Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar

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Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar
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Born15 August [1]
Nagathihalli, Mandya district, Karnataka
OccupationFilm director, producer and screenwriter
Websitenagathihalli.com

Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar is an Indian director, actor, screenwriter and a lyricist who predominantly works in Kannada Cinema.[1][2][3] He made his film debut as a screenplay writer in Kadina Benki (1986) which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film and the Karnataka State Award. His directorial debut was Undu Hoda Kondu Hoda (1991) for which he won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Story.

Three of his films, Kotreshi Kanasu (1994), America America (1996) and Hoomale (1998) won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada.

Career[edit]

Literary works[edit]

Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar at a book release event in Bangalore
  • Haddugalu
  • Nanna Preetiya Huduganige
  • Malenadina hudugi, Bayaluseemeya huduga
  • Baa Nalle Madhuchandrake
  • Chukki Chandramara Naadinalli
  • Sannidhi
  • Ayana
  • Holedande
  • Akaala
  • Prema Katha Samputa
  • Valase Hakkiya Haadu
  • America! America!!
  • Shatamaanadanchinali

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Title Notes
1986 Kadina Benki Screenplay, dialogue and lyrics
1988 Sankranthi Story and lyrics
1989 Prathama Ushakirana Screenplay, dialogues and lyrics
1990 Udhbhava Screenplay, dialogue and lyrics
1992 Undu Hoda Kondu Hoda Debut Feature
1993 Baa Nalle Madhuchandrake
1994 Kotreshi Kanasu
1995 Urvashi Screenplay and lyrics
1995 America America
1998 Hoomale
2001 Nanna Preethiya Hudugi
2002 Super Star
2003 Paris Pranaya
2005 Amrithadhare
2007 Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige
Screened in Cannes Film Festival
2009 Olave Jeevana Lekkachaara
2010 Nooru Janmaku
2011 Puttakkana Highway Story based on his story
2012 Breaking News
2015 Ishtakamya[4]
2017 Srikanta Story based on his 2-page short story Skhalana published in Taranga in 1985 [5]

Telefilms[edit]

  • Directed telefilm on Suggi (Harvest festival) – Telecasted in Bangalore TV station in 1991
  • Directed telefilm "Karunalu Baa Belake" – On Buddha's life and message, telecasted in Bangalore TV station in 1992
  • Directed telefilm "Avalokana" – Telecasted in Bangalore TV station in 1995
  • Directed telefilm "Kavya Saurabha" – Telecasted in Bangalore TV station in 1995
  • Screenplay and Dialogues for the teleserials "Kaveri", "Vayyaari", "Aranyadallondu Aragini", "Raaga Lahari"

Mega serials[edit]

Mega serials that were telecasted in Udaya TV

  • Pratibimba
  • Kaveri
  • Bhagya
  • Apartment
  • Olave Namma Baduku
  • Vataara

Awards[edit]

National Film Awards[edit]

List of movies, showing the year (award ceremony), film(s), award(s)
Year Movie Award Refs.
1994
(42nd)
Kotreshi Kanasu Best Feature Film in Kannada [6]
1996
(44th)
America America Best Feature Film in Kannada [7]
1998
(46th)
Hoomale Best Feature Film in Kannada [8]

Karnataka State Film Awards[edit]

List of movies, showing the year (award ceremony), film(s), award(s)
Year Movie Award Refs.
1988-89 Sankranthi Best Story Writer
1991-92 Undu Hoda Kondu Hoda Best Story Writer
1994-95 Kotreshi Kanasu Best Social Concern Film
1996-97 America America Best Film (First)
1996-97 America America Best Story Writer
1998-99 Hoomale Best Film (Second)
2002-03 Paris Pranaya Best Lyricist
2005-06 Amrithadhare Best Film (Third)
2007-08 Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige Best Film (Third)
2015 Puttanna Kanagal Award

Filmfare Awards (South)[edit]

List of movies, showing the year (award ceremony), film(s), award(s)
Year Movie Award Refs.
2001 Nanna Preethiya Hudugi Best Director – Kannada
2003 Paris Pranaya Best Film – Kannada

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Film-maker Nagathihalli Chandrashekar's birthday celebrations – Entertainment – DNA
  2. ^ Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar | Kannada Film Maker | Personalities
  3. ^ Vokkaligara Sangha Bangalore | Kempegowda | Kempegowda Institute of Medical Science | VV Pura Arts and Commerce College | VV Pura science College | Vokkaligara Sangha Dental C...
  4. ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/kannada/Nagathihalli-Back-with-a-New-Film/2015/06/23/article2881046.ece
  5. ^ http://www.prajavani.net/news/article/2016/12/23/460844.html
  6. ^ "42nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  7. ^ "44th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
  8. ^ "46th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 12 March 2012.

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