Vatal Nagaraj is a Kannada activist. The Kannada activists headed by Vatal Nagaraj took out a procession on Thursday seeking ban against dubbing of other languages movies into Kannada. There was a huge response to the protest. Many senior and popular members of the movie field like
, Ravi Shankar, V Manohar were among those who participated in the protest. During the past, the film fraternity was divided on the issue, and some actors spoke favoring dubbing.
Vatal Nagaraj said that the practice was anti-Kannada and would hit the industry hard. He said that the protests would continue till the dubbing is totally banned. It is to be noted that V Manohar is an actor and music director. He said that the dubbing practice would hit hard several families in Kannada. Actors, technicians and even workers will not find work and such a practice as this should not be allowed to gain foothold.