“The Government indeed has very much concern towards the Kannada film industry and it will take steps to strengthen the industry in the future. I know that the Kannada film Industry is facing a lot of problems these days and my Government is totally committed towards solving those problems," said the Chief Minister.
Announcing that the decision has been taken in the first cabinet meeting to grant Kishan a BDA site in Bangalore, the Chief Minister said, “We have just concluded our first cabinet meeting and we have taken the decision to grant Master Kishan to allot a BDA site for his great achievements. I have also signed the papers regarding the handing over of the site at the Kanteerava studios to Dr Rajkumar Pratishtaana and the work will be commencing soon."
After concluding his speech, the CM honoured former Presidents of KFCC. Nagaraj Shetty, B.C.S. Narayan, C.V.L. Sastry, K.V.Gupta, R. Lakshman, A.R..Raju, T. Ramakrishna, K.C.N. Chandrasekhar, K.V. Chandrasekhar and Tallam Nanjundashetty. This year's National award winning films Care of Footpath, Kaada Beladingalu, Kallarali Hoovagi, Koti Chennaiah were also honoured.
Information Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu, Ambarish, Dr Vishnuvardhan, Parvathamma Rajkumar, Sa Ra Govindu, Jayanthi, Jayamala, Dwarkish, Shivaram, Ramesh were among a host of dignitaries who were present at the occasion.