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Coimbatore: Short films as ‘ticket to fame’ in tinsel world

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | LAKSHMI L LUND
Published Aug 25, 2018, 3:47 am IST
Updated Aug 25, 2018, 3:47 am IST
A short film maker himself, he understands best the struggle an amateur short film maker goes through to create an identity.
(Representational Images)
 (Representational Images)

Coimbatore: A short film that receives overall high ratings, besides making its creator famous overnight also serves as an entry ticket for many who dream of making it big in the tinsel world. 

Providing a platform for aspiring artists who dream of making a career as directors in the cinema world is S P P Bhaskaran, who founded Chennai Independent Film Society in August this year in the state capital. 

 

A short film maker himself, he understands best the struggle an amateur short film maker goes through to create an identity. “The aim of starting the film society is to connect film producers, who can afford to fund quality short films, thus creating a win-win situation and bridging the gap between the talented directors and producers.” he said.

While making the short film titled ‘Clean India’, little did its creator, Mr. M. Vishnu, student of B.Com Professional Accounting (PA) of Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science realize that the film will put him in the limelight on a national platform. “The short film secured second position in short film competition in ‘Swachh Sankalp Sey Swachh Siddhi (S5) - MHA category’ at the National level. Union minister of state for Housing and Urban Affairs Mr. Hardip Singh Puri presented the award to Mr. Vishnu on occasion of Swachh Bharat Diwas held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.” a source from the college said. 

 

The film highlighted the plight of bad roads in the textile city and the damage caused to motorists and pedestrians due to the potholes on the city roads. 

Through his short film, Mr. Vishnu also offered valuable and feasible solution to the problem. 

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