South industry to celebrate 100 yrs of Cinema in Chennai
Besides invites to all the four chief ministers of the four film industries, an invite to president is also...
Besides invites to all the four chief ministers of the four film industries, an invite to president is also sent- South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce secretary Ravi Kottarakara Nagaraj Goud Come this September 1, artistes and technicians of the whole of south Indian film industry will be under one roof at Chennai to usher in the celebrations of 100 years of Indian Cinema. After deliberate discussions with the chambers of the premier south film industries, Chennai, the birth place of south industry, was locked as the venue. "After forming a committee with all the chambers of four industries, it is decided that massive celebrations will be held over the course of three days starting from September 1", said producer KS Ramarao on Sunday in Hyderabad. He also said a road map, on how the celebrations should be, is in the process and that regular meetings are going on regarding the same with all the industries. The industries will remain closed from Aug 28 to Sept 3 in view of the function. Around 1500 noted Telugu film industry faces industry will be present at the venue, an indoor stadium, said South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce (SIFCC) president C Kalyan. While the first day will observe programmes associated with Tamil and Malayalam industries, the second day is reserved to Telugu and Kannada industries. Legends (includes artistes and technicians) from all the regional film industries will be felicitated on day three, added Kalyan. Besides invites to all the four chief ministers of the four film industries, an invite to president is also sent, shared SIFCC secretary Ravi Kottarakara. The three-day festival will focus on how Indian cinema emerged from the silent era to the colour era to the digital era, added Ravi. Thammareddy Bharadwaja who is the Regional Committee chairman said that a curtain raiser event will lead to the celebrations from Sept 1. "An exhibition on how the Telugu industry took form, old posters, and rare stuff will be exhibited to be the public from August 23-30 in Hyderabad," he said. About the celebrations he stated, "It will be bigger than 75 years Of Telugu.
15 July 2019 12:01 AM GMT