MUMBAI: Bollywood handsome hunk and resident superhero, Hrithik Roshan was the chosen one; the guest of honour at the launch of Subhash Ghai’s latest venture for Whistling Woods International (WWI): the Whistling Woods Virtual Academy (WWVA).
Hrithik Roshan formally launched the education institute’s foray into online education; the WWVA – a pioneering venture of an online film-making course.
Meghna Ghai – Puri, President, Whistling Woods International, commented, “The announcement of the WWVA comes on the heels of our recent tie-ups with Bradford College, UK and Trend Media City, Nigeria, to set up campuses in the UK & Nigeria, and is a further step in our commitment to the sectors of film and media education.”
Said Subhash Ghai, founder and Chairman of Whistling Woods International, “It’s a great honour for Whistling Woods to announce its Virtual Academy. With the WWVA, we also make a bold statement that Whistling Woods is here to stay with a bright future ahead and that our commitment to film & media education, which goes beyond the existing campus of Whistling Woods, is absolute.”
The hero of the evening, Hrithik Roshan shone in a pair of blue jeans and a white shirt. He was visibly thrilled and excited, “Receiving so many questions from the students helped me analyze my own instincts, my processes in the most honest way I could. It actually reeducated me in turn. I didn’t even want to stop talking. The chat was on so many important topics.”
Talking about his upcoming project, Hrithik revealed, “Working with Shekhar Kapur is a lifelong dream of mine, I’m looking forward to doing ‘Paani’. Being in his presence, I feel comfortable.”