Leading actors, directors, producers of Sandalwood, including other junior artists and television industry has announced the protest against the dubbing culture in Sandalwood, today (January 27). The eminent personalities of Sandalwood, who addressed the press at Press Club on January 26 had announced the support against the dubbing issue.
Sandalwood Superstars like Shivaraj Kumar, Ravichandran, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Shruthi, Jaggesh, Srinath, Pooja Gandhi, Tara, young actors like Yash, Radhika Pandit, Pooja Gandhi were present in the press conference on Sunday.
Speaking to media, Hattrick hero Shivaraj Kumar said, "The industry is united as far as this issue is concerned and the fact that so many of us have come together to stand up for the cause is proof enough. We will have a bandh on January 27 to protest the dubbing issue."
Crazy star Ravichandran, who raised his voice with Shivaraj Kumar, said, "The industry has opposed films in other languages being dubbed into Kannada from Dr Rajkumar's time. We'll follow the wishes of our seniors and now won't allow dubbing."
Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC), and many other pro-Kannada activist groups will be joining the protest. The rally, which will start from Mysore Bank Circle at 11 am will be concluding in Central College Grounds in Palace Road.