Gajanur, Tamil Nadu

Village in Thalavadi taluk, Erode district of Tamil Nadu, India.

- Gajanur, Tamil Nadu

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Dr. Rajkumar

Indian actor and singer who worked in Kannada cinema.

A 2009 stamp of India depicting Rajkumar
Bust of Rajkumar in Jayanagar

Singanalluru Puttaswamaiah Muthuraj was born in a Kannada speaking family on 24 April 1929 in Dodda Gajanur, a hamlet in the Talavady taluk.

List of kidnappings

List of kidnappings summarizing the events of each individual case, including instances of celebrity abductions, claimed hoaxes, suspected kidnappings, extradition abductions, and mass kidnappings.

El Malón, by Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802–1858), historic painting depicting kidnapping of a woman.

Rajkumar (born Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju) an actor and singer in Kannada film industry, was kidnapped from the actor's house at Gajanur in Tamil Nadu on 30 July 2000, along with his son-in-law Govindaraju and two others. He was released unharmed on 15 November 2000, after 108 days of captivity.

S. P. Varadappa

Indian actor and producer in Kannada cinema.

He was born at Gajanur – situated in the Karnataka–Tamil Nadu border – to Singanalluru Puttaswamayya, a theatre-artist, and Lakshmamma as a third child; Rajkumar, a Kannada film icon, is his elder brother while Sharadamma and Nagamma) are his sisters.

Sampathige Savaal

1974 Indian Kannada-language drama film directed by A. V. Seshagiri Rao and produced by A. N. Murthy, based on the play Saahukaara written by B. P. Dhuttharagi.

Film poster

The entirety of filming took place in Gajanur, a village in Tamil Nadu, where Rajkumar was born.