Gaali Gopura (1962). Rathna Manjari (1962). Nagarjuna (1961). Kaiwara Mahathme (1961). Kitturu Chennamma (1961). Bhakta Kanakadasa (1960). Dashavathara (1960). Ranadheera Kanteerava (1960). Shivalinga Sakshi (1960). Mahishasura Mardini (1959). Jagajyothi Basveshwara (1959). Manege Banda Mahalakshmi (1959). Anna Thangi (1958). Bhookailasa (1958). Prabhulinga Leele (1957). Chinthamani (1957). Kokilavani (1956). Kacha Devayani (1956). Sthree Rathna (1955). Shivasharane Nambiyakka (1955).
Dr. K S AshwathK.S. AshwathK.S. Ashwath,
IndianIndian cinemaIndian film
Vishnuvardhan and Rajkumar were eminent actors along with Ambarish, Anant Nag, Shankar Nag, Prabhakar, Udaya Kumar, Kalyan Kumar, Gangadhar, Ravichandran, Girish Karnad, Prakash Raj, Charan Raj, B Jayamma, Shivaraj kumar, Leelavathi, Kalpana, Bharathi, Jayanthi, Pandari Bai, Aarathi, Jaimala, Tara, Umashri and Ramya. Kannada directors include H. L. N. Simha, R. Nagendra Rao, B. R. Panthulu, M. S. Sathyu, Puttanna Kanagal, G. V. Iyer, Karnad, T. S. Nagabharana Siddalingaiah, B. V. Karanth, A K Pattabhi, T. V. Singh Thakur, Y. R. Swamy, M. R. Vittal, Sundar Rao Nadkarni, P. S. Moorthy, S. K. A. Chari, Hunsur Krishnamurthy, Prema Karanth, Rajendra Singh Babu, N.
Kannada is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala and abroad. The language has roughly 43.7 million native speakers, who are called Kannadigas . Kannada is also spoken as a second and third language by over 12.9 million non-Kannada speakers living in Karnataka, which adds up to 56.6 million speakers. It is one of the scheduled languages of India and the official and administrative language of the state of Karnataka.
RajnikanthPadma Vibhushan RajnikanthPadma Vibhushan Rajnikath
He then co-starred with N. T. Rama Rao in Tiger. With the completion of Tiger, Rajinikanth had acted in 50 films over a period of four years, and in four languages. Some other popular films released during this period are the youthful entertainer Ninaithale Inikkum, the Tamil–Kannada bilingual Priya, the Telugu film Amma Evarikkaina Amma and the melodrama Aarilirunthu Arubathu Varai. Priya, based on a detective novel by Sujatha Rangarajan, had the distinction of being the first film of Rajinikanth to be shot mostly outside India, mainly in Southeast Asia.
G V IyerG.V. IyerG.V.Iyer
Ranadheera Kanteerava (1960). Kantheredu Nodu (1961). Vamsha Vriksha (1971). Hemavathi (1977). 1983: National Film Award. Best Film: Adi Shankaracharya. Best Screenplay: Adi Shankaracharya. 1993: National Film Award. Best Film: Bhagavad Gita. 1993: Bhagavad Gita – nominated for Best Film at the Bogotá Film Festival in Golden Precolumbian Circle.
Dr. P.B. Srinivasp b srinivasP. B. Srinivas
He was instrumental in shaping the Kannada identity like Dr.Rajkumar and other actors such as Srinath, Vishnuvardhan, Gangadhar, Kalyan Kumar and Uday Kumar. Dr.P.B.S has sung for many artistes apart from Dr.Rajkumar in Kannada. Noted among them include Kalyan Kumar, Udaykumar, Rajesh, Srinath, Gangadhar, R.N.Sudarshan, Vishnuvardhan, Ranga, K.S.Aswath, Narasimharaju, Balakrishna, Shivaram, Ashok, Jaijagadish, Ramgopal, Sampath, Shankarnag, Rajashankar, Eshwarappa, Panthulu, Ramesh, Dwarakish, Suresh Heblikar, Seetharam, Arunkumar (Gururajulu Naidu), Vasudeva Girimaji, Rathnakar, Kanagal Prabhakar Shastry and many more. Sreenivas was also a poet.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in India. Collectively, they were called British India. In one form or another, they existed between 1612 and 1947, conventionally divided into three historical periods:
The following is a list of films produced in the Kannada film industry in India in 1962, presented in alphabetical order.
Aarathi has worked opposite all the leading actors of her time including Rajkumar, Vishnuvardhan, Ambareesh, Srinath, Ananth Nag, Shankar Nag, Ashok, Kamal Hassan, Rajinikanth and Gangadhar. Her collaboration with the director Puttanna Kanagal produced cult films and they went on to work together in about twelve films. She directed a TV series, Namma Nammalli. Presently, she's occupied with charitable work for her husband's charitable foundation in the US. Aarathi fell in love with her mentor and director Puttanna Kanagal and they had a daughter Yashaswini in 1977. However due to creative differences the marriage broke down in 1981. She was then briefly married to politician Raghupathy.
BalakrishnaT. N. Balakrishna
He appeared in over a hundred Kannada films playing mostly comic roles, that starred Rajkumar in lead roles. In order to make the Kannada film industry self-reliant and save money for the producers, he started the studio, investing all of his money and property. He built the Abhiman studio in Kengeri, Bangalore on a 20-acre plot in 1963, but faced difficulties initially. When no Kannada films were being made, he got together with other actors like Rajkumar and G. V. Iyer and produced the film Ranadheera Kanteerava. He even raised money from the public at 100 per person to build the studio. The studio was a failure, and Balanna died in penury.
Filmfare AwardsFilmfare AwardSouth Filmfare Awards
Rajkumar = 8. Mohanlal = 8. Most Awards for Best Actress. Lakshmi = 7. Saritha = 6. Vijayashanti = 6. Most Awards for Music Direction. A.R.Rahman = 17. Devi Sri Prasad = 7. M. M. Keeravani = 7. Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu: since 1963. Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu: since 1972. Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu: since 1972. Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu: since 1972. Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu: since 2002. Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu: since 2002. Filmfare Award for Best Music Director – Telugu: since 1990. Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu: since 2005.
Swamy, Geethapriya, Singeetam Srinivasa Rao and Puttanna Kanagal. After his stint as the assistant director from 1958 through 1965, he got his acting break in supporting role in Seetharama Shastry's Beretha Jeeva starring Kalyan Kumar. From then on, he acted with almost all the directors of the 1970s and 1980s through 2000s. Some of his most memorable performances as a character actor include Sharapanjara, Naagarahaavu, Shubhamangala; all of which are directed by Puttanna Kanagal. His comic roles were appreciated in many films such as Chalisuva Modagalu, Shravana Banthu, Haalu Jenu, Hombisilu, Hosa Belaku, Guru Shishyaru, Simhada Mari Sainya, Makkala Sainya to name a few.
BengaluruBangalore, India Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital city of the South Indian state of Karnataka. It has a population of over ten million, making it a megacity and the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India. It is located in southern India on the Deccan Plateau at an elevation of over 3000 ft above sea level, which is the highest among India's major cities. It reflects its multireligious and cosmopolitan character by its more than 1000 temples, 400 mosques, 100 churches, 40 Jain derasars, three Sikhgurdwaras, two Buddhist viharas and one Parsi fire temple located in an area of 741 km² of the metropolis.
Saroja DeviB Saroja DeviSaroja Devi Award
In 1964, she and Kalyan Kumar acted in the first full-fledged Kannada colour movie Amarashilpi Jakanachaari. Saroja Devi also achieved success in Telugu films, starring opposite N. T. Rama Rao in Seetarama Kalyanam (1961), Jagadeka Veeruni Katha (1961) and Daagudu Moothalu (1964). Amara Shilpi Jakkanna (1964, remake of Kannada film) and Rahasyam, her film Pelli Kaanuka (1960) with Akkineni Nageswara Rao, were also successful. The first Telugu film featured dubbing; wherein, Krishna Kumari dubbed her voice in Panduranga Mahatyam (1957). But in the subsequent years, Saroja Devi learnt Telugu language.
KannadaKannada filmKannada film industry
Rajkumar became famous during this period working solely in Kannada film industry. His wife Parvathamma Rajkumar founded Film production and distribution company, Vajreshwari Combines. Vamshavruksha, Prema Karanth's Phaniyamma, Kaadu Kudure, Hamsageethe, Accident, Akramana, Mooru Daarigalu, Tabarana Kathe, Bannada Vesha and Puttanna Kanagal's Naagarahaavu were released. Vishnuvardhan and Ambareesh were the two stars born from the film Naagarahaavu. Rajkumar and Vishnuvardhan are considered the two pillars of Kannada Cinema. Shankar Nag was starred in works such as Ondanondu Kaladalli and Malgudi Days. Tiger Prabhakar, Ananth Nag, Lokesh, Dwarakish, Ashok, Srinath, M. P.
NarasimharajuNarasimha RajuT. R. Narasimharaju
He was the busiest actor in the Kannada film industry, even actors like Rajkumar used to wait for his callsheet, and used to adjust to his dates. However, despite his iconic status among Kannadigas, it is ironic that he was not awarded even once either by the state or the central governments. A comedian by profession, Narasimharaju was a family man and knew what he had to do for his family. Narasimharaju intelligently invested his earnings into building houses in the then Madras city and Bangalore. In fact, he was the first Kannada actor to own a house in Madras, even before the matinee idol Rajkumar. University of Pennsylvania Search string: narasimha raju
Muthuraman Radhakrishnan, popularly known as R. Muthuraman (1929–1981) was an Indian film actor who predominantly appeared in Tamil language films. He was a leading actor during the 1960s and 1970s and was fondly called as Navarasa Thilagam. He had paired with all the leading heroines of his time and acted in over a hundred films. Muthuraman's son Karthik is also a popular Tamil actor and politician, and his grandson Gautham Karthik is also an actor who made his debut in Kadal (2013).
She is particularly famous for her portrayal as princess in several folklore Telugu movies opposite N. T. Rama Rao and Tadepalli Lakshmi Kanta Rao and for acting alongside Ravichandran in the Tamil comedy films – Neeyum Naanum, Kadhalikka Neram Illai and Delhi Mappilai. Notable among Rajasri's roles in non-folklore social films in Tamil are as Nimmi in Tamil hit comedy film Kaadhalikka Neramillai, remade as Preminchi Choodu in Telugu, as movie star Bhama in Tamil film Bama Vijayam. She was credited as Gracy in the Malayalam movies she starred in her career since her debut film Bharya (1962) directed by Kunchakko.
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The following is a list of films produced in the Kannada film industry in India in 1984, presented in alphabetical order.