Press Release – Kakatiya Film Festival -Dec 17th 2016



Press Release

18th November 2016

HYDERABAD : Samachara Bharati Cultural Association is organising “KAKATIYA FILM FESTIVAL”,  a short film festival on the theme “Ek Bharat, Samaras Bharat on 17 December 2016 at Hyderabad.

The festival aims to bring to fore creative talent of the youth and provide them with an opportunity to showcase their thoughts, empathy and breadth of vision on the themes like Samarasta  (Social Harmony), Seva (Service) and Jagarukta (Awareness).

Patrons : Sri Sirivennela Sitarama Shastry and Sri Tanikella Bharani are patrons for this festival.

Jury : The jury comprises of Sri Allani Sridhar, film director,  Sri Komala Sreedhar Reddy ( known as Madhura Sreedhar), Film Producer and Director,  Sri Sumanth Paranji, Producer , and Sri Vinay Varma, Head Theatre group ‘Sutradhar’.

Registration for the short film competition is free.

Prize Money : As a token gesture of encouragement, we are awarding prize money of Rs 51,000/-, Rs 21,000/-, and 11,000/- for the best film, second best and third best film respectively.

General Rules : The films can be made in Telugu, Hindi, English or can also be silent and shall not exceed 10 minutes in size. The content submitted must be her/his original work. The submission of entries ends on 11th December 2016.

Screening :  The selected films will be screened on 17th December, 2016 at Saradhi Studios, Ameerpet, Hyderabad.

Website of Film Festival

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For More details, please contact

Samachara Bharati Cultural Association

No. 3-4-852, Keshava Nilayam, Barkatpura,

Hyderabad – 500027;

Tel : 040- 27550869;   (M) 9848038857

Dr.Gopal Reddy

President – 9849642868(M)

Ayush Nadimpalli

Secretary –  9848038857 ( M )