Senior director and Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy chairman Rajendra Singh Babu has said that the Kannada makers are not neglected in the ongoing 08th Bangalore International Film Festival held in Bangalore.
Recently a director had claimed that Kannada film makers are being neglected in the 08th edition of the BIFFES. When asked about a question regarding this in the press meet, Babu denied news of neglecting Kannada makers.
'We have not neglected Kannada makers or Kannada cinema in this festival. We have made opportunities for lot film makers to premiere their film in this festival. Many of the Kannada makers have been selected for the jury and we have seen to it that many Kannada films get repeat shows amongst foreign films. We have not neglected anybody or hurt anybody. We are hosting this festival. Many guests have come here and the guests and invitees are also very important. If there are any problems, please let us know. Those who are complaning about neglecting have not contacted us' said Rajendra Singh Babu.