Vidyasagar born 15 April known by his stage name Rajeshis an Indian actor who appears in Kannada films. Known as 'Kala Thapswi', Rajesh is an ardent fan of literature.
Vidyasagar is the original name of Rajesh. He appeared in many films as the lead in the late s and early s, but later on started appearing in character roles. He is the father of film actress Aasha Rani who had acted in the film Rathasapthami with Shivrajkumar and the father in law of popular Kannada and Tamil actor Arjun Sarja.
He has acted in over films. Inhe was awarded the Dr. Rajesh was born as Vidyasagar in in Bangalore, India. He grew up watching then stars such as Thyagaraja Bhagavatar, Rajakumari and T.
He developed interest in theatre from his childhood and joined Sudarshana Nataka Mandali without his parents' knowledge. Firstly, he joined Sudarshana Nataka Samsthe.
My parents were not aware. From pamphlets my parents came to know that he have joined theatre troupe. He currently lives in VidyaranyapuraBangalore.
Rajesh initially worked as a typist in government offices. Later he formed the Shakti Nataka Mandali, staging many popular plays. One fine day he got up from the sleet and started writing a play on unemployment.
The play he directed later. Thackeray role was well received. His theatre performances eventually progressed to film roles. He applied for 15 days leave to his job and went to Madras. It was a successful film.
That was the new beginning of his life. He was not only good at acting but also a good singer. The turning point was Namma Ooru in Shivashankarit was a runaway hit and then Finance Minister Ramakrishna Hegde gave it a per cent tax exemption. It was the film's producer B. He recently acted in Nanna Gopala, a children film directed by Lakshman.
Though he started little late compared to the Kumars - UdaykumarRajkumar and Kalyan Kumarthey were all contemporaries.
In that competitive period, Rajesh stood strong for his terrific performance on silver screen in Kannada cinema. In the charged up roles similar to what counterpart Sivaji Ganesan was doing the stellar performance of Rajesh was well received.
He was not only good in acting but also in singing. He was doing what Chi Udayashanker famous cinema writer was doing in the office. In the ledger books he was keeping the famous novels and reading. Chi Udayashanker was sent out from office for that.
Even he also faced the same situation. AshwathNarasimha raju, Balakrishna, Iyer, B. But, now Rajesh regrets that Kannada films produced in the recent times have lost their credence in the absence of good story and social commitment. The yesteryear star says "Those films had a message for Kalpana kannada movie showtimes in bangalore dating society besides providing healthy entertainment.
But the films that have come after lack social commitment and are of cheap taste. The technological development and huge money being spent on films have not been used by filmmakers for the good of the society," . For his contribution to Indian Cinema and achievements in the Kannada Film Field for four and a half decades, legendary actor Rajesh was conferred the honorary doctorate by the Karnataka University in the year Kannada films of the sKannada films of the s.
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