The Kannada Film Industry has placed revised demands to the new Karnataka Chief Minister in the revised budget of the state that will be presented on July 12.
At the pre budget meeting KFCC President B Vijayakumar and vice President Sa Ra Govindu attended to explain the urgent needs of the Kannada cinema industry.
It was Sa Ra Govindu who addressed at the pre-budget meeting and pointed on meeting a few of the demands in the state budget.
According to Sa Ra Govindu the VAT demanded for a period of 2005 to 2011 is a big burden on the Kannada cinema industry. The main important is this VAT we have asked for abolition of it.
The need of granting subsidy to 100 Kannada films from existing 75 films was stressed. The Film City at Hesaraghatta is a long standing dream of the Kannada cinema industry. Keeping the same place for other purpose of the Kannada cinema industry the Mysore Lamps near Yeshwanthpur is the best place for setting up studio floors, abolition of show tax was put before the chief minister among a few other demands.
Sa Ra Govindu is very optimistic a few of the demands would be definitely approved by Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah.