Noted Bollywood actor Aamir Khan was all praise for Southern star Kamal Haasan and said he was happy to share the dais with him while calling himself a 'big fan' of the actor-director.
Aamir was in Chennai to participate in the inaugural of the Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF), which would go on till December 19 with screenings at various theatres/screens in the city.
He also said, “We need a chain of theatres that regularly screens art house films. Till then festivals like this will be a boon.”
On his part, Kamal said he was overwhelmed to see the response for the festival and thanked the audience for loving cinema so much and supporting it.
He also said the talent in Kollywood was good to see and wanted to see serious writers enter cinema.
A slew of actors and prominent personalities from various walks of life were part of the opening ceremony of the fest, which would see around 165 critically acclaimed films from nearly 58 countries being screened apart from Tamil movies.