Kamal Haasan Meets I & B Minister With Problems Of The South Industry

A delegation of South Indian producers and filmmakers helmed by Kamal Haasan flew into Delhi last week to meet Rajyavardhan Rathore, the Minister For Information & Broadcasting  to apprise him of and discuss the problems  of the South Indian film industry.

Apparently the Minister has taken  serious note of the South Indian film industry’s grievances including the danger faced by specific states when  dubbed films are released to compete with films  made in the mother tongue.

But the focus of  the discussion was the Entertainment Tax structure  and how it affects theboxoffice performance  of films in various South Indian languages.

Confirming the meeting with the Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Kamal Haasansaid, “Yes we did meet Mr Rathore.  He was kind enough to give the Southern fraternity nearly an hour. We have put forward our wish list .The meeting was attended by heads of producers council, actors ,the President  of the Film Chamber Of South , etc.”

 

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