Kannada film fraternity demonstrated its solidarity with farmers and pro-Kannada organisations on the ongoing Cauvery river dispute by staging a protest on Saturday (September 6). Supporting the bandh, the entire film industry stood for the cause of the state.
The entire film industry gathered around 10.30 am on Saturday and marched to Raj Bhavan and handed over a memorandum to Governor HR Bhardwaj. Rebel Star Ambareesh lead the film industry in the protest, which was held against the centre's directive to the state to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily for Tamil Nadu, he was backed by actors Dwarakish, Shivaraj Kumar and Upendra.
Raghavendra Rajkumar, Duniya Vijay, Ramesh Bhat, Avinash, Sadhu Kokila, Srinivas Murthy, Jayanthi, Nenapirali Prem, Sudharani, Mukya Mantri Chandru, Thriller Manju, Umashri, Jai Jagadish, Jaggesh, Anirudh, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Shahshi Kumar, Munirathna, Rockline Venkatesh, director Kashinath, SV Rajendra Singh Babu and others were spotted at the event. However, Darshan could not participate in the event as he was out of country.