No one was ready to fund this film, but Pawan Kumar did not stop. Now, Kannada’s first crowd-funded film Lucia, directed by ‘Laifu Ishtene’ fame Pawan Kumar, has won the prestigious Audience Award in London Indian Film Festival. »
For us average Bangaloreans, the communal ire at the discussion on Bangalore, was quite a treat. For applause from an event’s audience means that a wide-ranging liberal platitude has just been delivered.
Life may have gotten easier for non-Kannadigas in Bangalore, with new-age jobs and comforts. But will young people find a future Bengaluru an alienating place if they don’t know Kannada? A Citizen Matters special for November 1st, Rajyotsava Day.