MUMBAI: The Indian Motion Picture Producers‘ Association (IMPAA) has elected T.P. Aggarwal as its new president.
Other members who were elected include Sushama Shiromanee (IMPAA senior vice president), Vinay Kumar Sinha (vice president) and Anand Girdhar (treasurer).
A total of 16 candidates contested in the Ordinary Members category (regular producers) and five candidates in Associate Class in each of the groups Active Group headed by Shabnam Kapoor and Today‘s Group headed by T.P. Aggarwal. Komal Gulati was the independent candidate who bagged seven votes.
Today‘s Group outwitted the Active Group with 11 of its members winning against the Active Group‘s 10 members.
Those elected from the Ordinary members category were Kuku Kohli, Ashok Pandit, Guddu Dhanoa, Shabnam Kapoor, Naresh Mohnot, Vicky Ranawat, Manoj Chaturvedi, N.R. Pachisia and Mrs. Farrah Sultan Ahmed.
The elections were presided over by Guddu Dhanoa, Kumar Aditya and secretary and returning officer Anil Nagrath.
Later, at a small ceremony, ex-Mumbai commissioner of Police A N Roy awarded the Lifetime Achievement Awards to Aroona Irani, late Mehmood (collected by brother Anwar) and late Gulshan Kumar (collected by Krishan Kumar). The Young Achievers Award was given to producer Sajid Nadiadwala.
Associate Class: S. Kumar Mohan (63 votes).