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  • KFCC Remembers late Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor

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    The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce on Monday afternoon mourned the death of late directors Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor who died last week due to health related issues. A number of dignitaries including KFCC president Thomas D'Souza, secretaries Ba Ma Harish and B R Keshav, Dwarkish, K S L Swamy, Dr Jayamala, K V Chandrashekhar, Nagabharana, Hema Chaudhary, Chinnegowdaru, Bharghava, Bhagwan, Raghu and others including KFCC Executive Committee members were present at the occasion and remembered Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor.


    Dr Jayamala said that both Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor were here mentors. While Siddalingaiah introduced her to Kannada cinema, it was K N Taylor who gave her a big break in Tulu cinemas. Jayamala said it was very sad that her mentors died in a week's time.

    KFCC ex-president K V Chandrashekhar said that the government must name a couple of awards in Siddalingaiah and K N Taylor's name in the coming years.


  • Siddalingaiah to be Cremated on Friday Evening

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    Well known director Siddalingaiah who died on Thursday afternoon due to H1N1 will be cremated on Friday evening at the T R Mill crematorium in Bangalore. Siddalingaiah's grandson and actor Atharva is in Singapore for a shooting and he is expected to be back Friday early morning. After Atharva's arrival from Singapore the next process will be started.

    Meanwhile, his body has been kept in his residence in Rajajinagar and many dignitaries like Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Ravichandran, Dr Jayamala, Dwarkish and others visited his house and paid their last respects to the legendary director.