Itanagar: The BJP led Arunanchal Pradesh Government has signed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt as Brand Ambassador and award-winning filmmaker & branding expert Rahul Mittra as Brand Advisor on the occasion of the golden jubilee celebrations, marking the 50th year of the naming of the state. This announcement was made by Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Assembly Speaker Pasang Sona Dorjee at a packed function in the presence of both Sanjay Dutt & Rahul Mittra who arrived from Mumbai by chartered flight to Dibrugarh and then by helicopter to the picturesque valley of Mechuka in the afternoon today.
A big media campaign conceptualised & executed by Rahul Mittra Films and shot by top ad-filmmaker & drummer Pentagram Shiraz Bhattacharya was kickstarted on this occasion, featuring Sanjay Dutt as a youth icon, nature lover, de-addiction proponent & an ever-evolving individual catering to the niche target audience for Arunanchal tourism. In addition to the promotional films, Dutt will also engage with the local youth of the state on a series of initiatives on substance abuse and other key issues that cause concern in the state. Filming on a large scale is taking place at Ziro village, Pakke valley, Dambuk, Namsai, Parshuram Kund, Pasighat, Mechuka & Tawang. The month long celebrations will commence at Ziro on January 20, 2022 as it was in Ziro that Arunanchal Pradesh got its name and Union Territory status in 1972.
The closing ceremony will be held in Itanagar on the occasion of the Statehood Day on February 20,2022.