“Films should speak the language of contemporariness and do justice to times”, said director Dr. Biju at a press meet as a part of IFFK. ”Actors should meet my norms and not vice versa”. “I cast Rima Kallingal because she knows politics” he pointed out. Commercial value is not his concern Dr.Biju cleared.
North eastern states have a big unabridged gap with Mainland India said the director from Shillong Paradip Kurbah. There, regional films have no space, Hollywood and Bollywood cinema overtook even the main theatres there - he said. Directors Paresh Mokashi and Priyantha Kaluarachchi were also present at the press meet.