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Relief of Gandaberunda bird (two headed) in the Rameshwara temple at Keladi.jpg
Born 435 CE
Died 455 CE

Kakusthavarma (435–455) was a ruler of the Kadamba Dynasty of Banavasi in Southern India during the 5th century. Under his rule, the dynasty attained the height of its greatness. Talagunda and Halmidi inscriptions praise him as a formidable Kadamba warrior.[1] He was able to maintain a good relationship with the imperial Guptas.[2]


  1. ^ "Bouncing off to Banavasi". Deccan Herald. Archived from the original on 2007-02-13. Retrieved 2007-04-13. 
  2. ^ "The Kadambas of Banavasi". ourkarnataka. Retrieved 2007-04-13.