In a late night development on Saturday the officials of the Big FM Radio station in Bangalore met the representatives of the KFCC to arrive at a solution to the controversy surrounding the insulting programme which was aired on the channel on July 16. Big Fm Radio station will cease to function on August 2 and tender an apology which will be published in all the newspapers. It will also announce the apology and regret in the Radio Channel once in a hour for the next fifteen days.
In a press conference held at the office of the KFCC on Sunday afternoon, the officials of Big FM said that the organisation has regretted for what had happened after it had aired the controversial Chatri programme on July 16. It also announced that it had agreed to all the conditions set in by the chamber and will be closing down its activities on Monday. Basanth Kumar Patil announced that their Dharna programme stands cancelled in the light of apology tendered by Big FM Radio channel.
Consequent on this development, the Big FM Radio, a Radio Channel from the ADAG group of Reliance companies is all set to stop all its activities on Monday, the August 2. This has resulted in Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce withdrawing its non co-operation gag order to all its members. Earlier the KFCC had decided to boycott the music channel and organise a Dharna in front of the music channel's office in Koramangala. The KFCC was agitated over the insulting remarks made against the film personalities in a programme aired by the music channel on July 16.
Sunil Kumaran, Cluster head of Big FM from Karnataka and Kerala said that the music channel will continue to promote Kannada films in future and work closely with the fraternity as was demonstrated earlier many a times.