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Chakravarthy Chandrachud

B.E, M.A. (Psychology)


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Journalist, writer, director

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Chakravarthy Chandrachud (born 1977) is a journalist, writer, and director, fondly known as Dada in the contemporary Kannada literary field. He is active in social and cultural activities through his organization Darvesh Chauki.


ಚಕ್ರವರ್ತಿ ಚಂದ್ರಚೂಡ್ ( Chakravarthy Chandrachud )


Chakravarthy Chandrachud was born on 15 August 1977 in Devanoor, a village of Chikkamagalur district, India. In the same village, famous Kannada poet Lakshmisa wrote much celebrated epic Jaimini Bharatha After completing his Engineering in Instrumental Technology at Jayachama Rajendra College, Mysore he did post graduation in psychology at the University of Mysore. During his student life, he was an active member of organisations like DYFI and SFI. Chandrachud founded and has actively conducted many social events through his organization Darvesh Chuki. Since 15 years he has been a journalist for the Kannada tabloid Lankesh Patrike.

Activism and literature

Chandrachud was attracted to the work of Rajendra Singh. He visited Kishori-Bhikampura,in Thanagazi tehsil, near Sariska Tiger Reserve and Ralegan Siddhi and studied the works of Rajendra Singh and Anna Hazare. Chandrachud was inspired with the work done by Rajendra Singh in the field of water conservation. To initiate and popularise water conservation in Karnataka, he came out with his first book Jala Jana Kranti in Kannada. Symbolically this book was released in the dry lake at Channarayapatna, Hassan district. This book was very well received and widely appreciated. His second book Khali Shilube (Empty Cross), an anthology of poems, was released in 2014. This book was released at a cemetery at Bangalore. His two more poetry collections Mailu Tutta and "Saava kolluvavarige shixe illa", are ready for release.


Chandrachud has active in cinema for 10 years. His first movie Janma was released in April 2013. The movie tackled issues like the Kaveri River water dispute and Rajkumar's kidnapping. These issues were interlocked with a love track. The movie was well appreciated. He has written scripts and dialogs for several Tamil movies.

Being an activist, Chakravarthy Chandrachud directed a documentary "Mahamarana" based on Kalasa Banduri Issue. Currently he is working on his next Kannada movie Ravani.


Chandrachud's other interests are music and painting.


Chakravarthy Chandrachud Wikipedia