wiki:Suresh Heblikar

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Suresh Heblikar,(b. 1945)

Kannada director and actor born in Dharwar. Studied economics at Karnatak University and advertising in Bombay. Worked in a bank and performed on the amateur stage in English and in Kannada. Hired to play the lead in Kankana (1975) and continued as a screen actor, appearing in Rushya Shringa (1976), Khandavideko Mamsavideko (1979), Vatsalya Patha (1980), Alemane (1981), Amara Madhura Prema and Jyoti (1982), Matte Vasantha (1983), Kanoonige Saval (1984), Chukki Chandramma (1991), Shh...! (1993) and Murder (1994).Turned director in 1983. Recent film Aaghata is produced by psychiatrist Ashok Pai, fictionalising a real-life case study with the intention of popularising psychiatry. The producer has made other films on similar lines, usually featuring [[Girish Karnad]] as the problem-solving doctor.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1983: Antarala; 1984: Ecology of the Western Ghats (Doc); Energy (Doc); Smoking Tuna (Doc); 1985: Agantuka; 1988: Kadina Benki; 1989: Prathama Usha Kirana; 1992: Chamatkar; 1994: Aaghata (also act.).