wiki:Kalyana Kumar

Kalyana Kumar (b. 1936)

Kannada star; also acted in Telugu and Tamil films. Original name: Chokkanna. Born in Bangalore. Achieved stardom with his first film, Natashekhara. Hero in 60s Kannada-Telugu bilinguals by B. Vittalacharya, Nagendra Rao and Panthulu. Regular actor in early G.V. Iyer films (Bhoodana, Thayi Karulu, Lawyara Magalu, Bangari). Most famous Kannada roles in Amarashilpi Jakanachari and Bellimoda; best-known Tamil role: Nenjil Ore Alayam. Turned director in the late 60s; also produced and directed stage plays (e.g. Ramu Nanna Thamma, Chikamma), often written by his wife, Revathi. Directed Love in Bangalore under the pseudonym Sampath Kumar.

FILMOGRAPHY (* also d): 1954: Natashekhara; 1956: Bhagya Chakra; Muttaide Bhagya; Ohileshwara; Sadarame; 1957: Bettada Kalla; Premada Putri; Rayara Sose; 1958: Bhukailasa; 1959: Manegebanda Mahalakshmi; 1960: Kadavunin Kuzhandai; 1961: Thayilla Pillai; 1962: Nenjil Ore Alayam; Bhoodana; Daivaleele; Devasundari; Galigopura/Gali? Medalu; Thayi Karulu/Thayin? Karunai; Thendral Veesum; Shriman Petra Selvangal; Azhagu Nila; Pasam; 1963: Lawyara Magalu; Bangari; Kaduvulai Kandan; Mani Osai; Nenjam Marappathillai; Neenkada Ninaivu; Yarukku Sontham; 1964: Amarashilpi Jakanachari; Chinnada Gombe; Mane Aliya; 1965: Beretha Jeeva; Nanna Kartavya; Balarajana Kathe; Mavana Magalu; 1966: Endu Ninnavane*; Love in Bangalore*; Badukuva Daari; Subba Sastry; 1967: Bellimoda; Muddu Meena; Premakku Permitte; Kallu Sakkare*; 1968: Pravasi Mandira*; Arunodaya; Manku Dinne; Mysore Tonga; Mammathe; Bedi Bandhavalu; Anandakanda; Anna Thamma; Nane Bhagyavati; Attegondukala Sosegondukala; 1969: Odahuttidavaru; Niraparadhi; Kannu Muchale; Mukunda Chandra; 1970: Arishina Kumkuma; Aparajithe; 1971: Papa Punya; Sedina Kidi; Amara Bharathi; 1974: Avalukku Nihar Avale; 1975: Katha Sangama; 1976: Collegeranga; Tulasi; 1977: Mugdha Manava; Banashankari; Subhashaya; Udugore; 1978: Anuragha Bandhana; 1979: Maralu Sarapani; 1980: Mother; 1983: Thayiya Nudi; Chinnadanta Maga; Simha Garajane; 1984: Nagabekamma Nagabeku; Shubha Muhurta; Guru Bhakti; Police Papanna; Avala Antaranga; Marali Goodige; 1985: Pudhu Yugam; Thayi Thande; Kiladi Aliya; Bangalooru Rathriyalli; Devarelliddane; Lakshmi Kataksha; 1986: Thavaru Mane; Usha; 1987: Thaliya Aane; 1988: Sarkarai Pandal; Oorigittakolli; 1989: Thaligagi; Shri Satyanarayana Poojaphala; 1990: Bannada Gejje; 1992: Mana Gedda Maga; 1994: Mahashakti Maye*; 1995: Ganayogi Panchakshara; Puttmalli; Hethavaru.

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