Work on Film City in Mysuru will start this year itself: CM Bommai

Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

Work on Film City in Mysuru would be taken up this year itself,Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.

He was speaking at a function to celebrate the 94th Birth Anniversary of Dr Rajkumar and present Priyadarshini State Film Awards for the year 2017.

Without any one asking for it,we have announced subsidy for 200 Kannada and regional language movies this year in the State budget,a big jump from the earlier limit of 125 movies,Bommai said.

Renowned actress Lakshmi was presented with the Dr Rajkumar award for Life Time Achievement and Director S Narayan received the Puttanna Kanagal award.