Nagathihalli named film academy chairman

Film Director Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar.-Photo/ M S MANJUNATHnagathihalli

The state government on Wednesday appointed noted film director Nagathihalli Chandrashekar as the Chairman of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy.

Chandrashekhar, formerly a Kannada lecturer at a Bengaluru-based college, 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. Kotreshi Kanasu (1994), America America (1995) and Hoomale (1996), directed by Chandrashekar, won National Film Awards. His aother film Amrithadhare (2005) fetched him a Filmfare award.

 

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