Tripti Joshi (Editor)

T S Nagabharana

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Nationality  Indian
Years active  1978–present

Name  T. Nagabharana
Role  Film director

Full Name  Talakadu Srinivasaiah Nagabharana
Born  1953 (age 61–62)Bangalore, Mysore State, India
Occupation  Film director, producer, screenwriter
Awards  National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada
Movies  Kirataka, Janumada Jodi, Nagamandala, Kallarali Hoovagi, Aakasmika
Similar People  V Manohar, Hamsalekha, Vijay Raghavendra, Girish Karnad, Anant Nag

Film Director T S NAGABHARANA talks about KANNADA TIMES Magazine


Talakadu Srinivasaiah Nagabharana (born 1953) is an Indian film director, in the Kannada film industry and a pioneer of the parallel cinema. He is one of the few film directors to have straddled the mainstream and parallel cinema worlds. He achieved success both in television and cinema.

Contents

T. S. Nagabharana T S Nagabharana Pictures T S Nagabharana Photo

He has been the recipient of international, national, state and other awards for 20 of his 34 Kannada movies in the last 40 years. He was nominated as the chairman of Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy (KCA), Bangalore [Government of Karnataka] (State Film Academy).

T. S. Nagabharana T S Nagabharana Pictures T S Nagabharana Photo

Personal life

T. S. Nagabharana TSN involved with the movie Vasundhara TS Nagabharana New

Talakadu Srinivasaiah Nagabharana was born in 1953. He is an ardent and avid reader of Indian English literature. He holds a degree in Science and Law.

Career

T. S. Nagabharana Kannada Rajyotsa award TS Nagabharana honored

Nagabharana was interested in filmmaking since his college days; he acted and directed many stage plays. In his teens, he came under the indelible influence of the great playwright Adya Rangacharya. When in college he directed the plays Evam Indrajit and Shoka Chakra.

T. S. Nagabharana Famous Kannada Movie Director TS Nagabharana talks about

He worked as a backstage worker, actor, singer and director. He associated with leading theatre personalities like B. V. Karanth, Chandrashekhara Kambara and Girish Karnad.

Plays that Nagabharana has acted in and directed are Sangya Balya, Kathale Belaku, Shakarana Sarotu, Jokumaraswamy, Oedipus, Sattavara Neralu, Krishna Parijata, Tingara Buddanna, Mundena Sakhi Mundena, Hayavadana, Neegikonda Samsa, Baka and Blood Wedding.

He received a gold medal from the Government of India for his achievement in theatre. He is the founder of a theatre organisation called "Benaka". He also started Shruthalaya, an organisation for organising, writing, composing, camera work, lighting, art, acting, editing and directing.

  • Worked with Padmashri B V Karanth, Former Director Of NSD and Chairman of Ranga Mandala Bhopal, Rangayana Mysore.
  • Working as President of Benaka Children Theatre since 30 years
  • Organising and Directing 3 Children plays every year continuously since from start.
  • Directed more than 35 Plays of which Jnaanapeeth Sri Grisish Karnad, Chandrashekhar Kambar, Sri Shivarama Karanath and Badal Sarkar etc.
  • Acted in more than 100 plays, which played more than 10,000 shows.
  • Performed on National and International stages for several times
  • Conducted theatre workshops for the last 35 years regularly both National and International level.
  • Worked as an Administrator for several theatre repertories, specially Rangayana Mysore, Benaka Bengaluru
  • 40 years founder-actor, Benaka Amateur Troupe founded by B.V. Karanth
  • 30 years President, Benaka Children Theatre founded by Prema Karanth.
  • Rajyotsava Awardees for Theatre
  • Represented Government of India Cultural Committees several times.
  • He is a fan of Akira Kurosawa and Ingmar Bergman.

    National Network

  • Serials for Doordarshan since its inception.
  • Tele serial Shasraphan was written by former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao
  • Indo-Mauritius co-production Stone Boy
  • Samsmaran travalogue by Goruru Ramaswamy Iyengar extensively shot in the United States of America
  • Tenali Rama, Aradhana, Ganayogi Panchakshari
  • Bangalore Doordarshan and other Networks
  • A variety of serials and other programs for Doordarshan, Udaya TV, SUN TV and others
  • TV Serial List

    National Network Regional Network • An Indian in America Mussanje • Sahasrapan Namma Nammali • Stone Boy Thiruga Bana • Tenali Rama Sankranthi • Aradhana O Nanna Belake • Ganayogi Panchakshari Gelathi

    Achievements

    Nagabharana has won nine National and 14 State awards.

  • 1st BRICS Film Festival Chairperson of Jury.
  • Jury member of Dadasaheb phalke Award at 64th National Film Award
  • Executive Committee Member, Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce - 3 years
  • Chairman of Subsidy Committee for Films, Government of Karnataka
  • President of Karnataka Film Directors’ Association
  • CIFEJ (‘Centre International de Film pour l’enfance et La Jeunesse’ meaning ‘International Centre of Films for Children and Youth’) Board Member for 13 years.
  • Adarsh Film Institute Principal and Faculty
  • Chairman, Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy 2008-2012
  • Member of the Central Censor Board since 2015
  • Mean time done Light & Sound for Tourism Department of Govt. of India and Govt. of Created perKarnataka at Mysore, Hampi, Kiuttur, and Srirangapattana.
  • Awards

    Of the 34 films he has made so far, 14 have received prestigious awards at the state and national level. Seven of his movies have been selected for the Indian Panorama. He has received the Best Regional Director Award at the national level seven times.

    T.S. Nagabharana occupies the crown of a hat trick of national integration award. Three of his films won the best Film on National Integration, and he is the only director in India to have won so.

    National Film Award

  • 1978 - Best Film on National Integration - Grahana
  • 1978 - Best Screenplay - Grahana
  • 1983 - Best Feature Film in Kannada - Banker Margayya
  • 1989 - Best Film on National Integration - Santha Shishunala Sharifa
  • 1991 - Best Feature Film in Kannada - Mysore Mallige
  • 1993 - Best Feature Film in Kannada - Chinnari Mutha
  • 2002 - Best Feature Film in Kannada - Singaaravva
  • 2006 - Best Film on National Integration - Kallarali Hoovagi
  • Karnataka State Film Awards

  • 1978-79 - First Best Film - Grahana
  • 1982-83 - Third Best Film - Anveshane
  • 1987-88 - First Best Film - Aasphota
  • 1987-88 - Best Screenplay - Aasphota
  • 1989-90 - Second Best Film - Santha Shishunala Sharifa
  • 1991-92 - Second Best Film - Mysore Mallige
  • 1993-94 - Second Best Film - Aakasmika
  • 1993-94 - Best Children Film - Chinnari Mutha
  • 1995-96 - Best Children Film - Naviddive Eccharikke
  • 1996-97 - Special Award - Janumada Jodi
  • 1996-97 - Second Best Film - Nagamandala
  • 2001-02 - Third Best Film - Neela
  • 2003-04 - First Best Film - Chigurida Kanasu
  • 2011 - Best Children Film - Kamsale Kaisale
  • Filmfare Award

  • 1988 – best film Aasphota
  • 1991 – best director Mysore Mallige
  • 1996 – best director Janumada Jodi
  • 1997 – best director Nagamandala
  • Others

  • Dhwani- Sriranga international Kannada theatre award for 2009 by Dhwani Pratishthana
  • References

    T. S. Nagabharana Wikipedia


    Topics
     
    B
    i
    Link
    H2
    L