Monday, April 24, 2006

Namma Annovru - Dr. Rajkumar. 

Here are some Facts about Dr.Rajkumar's achievements... No wonder he is one of the Greatest Actor in the World...

- The First Actor in the Indian Film Industry to get Doctorate for acting (Mysore University)

- Only Indian Actor to get "Kentuky Colonel", a prestigeous award given by the Kentuky state, USA (previously recieved by British Prime Minister & Russian Prime Minister)

- The only Actor to have acted in only One language (Kannada) over a period of 50 years

- Only Actor in the Indian Film Industry, in whose name the State Government is giving an Award when he was still alive, every year to a person who has given outstanding contribution to the Film Industry
- Only Actor to have around 5000 fans Association across the world
- Only Actor to recieve Nation Award for both SINGING & ACTING
- First Actor whose first film itself won the National Award for Best Movie
- First Kannada Actor to win "Dada Saheb Phalke Award", prestigeous award given by Indian Govt. for the achievement in the Film Industry
- Only Actor to have more than 10 Titles given by the Government & other Associations (Karnataka Rathna, Kannada Kanteerava, Kala Kausthuba, Rasikara Raja, Padmabhushana, Nata Sarvabhouma, Kentuky colonel, Annavru, Gana Gandharva, Nithya Noothana Nata Shreshta, Doctorate, etc...)
- Only Kannada Actor to recieve "Padmabhushan" award for achievement in the Film Industry
- Only Actor in the Indian Film industry to recieve 9 State Awards for acting, 10 Film Fare Awards, 2 State Awards for Singing
- Only Actor ever to Act in 14 Films in a single year twice, once in 1964 & other in 1968
- Only Kannada Actor to Act as Hero with both Mother & Daughter in the Kannada Movies
- Only Kannada Actor to win the "NTR Award" given by Andhra Govt. for the person giving outstanding contribution to the Film Industry
- He is the Hero of the Longest Running Kannada Movie ever
- Bangarada Manushya, which ran for 2 years in one of the theatres in Bangalore & 1 year in 5 centres
- The Success Rate of his Movies is 95%, highest ever than any other actor in the Indian Film Industry No one else in the world may ever achieve what he has achieved... Hats off to Raj Kumar...

Dr Raj Abhimani

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Dr. Rajkumar - A Legend in Indian Cinema, has passed away 

The Matinee Idol, Emperor of Acting, "Annavuru", Dr. Rajkumar died on 12th April 2006.

Facts n Figures about this Great Kanndiga :

1. Born on 24th April 1928. In Gajanur, small village of Karnataka.
2. Educated till 3rd Standard in the village.
3. Entered the field of entertainment though Gubbi Veeranna Theatre Company.
4. Act in Bedara kannapa,
5. The only actor in indian Film history to be awarded 9 times Best Actor and Once best Playback Singer. - this is greatest achivement in many centuries to come.
6. Humble, Simplist - can say that is a personification of Simplist.
7. The most powerful Man in Karnataka's history ever to be acquired by his charisma.
8. He is the person who have built the Kannada Industry from single brick to a giangatic Industry.
9. Rajkumar is the only second person to get "Karnataka Ratna"
10. He gained more popularity in the "GOKAK" movement, which has saved much of the parts of Karnataka from Annexure in the states border disputes.
11. With all his powers, popularity, Charisma, He never entered POLITICS, RajKumar is considered the Powerhouse of any Karnataka government.

An Incident from 1970-75, Rajkumar was the only Non-Congressman, most Popular activitists NOT be arrested by Indira Gandhi government, Because he is no powerful, and down to earth that the most powerful Indira Gandhi never tried to put him behind bars.. because that would create a Massive Havoc, the Indian government at that time could not bare.

After, the Emergency, The Whole of Karnataka supported Rajkumar to Stand opposite to the Desperate Indira Gandhi. The BJP and JD, George Ferandes + Millions of Kanndigas requested him to oppose Indira Gandhi. But he refused to enter to politics. If at all, he had accepted the offer and without doubt he would win against Indira Gandhi.. He would have Created history in Indian Politics and Rubbed the Nehru families name from Karnataka politics...

Rajkumar always maintained simple life and punctuality in his work for 50 years. that he will never leave the hearts of millions of Kanndigas.

Awards after awards have flown to him, but yet he remained untouched my the fame and power.

he never used his popularity to take any Brands, political party.

He never portaryed himself in the movies with cigar, alcohol.
he is a very disciplined Man..

Dr. RajKumar, passed away, survived by millions of Kannda Fans..

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