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Rajkumar

Biography

Iconic Kannada film actor and singer who earned over twelve awards and starred in a lot more than 220 films. He provides received Best Professional honours for his starring assignments in Mayura, Aakasmika, and Gandhada Gudi, amongst others. He started his profession in theater, performing alongside Gubbi Veeranna. He he produced his film debut within the 1954 Kannada film, Bedara Kannappa. He was kidnapped in 2000 in the center of the night with the notorious outlaw Veerappan. His following 108-time ordeal produced headlines in the united states. He wedded the important film manufacturer Parvathamma, with whom he previously five kids. He co-starred with Vishnuvardhan within the 1973 Kannada feature Gandhada Gudi.

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Full Name Rajkumar
Date Of Birth April 24, 1929
Died April 12, 2006, Sadashivanagar, Bengaluru, India
Place Of Birth Gajanur, India
Height 1.7 m
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality Indian
Spouse Parvathamma Rajkumar
Children Puneeth Rajkumar, Shiva Rajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar, Lakshmi, Poornima
Parents Lakshmamma, Singanalluru Puttaswamayya
Siblings S. P. Varadaraj, Sharadamma
Awards Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada, National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer
Nominations Filmfare Award for Best Film, Filmfare Award for Best Editing, Screen Award for Best Director, Screen Award for Best Film, BIG Star Most Entertaining Social Film, Guild Award for Best Story, Filmfare Award for Best Film – Tamil, BIG Star Most Entertaining Comedy Film, Stardust Award for Best Director, BIG Star Director of the Decade, BIG Star Film of the Decade
Movies Kasturi Nivasa, Chalisuva Modagalu, Hosa Belaku, Yarivanu, Gandhada Gudi, Babruvahana, Bedara Kannappa, Mayura, Aakasmika, Shabdavedhi, Sampathige Savaal, Satya Harishchandra, Vasantha Geetha, Eradu Kanasu, Bhakta Prahlada, Jeevana Chaitra, Bangaarada Manushya, Bhakta Kumbara, Odahuttidavaru, Shankar Guru, Kaviratna Kalidasa, Shiva Mecchida Kannappa, Sri Krishnadevaraya, Sri Srinivasa Kalyana, Thayige Thakka Maga, Apoorva Sangama, Bhagyavantha, Premada Kanike, Goa Dalli CID 999, Eradu Nakshatragalu, Keralida Simha, Jedara Bale, Anuraga Aralithu, Huliya Haalina Mevu, Operation Diamond Racket, Havina Hede, Sanaadi Appanna, Ranadheera Kanteerava, Nee Nanna Gellalare, Guri, Haalu Jenu, Kaamana Billu, Immadi Pulikeshi, Olavu Geluvu, Bangaarada Panjara, Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999, Ondu Muttina Kathe, Thumbida Koda, Hannele Chiguridaga, Nanda Deepa, Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma
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#Fact
116 movies with Rajkumar as a hero were released in a single year in 1968.
2Bangalore, India [July 2005]
3Dr. Rajkumar has sung the only English song in the history of Kannada movies in Dorairaj Bhagawan's 1978 Kannada film 'Operation Diamond Rocket'.
4On July 30, 2000, he was kidnapped by a notorious bandit named Veerappan who had spent decades eluding police in the forests of southern India. Kumar was freed after 109 days of being held hostage in the forest. He denied reports that a large ransom was paid.
5His fans called him "Annavaru" which means "respected elder brother" in the Kannada language.
6He was a former child actor who became one of southern India's best-loved movie stars. He appeared in more than 200 Kannada-language movies over five decades, and had millions of devoted fans. He starred in action movies, mythological sagas, and romances. He frequently played rugged heroes who defeated scheming villains; but he never smoked a cigarette on screen, and rarely played a drunkard.
7His first film was Bedara Kannappa (1954). Devatha Manushya (1988) is his 200th movie.
8He acted in over 200 films and never played a villain.
9He practiced yoga regularly.
10He is a devoted singer with a magnificent voice.
11Kannada megastar.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Naandi1964Murthy
Navakoti Narayana1964
Pratigne1964
Shivagange Mahatme1964
Shivarathri Mahatme1964
Tumbidakoda1964
Uyyale1964Krishna
Chandrakumara1963
Gauri1963
Jeevana Taranga1963
Kalitharu Henne1963
Kanya Ratna1963
Kulavadhu1963
Malli Madhuve1963
Saku Magalu1963
Sant Tukaram1963
Sati Shakthi1963
Shri Ramanjaneya Yuddha1963
Veera Kesari1963Shurasena / Narasimha Nayaka
Valmiki1963/I
Bhoodana1962
Devasundari1962
Galli Gopura1962
Karuneye Kutumbada Kannu1962
Kittur Chennamma1962
Mahatma Kabir1962
Mana Mechhida Madadi1962
Nanda-Deepa1962
Rani Chanamma1962
Swarna Gauri1962
Tejaswini1962
Vidhi Vilasa1962
Babasa Ri Laadi1961
Bhakta Cheta1961
Kaivara Mahatme1961
Kantheredu Nodu1961
Nagarjuna1961/I
Shrishaila Mahatme1961
Ashasundari1960
Bhakta Kanakadasa1960
Dashavtara1960
Ranadheera Kanteerava1960Kanteerava
Rani Honamma1960
Abba! A Hudgi1959
Dharma Vijaya1959
Jagajyothi Basaveshwara1959
Mahishasura Mardini1959Mahishasura
Anna Thangi1958
Shri Krishna Garudi1958/I
Rayaran Sose1957
Sati Nalayini1957
Arpan1957
Bhaktha Vijaya1956
Bhukailasa1956
Hari Bhakta1956
Ohileshwara1956
Tenali Ramakrishna1956/IITenali Ramakrishna
Sodari1955Kailasanatha
Alibaba and 40 Thieves1954
Bedara Kannappa1954Dinna
Radha Krishna1954
Sri Kalahastiswara Mahatyam1954Thinnayya Kannappa
Insaan1952
Jai Mahakali1951
Nai Maa1946
Shabdavedi2000
Akasmika1993Narasimha Murthy
Jeevana Chaitra1992
Devatha Manushya1988
Shiva Mecchida Kannappa1988
Biwi Ho To Aisi1988as Raj Kumar: South
Ondu Muthina Kathe1987
Shruti Seridaga1987
Anuraaga Aralithu1986
Guri1986
Ade Kannu1985
Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma1985
Dhruva Tare1985
Jwalamukhi1985
Apoorva Sangama1984
Inquilab Ke Baad1984
Samayada Gombe1984
Yarivanu?1984
Shravana Banthu1984Kumar
Eradu Nakshatragalu1983
Kamana Billu1983
Kavirathna Kaalidaasa1983Kaalidaasa / Dushyantha
Bhakta Prahlada1983Hiranyakashipu
Jasoos 9991983
Chelisuva Modagalu1982
Halu Jenu1982
Hosa Belaku1982
Bhagyavantha1981
Havina Hede1981
Keralida Simha1981
Nee Nanna Gellare1981
Ravichandra1980
Vasantha Geetha1980Vasantha
Aasha1980
Huliya Halina Mevu1979
Nanobba Kalla1979
Operation Diamond Rocket1978
Shankar Guru1978
Thayige Takka Maga1978
Babruvahana1977Arjun / Babruvahana
Bhagyavantharu1977
Olavu Geluvu1977
Sanadhi Appanna1977
Giri Kanye1977
Veer Arjun1977Arjun / Babruvahan
Badavara Bandhu1976
Bahaddur Gandu1976
Na Ninna Mareyalare1976
Premada Kanike1976
Raja Nanna Raja1976
Mayooraa1976
Mayura1976
Mayura1975
Trimurthi1975
Daari Tappida Maga1975
Eradu Kanasu1974
Sampathige Saval1974
Shri Srinivasa Kalyana1974
Bhakta Kumbhara1974
Roshni aur Andhera1974
Bangaarada Panjara1973
Bidugade1973
Devaru Kotta Thangi1973
Doorada Betta1973
Gandhada Gudi1973
Mooruvare Vajragalu1973
Swayamvara1973
Bangarada Manushya1972Rajiv
Bhale Huchcha1972Gopi
Hrudaya Sangama1972
Jaga Mechida Maga1972
Krantiveera1972
Nanda Gokula1972
Janma Rahasya1972
Baala Bandhana1971
Kasidre Kailasa1971
Kasturi Nivasa1971
Kula Gourava1971
Namma Samsara1971
Nyayave Devaru1971
Pratidhwani1971
Sakshatkara1971
Shri Krishna Rukmini Satyabhama1971
Sipayi Ramu1971
Thayi Devaru1971
Bhale Jodi1970
Bhoopathiranga1970
C.I.D. Rajanna1970
Devara Makkalu1970
Hasiru Thorana1970
Karulinakare1970
Mr. Rajkumar1970
Nadina Bhagya1970
Nanna Thamma1970
Paropakari1970
Baalu Belagithu1970Shankar / Papanna
Bhale Raja1969
Chikamma1969
Gadondu Henneradu1969
Malammana Pavada1969
Margadarshi1969
Mayor Muthanna1969
Punarjanma1969
Sri Krishna Deva Raya1969Krishnadeva Raya
Amma1968
Bangalore Mail1968
Bhagyada Bagilu1968
Bhagya Devathe1968
Churi Chikanna1968
Dhoomakethu1968
Gandhinagara1968
Goa Dalli CID 9991968
Hannele Chiguridaga1968Prasad
Mahasati Arundhati1968
Manasakshi1968
Manninamaga1968
Moogajeevulu1968
Natasarva Bhowma1968
Operation Jackpot1968
Rowdy Ranganna1968
Sarvamangala1968
Simha Swapna1968
Jedara Bale1968
Bangarada Hoovu1967
Beedhi Basavanna1967
Chakra Teertha1967
Devara Gedda Manava1967
Devuni Gelichina Manavudu1967
Gange Gowri1967
Immadi Pulakesi1967
Lagna Patrike1967
Manasiddare Marga1967
Parvathi Kalyanam1967
Rajadurgada Rahasya1967
Rajasekara1967
Sati Sukanya1967
Balanagamma1966
Emmay Thammanna1966
Kathari Veera1966
Kiladi Ranga1966
Madhu Malathi1966
Mohini Bhasmasura1966
Prema Mayi1966
Shri Kannika Parameshwari Kathe1966
Thoogu Deepa1966
Sandhya Raga1966
Bettada Huli1965
Chandrahasa1965/I
Ide Mahasudina1965
Madhuve Madi Nodu1965
Maha Sathi1965
Mahasati Ansuya1965
Naga Pooja1965
Pativrata1965
Sarvagna Murthy1965
Sati Savitri1965
Satya Harishchandra1965/IKing of Ayodhya
Vatsalya1965
Annapurna1964
Chandavalliya Tota1964
Muriyada Mane1964

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Daari Tappida Maga1975playback singer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shiv Putra Swami Ayappa1990Himself

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