वयोवृद्ध कन्नड़ अभिनेता द्वारकिश का 81 वर्ष की आयु में निधन

वयोवृद्ध कन्नड़ अभिनेता द्वारकिश का 81 वर्ष की आयु में निधन

Veteran Kannada actor Dwarakish dies at 81

Kannada film industry mourns the loss of veteran actor, producer, and director Dwarakish, known for his comedy roles, who passed away at 81.

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  • 16, Apr, 2024
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Veteran Kannada actor Dwarakish dies at 81

Veteran Kannada actor, producer, and director Bungle Shama Rao Dwarakanath, known by his stage name Dwarakish, passed away on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest. He was 81 years old. Dwarakish was a prominent figure in the Kannada film industry, with a career spanning over five decades. He was best known for his comedy roles, which endeared him to audiences and earned him a reputation as a versatile actor.

Dwarakish was born on August 19, 1942, in Hunsur, Mysuru district. He made his debut in the film industry in 1966 as a co-producer of the film "Mamatheya Bandhana" under the banner of Thunga Pictures. Despite holding a diploma in mechanical engineering, Dwarakish was drawn to the world of cinema and decided to pursue a career in acting and filmmaking.

Throughout his career, Dwarakish acted in around 100 films and produced and directed nearly 50 movies. He was known for his unique style of comedy and impeccable timing, which made him a household name in Karnataka. Some of his most memorable performances include roles in films like "Mayor Muthanna," "Kulla Agent 000," and "Guru Shishyaru." One of Dwarakish's notable contributions to the Kannada film industry was introducing the renowned Hindi playback singer Kishore Kumar to Kannada cinema.

The song "Aadu Aata Aadu" from the film "Kulla Agent 000," sung by Kishore Kumar, became immensely popular and helped bridge the gap between Hindi and Kannada cinema. As a producer, Dwarakish tasted great success with films like "Mayor Muthanna," which starred the legendary Kannada actor Dr. Rajkumar. The film was a commercial success and further solidified Dwarakish's reputation as a successful producer in the industry. Dwarakish's legacy extends beyond his work in front of and behind the camera.

He was known for his philanthropic activities and was actively involved in various social causes. He was also a respected figure in the film fraternity and was admired for his dedication to his craft and his humble nature. Dwarakish's passing has left a void in the Kannada film industry, and he will be deeply missed by his fans, colleagues, and the industry at large. His contributions to Kannada cinema will always be remembered, and he will forever be remembered as one of the greatest actors and filmmakers of his time.

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