B V Karanth

Music Director | Director | Writer | Actor

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Personal Details:

Name B V Karanth (ಬಿ.ವಿ.ಕಾರಂತ)
Alternate Names Babukodi Venkataramana Karantha
Date of Birth 19-Sep-1929
Date of Death 01-Sep-2002
Birth Place Babukodi / Manchi / Dakshina Kannada Dt / Karnataka
Education M A
Father Naranappayya
Mother Lakshmamma
Siblings Mahalakshmi, Sarojini, Shamanna, Balakrishna, Krishna
Spouse Prema Karanth (Premaleela)
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Filmography:

Music Director (18 titles)

Kanooru Heggadithi (1999)
Nakkala Rajakumari (1991)
Bannada Vesha (1988)
Phaniyamma (1983)
Mooru Darigalu (1981)
Kithapathi (1981)
Akramana (1980)
Vathsalya Patha (1980)
Arivu (1979)
Ondu Oorina Kathe (1978)
Geejagana Goodu (1978)
Kudure Motte (1977)
Ghatashraddha (1977)
Kanneshwara Rama (1977)
Rishya Shringa (1977)
Hamsageethe (1975)
Chomana Dudi (1975)
Kaadu (1974)

Director (3 titles)

Thabbaliyu Neenade Magane (1977)
Chomana Dudi (1975)
Vamsha Vruksha (1972)

Writer (3 titles)

Thabbaliyu Neenade Magane (1977) – Screenplay
Vamsha Vruksha (1972) – Screenplay/Dialogue
Chinnari Puttanna (1968) – Story

Actor (4 titles)

Avasthe (1987)
Kanneshwara Rama (1977)
Hamsageethe (1975)
Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
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Awards:

National Film Awards

1971 Best Kannada Film – Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
1971 Best Direction – Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
1975 Best Film – Chomana Dudi (1975)
1976 Best Music Direction – Rishya Shringa (1977)
1977 Best Kannada Film – Thabbaliyu Neenade Magane (1977)
1977 Best Music Direction – Ghatashraddha (1977)

Karnataka State Film Awards

1971-72 First Best Film – Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
1971-72 Best Dialogue Writer – Vamsha Vruksha (1972)
1975-76 First Best Film – Chomana Dudi (1975)
1975-76 Best Music Director – Hamsageethe (1975)
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