Nikhil Chinappa is a popular radio and video jockey and MTV presenter. He’s a well known youth icon, and he’s tried his luck with the film industry as well.
Ranked as one of the most glamorous and talented actresses in Kannada films, Nidhi Subbaiah has made a name for herself in Sandalwood.
Mysore Shrinivas Sathyu is a multitalented personality and his creative skill has always been ahead of him – he functions as an aesthetic director, art director and an impeccable stage manager
Kaveri Nambisan was born in the beautiful coffee and spice district of Karnataka, Coorg. She studied to be a doctor from St. John’s Medical College, and later went to England for her FRCS.
H S Shivaprakash is an acclaimed poet and playwright from Karnataka. He writes in Kannada, but many of his works have been translated into English and other Indian regional languages.
Gundappa Vishwanath was one of the finest batsmen India ever produced, and in fact he was one of the finest batsmen the cricketing world had ever seen during his time.
Kannada theatre owes much to Gubbi Veeranna, the man who founded the drama company that’s popularly known as ‘Gubbi Veeranna Nataka Company’. He was a drama producer, director and an artiste.
Dharmavaram Ramakrishnamacharyulu was the writer of the play ‘Bhakta Prahalada’, which was later made into a movie and became the first Telugu talkie. He was a well-known playwright of his time, and wrote nearly 30 plays in all.
Daisy Bopanna is a familiar face in regional films in all four South Indian languages, and she has also acted in a host of commercials and in one Hindi movie.
Bellave Narahari Sastri was a great dramatist and musician who defined and set the standards for professional playwriting in Kannada theatre.