Kannada Film Fest kicks off in SL (Pics)
A Kannada Film Festival kicked off yesterday (02) at the Tharangani cinema hall at the National Film Corporation.
The festival was jointly organised by the National Film Corporation, Swami Vivekananda Indian Cultural Center affiliated to the Indian High Commission in Colombo, Nagathihalli Cinema School in Bangalore, PEN Sri Lanka and the Asian Media and Culture Association (AMCA).
The event was held under the auspices of the Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Mr. Gopal Baglay and Minister of Media and Transport – Dr. Bandula Gunawardena.
Special guests included renowned Kannada film director and director of Nagathihalli Cinema School in Bangalore – Mr. Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar,
Indian national and international award-winning veteran Kannada film director and director of Nagathihalli Cinema School, Bangalore – Mr. Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar, veteran journalist – Mr. G.N. Mohan, film producer – Mr. Shankar Gowda, veteran cinematographer – Mr. S.K. Rao and Editor-in-Chief of “Janamitra”, the largest selling newspaper in Hassan district of the Karnataka state – Mr. H.B. Madan Gowda also joined as special guests.