Actor, director and producer Dwarakish no more

11:47 AM Apr 16, 2024 | Team Udayavani |

Actor, director, and producer in the Kannada film industry Bungle Shama Rao Dwarakanath better known as Dwarakish died of cardiac arrest on April 16.


Dwarakish born on 19 August 1942, grew up in Ittigegud, Mysuru. He received his primary education in Sharada Vilas and Banumaiah’s school, and he graduated from CPC Polytechnic with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

After completing his education, Dwarakish and his brother started an automotive spare-parts business called “Bharath Auto Spares” in Gandhi Square, Mysore. He was strongly attracted to acting and often asked his maternal uncle, a famous cinema director Hunusur Krishnamurthy, to give him a chance to act in movies. In 1963, he decided to quit business and start acting in movies.

He was given the name Dwarakish by Kannada film maker C. V. Shivashankar. He was the first Kannada producer to bring Kishore Kumar to the Kannada film Industry, and the song Aadu Aata Aadu became extremely popular.


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