Mysuru: Karnataka Film Development Authority Chairperson and film actor Tara Anuradha inaugurated the screening of Bahuroopi film festival at Rangachavadi within the precincts of theatre repertory on Saturday March 12.
Speaking at the programme, she said that “cinema is a composition of various art forms and audience are supreme.”
Bahuroopi Film Festival with Motherhood as theme will be screening a total of 24 movies with three movies including one documentary to be screened everyday for nine days. On the last day popular movies will be screened as a part of the festival.
“Movies are not just for the sake of entertainment as it is a part of the society. Indian cinema is even projected in contemporary movies. Festivals have emerged as stage to hunt talent and debate. So film festivals are necessary to understand the powerful media,” said Naturalist K. Manu, the convenor of the film festival.
“Mysuru is also not behind in producing talent as each day an average of six talent from the City can be seen on both small and big screens. Mysuru is culturally active and rich place with equal scope for innovations,” said Manu.
Rangayana Director Addanda C. Cariyappa, Deputy Director of Kannada and Culture Department Nirmala Matapathi, Festival Coordinator Anju Singh, and Joint Director V. N. Mallikarjuna Swamy were present.