Global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas came onboard as the chairperson of The Mumbai Academy of Moving
Image (MAMI) film festival announced on Tuesday.
She was unanimously nominated by the MAMI’s Board of Trustees comprising Nita M. Ambani (CoChairperson), Anupama Chopra
The board also welcomed two new members to its fold, acclaimed filmmaker Anjali Menon and
renowned filmmaker and archivist Shivendra Singh
Speaking on the occasion, Priyanka said, “I’m so proud to be taking on the role of Chairperson of the Jio MAMI
Mumbai Film Festival.
I’m really looking forward to working alongside these powerhouse women, Isha Ambani, Anupama Chopra, Smriti Kiran and the rest of the team, to take the festival to the next level.
The hybrid edition of the festival will take place in March depending on how the Covid-19 situation
unfolds in India.
The tentative dates of the festival are March 11 to March 15, 2022.