Nagesh (1933-2009) is a Kannada Actor known for the movies Sathya Harishchandra(1965), Praya Praya Praya(1982), Bhakte Shabari(1960)

Other NamesNageswaran C. Krishna Gundu Rao, Nageswaran Ceiyur Krishna Gundu Rao
Date Of Birth27 September 1933
Age(Age at Death: 75 years 4 months 4 days)
Place Of BirthDharapuram, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu
Date Of Death31 January 2009
Place Of DeathChennai, Tamil Nadu
SonsRamesh Babu , Rajesh Babu , Anand Babu
FatherKrishna Rao
He was a National Award-winning Tamil film actor, mostly remembered for his roles as a comedian during the 1960s. He is regarded as one of the most prolific comedians in Tamil cinema. He acted in over 1,000 films from 1958 to 2008, performing in variety of roles as comedian, lead roles, supporting actor and antagonist. Nagesh's style of comedy was largely inspired by Hollywood actor Jerry Lewis. Similarities between Nagesh and Lewis earned Nagesh the sobriquet "Jerry Lewis of India".

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. He received Kalamamani award in 1974
  2. He has acted in more than 1000 movies

Nagesh: Filmography (15)

(All Nagesh Movies)
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1989 Kindari Jogi[Actor]
1988 Mithileya Seetheyaru[Actor]
1982 Praya Praya Praya[Actor]
1980 Dhairya Lakshmi[Actor]
1980 Nanna Rosha Nooru Varusha[Actor]
1978 Balu Aparoopa Nam Jodi[Actor]
1977 Kittu Puttu[Actor]
1977 Karthavyada Kare[Actor]
1969 Bhale Basava[Actor]
1969 Namma Makkalu[Actor]
1969 Shiva Bhakta[Actor]
1965 Nanna Kartavya[Actor]
1965 Sathya Harishchandra[Actor(Kaala Koushika\'s Disciple)]
1960 Makkala Rajya[Actor]
1960 Bhakte Shabari[Actor(Lord Rama)]