6 December 1945
|Died||23 June 2013 67) (aged|
|Other names||K. S. Nagabhushan, K. S. Nagabhushana, K. Nagabhushan, Kunigal Bhushan, K. S. Nagesh|
|Alma mater||Degree in cinematography |
Kunigal Nagabhushan (6 December 1945 – 23 June 2013) was an Indian actor in the Kannada film industry. Some of the notable films of Kunigal Nagabhushan as an actor include S.P. Sangliyana 2 (1990), C.B.I. Shankar (1989), Daari Tappida Maga (1975).
Kunigal Nagabhushan had contributed to more than two hundred Kannada films, as actor, dialogue writer and assistant director.     
|1994-95||Karnataka State Film Award||Yarigu Helbedi||Dialogue writer||Best Dialogue||Won||[ citation needed ]|
|2011||Kempegowda Award||-NA-||Contribution to films||-NA-||Won||[ citation needed ]|
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