*Expertise will not be sufficient – to carry out on the tube. It was once ‘who you understand’. Quickly, it could be your caste. The fourth standing committee on Dr B.R. Ambedkar’s delivery centenary celebrations has requested for a document of the “caste background” of artistes used on tv and radio. An extract from the round quantity 92/4/92-PXI from the directorate-general requires the “upkeep of caste-wise particulars of artistes in Doordarshan and AIR in order to enhance the deployment of SCs and STs in DD/AIR programmes”. The main points are being collected. Many DD kendras say they don’t have any such system of monitoring. The controller of manufacturing has written to the I&B Ministry saying this train “will not be within the bigger pursuits… in an expert organisation like Doordarshan”. No forged(e)ing couches, please.
Nonetheless from Adi Mimansa: a style of the great issues forward
*With Star TV all set to beam down programmes in Hindi, some persons are lastly waking up in DD. One of many coming coups is the telecast ofThe Godfather – the Full Novel for Tv, Francis Ford Coppola’s tv marathon with the identical star forged of Marlon Brando and Al Pacino. The collection had an adventurous time attending to Indian tv. The Bombay producer providing the collection refused to let the tapes out of his palms, for worry of piracy, preferring to fly down with it and watch intently. Thankfully, such programmes will likely be taken out of the owl hour and proven after the English information. The opposite change: Friday evenings are for the films. Good movies in addition to outdated classics. Sai Paranjpai’sAnghuta Chhap, Budhadeb Dasgupta’sBagh Bahadurand A.Okay. Bir’sAdi Mimansahave already been telecast.Adi Mimansawas made simply final yr and screened on the movie pageant in Bangalore in January.
Nonetheless from The Godfather: DD’s telecasting coup
*After the Serial Scamgate, it is Filmgate. The broom’s stirred up a number of the grime – sorry, mud – in Mandi Home. About half a dozen officers concerned within the collection of movies for telecast – DD forks out over Rs 15 lakh – every week had been swept out. Apparently, the system of kickbacks had change into so entrenched that it was fattening the financial institution accounts of DD workers and their companions exterior DD. The “system” was foolproof, with totally different strategies of extorting cash, explains a senior DD official. Technique 1: ask the producer for cash to provide his movie precedence. Technique 2: ask an individual who has been within the “Q” for years for the rights to his movie, purchase it after which rush to Delhi and “purchase” your means in. Technique 3: any individual on the Delhi Kendra will say the tape is technically not good and slip in a “substitute”. Technique 4: after the telecast, delay cost and ship a letter on a false letterhead claiming rights to the movie. Litigation follows and the one who greases the palms will get the cost. Technique 5: change the movie’s class from “A” to “U”, which can make a distinction of over Rs 3 lakh. No marvel DD’s been displaying awful movies.