Raghavendra Rajkumar

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Raghavendra Rajkumar
Born15 August 1965 (age 52 years)
Madras Madras, (Now in Tamil Nadu, India)
Other namesRaghanna
OccupationActor, Singer, Film producer
Years active1988 - 2004 2018-
Spouse(s)Mangala
ChildrenVinay Rajkumar
Yuva Rajkumar(Guru)
Parent(s)Rajkumar (father)
Parvathamma (mother)
RelativesSee Rajkumar family

Raghavendra Rajkumar is an Indian film producer and former actor in Kannada cinema. He was also a singer and sang in some movies in which he acted. He is the second son of actor Rajkumar and film producer Parvathamma. He made his film debut as a lead actor in Chiranjeevi Sudhakara (1988) before appearing the hugely successful 1989 film Nanjundi Kalyana. Following this, he had a largely forgettable career, and retired from acting in 2004. He has since produced three films under Sri Vajreshwari Combines. His son Vinay Rajkumar is an actor.[1]

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

Year Film Role(s) Director(s) Notes
1974 Sri Srinivasa Kalyana Vijay Child Actor
1975 Daari Tappida Maga Kitty Peketi Sivaram Child Actor
1988 Chiranjeevi Sudhakar Sudhakar Singeetam Srinivasa Rao Debut movie
1989 Nanjundi Kalyana Raghuchandra M. S. Rajashekar Based on Parvathavani's Kannada drama which was a translation of William Shakespeare's comedy The Taming of the Shrew[2]

Remade in Telugu as Mahajananiki Maradalu Pilla

1989 Gajapathi Garvabhanga Kishore M. S. Rajashekar
1990 Aasegobba Meesegobba M. S. Rajashekar Cameo appearance
1990 Anukoolakkobba Ganda M. S. Rajashekar Remake of Joroo Ka Ghulam
1991 Kalyana Mantapa Shankara V. Govindaraj Based on Ooty Varai Uravu
1991 Sutradhara M. S. Rajashekar Based on Happy Go Lovely
1991 Bharjari Gandu Renuka Sharma Second half Based on Kathanayakudu
1993 Anuraagada Alegalu Priyadarshan S. Narayan
1993 Navibbaru Namagibbaru M. S. Rajashekar Dual role
1994 Sagara Deepa T. S. Nagabharana Based on novel of M. Veerappa Moily
1995 Aata Hudugaata Raj B. Ramamurthy Remake of Khiladi
1996 Ibbara Naduve Muddina Aata Relangi Narasimha Rao
1996 Srimathi Kalyana C. H. Balaji Singh
1996 Geluvina Saradaara Relangi Narasimha Rao Partially based on Ketu Duplicatu
1996 Shivaranjini Shiva M. S. Rajashekar Remake of Dil
1999 Tuvvi Tuvvi Tuvvi Kumar Singeetam Srinivasa Rao Based on Tum Haseen Main Jawaan
1999 Swasthik Guru Upendra
2004 Pakkadmane Hudugi Baalu M. S. Rajashekar Remake of Padosan
2018 Ammana Mane Nikhil Manjoo
2019 Tryambakam Dayal Padmanabhan Pre-production

As singer[edit]

Year Film Song(s) Composer(s) Notes
1989 Nanjundi Kalyana "Nijava Nudiyale", "Hosa Premadalli" Upendra Kumar
1990 Gajapathi Garvabhanga All songs except Jataka Kudure Upendra Kumar
1990 Anukoolakkobba Ganda All songs Upendra Kumar
1991 Kalyana Mantapa All songs except Ombathu Ombathu Upendra Kumar

As producer[edit]

Film Notes
1987 Shruthi Seridaaga
2010 Jackie
2012 Anna Bond
2013 Yaare Koogadali

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vinay Rajkumar: On the run". The Hindu. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  2. ^ Khajane, Muralidhara (23 April 2016). "Shakespeare influenced Kannada films too". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 March 2018.

External links[edit]

  • Raghavendra Rajkumar on IMDb
  • Fecilitation Ceremony of Raghavendra Raj Kumar organized by Slum Children and Women Development Association in Banglore [1]
  • Plackback Songs by Raghavendra RajKumar (Audio) from Udbhava.com [2]