B V Karanth

B V Karanth

B V Karanth (1929-2002) is a Kannada Music Director, Actor, Writer known for the movies Bannada Vesha(1988), Akramana(1980), Thabbaliyu Neenade Magane(1977)

NameB V Karanth (ಬಾಬುಕೋಡಿ ವೆಂಕಟರಮಣ ಕಾರಂತ್)
Other NamesBabukodi Venkataramana Karanth
Date Of Birth19 September 1929
Age(Age at Death: 72 years 11 months 13 days)
Place Of BirthBabukodi, Manchi, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka
Date Of Death1 September 2002
Place Of DeathBangalore, Karnataka
WifePrema Karanth(m -2002)
TeacherOmkarnath Thakur(music)
Biography
he was director, actor and musician of modern Indian theatre both in Kannada as well as Hindi.

He ran away from home and joined the legendary Gubbi Veeranna drama company where he worked alongside Rajkumar

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. He is the recipient of National Film Award for Best Feature Film
  2. He is the recipient of Many Karnataka state awards
  3. In 1989, the Karnataka government invited him to set up a repertory in Mysore, which he named Rangayana and headed until 1995
  4. B V Karanth along with his wife, Prema Karanth, Karanth set up "Benaka", one of Bangalore's oldest theatre groups. It is an acronym for Bengalooru Nagara Kalavidaru




B V Karanth: Filmography (24)

(All B V Karanth Movies)
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1999 Kanooru Heggadithi[Music Director]
1991 Nakkala Rajakumari[Music Director]
1988 Bannada Vesha[Music Director]
1987 Avasthe[Actor]
1987 Beralge Koral[Music Director]
1983 Phaniyamma[Music Director]
1983 Adi Shankaracharya[Music Director]
1981 Mooru darigalu[Music Director]
1980 Akramana[Music Director]
1980 Vathsalya patha[Music Director]
1979 Arivu[Music Director]
1978 Geejagana Goodu[Music Director]
1978 Ondu Oorina Kathe[Music Director]
1977 Kakana Kote[Playback Singer]
1977 Kanneshwara Rama[Actor,Music Director]
1977 Rishya Shringa[Music Director]
1977 Thabbaliyu Neenade Magane[Director,Writer (Screenplay)]
1977 Ghatashraddha[Music Director]
1977 Kudure Motte[Music Director]
1975 Chomana Dudi[Director,Music Director]
1975 Hamsageethe[Actor,Background Music]
1973 Kaadu[Music Director,Art Director]
1972 Vamsha Vruksha[Actor,Director,Writer (Screenplay),Writer (Dialogue),]
1968 Chinnari Puttanna[Writer (story)]