Rajendra Singh Babu

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S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu
Native name ರಾಜೇಂದ್ರ ಸಿಂಗ್ ಬಾಬು
Born Mysore, India
Residence Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Other names Babu
Occupation Film director, producer and writer
Years active 1975–2013
Spouse(s) Anuradha Singh
Children Auditya and Rishika Singh

S. V. Rajendra Singh Babu is a Kannada film maker and producer. He was born and brought up in Mysore. His father late Shankar Singh was one of the great producers in Kannada Film Industry and has produced many films under the banner Mahatma Pictures (Mysore). Rajendra Singh Babu has made movies in different genres. He has written and directed love stories, War, suspense thrillers and comedy movies. Many of his films have been adapted from novels or short stories.[1] He is not only famous in Karnataka but also across all of India. Babu has won numerous awards for his films and has also directed movies in the Hindi and Telugu languages. His sister Vijayalakshmi is the wife of actor Jai Jagadish.

Early life[edit]

Rajendra Singh Babu born in Mysore, Karnataka. His father, the late Shankar Singh, was a producer and director of Kannada films. His mother, Prathima Devi, was an actress in Kannada cinema. In an interview, Babu mentioned that his father wanted him to become a doctor but his own passion for camera propelled him to the film industry. Hailing from a family of movie makers, Babu was fascinated with films like Great escape, Guns of Navarone and Bridge on the river Kwai. He believed that:

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Credited as Language Notes
Director Screenplay Producer
1975 Nagakanye Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Debut feature
1977 Nagara Hole Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1978 Kiladi Jodi Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1981 Bhaari Bharjari Bete Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1981 Antha Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1981 Simhada Mari Sainya Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada Screened at International Children film festival Corebeil – Essonnes, France[3]
1981 Meri Aawaz Suno Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Hindi film
1982 Thirugu Baana Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1982 Tony Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1984 Kaliyuga Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1984 Gandu Bherunda Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1984 Bandhana Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada Screened at Moscow International Film Festival
1984 Mera Faisla Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Hindi
1984 Sharara Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Hindi
1985 Pithamaha Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1985 Ek Se Bhale Do Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Hindi
1985 Brahma Vishnu Maheshwara Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1986 Karna Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1986 Krishna Nee Begane Baro Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1986 Maneye Manthralaya Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1987 Kurukshetra Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1987 Yuga Purusha Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1990 Bannada Gejje Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1990 Prema Yuddham Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada Remake of Bannada Gajje
1990 Muthina Haara Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1990 Aag Ka Darya Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Hindi
1990 Sri Sathyanarayana Pooja Phala Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
1993 Hoovu Hannu Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada [4]
1994 Mahakshathriya Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1995 Himapatha Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1995 Kalyanothsava Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1997 Mungarina Minchu Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
1998 Doni Saagali Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
1998 Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
2001 Kurigalu Saar Kurigalu Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
2002 Kothigalu Saar Kothigalu Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
2003 Katthegalu Saar Katthegalu Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
2004 Love Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
2004 Kanchana Ganga Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
2006 Mohini 9886788888 Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Kannada
2008 Buddhivantha Red XN Red XN Green tickY Kannada
2010 Thipparalliya Tarlegalu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada
2011 Love in Kashmir Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Hindi
2014 Raktaaksha Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada Under production
2014 Bhimoos Bang Bang Kids Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Kannada Shelved

Awards Honor and Recognition[edit]

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He is the winner of the president's Rajat Kamal Award for best film and director thrice for movies Bandhana, Muttina Haara and Mungarina Minchu. Babu has won many state awards for his films.[6] and has been honoured with Puttanna Kangal prestigious Award given by the Karnataka State Govt. to a film personality on the lines of Dada Saheb Phalke Award in Karnataka. Babu films "Simhada Mari Sainya" and "Bandhana" are screened at international film festivals. Here is the list of few important awards.

Rajendra Singh Babu getting award from President of India
Year Film Award Category
1981 Antha "Cinema express",Madras Best Direction
1985 Bandhana President's Rajat Kamal Award Best Film & Best Direction
1985 Bandhana Karnataka State Govt. Award Best Film & Best Direction
1984 Bandhana Filmfare Award
1990 Muththina Haara President's Rajat Kamal Award Best Regional Film & Best Direction
1990 Muththina Haara Karnataka State Govt. Award Best Regional Film & Best Direction
1990 Muththina Haara Filmfare Award
1993 Hoovu Hannu Karnataka State Govt. Film Award Best Film and Direction
1993 Hoovu Hannu Filmfare Award Best Direction
1994 Mahakshatriya Filmfare Award
1997 Mungarina Minchu[7] President's Rajat Kamal Award Best Regional Film and Direction
1998 Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga Karnataka State Govt. Award Best Social Concern Film and Direction

Organizations/Committees[edit]

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Committees Role
Karnataka Film Director's Association (6 times) President
Karnataka Film and T.V. Technicians President
Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (2 times) Executive-Committee
International Film Festival of India, 1992, Bangalore Nominated member by State Govt.

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