Puttanna Kanagal

Film director

1933 – 1985

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Who was Puttanna Kanagal?

Puttanna Kanagal was one of the prominent Kannada film directors of the 1960s and the 1970s. Although the majority of his films were on offbeat or taboo subjects, he endeared himself to both the critics and ordinary film goers alike. He also directed a handful of films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. He received three National Film Awards, three Southern Filmfare Awards and numerous Karnataka State Film Awards.

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Born
Dec 1, 1933
Kanagal, Mysore
Also known as
  • S.R. Puttana Kanagal
  • S.R. Puttanna
  • S.R. Puttanna Kanagal
  • Subraveti Ramaswamiah Seetharama Sharma
  • S. R. Puttanna Kanagal
Spouses
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Lived in
  • Karnataka
Died
Jun 5, 1985
Bangalore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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