A. V. Seshagiri Rao

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A. V. Seshagiri Rao
Died17 June 2007(2007-06-17) (aged 81)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
OccupationFilm director

A. V. Seshagiri Rao (1926 – 17 June 2007) [1] was a Kannada film director.


Film career

He started his film career at a young age and directed about 50 films including in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil. He made his directorial debut in Telugu film Pendli Pilipu starring N. T. Rama Rao and Devika in 1962. He gave blockbusters like Rajkumar-starrer Sampath Ge Sawal, Bahadur Gandu and Bettadha Huli to the Kannada film industry. His last film was Bahadura Hennu in which actress Roopa Ganguly had played the lead role.



11965 Bettada Huli [2]
21968 Hoovu Mullu
31969 Makkale Manege Manikya
41973 Jaya Vijaya
51974 Sampathige Savaal
61975 Hennu Samsarada Kannu
71976 Baduku Bangaravaythu
81976 Bahaddur Gandu
91976 Raja Nanna Raja
101977 Sose Tanda Soubhagya
111977 Shrimanthana Magalu
121978 Vasantha Lakshmi
131979 Naniruvude Ninagagi
141979 Nentaro Gantu Kallaro
151980 Ravi Chandra
161980 Haddina Kannu
171980 Pattanakke Banda Pathniyaru
181981 Avali Javali
191982 Guna Nodi Hennu Kodu
201983 Keralida Hennu
211984 Maryade Mahal
221984 Premave Balina Belaku
231984 Pavithra Prema
241985 Kunkuma Tanda Soubhagya
251989 Thaligagi
261993 Bahaddur Hennu
271961 Pendli Pilupu (Telugu) −281971 Andam Kosam Pandem (Telugu)


He died following a fall at his house in Chennai, India, where died of brain haemorrhage. [1]

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