired by Kiren Shrivastav (Founder Fempowerment and CEO Molecule). 

Swapnil Kothari President CFBP said, “In its fourth chapter, The CFBP Consumer Film Festival is one of the flagship events proving to be a blockbuster every year and increasing the profile and reach of the organisation. With entries from New Zealand and Singapore apart from India, it is fanning the flames of CFBP’S ambition to be known across the globe. With all the efforts of a capable team at our command, I am certain that together we shall scale greater heights."

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher was the chief guest and said, “This fashion show by Shaina was the felicitation of 35 empowered women under the aegis of CFBP (Council for Fair Business Practices) led by its dynamic president Swapnil Kothari. Shaina curated a perfect picture of Beauty with substance in the graceful form of achievers. Congratulations to CFBP Consumer Film Festival and Shaina for giving this platform to all the women." 

Fashion designer, politician and social worker, Shaina NC unveiled her collection with a spectacular fashion show that had women achievers walk the ramp, celebrating womanhood in all its glory. 

Kiren Shrivastav, the Chairperson of the CFBP Consumer Film Festival said, “Every Empowered woman can empower a family to change the world to be a better place. It’s truly heartening and motivating to see that this year, through our consumer film festival we received so many entries on women empowerment, especially from young students! I am very grateful to all our jury members for their strong support in selecting the best and taking out time from their busy schedules to be part of this humble endeavour. This year we had more than 1000 entries from all across India and other countries, we are only growing each year to reach every corner of the world."

The winners of the awards were: 

Short Film: 

  • Haqeeqat – Nitin Kumar Bararia (Kolkata) - 1st prize winner 

  • Late Night Taxi- Harry Khalsa & Kahanikar Saromi (Delhi) - 2nd prize 

  • Laal daag – Sarcastic Studio (Kolkata) - Special mention 

The painting above 18: 

  • Arpit Verma (Lucknow) - 1st prize 

  • Nisha Verma (Delhi)- 2nd prize 

The painting below 18: 

  • Lizal Jack (Mumbai) - 1st prize 

  • Shivani Nayampali (Mumbai) - 2nd prize 

The slogan below 18: 

  • Suhani Agarwal (Mumbai) -1st prize 

  • Aryan Indra (Mumbai) - 2nd prize 

The slogan above 18: 

  • Anish Anand (UP) - 1st prize 

  • Janice Lobo (Mumbai) - 2nd prize 

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