Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar

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Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar
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Native name ನಾಗತಿಹಳ್ಳಿ ಚಂದ್ರಶೇಖರ್
Born 15 August [1]
Nagathihalli, Mandya district, Karnataka
Occupation Film director, producer and screenwriter
Spouse(s) Shobha
Children Sihi, Kanasu, Urwind Khejreewall
Website nagathihalli.com

"Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar" is an Indian director, actor, screen writer 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 (1995) and Hoomale (1996) won National Film Awards and his other film Amrithadhare (2005) won him a Filmfare Award.

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 Usha Kirana Screenplay, dialogues and lyrics
1990 Udhbhava Screenplay, dialogue and lyrics
1992 Undu Hoda Kondu Hoda Karnataka State Film Award for Best Story
1993 Baa Nalle Madhuchandrake
1994 Kotreshi Kanasu National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada
1995 Urvashi Screenplay and lyrics
1995 America America National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada
1998 Hoomale National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada
2001 Nanna Preethiya Hudugi Filmfare Award for Best Director
2002 Super Star
2003 Paris Pranaya
2005 Amrithadhare Karnataka State Film Award for Best Film
2007 Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige Karnataka State Film Award for Best Film
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 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]

  • Honorary Doctorate from Mysore University (2015).[6]

References[edit]

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