SENSIBLE KANNADA FILMMAKER KAVITHA LANKESH!
|Beautiful filmmaker of Kannada Cinema.. Kavitha Lankesh!|
Birthday of sensible screenwriter & filmmaker of Kannada Cinema.. Kavitha Lankesh..just happened!
|Kannada filmmaker Kavitha Lankesh directing with camera!|
in film making and in the beginning made 50 shorts & documentaries in which includes one on Siddi tribe!
|Nandita Das in Kavitha Lankesh's film 'Deveeri' (1999).|
by her father P. Lankesh. This film won Kannada State Best Film Award!
Then her film 'Bimba' (2002) won Best Screenplay & Best Child artist awards. Then she wrote & directed film 'Preethi Prema Pranaya' (2003) in which Prakash Raj, Sudharani, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan & Anant Nag were in the lead. This film was a musical hit and won National Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada!
|Pretty Ramya acted film 'Tananam Tananam' (2006)|
Again in 2006 she made a romantic
film 'Tananam Tananam' in which Tamil actor Shaam appeared with.. pretty gorgeous Kannada actress Ramya who won Filmfare South Best Actress Award for this! This film latter dubbed in Tamil as 'Kadal Mazhal'!
Kavitha Lankesh produced-directed..
Social film 'Kariya Kan Bitta' (2013).
Kavitha Lankesh's film 'Avva' (2008) was also based on novel and won Karnataka state award. After commercially successful 'Crazy Loka' (2012) she produced & directed social film 'Kariya Kan Bitta' (2013) for which child artist Pradyumna won state award!
|Joyful picture of Kavitha Lankesh's children film 'Summer Holidays'!|
Her films also got national and international recognition.
With social commitment she also runs a resort 'Grameen Camp' for children. Recently she made a children film 'Summer Holidays' in which her daughter & nephew acted!
I met this beautiful filmmaker with pretty actress Ramya at our 'IFFI', Goa..after the screening of their film 'Tananam Tananam' in it!
Happy Birthday Ms. Kavitha!!
- Manoj Kulkarni