The Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy headed by Thara Anooraadha, MLC has kept in dark various projects evolved by first Chairman of the Academy TS Nagabharana.
With 'Belli Hejje' and very ordinary programs happening like visits of luminaries and screening of quality films nothing is happening. The committee members to the new term of Thara have also not been appointed after months of taking over.
The most important task of 'Decade of Kannada Cinema' thought out by TS Nagabharana with veterans like Shyamasunder Kulkarni is in cold storage. In the first week of August 2011 the new project of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy 'Decade of Kannada cinema' documentation and bringing back the history of Kannada cinema book that was banned long ago has not happened.
According to sources lakhs of rupees are spent in the name of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy but no concrete development is seen.
2001 to 2011 - of Kannada cinema in all aspects ground work and a few of the journalists have worked for this project as the history of Kannada cinema lying in the go down of Hampi University is up to 2001 of Kannada cinema history from 1934.
In a recent reaction the first chairman of KCA, TS Nagabharana deeply hurt with the conditions of the Academy and its progress on a snail pace.