SICA Awards

BEGINNING THIS year the Southern India Cinematographer's Association (SICA) will honour outstanding film artistes and technicians annually.

A panel headed by K. Balachander will choose the Cine Bests from five languages — Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi.

The first award function will be held on November 23, at the Nehru Indoor Stadium.

Stars from the South and from Mumbai will participate. Jaya TV will telecast the show at a later date.

The fund raised for the event will benefit struggling cinematographers.