Karibasavaiah

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Karibasavaiah
Born 1959
Mysore
Died 3 February 2012 (aged 52–53)
Bangalore, India
Nationality Indian
Spouse Shanta
Notable works and roles Kotreshi Kanasu, Janumada Jodi, Galate Aliyandru, Mungarina Minchu, Yaarige Salute Sambala

Karibasavaiah (1959 – 3 February 2012) was an Indian actor who appeared in Kannada cinema and a theatre personality. He has acted in over 120 films. He died on 3 February 2012 after a road traffic accident in Bangalore.[1] He made his debut in the movie Undo Hodha, Kondu Hodha. Some of his memorable films are Kotreshi Kanasu, Janumada Jodi, Galate Aliyandru, Mungarina Minchu, Yaarige Salute Sambala, Police Story 2 and Ullasa Utsaha.

Background[edit]

He was born in 1959 and belonged to a poor Kuruba Gowda family. As a child, he learnt Kuruba Gowda art forms like Kamsale, Dollu Kunitha and Harikathe. He worked as an lab assistant in a Seshadripuram college before entering film industry. He started acting in television serials beginning with Doddamane. Director Nagathihalli Chandrasekhar gave him the break in Kannada film industry. Nagathihalli Chandrasekhar also helped him during his last days by paying the medical bills via his association Abhivyakthi Samskrithika Vedike. Karibasavaiah was in distress since 2009 when his married daughter Radha committed suicide. A stage actor, television and cinema actor Karibasavaiah is known for natural performance. He was paired with another popular actress Umashree in several movies and was considered a hit pair.[2]Belakinedege was his last released film.

Death[edit]

Karibasavaiah was admitted to a private hospital in Bangalore on January 31, 2012 following a road accident. He was returning home after completing the shooting for the film Breaking News. He succumbed to the injuries and died on 3 February. The last rites were performed in his native place, Kodigehalli village, Thyamagondlu Hobli.[3]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Director
1992 Undu Hoda Kondu Hoda Nagathihalli Chandrashekar
1994 Kotreshi Kanasu Nagathihalli Chandrashekar
1996 Janumada Jodi T. S. Nagabharana
1997 Ulta Palta N.S. Shankar
1997 Mungarina Minchu Rajendra Singh Babu
2000 Galate Aliyandru S. Narayan
2000 Yaarige Saluthe Sambala M.S. Rajashekhar
2001 Mathadana T. N. Seetharam
2004 Durgi P. Ravishankar
2005 Magic Ajji Dinesh Baboo
2005 Moorkha A.N. Jayaramaiah
2006 Ravi Shastri M.S. Rajeshekhar, M.R. Raghavendra
2007 Police Story 2 Manju
2007 Janapada Baraguru Ramchandrappa
2007 Right Aadre Shravana
2008 Aramane Nagashekhar
2008 Thayi Baraguru Ramchandrappa
2009 Bettadapurada Ditta Makkalu Kodlu Ramakrishna
2009 Parichaya Sanjay. K
2010 Crazy Kutumba B. Ramamurthy
2010 Aithalakkadi J.G. Krishna
2010 Sri Moksha Keshav Shetty
2010 Ullasa Utsaha Devaraja Palan
2010 Preethi Nee Heegeke Suresh Hanagal
2010 Holi Shankaralinga Sugnalli
2010 Nooru Janmaku Nagathihalli Chandrashekar
2011 5 Idiots Anand
2012 Breaking News Nagathihalli Chandrashekar
2012 Sangolli Rayanna Naganna
2013 Belakinedege Ajay Kumar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangalore: Kannada Actor Karibasavaiah Dead". Daijiworld.com. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  2. ^ Prakash (2012-02-03). "Actor Karibasavaiah passes away | - Oneindia Entertainment". Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  3. ^ "Kannada actor Karibasavaiah succumbs to injuries". IBN Live. 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 

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