Talking about the event on Monday (Sep 9), Kalyan, the Organiser and President of South Indian Film Chamber Of Commerce, said, "Indian Cinema Centenary Festival, will be held from September 21-24 in Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai. The event will be inaugurated by honorable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalitha."
Kalyan, who addressed the press conference in Chennai, said that the representatives from all the four film industries of South India will be participating in the event. The celebrities and technicians from Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada film industry will be participating at the event. "The event will be volunteered by Tamil Film Producers Association, Federation of Tamil Nadu distributors, Tamil Nadu Theater Owners Association, the Association of South Indian actor, Tamil Nadu Directors Association and South Indian Federation of Film Workers Association," Kalyan added.
He also said that the Chennai city will be grandly decorated, and the old movies of all the four languages will be screened for free in the theatres like Sathyam and Abhirami. Kalyan further added that President Pranab Mukherjee will be the Chief Guest of the valedictory function of 100 years of Indian Cinema, which is scheduled on September 24.
The event will also be attended by Tamil Nadu Governor Rossaiha, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.