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List of people from Karnataka

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This is a list of 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 and sculpture

Modern and contemporary art, art criticism

Music

Classical music - Carnatic

Classical music - Hindustani

Modern musicians

Film music

Film singers

Dance

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

Fashion

Kings and nobles

Industrialists and businesspeople

Health care

Science and technology

Science

Mathematics

Technology

Engineering

Economics

Literature

Classical writers

Modern writers

Politicians

Bureaucrats

Cooperative movement

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

Religion and philosophy

Yoga

Wildlife and environment

Historians, epigraphists and archaeologists

Social service

Sports

Cricket

Hockey

Athletics

Badminton

Tennis

Others

Military

Judiciary

Award winners

Bharat Ratna

Jnanpith Award

Saraswati Samman

Militants

Others

See also

References

  1. ^ GS Kumar (25 August 2014). "Maya Rao took forbidden dance to a new level". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Pratibha unveils Kittur Rani Chennamma statue". Retrieved 26 August 2008.
  3. ^ A. Jayaram (18 April 2002). "The nuts and bolts of a superachiever". The Hindu. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Jnanpeeth Awardees from Karnataka". Retrieved 27 August 2008.