PROF KRISHNEGOWDA

Mr. Krishnagowda,has a great deal of respect for Kannada, has been making the crowd of people laugh with his distinct style of humor ... His Programs are not only limited to india but is famous worldwide.PROF KRISHNEGOWDA's comedy is mostly inspired mostly by his rural background and his interaction with the general populace ..


Ananth Nagarkatte

Anant Nagarkatte (born 4 September 1948), popularly known as Anant Nag, is an actor from Karnataka, India. He is reputed for his natural, under-playing style of acting, in Kannada cinema .In addition to Kannada movies, he has acted in Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi movies.He has also acted in Malgudi Days, directed by his younger brother Shankar Nag, based on the stories by R. K. Narayan. He is fluent in Kannada, Konkani, Marathi, Hindi. He is a recipient of six Filmfare Awards South and five Karnataka State Film Awards for Best Actor.

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C Ashwath

C. Ashwath was an Indian music composer and exponent of Bhavageete ("expressive poetry") in the Kannada language. He was also a singer, and sang many of his own compositions. He was credited with singing Bhavageete songs and making sure that they reached the common man.

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Master Hirannayya

Hirannaiah was born in Mysore, Karnataka on 15 February 1934.His father K. Hirannaiah too was an Indian film actor, director, and writer in the Kannada film industry and a theatre artist in the state. His mother was Sharadamma. After finishing primary education in Banumayya Middle school, Hirannaiah completed intermediate in Sharada Vilas, Mysore, Karnataka. In his childhood days, he distributed newspaper Sadhvi to fund his education, while actively participating in drama and theatre plays.After his father's death, Hirannaiah took over the management of the K.Hirannaiah Mitra Mandali,which was founded by his late father. Later he became actor, director and administrator of the theatre company.

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B. Jayashree

B. Jayashree (born 9 June 1950) is a veteran Indian theatre actor, director and singer, who has also acted in films and television and worked as dubbing artist in films. She is the creative director of Spandana Theatre, an amateur theatre company based in Bangalore, established in 1976.

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Chandrashekara Kambara

Chandrashekhara Kambara is a prominent Indian poet, playwright, folklorist, film director in Kannada language and the founder-vice-chancellor of Kannada University in Hampi also president of the Sahitya Akademi, country’s premier literary institution.He Has Also Recieved he knanapeeta Award.He is known for effective adaptation of the North Karnataka dialect of the Kannada language in his plays, and poems. His contribution as a playwright is significant not only to Kannada theatre but also to the Indian theatre in general as he achieved a blend of the folk and the modern theatrical forms.

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M.D Pallavi

M. D. Pallavi, also known by her married name Pallavi Arun, is a singer from Karnataka, India. She is a Kannada Sugama Sangeetha Singer, (Playback singer), actor and TV anchor. She is married to Arun, a musician and music director. She won the Karnataka State Film Awards for Best Playback Singer in 2006 and 2007 for her song "Nodayya Kwate Lingave" sung in the 2007 film Duniya

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G.Pranesh

Gangavathi Pranesh, also known as Gangavathi Beechi and Junior Beechi is an artist from Gangavathi, Karnataka, India who is a stand-up comedian who primarily performs in Kannada, often sharing his life experiences through his humorous speeches and performances. He is very popular among Kannada speaking population and has travelled to countries such as USA, Australia, Dubai to give lectures on humour. He hails from the Uttara Karnataka region of the Indian state of Karnataka, speaking in the local dialect, which differed from that spoken in the southern regions of Karnataka.

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Sudha Murthy

Sudha Murthy ( Born on 19 August 1950) is an Indian engineer, teacher, philanthropist and writer in Kannada and English. Murthy began her professional career as a computer scientist and engineer. She is the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation and a member of public health care initiatives of the Gates Foundation. Murthy initiated a bold move to introduce computer and library facilities in all schools in Karnataka & taught computer science. She got "Best Teacher Award" in 1995 from Rotary Club at Bangalore. Murthy has also acted in the Marathi film Pitruroon and the Kannada film Prarthana.

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Chakravarti Sulibele

Chakravarti Sulibele ( Mithun Chakravarti ) is an Indian orator, activist and a writer who pre-dominantly writes in Kannada and Hindi languages. He is known for his activities with the youth people. He is the founder of Yuva Brigade, Sodari Nivedita Pratishtana which is a sister wing of Yuva Brigade.

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T.N Seetharam

Thalagavara Narayanarao Seetharam (born 6 December 1948)is a prominent Kannada film and TV serial director, actor and screenwriter. He has become a cultural icon in Karnataka, India, through his work in several art mediums. Seetharam has written, directed, and produced plays, movies, and top-rated television series which have attracted millions of viewers.

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Sudha Baragur

Sudha Baragur, a Master Degree holder in Economics, is a renowned humorist (stand-up comedy) of Karnataka. Since her childhood, right from school level to University level, she has bagged more than 1000 prizes as a debator. She has acted in many Kannada serials. A very well known eloquent orator, who has comperred innumerable programmes in India and abroad. Her fascination towards humour has attracted the mass, through which she conveys human values essential in our day to day life

Laxman Rao

B.R.Lakshmana Rao, born in Chickballapur and worked as tutor till his retirement. He has published various works across different categories like Novels, Poems, Plays and Songs, etc. He has won various awards including the famous awards like Karnataka Sahithya Academy Prize for poetry (1981), Goruru Sahithya Prashasti (1998), Chutuku Ratna Prashasti (1998) and Visvesvarayya Sahithya Prashasti (2000), etc.