H. R. Bhargava

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H. R. Bhargava
Born
Hunsur Ramachandra Bhargyachandra

Hunsur, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm director, producer
RelativesHunsur Krishnamurthy (uncle)

Hunsur Ramachandra Bhargyachandra (Kannada: ಹು. ರಾ. ಭಾರ್ಗವ), known mononymously as Bhargava, is an Indian film director who worked primarily in Kannada cinema. Originally a producer, he came to be considered one of the best directors in Kannada cinema, and he was awarded the Puttanna Kanagal Award, the highest award in Kannada cinema, in 2012. he has directed over 50 films.[1]

Early life[edit]

Bhargava was born in Hunsur taluk in the Mysore State (now Karnataka). Before becoming an independent director, he worked as an assistant to film directors such as Hunsur Krishnamurthy, Siddalingaiah, Vijay, Geethapriya and K.S.R. Das.

He has worked as an associate in many successful movies such as Bangaarada Manushya, Bhaktha Khumbara, Babruvaahana, Naa Ninna Marayalaare, Mayor Muthanna, etc.

This gave him a rich experience and moulded his career to become a famous director.

He has a good number of disciples who have become successful directors; S. Narayan, Phani Ramachandra, Chandrashekar Sharma and others.

The music Directors Rajan-Nagendra have worked with him for more than 20 films. Many of the films have got melodious songs. He has also worked with noted music directors such as Laxmikant Pyarelal, Bappi Lahiri, Satyam, Gurukiran, etc.

Career[edit]

Bhargava began his career in films as a film producer. Having produced eight films, he turned to direction.[2] He made his debut as a film director in 1977 with the film Bhagyavantharu, that had Rajkumar and B. Saroja Devi playing the lead roles. His next film Olavu Geluvu (1977), had Rajkumar and Lakshmi playing the lead roles. These two films were considered the best in his directing career.

His first film with Vishnuvardhan; Asaadhya Aliya was a successful one. He has a total of 23 films with Dr. Vishnuvardhan. The rate of success of this combination was very high. To name a few; Jeevana Chakra, Karunamayi, Jana Naayaka, Hrudaya Geethe, Karna, Mathe Haadithu Kogile, Onde Guri, Krishna Nee Begane Baaro and many others.

He has produced seven successful films and also has three decades of film-making to his credit. He is the only film director to have two silver Jubilee functions at the same place and same time. He has directed successful action films too.

He has directed seven films for Ambareesh, four films for Anant Nag, two films for Shankar Nag, two films for Shiva Rajkumar and many other actors.

His 50th movie Ganndulgali Kumara Rama is a mighty and colorful historical one.

In many of this interviews he has shown his gratitude to director Hunsur Krishnamurthy and famous comedian Dwarakeesh.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Credited as Language Notes
Director Screenwriter
1977 Bhagyavantharu Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Directorial debut Remake of Dheerga Sumangali
1977 Olavu Geluvu Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1979 Asadhya Aliya Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1980 Manku Thimma Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Remake of Mastana
1980 Kulla Kulli Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1981 Guru Shishyaru Green tickY Red XN Kannada Remake of Paramanandayya Sishyula Katha
1981 Avala Hejje Green tickY Red XN Kannada Similar to Trishna
Remade in Telugu as Bandhalu Anubandhalu(Chiranjeevi's 50th movie)
1982 Bandhalu Anubandhalu Green tickY Red XN Telugu Remake of Kannada movie Avala Hejje
Chiranjeevi's 50th movie
1982 Pedda Gedda Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1982 Tony Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1983 Samarpane Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1983 Onde Guri Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1983 Gandugali Rama Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1984 Mooru Janma Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Based on a novel of same name by T. K. Rama Rao
1984 Bedaru Bombe Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1984 Preethi Vathsalya Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1985 Jeevana Chakra Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Remake of Dharmaatmudu and its Tamil version Nallavanuku Nallavan
1985 Vajra Mushti Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1986 Karna Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Remake of Saaheb
1986 Krishna Nee Begane Baro Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Remake of Souten
1986 Maneye Manthralaya Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1987 Karunamayi Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1987 Hrudaya Geethe Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1987 Shanthi Nivasa Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1987 Kurukshetra Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1987 Sowbhagya Lakshmi Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Remake of Karthika Deepam
1987 Shubha Milana Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1988 Krishna Rukmini Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1988 Jana Nayaka Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1988 Nammoora Raja Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1990 Hosa Jeevana Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Remake of Tamil film Pudhea Paadhai
1990 Shivashankar Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Based on Hong Kong film Heart of Dragon
1990 Mathe Haditu Kogile Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1990 Chapala Chennigaraya Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Remake of Chinna Veedu
1991 Aranyadalli Abhimanyu Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1991 Nagunagutha Nali Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1991 Gandanige Takka Hendathi Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1991 Jagadeka Veera Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1992 Rajadhi Raja Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1992 Sapthapadi Green tickY Red XN Kannada Based on a novel by Sayisuthe
1993 Prana Snehitha Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1993 Vasantha Poornima Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1993 Jaga Mechida Huduga Green tickY Red XN Kannada Based on novel Nishaanth by Sai Suthe
1994 Sammilana Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1995 Bangarada Kalasha Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1996 Bangarada Mane Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1997 Janani Janmabhoomi Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1998 High Command Green tickY Red XN Kannada
2003 Back Pocket Green tickY Red XN Telugu
2006 Gandugali Kumara Rama Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Based on a novel by Su. Rudramurthy Shastry

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karnataka State Film Awards: Puneeth and Kalyani are the best". bollywoodlife.com. 6 April 2012. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Sukhadada Kanasilla". chitratara.com. 10 December 2008. Retrieved 12 May 2014.

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