Breaking “Today Headlines” : TFPC Called off Strike After a month due to the request of TN Government …!?!
For the past 30 days no films has hit the screen and more films are stopped shooting due to the strike of Tamil Film Producers Council (TFPC).
After the six hours of marathon meeting with theatre owners associations, producers and distributors, FEFSI, Vishal said that a few crucial decisions have been taken at discussion. ‘We will try to implement them first’.
He said that another round meeting would soon be a final decision. Because of the strike over 50 films that were ready to hit the screens. Shootings of more than 75 films were freezed.
The DSP’s should reduce the VPF charges and come for an agreement or else we will purchase the VPF players from other states said TFPC President MR.Vishal.
Co-founder of Qube Cinemas, Jayendra Panchapakesan, said that “Until a few years ago, film projectors were used to run the movies and which would cost only a few lakhs. The producers used to pay around Rs 60,000 per print. But after the intervention of the DSPs, and the equipment installed in theatres, the cost has come down to Rs 15,000 per print”.
TFPC President and Vishal, has thanked TN Government and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for agreeing to set up a new corporation for the film industry.
After that, vishal have been decided to bring the issue to the consideration of Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami and the Minister for Information and Publicity, Kadambur Raju. We firmly believe that the state’s intervention will resolve the standoff and bring cinephiles back to theaters. Then,
Kadambur raju has announced that TN Government will set up a new corporation for the flim industry.
For this Vishal thanked Kadambur raju and said that, “Our heartfelt thanks to Kadambur Raju, Minister of Information and Broadcast for assuring us to set up a new corporation for the film industry, which was one of the major requests from the TFPC. We believe that the Tamil Nadu Government will fulfill all our requests very soon.
We hope that the meeting between TN govt. and TFPC members would come up with a positive decision, which would help all the workers who are depended on Film Industry.
And we are hoping forward that our headline would become true tomorrow, let we keep our fingers crossed.