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

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Theatre

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Ancient Architecture & Sculpture

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

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Music

Classical Music - Carnatic

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Classical Music - Hindustani

Modern musicians

Film Music

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Film Singers

Dance

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

Fashion

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Great Kings and Nobles

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Industrialists & Business People

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Health care

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Science and technology

Science

Mathematics

Technology

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Literature

Classical literateurs

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Modern literateurs

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

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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

CROSSWORD Writer

  • A.N.Prahlada Rao, Crossword writer, created 40,000 crosswords, Name mentioned in LIMCA Book of Records 2015

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.