Veteran Exhibitor Tallam Nanjunda Shetty aged 89 years has expired. He is the owner of Abhinay and States Theater in Bengaluru. Tallam was KFCC president in 2006-07.
Decades ago Tallam showed his guts when his Abhinay theatre was not granted the license. He told the licensing authority to put a bomb on the theatre or he would consume poison. He opened the bottle of poison and stood before Abhinay theatre the first Escalator theatre in India. Eventually Tallam won the battle.