Petition update

The govt should build theatres across the country for independent cinema

tamseel hussain
New Delhi, India

Oct 8, 2012 — In a first for the industry, 14 film personalities will be campaigning to get Rs 200 crore out of the Rs 600 crore bonanza allotted by the government toward celebrating, commemorating and archiving 100 years of Indian cinema. The likes of Onir, Aparna Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Gautam Ghosh, Umesh Kulkarni, Sachin Kundalkar, Jahnu Baruah, Suman Mukhopadhyay, Subhash Kapoor, Rituparno Ghosh, Vinay Shukla, Nila Madhab Pandya, Janaki Vishwanathan and Resul Pookutty will be part of this campaign.