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TN Producers Council urges CM to eradicate piracy menace

TN Producers Council urges CM to eradicate piracy menace

Chennai, May 12 (UNI) Actor and newly-elected President of Tamil Film Producers Council Vishal, along with other office bearers today urged Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami to take steps to eradicate the menace of piracy and hike the ticket prices in cinema theatres.
Vishal and others met the Chief Minister at the State Secretariat and submitted a memorandum in this regard.
He requested him to take action against newly-released films being screened illegally in omni buses and private vehicles.
He also urged Mr Palaniswami to take steps to ensure that cable TV stop airing new films.
Vishal also stressed the urgent need to set up small theatres.
The meeting assumes significance since Vishal had recently announced that if their demands were not met, they would strike work from May 30.
It effectively means there would be no shoots and no releases.
Sources said that close on the heels of the meeting with the Chief Minister, the office-bearers of the Council would visit New Delhi and submit a memorandum to Union Minister for I and B Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.
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Tapsee Pannu unveils late RK Laxman's granddaughter's creation on common women

Mumbai, Aug 21 (UNI) Bollywood actress Tapsee Pannu unveiled late RK Laxman's granddaughter's creation on common women, at India Licensing Expo, 2017, India's first and most influential business-to-business brand licensing show.


Phulwa's character in 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' was tailor made for me: Bidita Bag

By Sanya Pandey New Delhi, Aug 20 (UNI) Actress Bidita Bag, who will be soon seen opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui in 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz', has said replacing Chitrangda Singh was a good thing for her as the role of Phulwa in the film was tailor made for her.


Bengali film Macher Jhol, a storyline on people's aspiring dreams

Kolkata, Aug 20 (UNI) Macher Jhol, a popular Bengali movie, is a tale of two generations based on mother-son bond.


Baul tradition, a unique heritage of Bengali folk music

By Biswamoy Mukherjee Kolkata, Aug 20 (UNI) Baul, the most popular and widely known folk music of Bengal, occupies an important place in the state's culture and heritage.


Partition: 1947 is relevant to today's time: Huma Qureshi

New Delhi, Aug 19 (UNI) Bollywood actor Huma Qureshi, whose latest film 'Partition: 1947', dealing with the events surrounding the Partition of the country, feels that the film is also relevant to today's age and time.

NFAI acquires 2500 film posters of Indian Cinema

NFAI acquires 2500 film posters of Indian Cinema

Pune, Aug 4 (UNI) In one of the major acquisition in recent times, National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, has acquired about 2500 film posters of Indian cinema which include the collection about 1500 Hindi film posters, in addition to a number of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam ones.