Salil Chaturvedi (48), disability campaigner, said that prior to playing of the national anthem at cinema halls, the Supreme Court order must ask theatres to flash a message conveying exemptions granted to the differently-abled people.
While films of veteran directors appear to be missing from the Indian Panorama section at this year’s IFFI, jury members say they choose only on merit and talk about inviting uncertified entries for the first time.
Not only the state government has more than doubled the budget from Rs. 6 crores (2015) to over Rs. 13 crores this year, the Directorate of Film Festival (DFF) has also increased the number of screenings from 187 movies