The members of Film Federation of India, South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce, and Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce will be holding a joint meeting today and will be discussing the problems that the film industry is facing in the recent years.
On Friday Film Federation of India (FFI) president Ravi Kottarkara along with SIFCC and KFCC members held a press conference and talked about the issues that will be discussed in today’s meeting being held at the Karnataka State Cricket Association.
‘The Indian film is 100 years old and it is matter of joy. But not many people know that the industry is suffering from many problems including the service tax, problems from the digital projection system, the copyright act and the purchase of films by channels. These problems will be discussed in detail in tomorrow’s meeting and we are planning to arrive on a conclusion in the meeting. On 20th of June, we will be submitting a memorandum to the new Government. We hope the new Government will help us in this time of crisis’ said Ravi Kottarkara.
Information Minister Roshan Baig, Housing Minister Ambarish and Kannada and Culture Minister Umashree will also be participating in today’s meeting.