The newly elected executive committee of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has requested the state government to severely punish the video pirates who are killing the Kannada film industry and also restricting the business prospects of other language films. The KFCC had requested the state government to bring in the video pirates in the purview of Goonda act. Right now the amendment to Goonda act is in process and will be a reality in a few days. KFCC wants it to be hastened at the earliest considering the serious plight of the filmmakers.
The newly formed executive committee has also requested the state government to introduce the single window system where in the producers of Kannada films will be able to get things done in one counter and are not made to move to various places to get things done.
The long standing demand of the Kannada film producers that an equal amount of Rs. 10 lacs subsidy has to be paid to all Kannada films except those films that are remade and which are carrying adverse censor certification.
Addressing the media conference after she took over as the president of the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce, Ms. jayamala said the KFCC will also request the state government to extend all sorts of co-operation to the Kannada film producers who project the women in good light in films and provide them with a subsidy of Rs. 25 lacs.
The KFCC press meet was also attended by all the Vice Presidents, Secretaries, Treasurer and office bearers. KFCC has decided to meet the Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa to present the list of demands shortly.
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