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Vijaya Bhaskar Kannada Actor

Vijaya Bhaskar

Vijaya Bhaskar was an Indian music director who scored music for more than six hundred south Indian movies filmed in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Tulu, Malayalam, Marathi and Konkani languages. He contributed to all the popular movies directed by K.S.L. Swamy and regularly associated with Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Puttanna Kanagal. He was born in 1924 in Bangalore, Karnataka. He started learning music from an early age, practicing in the art of Hindustani classical music under the mentorship of Govinda Bhave. He also honed his skills in Carnatic music and playing the piano. He moved to Mumbai, where he assisted legendary music directors, Madan Mohan, and Naushad Ali. He was once eating at a restaurant in Matunga when he met director B.R. Krishnamurthy in serendipity. One talk led to another and Krishnamurthy eventually proposed that Bhaskar compose the music for his next film “Sri Rama Puja” (1953), thereby making Bhaskar the first original music composer of the Kannada film industry. Inspired by Mukul Mehta and R.C. Boral, Bhaskar developed his own musical style. He introduced theme music into Kannada songs, creating some of the best melodies ever scored. A proponent of folk music, Bhaskar was as comfortable at working with minimal instruments as he was with an orchestra. His broad spectrum specialties stretched from light songs to complex ghazals. He derived inspiration from the works Kannada poets like D.R. Bendre and used it to compose impactful euphonies such as ‘Moodana Maneya’ from “Belli Moda” (1967) and ‘Uttara Dhruvadim’ from “Sharapanjara “ (1971), both of which were based on poems by D.R. Bendre. He also directed the background scores and Malayalam songs for Adoor Gopalakrishnan, who admired the music director ever since he added music to the film “Mathilukal” (1965). His Tulu and Tamil magnum opuses in “Koti Chennaya” (1973) and “Krishnaveni” (1974) are resounded to this day. Some of his most famous soundtracks include “Naandi” (1964), “Rani Honnamma” (1960), “Gejje Pooje” (1970), “Mana Mechida Madadi” (1963), “Santha Thukaram” (1963), “Neela” (2001), “Naagarahaavu” (1972), “Shubhamangala” (1975) and “Malaya Marutha” (1986). He was honored with the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Music Director six times, the Dr. Rajkumar Award and the Sursingar Prashasthi. He passed away on the morning of 3 March 2002 due to cardiac arrest at his home in the J. P. Nagar locality of Bangalore. He was 77 years old and was survived by his wife, three children, and five grandchildren. Another Version Of This Bio Vijay Bhaskar (often referred to as BRK) was an Indian music director, instrumentalist, and composer, remembered by the audience for his work on the soundtracks of movies like Abachurina Post Office (1973), Upasane (1974), Shubhamangala (1975), and Besuge (1976). Mostly known for his predominant involvement in the music albums of Sandalwood movies and feature films, he won the National award for the film Santha Thukaram. Born in 1924 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India, he started his training at a very early age. During his childhood, he learned to play the Piano, Carnatic classical music, and Hindustani classical from his guru Govinda Bhave. The initial stages of his career saw him assisting music directors like Madan Mohan and Naushad. He came to Bombay in 1953 to establish himself as a music director. Over the years, he scored music in nearly 700 feature films. As a music director, Vijay was honored with many awards like Dr. Rajkumar Award (2011), Karnataka State Film Award for Best Music Director, etc. Before passing out on 3rd March 2002 due to a cardiac arrest in his residence at Bangalore at the age of 77 years, he was happily married with two daughters, a son, and five grandchildren."


Shivu Jamakhandi

Belonging to a little town called Jamakhandi near Bagalkot, Karnataka, Shivu Jamakhandi traveled to Bengaluru 12 years back to begin his profession in the Kannada movie industry. He started as a lyricist, and songwriter before progressing to helping directors on various plans, he is lastly making his entrance as a director with the starter Nanna Ninna Prema Kathe with Vijay Raghavendra and Nidhi Subbaiah in the lead roles. The narrative for this film, also penned by Shivu, is set in Uttar Karnataka.This flick has been encouraged by a real event. But it can be anyone’s story it is a naïve love story that he is confident everyone can connect. Not making any over anticipated claims about the story being something you may have never perceived before. He has also labored on the music, and it feels confident to see that folks are welcoming the film. Shivu adds that his selection of troupe was already set out. The tale needed a nutritious but heartful artist, and for that, Vijay Raghavendra was the first and only option. It is a demanding role as he was compelled to work on developing the right accent to validate the situation of the story. He portrays the character of a Madarangi (a guy who uses mehndi on the hands of girls at places of traveler curiosity; here external to the Gulbarga Fort) during the day, and as a part-time musician of a pop group in the late afternoon. They were also keen on interviewing a Kannadiga actress as well and waited for Nidhi to finish her promises before she could join them for the shoot. On making a managerial entrance after a decent 12 years of being in the business, Shivu says that it has been a long trip here; it has been one of knowledge. He had the chance to toil with some of the trade's biggest names like Hamsalekha, Jayanth Kaikini, and Ramesh Aravind. Now, the director equipped and confidence of taking a narrative through from scrape to the point when it publicized onscreen, and he also thanks all his instructors for that. The first day gatherings of this movie were good and domestic viewers adored this film. It will be another chartbuster picture in Kannada film industry. The record has seven background tracks. The soundtrack includes songs that are sung by five vocalists of Kannada pictures namely Puneeth Vijay Raghavendra, Chikkanna, Rajkumar, Upendra, and Nidhi Subbaiah. Renowned singer Kavita Krishnamurthy has sung a song which is about giving praises to all the educators.

Shivu Jamakhandi Kannada Actor