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Born Rajendra Kumar
Died (2003-12-27)27 December 2003[1]
Bangalore, Karnataka [1]

Gangadhar was an Indian actor in the Kannada film industry. He had acted in over 80 films such as Sharapanjara and many others.[2]


Gangadhar studied Diploma in Mechanical and HAL. In HAL, he staged plays like Samsare Nauke, Echamanayaka and Vijayotsava. He met G.V.Iyer and was selected for ‘Chowkada Deepa’ of Sharada Films in 1969.[2] He shot to fame with Gejje Pooje directed by Puttanna Kanagal.[1] His other notable films were Sharapanjara, Nanna Tamma, Bhale Adrushtavo Adrushta and Aliya Geleya. He won several awards including the Rajyotsva Award.[1]


Gangadhar died on 27 December 2003 after prolonged illness. He was 67 and is survived by his wife, two sons.[1]

Notable filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1969 Gejje Pooje
1970 Seetha
1971 Sharapanjara
1972 Yaava Janmada Maitri
1974 Subhadra Haran
1975 Katha Sangama
1975 Baalu Jenu
1976 Bangarada Gudi
1983 Bhktha Prahalada


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