Kayaar, president of the Tamil Film Producers’ Council, has taken a dig at today’s leading heroes by saying that while most of them are so ignorant that they cant’ even book their train/air tickets on their own, they are very particular in hiking their fee per film if their latest film turns out to be a hit venture.
Kayaar was speaking at the audio launch of an upcoming film Snehavin Kaadhalargal held recently in the city. “Today’s heroes remain very ignorant about the occurrences in the world. They don’t even know how films are made…and are ignorant about even booking train/air tickets.
However, they seem to be experts in hiking their fee per film if their latest film succeeds at the box-office. In fact, even if the film doesn’t do well at the box-office, the hero hikes his fee for the next film whereas the director suffers for want of future projects.
“Films are like magic world…success and failure occur too frequently; those in the film industry know nothing other than film-making which is a profession sans retirement,” he said.
In an indirect reply to Suresh Kamatchi, producer of upcoming film Kangaroo who recently said that the Producers’ Council doesn’t help in releasing small-budget films and in securing satellite broadcasting rights of these films, Kayaar said that films should be made confidently and not with the idea of selling them off to television.
“A producer or director should make films relying on their scripts and should know the nuances of selling it off to distributors and to satellite television channels. It’s not proper for them to remain ignorant and to blame the Council for everything,” Kayaar concluded.