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List of people from Karnataka

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This is a list of famous and notable people from Karnataka, India. In order to be included, a person of influence needs only to have been born in Karnataka. This article can be expanded to accommodate newly surfacing information.

Arts and entertainment

Cinema

Theatre

Ancient Architecture & Sculpture

Modern Art, Contemporary Art - Painting, Sculpture, Puppetry, New Media Art & Art Criticism

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Music

Classical Music - Carnatic

Classical Music - Hindustani

Modern musicians

Film Music

Film Singers

Dance

  • Maya Rao (1928-2014) Kathak Guru and founder NIKC, Bangalore [1]

Fashion

Kings and Nobles

Industrialists & Business People

Health care

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Science and technology

Science

Mathematics

Technology

Economics

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Literature

Classical writers

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Modern writers

Politicians

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Bureaucrats

Cooperative movement

  • S. K. Amin Founder of South Kanara District Co-Operative Fish Marketing Federation

Religion and philosophy

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Yoga

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Wildlife and Environment

Historians, Art Historians, Epigraphists and Archaeologists

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Social Service

Sports

Cricket

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Hockey

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Athletics

Badminton

Tennis

Others

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Military

Judiciary

Award Winners

Bharat Ratna

Jnanpith Award

Saraswati Samman

Others

See also

References

  1. ^ GS Kumar (August 25, 2014). "Maya Rao took forbidden dance to a new level". The Times of India. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Pratibha unveils Kittur Rani Chennamma statue". Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  3. ^ "Jnanpeeth Awardees from Karnataka". Retrieved 2008-08-27.