Bengaluru: Week-long film festival of MS Sathyu kicks off

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Nov 25, 2018, 5:43 am IST
Updated Nov 25, 2018, 5:43 am IST
It was followed by a panel discussion on the “Relevance of Films and Theatre Dealing with Social and Political Issues”. 
A still from M.S. Sathyu’s Kannada movie Bara.
 A still from M.S. Sathyu’s Kannada movie Bara.

Bengaluru: It is going to be a treat for movie buffs as a week-long film festival of renowned film director Mysore Srinivas Sathyu, or M.S. Sathyu, kicked off at the National Gallery of Modern Art on Saturday.

The festival opened with the screening of Kahan Kahan Se Guzre, a documentary on the life and works of the filmmaker, directed by Masood Khan. It was followed by a panel discussion on the “Relevance of Films and Theatre Dealing with Social and Political Issues”. 

 

Sathyu’s famous Kannada movie Bara, released in 1982, will be screened at 5 pm on Sunday.  Prathidhwani, a serial based on stories of Jnanapith award winner Masti Venkatesha Iyengar, will be screened on Tuesday. His film 

Galige, released in 1994, will be screened on Wednesday. 

Iconic movies, Chitegu Chinte and Ijjodu, will be screened on November 29 and 30. 

Even at the age of 88, the Padma Shri award winner Sathyu is unstoppable and has brought out his fantasy adventure movie, Gulebakavalli, starring actor and dancer Prabhu Deva.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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