TN CM hands over Rs 75 lakh cheque to CIFF organisers

Chennai: Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday handed over a cheque for Rs 75 lakh to the organisers of the Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF).

An official release here said the 18th edition of the film festival would be held here from February 18 to 25.

It said A Thangaraj, general secretary of the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF), along with a delegation met the Chief Minister and received the cheque.

The film festival will have a world cinema category, Indian panorama, retrospective, country focus and a Tamil feature film competition as well.

In 2019 too, the State government gave a similar amount for conducting the festival.

 

NT Bureau