Rangayana Raghu

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Rangayana Raghu
Born (1963-11-30) 30 November 1963 (age 50)
Pavagada, Tumkur, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India
Occupation Actor

Rangayana Raghu (Kannada: ರಂಗಾಯಣ ರಘು; born 30 November 1963) is an Indian actor in the Kannada film industry. He has appeared in over 130 films in comic roles mostly.

He is best noted for his performance in the 2007 film Duniya which won him the State Award for Best Supporting Actor. He went on to act in several other films including Gaalipata, Junglee, Milana and Paramathma.

Career[edit]

Raghu began his acting career as a theatre artist when he joined the Rangayana theatre group in Mysore in 1988, where he received INR800 as the monthly salary.[1] He made his debut in films in the 1995 Kannada-language film Suggi directed by Hamsalekha that eventually got shelved. He then appeared in the 2002 film Dhumm followed by minor roles in Megha Banthu Megha and Aryabhata. His major breakbrough was Yogaraj Bhat's debut directorial venture Mani. He received critical acclaim for his performances in films like Duniya and Director's Special.[2][3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Notes
1998 Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga
2002 Dhumm
2003 Hrudayavantha
2004 Ranga SSLC
Dharma
Sahukara
Bhagawan
Omkara
2005 Rakshasa
Valmiki
Gunna
Swamy
Jootaata!
2006 Cyanide
Thangigagi
Poojari
Tenali Ram
Shishya
Honeymoon Express
Suntaragaali
Tirupathi
7 O Clock
2007 Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige
Gunavantha
Parodi
Snehana Preetina
Sixer
Rajeeva Alla Godse
Geleya
Duniya
2008 Hani Hani
Beladingalaagi Baa
Gaalipata
Payana
Inthi Ninna Preethiya
Taj Mahal
Vasantha Kala
Avva
Dheemaku
Mast Maja Maadi
Kodagana Koli Nungitha
Yuga Yugagale Saagali
Minchina Ota
Sangama
Athmeeya
Bidda
2009 Rajkumari
Prem Kahani
Maleyali Jotheyali
Raam
Olave Jeevana Lekkachaara
Junglee
Mr Painter
Nanda
Kallara Santhe
Rajani
Kannadada Kiran Bedi
Gubbachchigalu
Muniya
2010 Jokali
Appu And Pappu
Ullasa Utsaha
Mylari
Shankar IPS
Gubbi
Hendtheer Darbar
Sanchari
Huli
Rame Gowda Vs Krishna Reddy
Kari Chirathe
Gang Leader
Antharathma
Dildar
Hoo
Tsunami
Modalasala
Jackie
Kiccha Huccha
Eradane Maduve
Gandedhe
Aithalakkadi
Huduga Hudugi
Swayamvara
Chirru
2011 Olave Mandhara
Happy Husband
Rama Rama Raghu Rama
Kanchana
Idonthara Love Story
Kaalgejje
Rajani Kannada / Telugu film
Ee Sanje
Kool...Sakkath Hot Maga
Veerabahu
Veera
Jackie Kannada / Telugu film
Sarathi
Kannadi
Lakshmi
Alemari
Devadas
Tyagu
Swayam Krushi
Auto Manja
Jony Mera Naam Preethi Mera Cam
Swamiji
Sanju Weds Geetha
O Manase
Gun
Hudugaru
Manase Mandaram Telugu film
Thathaasthu "
Belgaum
Tirugubothu Telugu film
Prince
Boss
Tumba Ishta Swalpa Kashta
90
Paramathma
Jarasandha
Shyloo
2012 Ko Ko
Tsunami
Chingari
Alemari
Anna Bond
Breaking News
Villain
Jaanu
Dandupalya
Shiva
Romeo Won, SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actor
Rambo
Kalaya Tasmai Namaha
Mr. 420
Super Shastri
2013 Lakshmi
Topiwala
CID Eesha
Aane Pataaki
Director's Special
Kaddipudi
Mahanadi
Mangana Kaili Manikya
Case No.18/9
Jayammana Maga
Shatru
2014 Brahma
Crazy Star
Dil Rangeela
Manada Mareyalli
Agraja
Gajakesari
Preethi Geethi Ityaadi
24 Carat
TBA Ganga Filming

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rangayana Raghu Take up Plays". supergoodmovies.cpm. 15 October 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Duniya Review". nowrunning.com. 24 February 2007. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "A dialogue with greed". The Hindu 2 June 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 

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