Quick Heal Foundation, Maharashtra Cyber and Theatre Academy have joined hands to organize Cy-Fi Karandak, the competitive festival of One-Act Plays. The competition is part of a comprehensive project, Cy-Fi – The New Age Art Initiative, which in future intends to observe and focus on contemporary works of art that reflect Human Life in the digital world. The first among these is theatre.
Cy-Fi - New Age Art aims to create and enable a vibrant platform that portrays the impact of Digital Revolution on human life and facilitates a process of mass awareness around cybersecurity. The platform will build bridges between artists, technology and society through various forms of contemporary art.Know More About Cy-Fi Karandak
Cities: Pune, Mumbai, Nashik, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar, Kankavali, Ratnagiri
Address: Sakal Lalit Kalaghar, Gultekdi, Pune, Maharashtra 411037
Prize Distribution @ 8:30PM
For Grand Finale
Gultekdi, Pune, Maharashtra 411037
Quick Heal Foundation, the CSR arm of Quick Heal Technologies Limited, in association with Theatre Academy and Maharashtra Cyber, recently pulled down the curtains on Cy-Fi Karandak 2018 on a memorable note. The gala event organized at Sakal Lalit Kalaghar was marked with some enthralling performances that kept audiences craving for more.
I Agree by ‘Amche Amhi’ Pune was adjudged the well-deserved winner of the competition, followed by F57 by ‘Natyasanskar’ Pune and Communication Error by ‘Swapnapurti’ Mumbai.
Present as Chief Guest for the grand finale were renowned actors Mr. Riteish Deshmukh and Mr. Jackie Shroff while prominent Marathi actors Vijay Kenkre and Anand Ingle were part of the judging panel.
The winning teams were felicitated at the hands of Dr. Kailash Katkar (MD & CEO – Quick Heal Technologies Ltd.), Mr. Sanjay Katkar (Joint MD & CTO – Quick Heal Technologies Ltd.), Sachin Pandkar, SP, Maharashtra Cyber and Prasad Purandare, President, Theatre Academy.
Also present for this gala event were renowned theatre, film and TV personalities Subodh Bhave, Shrirang Godbole, Jitendra Joshi and Saurabh Gokhale.
A press conference was organised in Pune Commissioner’s Office on 6th December, 2018 to unveil the trophy of Cy-Fi Karandak 2018. MD and CEO of Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. Dr.Kailash Katkar along with Superintendent of Police Mr.Sachin Pandkar (Maharashtra Cyber) and Mr.Prasad Purandare of Theatre Academy, discussed about the event. The one-act play competition aims to educate people about digital threats, cyber safety through the medium of entertainment.
Quick Heal Foundation, the CSR arm of IT security solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. , Theatre Academy and Maharashtra Cyber Police are inviting entries across Maharashtra for Cy-Fi Karandak 2018.
Quick Heal Foundation, the CSR arm of Quick Heal Technologies Limited, the leading provider of IT Security Solutions in association with Pune City Police announced the winners of the first edition of ‘Cy-Fi Karandak 2017’ at a gala ceremony at Bharat Natya Mandir. ‘Vaat’ by ‘Prarambha’ was adjudged as the winner of the competition followed by ‘4th Dimension’ by ‘Unbox Pune’ and ‘Mission Perfection’ by ‘Jacaranda’ Pune.
The winners were felicitated at the hands Kailash Katkar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, Sanjay Katkar, Joint Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, Sudhir Hiremath, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Economic Offences Wing (EoW) & Cybercrime, Pune Police and Pradeep Vaidya, Director, Expression Lab. Renowned film and television personalities like Suyash Tilak, Parna Pethe, Girish Joshi and Sunil Sukthankar were present on the occasion.
In its endeavor to create awareness on Cybersecurity, Quick Heal Foundation, the CSR arm of Quick Heal Technologies Limited, the leading provider of IT Security Solutions in association with Pune City Police today announced the launch of Cy-Fi Karandak 2017, a first-of-its-kind competitive festival of offline and online one-act-plays aimed at creating a vibrant platform that portrays the impact of digital revolution on human life. The logo of Cy-Fi Karandak 2017 was unveiled at the hands of Kailash Katkar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, Milind Patil, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Economic Offences Wing (EoW) & Cybercrime, Pune Police and Pradeep Vaidya, Director, Expression Lab.
Quick Heal Foundation supports programmes and organizations devoted to the cause of the destitute, the rural poor, and the economically disadvantaged sections of the society. The Foundation also helps in spreading awareness about cybercrimes / online threats and safeguarding communities especially children and teenagers.
Theatre Academy, Pune is a renowned theatre organization. Since the last 45 years they are doing experimental theatre & organizing different kinds of theatre related programs & activities. It has produced landmark plays like Vijay Tendulkar's GHASIRAM KOTWAL, P.L.Deshpande’s TEEN PAISACHA TAMASHA, Satish Alekar’s MAHANIRVAN and many other plays. Theater academy always encourages different experimental programmes, and gives them the platform to perform.
Cyber Maharashtra was established in 2016 by the Government of Maharashtra, to tackle cyber crime and other digital threats. It is actively engaged in building cyber crime investigation labs, cyber police stations and awareness about cyber in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Cyber through its efforts has made Maharashtra, the first state in the country to have 43 cyber-police stations and 51 Cyber Labs, to expedite the criminal investigation cycle.
For Event queries:
Kedar Godse: +91 8390041349
Ninad Uchale: +91 9657442957
For CSR queries:
Ajay Shirke: +91 7028012479
For Media queries:
Akash Gosavi: +91 8007785096