Film distributors are mafia, says Tannishtha Chatterjee

“I think distribution is the mafia when it comes to small films that are trying to reach out to the maximum Indian audience. Even they were saying that in todays’ day and age, making a film is not a big deal, but marketing and distribution are,” she added. The actress, who has featured in films like “Angry Indian Goddesses” and “Parched”, said: “There should be different ticket pricing based on the budget of the film. Students and youngsters are always interested in watching experimental films. By: IANS | Goa (panjim) |

Published:November 27, 2016 6:44 pm

Tannishtha Chatterjee says acting is a liberating profession. Any solution to that? There are so many films that even I was a part of that faced difficulties in getting released in India. Critically acclaimed actress Tannishtha Chatterjee believes that distributors play the mafia to small films in India. “I was talking to filmmaker Prakash Jha and Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury (director of ‘Pink’). However, most of the times they cannot afford to watch them due to expensive tickets.” It is ridiculous to see how the entertainment tax system is,” Tannishtha said at the 10th NDFC Film Bazaar here.