The eminent actor- filmmaker Kamal Haasan has been short listed to be honoured with the third highest civilian award- Padma Bhushan. Hassan, who`s has worked in the film industry for almost five decades, had received Padma Shri in 1990.
The Bengaluru International Film Festival (Biffes) opened on a glittering note here Monday, with hundreds of cine buffs thronging the venue for the inaugural event where Tollywood superstar Kamal Hassan was the cynosure of all.
A Rs 600-crore national mission to preserve the country`s film heritage will be unveiled at the International Film Festival of India this month, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari today said.
An empowered committee set up to suggest means to make the Cinematograh Act robust today submitted it report to the government with recommendations on certification, portrayal of women and communal harmony.
After a tug-of-war with exhibitors that threatened the release of his trilingual film `Vishwaroopam`, actor Kamal Haasan today announced it will hit the silver screen on January 25 but was mum on the direct-to-home premiere issue which had triggered the tussle.