P Lankesh

P Lankesh

P Lankesh (1935-2000) is a Kannada Writer, Director, Actor known for the movies Deveeri(2000), Samskara(1970), Anuroopa(1977)

NameP Lankesh (ಪಿ. ಲಂಕೇಶ್)
Other NamesPalyada Lankeshappa
Date Of Birth8 March 1935
Age(Age at Death: 64 years 10 months 17 days)
Place Of BirthKongavalli, Shivamogga, Karnataka
Date Of Death25 January 2000
Place Of DeathBangalore, Karnataka
WifeIndira Lankesh
DaughtersGauri Lankesh(writer) , Kavitha Lankesh(director)
SonIndrajit Lankesh(director/writer)
Education (Graduation)honours degree in English from Central College at Bengaluru
EducationMaster of Arts degree in English from Maharaja's College, Mysore
an Indian poet, fiction writer, playwright, translator, screenplay writer and journalist who wrote in the Kannada language. He was also an award-winning film director. He is generally regarded as the most radical, outspoken and socially committed intellectual of the great Navya triumvirate of him, Poornachandra Tejaswi and U.R. Ananthamurthy.

Lankesh died in his bed on 25 January 2000 of a heart attack. He was 65 years old. His funeral was attended by thousands of people from all over Karnataka, an attendance comparable only with those of Kuvempu and Dr.Rajkumar.

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Lankesh was the Editor of Lankesh Patrike from 1980 until his death in 2000
  2. He received Sahitya Akademi Award in 1993

P Lankesh: Filmography (8)

(All P Lankesh Movies)
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2014 Bahuparak[Writer (Lyrics)]
2008 Avva[Writer (story),Writer (Dialogue)]
2000 Deveeri[Writer (Novel),Writer (Lyrics),Writer (Dialogue)]
1980 Ellindalo Bandavaru[Director,Writer (story),Writer (Screenplay),Writer (Lyrics),Writer (Dialogue)]
1979 Khandavideko Mamsavideko[Director,Writer (story),Writer (Screenplay),Producer,Writer (Lyrics),Writer (Dialogue)]
1977 Anuroopa[Director,Writer (story),Writer (Screenplay),Producer,Writer (Lyrics),Writer (Dialogue)]
1976 Pallavi[Actor,Director,Writer (story),Writer (Screenplay),Writer (Dialogue)]
1970 Samskara[Actor]