(Image source from: Twitter.com/TelanganaCMO)
KCR to Introduce New Policy to Promote Telugu Film Industry:- Chief Minister of Telangana k Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday met veteran filmmaker and Dadasaheb Phalke awardee K Vishwanath to ask about his health status and also felicitate him.
In the course of the meet, KCR assured to adopt a new policy to promote the Telugu film industry. Rao told the 48th recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke award that he wanted to see him in good health for a long time.
While expressing his delight in meeting Vishwanath, Rao said: “Every time I watched your movies, I wanted to meet you. After a long wait, my desire has been fulfilled.”
The chief minister said each of Viswanath’s movies was like a literary work and the way he paid attention to language, songs, selection of artists, picturisation and dialogues was noteworthy. An entire family can sit together and watch his films, Rao said, adding that whenever he got free time, he would watch Viswanath’s films.
ఆదివారం నాడు ముఖ్యమంత్రి శ్రీ కె. చంద్రశేఖర్ రావు ప్రముఖ దర్శకుడు కళాతపస్వి శ్రీ కె. విశ్వనాథ్ ను ఫిల్మ్ నగర్ లోని ఆయన నివాసంలో మర్యాదపూర్వకంగా కలిశారు. pic.twitter.com/nY5t2pNDLo— Telangana CMO (@TelanganaCMO) August 11, 2019
Expressing gladness over the chief minister’s visit, Vishwanath said, “When you called and told me you were going to visit, I thought it was a prankster who was calling. After I confirmed that it was you, I couldn’t sleep till late last night.”
He recalled that former Tamil Nadu chief minister late MG Ramachandran too visited him.
Vishwanath applauded Rao’s flagship Kaleshwaram project and welfare schemes and appreciated the chief minister for his prowess on literature and the way he organized the first World Telugu Conference.
During the interaction, Rao said there is a lot of scopes for the Telugu film industry to grow, and promised to bring a new policy for promoting the industry.
By Sowmya Sangam