The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce on Monday afternoon mourned the death of late directors Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor who died last week due to health related issues. A number of dignitaries including KFCC president Thomas D'Souza, secretaries Ba Ma Harish and B R Keshav, Dwarkish, K S L Swamy, Dr Jayamala, K V Chandrashekhar, Nagabharana, Hema Chaudhary, Chinnegowdaru, Bharghava, Bhagwan, Raghu and others including KFCC Executive Committee members were present at the occasion and remembered Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor.
Dr Jayamala said that both Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor were here mentors. While Siddalingaiah introduced her to Kannada cinema, it was K N Taylor who gave her a big break in Tulu cinemas. Jayamala said it was very sad that her mentors died in a week's time.
KFCC ex-president K V Chandrashekhar said that the government must name a couple of awards in Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor's name in the coming years.