Mangaluru, August 4, 2019: It is the duty of each and every one of us to popularise the art, culture and literature of our land across the globe said Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar, eminent film director and former president of Karnataka Film Academy.
He was presiding over a function held at the Ravindra Kalabhavan of the University College here on Saturday as part of "Belli Hejjayalli Nammondige"an interaction with Dr Richard Castelino under the aegis of the Karnataka Film Academy.
Dr B A Viveka Rai, former vice chancellor of Hampi Kannada University in his address said Dr Richard Castelino has rendered invaluable service to the field of art. He has brought alive the beauty of the language and the harmony of the region through his movies, Dr Rai said.
Richard Castelino couple were felicitated on the occasion. Prof. P S Yadapadittaya, Vice Chancellor of Mangalore University was present as a chief guest.
Uday Kumar Irvattur, Principal of University College, Khader Shah, District Information Officer and others were present.