Actor Kamal Haasan has urged the the government to provide funds to improve the digital archival library in the State. This would help preserve old and rare movies, he said.
Speaking at the valedictory function of the two-day conclave on the film industry held in Chennai, Kamal Haasan said, 'the digital library was set up by FICCI and has around 3,500 films in all Indian languages. About 1,000 gigabytes of storage space has been created in the last six months. '
'We have done this with private funds but to enhance the capacity, we need government funds,' said Hassan.
He said future is digital and more producers and directors would take it up.