Kengal Anjeneya Swamy Temple, Channapattana

Kengal Anjeneya Swamy Temple, Channapattana

The following temple is located in Vandaraguppe village,Channapatna dist, Karnataka. The presiding deity here is Swayambu Hanuman, which is a five & half feet long, and the idol sprouts a mustache. It is very seldom for a ''swayumbu lord hanuman'' to sprout a mustache. Swayambhu (also spelled Svayambhu) means Self-manifested or that which is created by its own accord. Hanuman idol emerged from the red rocks, and to this date it is still emerging. ''Kengal'' in Kannada means 'redstone' from which the idol is emerging from, hence the lord is called here as ''Kengal Hunumantha'' also know as Kengal Anjeneya Swamy'' It is to be noted that the idol is usually decorated with bright orange paint, called sindhoor. This idol is naturally bright orange-red! 

Few 1,000 years ago, Vyasa (sage) was passing by a bright red boulder. Upon discovering this, he was all excited and visualized an Hanuman etched from those rocks. The omni present lord Hanuman, full filled Vyasa's wish by slowly emerging from the rocks, with crisp details as vyasa imagined. This also included a very rare yet a perfect mustache. The temple was build by ''Hoysala kings''. After Hoysalas, no one cared to maintain the temple and as a result the temple almost reduced to rumble. A Karnataka Cheif Minister who goes by the same name as that of the lord, renovated the temple. He was building vidhansaudha, and used the same rocks and granites to renovate the temple. He was a staunch devotee of this Hanuman, so he was buried closer to the temple. His Samadhi is at a stone throw's distance. Thanks to the ex CM, the temple is well maintained by the devotees and the temple trustees. the temple sees more devotees year after year! 
This temple, like any other ancient temples, is quite unique. Lord came here to please Vysa. The sage who wrote Hindu epic Mahabaratha. The idol is very powerful and vested with a lot of energy. Hence people with ill intentions cannot withstand the idol; it triggers vibes that can be harmful. The lord is merciless in punishing the mean & bad. The lord also does not fail to bless the good ones. Good and bad is not necessarily decided by our actions, but how much guilt we acquire from it. This is a famous hindu piligrimage site for childless couples and people with other illnesses. 

There are other fascinating phenomenon associated with this temple. This temple never ceases to surprise its devotees. Few decades ago, the idol's face was facing north, and over the years it now looks east! As the face moving from one direction to the other, the hidden eye is also evolving. When the idol was facing north, devotees could see only the right-side mustache and a right eye, now both the eyes are visible and so is complete mustache. One of the architectural marvel of this temple is that, the first (sun) rays on Makara Shankranthi Day (jan 14/15) i.e the first day of Uttarayana falls directly on the idol. This does not happen on other days! 
The difference between this temple and other temples is that prayers are answered on your first visit to the temple. Standing in front of this idol, absorbing powerful vibes, will make a commoner into a physic there by knowing the answer to the individual's prayers. It does not matter which part of the world you are in, nor the religion, praying to Hanuman in silence will make wonders! 

May lord Hanuman bless us all!


Dr. RAJKUMAR (April 24, 1929 – April 12, 2006)
Legendary Actor of Kannada Cinema and Karnataka Ratna, Namma Annavaru

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11954Bedara KannappaDr Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, G.V.Iyer, Narasimharaju
21955SodariDr Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Raghavendrarao, Jayasri, G.V.Iyer
31956Bhakta VijayaDr Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Mynavathi
41956Hari BhaktaDr Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Narasimharaju, Mynavathi, J.V. Iyer
51956OhileshwaraDr Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Narasimharaju, Kalyan Kumar, H.R. Shahstri
61957Sati NalaayiniDr Rajkumar, Pandari Bai
71957Rayara SoseDr Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Mynavathi, Kalyan Kumar
81958BhookailasaDr Rajkumar, Kalyan Kumar, B. Saroja Devi, Jamuna, Ashwath
91958Krishna GarudiDr Rajkumar, Narasimharaju, Sidhia swamy, Revathi, Suryakala
101958Anna ThangiDr Rajkumar, Balakrishna, Saroja Devi, Eshwarappa, Jayamma
111959Jagajoythi BasaveshwaraDr Rajkumar, Saroja Devi,  Leelavathi, Honnappa Bhagavathkar, Balakrishna
121959Dharma VijayaDr Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Narshimaraju, Harini, Varadappa
131959MahishasuramardhiniUdaykumar, Narasimharaju, Sandhya, Saukar Jnaki, Ashwath
141959Abbaa Aa HudugiDr Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Rajashankar, Mynavathi, Panthalu, Narasimharaju
151960Ranadheera KanteeravaDr Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Udaykumar, Narasimharaju, Balakrishna
161960Rani HonammaDr Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Balakrishna, Narasimharaju, Lalitharao
171960AashasundariDr Rajkumar, Harini, Shivashankar, Krishnakumari, Narasimharaju
181960DashavathaaraDr Rajkumar, Krishnakumari, Udaykumar, Lelavathi, Narasimharaju
191960Bhakta KanakadasaDr Rajkumar, Udaykumar, Ashwath, Krishnakumar
201961Srishyla MahathmeKrishnakumari, Sandhya, Dikki Madavarao
211961Kittur ChennammaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, B. Saroja Devi
221961Kantheredu NoduDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Iyer, Vandhana, Balakrishna
231961Kyvara MahathmeDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Vasantha
241961Bhaktha ChethaDr. Rajkumar, Prathima
251961NagaarjunaDr. Rajkumar, G. Varalakshmi, Ashwath, Narasimharaju, Nagendrarao
261962Gaali Gopura-
271962BhoodaanaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Kalyan Kumar, Udaykumar
281962SwarnagowriDr. Rajkumar, Krishnakumari, Rajashree
291962DevasundariDr. Rajkumar, Saroja Devi, Kalyan Kumar
301962Karuneye Kutumbada KannuDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Rajashree, Adhvani Lakshmidevi
311962Mahathma KabirDr. Rajkumar, Krishnakumari
321962VidhivilasaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi
331962ThejaswiniDr. Rajkumar, Pandari Bai
341963ValmikiDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Raja Sulochana
351963Nanda DeepaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Harini
371963KanyarathnaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Sahukarjanaki, Balakrishna
381963GowriDr. Rajkumar, Saukar Janaki, Ashwath, Rathna
391963Jeevana TharangaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Junior Revathi
401963Malli MadhuveDr. Rajkumar, Saukar Janaki, Udaykumar, Chi. Sadhashivaih, Balakrishna
411963KulavadhuDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Ashwath
421963Kalitharoo HenneDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Nagendra Rao
431963VeerakesariDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Narasimharaju
441963Mana Mechchida MadadiDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Balakrishna, Udayakumar, Junior Revathi
451963Sathi ShakthiDr. Rajkumar, M.V. Rajamma, Sahukar Janaki
461963ChandrakumaraDr. Rajkumar, Krishna Kumari, Rajashree
481963Sri Ramanjaneya YuddhaDr. Rajkumar, Chandrakala, Udaykumar, Jayanthi, Pandari Bai
491963Navakoti NarayanaDr. Rajkumar, Sahukar Janaki, Diki Mahadevarao, B.V.Radha
501963Chandavalliya TotaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Udaykumar
511964Shivarathri MahathmeDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Chi. Sadhashivaih
531964Tumbida KodaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Jayashree, Jayanthi
541964Shivagange MahathmeDr. Rajkumar, Harini, H.P. Saroja, Rajashree
551964PrathigneDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Pandari Bai, Ashwath
561964NaandiDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Harini, Vadiraj, Balakrishna
571965NagapoojaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Jayashri
581965ChandrahasaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Udaykumar, Sudarshan
591965SarvagnamoorthyDr. Rajkumar, Harini, Udaykumar, Mainavathi, Niranjan
601965VaatsalyaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Udaykumar, Leelavathi
611965Satya harishchandraDr. Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Vanisri, M.P. Shankar, Udaykumar
621965Mahasathi AnasuyaDr. Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Narasimharaju
631965Ide Maha SudinaDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Harini, Udaykumar, Jayashri
641965Bettada HuliDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, M.P. Shankar, Udaykumar
651965Sati SavithriDr. Rajkumar, Udaykumar, Krishnakumari
661965Maduve Madi NoduDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Udaykumar, Nagendra Rao
671965PativrathaaDr. Rajkumar, Udaykumar, Harini
681966Mantralaya MahatmeDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Kalpana, Udaykumar
691966Kathari VeeraDr. Rajkumar, Udayachandrika, Balakrishna, Udaykumar
701966Bala NagammaDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Rajashri, Nagaiah
711966ToogudeepaDr. Rajkumar, Udayachandrika, Balakrishna, Udaykumar
721966PremamayiDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Ashwath, Ranga, Mainavathi
731966Kilaadi RangaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, M.P. Shankar, Udaykumar, Narasimharaju
741966MadhumalathiDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Udaykumar, Shankar, Ashwath
751966Yemme ThammannaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Latha, Rajamma, Pantulu, Narasimharaju
761966Mohini BhasmaasuraDr. Rajkumar, Udaykumar, Leelavathi
771966Sri Kannika Parameshwari KatheDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, M.P. Shankar, Nagendrarao, Dwarakish
781966SandhyaraagaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Ashwath, Narasimharaju, Udaykumar
791967Parvathi KalyanaDr. Rajkumar, Chandrakala, Ashwath, M.P.Shankar, Jayashri, Udaykumar, Pandari Bai
801967Sati SukanyaDr. Rajkumar, Harini, Narasimharaju, Balakrishna, Ashwath, Shankar
811967Gange GowriDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Leelavathi, Udaykumar
821967RajashekaraBharathi, Udaykumar, Balakrishna
831967LagnapatrikeDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Radha, Dwarakish, Shivram
841967Rajadurgada RahasyaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Udaykumar, Narasimharaju
851967Devara Gedda ManavaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Narasimharaju, M.P.Shankar
861967Beedi BasavannaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Vandana, Narasimharaju, Dinesh
871967Manassiddare MaargaDr. Rajkumar, Narasimharaju, Rajashankar, Jayanthi, Shankar
881967Bangarada HoovuDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Udaykumar, Balakrishna, Pandari Bai, Narasimharaju
891967ChakratheerthaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Udaykumar, Balakrishna,  Jayashri
901967Immadi PulakeshiDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Jayanthi, Ashwath, Sudarshan, Udaykumar, Balakrishna, Narasimharaju
911968Jedara BaleDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Shankar, Narasimharaju, Ashwath, Udaykumar
931968GandhinagaraDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Ashwath, Narasimharaju, Dinesh, Dwarakish, B.V. Radha
941968Mahasathi ArundathiDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Udaykumar
951968ManassakshiDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Narasimharaju, Ranga
961968SarvamangalaDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Sampath, Ashwath, Jayashri
971968BhaagyadevatheDr. Rajkumar, Leelavathi, Udayachandrika, Radha, Balakrishna, Narasimharaju
981968Bangalore MailDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Radha, Ashwath,  Narasimharaju
991968Hannele ChiguridaagaDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Dinesh, Ranga, Nagendrarao, Jayashri
1001968Bhaagyada BaagiluDr. Rajkumar, Vandana, Radha,  Balakrishna, Dwarakish
1021968Rowdi RangannaDr. Rajkumar, Chandrakala, Jayanthi, Rajashankar, Dinesh, Balakrishna
1031968DhoomaketuDr. Rajkumar, Udayachandrika, Udaykumar, Narasimharaju, Ashwath
1041968AmmaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Rajamma, Pantulu, Dinesh, Ashwath
1051968SimhaswapnaDr. Rajkumar, Udaykumar, Jayanthi, Narasimharaju
1061968Goadalli C.I.D. 999Narasimharaju, Lakshmi
1071968Mannina MagaDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Jayakumari, Shankar
1081969MaargadarshiDr. Rajkumar, Chandrakala, Balakrishna, Sampath, Narasimharaju, Shankar
1091969Gandondu HennaruDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Balakrishna, Pantulu, Mainavathi
1101969Mallammana PavadaDr. Rajkumar, Saroja Devi, Vajramuni, Balakrishna
1111969Choori ChikkannaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Jayakumari, Narasimharaju
1121969PunarjanmaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Ranga, Chandrakala
1131969Bhaley RajaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, B.V. Radha
1141969UyyaleDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Ashwath, Balakrishna
1151969ChikkammaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Balakrishna, Srinath, Narasimharaju
1161969Mayor MutthannaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Shankar, Dwarakish
1171969Operation Jackpot C.I.D. 999Dr. Rajkumar, Surekha, Rekha, Narasimharaju, Nagappa
1181970Sri KrishnadevarayaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Jayanthi, Rajamma, Pantulu, Narasimharaju
1191970Karulina KareDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Nagendrarao, Renuka, Dinesh, Sudharshan
119. A-Naadina bhaagyaDr. Rajkumar, Sudarshan, Srilalita, Surekha
1201970Hasiru ThoranaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Narasimharaju, Udaykumar
1211970Bhupathi RangaDr. Rajkumar, Udayachandrika, Dinesh, Renuka
1221970Mr. RajkumarDr. Rajkumar, Rajashri, Dwarakish
1231970Bhale JodiDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Dinesh, Balakrishna
1241970C.I.D. RajannaDr. Rajkumar, Rajashri, Dwarakish, Jayashri, Ranga, Jayanthi
1251970Nanna ThammaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Dinesh, Gangadhar
1261970Baalu BelagithuDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Jayanthi, Dwarakish
1271970Devara MakkaluDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Jayanthi, Narasimharaju, Rajesh
1281970ParopakariDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Nagappa, Sampath
1291971Kasthuri NivasaDr. Rajkumar, Arathi, Jayanthi, Rajashankar, Ashwath
1301971Baala BandhanaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthhi, Balakrishna, Sampath, Dwarakish
1311971KulagauravaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthhi, Bharathi, Nagendrarao, Balakrishna
1321971Namma SamsaaraDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, B.V. Radha, Padmanjali, Balakrishna, Dinesh
1331971Kaasidre KailasaDr. Rajkumar, Vanishri, Srinath, Udaykumar
1341971Thaayi DevaruDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Vajramuni, Rajamma, Dwarakish
1351971PrathidhwaniDr. Rajkumar, Aarathi, Rajesh, Dinesh, Shankar
1361971SaakshaathkaaraDr. Rajkumar, Pruthviraj kapoor, Jamuna, Nagendrarao
1371971Nyayave DevaruDr. Rajkumar, Saroja Devi, Aarathi
1381971Srikrishna Rukmini SathyabhamaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Saroja Devi, Aarathi, Srinath
1391972JanmarahasyaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Ashwath, Dinesh, Dwarakish
1401972Sipayi RamuDr. Rajkumar, Aarathi, Leelavathi, Tugudeepa Srinivasa
1411972Bangarada ManushyaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Aarathi, Aadivani Lakshmidevi, Srinath, Balakrishna, Vajramuni
1421972Hrudaya SangamaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Shivram, Loknath, Jayaram, Ashwath, Pandari Bai
1431972Kranti VeeraDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Rajesh, Dwarakish, Radha
1441972Bhale HuchchaDr. Rajkumar, Aarathi, Srinath, B.V. Radha, Vajramuni
1451972Nanda GokulaDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, B.V.Radha, Ashwath
1461972Jaga Mechchida MagaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, M.P.Shankar, M.V. Rajamma, Ashwath
1471973Devaru Kotta TangiDr. Rajkumar, Jayanthi, Srinath, Radha, Narasimharaju
1481973BidugadeDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Rajesh, Bharathi, Kala
1491973SwayamvaraDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi, Satya, Dinesh
1501973Gandhada GudiDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Vishnuvardhan,  Balakrishna
1511973Doorada BettaDr. Rajkumar, Bharathi,  Sampath, Ashwath
1521973Mooroovare VajragaluAarathi, Manjula, Jayanthi, Srinath
1531974Bangarada PanjaraDr. Rajkumar, Aarathi, Ashwath, Shailashri, Rajamma
1541974Eradu KanasuDr. Rajkumar, Manjula, Kalpana, Ramgoal
1551974Sampathige SavaalDr. Rajkumar, Manjula, Vajramuni, Rajamma
1561974Bhakta KumbaaraDr. Rajkumar, Manjula, Leelavathi, Balakrishna
1571974Srinivasa KalyanaDr. Rajkumar, Saroja Devi, Rajashankar, Manjula
1581975Daari Tappida MagaDr. Rajkumar, Kalpana, Manjula, Sadashivaiah, Rajamma
1591975MayuraDr. Rajkumar, Srinath, Ashwath, Majula, Sampath
1601975TrimurthyDr. Rajkumar, Jayamala, Surekha, Balakrishna, Sampath
1611976Premada KaanikeDr. Rajkumar, Vajramuni, Jayamala, Rajashankar
1621976Bahaddur GanduDr. Rajkumar, Aarathi, Jayanthi, Balakrishna, Vajramuni, Dwarakish
1631976Raja Nanna RajaDr. Rajkumar, Aarathi, Suma, Chandrashekhar, Balakrishna
1641976Naa Ninna MareyalareDr. Rajkumar, Lakshmi, Leelavathi, Balakrishna, Shubha
1651976Badavara BandhuDr. Rajkumar, Jayamala, Sampath, Ashwath, Vajramuni, Shyam
1661977BabruvaahanaDr. Rajkumar, Jayamala, Kanchana, Ramakrishna, Saroja Devi, Satya
1671977BhaagyavantaruDr. Rajkumar, Ashok, Sampath, Ramakrishna
1681977GirikanyeDr. Rajkumar, Jayamala, Vajramuni, Prabhakar, Sampath
1691977Sanaadi AppannaDr. Rajkumar, Jayaprada, Tugudeepa Srinivas, Papamma
1701977Olavu GeluvuDr. Rajkumar, Lakshmi, Surekha, Balakrishna
1711978Shankar GuruDr. Rajkumar, Jayamala, Vaishali, Kanchana, Padmashri
1721978Operation Diamond RacketDr. Rajkumar, Padmapriya, Chandralekha, Raji, Vajramuni
1731979Huliya Haalina MevuDr. Rajkumar, Jayaprada, Jayachitra, Vajramuni, Sampath
1741979Naanobba KallaDr. Rajkumar, Lakshmi, Kanchana, Shivram, Prabhakar, Vajramuni
1751980RavichandraDr. Rajkumar, Lakshmi, Sumalatha, Papamma, Savitri, Vajramuni
1761980Vasanta GeethaDr. Rajkumar, Gayathri, Master Lohit, Srinivasamurthy
1771981Thaayige Thakka MagaDr. Rajkumar, Pandari Bai, Srinivasamurthy
1781981Haavina HedeDr. Rajkumar, Sulakshana, Prabhakar, Dinesh
1791981Nee Nanna GellalareDr. Rajkumar, Manjula, Balakrishna, Ashwath, Sudhri
179 A-BhaagyavantaDr. Rajkumar, Arathi, Master Lohit
1801981Keralida SimhaDr. Rajkumar, Sarita, Tugudeepa Srinivas, Srinivasamurthy, Satish
1811982HosabelakuDr. Rajkumar, Sarita, Udayshankar, Srinivasamurthy, Ashwath
1821982Haalu JenuDr. Rajkumar, Madhavi, Rupa, Shivram, Anita, Umesh
1831982Chalisuva ModagaluDr. Rajkumar, Sarita, Ashwath, Shivram, Ambika, Lakshmidevi
1841983Kaviratna KalidasaDr. Rajkumar, Rajkumar Jayaprada, Nalini, K. Vijaya
1851983Kaamana billuDr. Rajkumar, Anantnag, Sarita, Balakrishna, Ashwath
1861983Bhakta PrahladaDr. Rajkumar, Sarita, Master Lohit, Anantnag, Shivram, Ambika, Tugudeepa Srinivas
1871983Eradu NakshatragaluDr. Rajkumar, Master Lohith, Ambika
1881984Samayada GombeDr. Rajkumar, Menaka, Shashikala, Rupadevi, Kanchana
1891984Shraavana BanthuDr. Rajkumar, Urvashi, Srinath, Shivram, Vijayaranjini
1901984Yaarivanu?Dr. Rajkumar, Srinath, Shivram, Lohith, Rupadevi
1911984Apoorva SangamaDr. Rajkumar, Shankarnag, Ambika, Vajramuni
1921985Ade KannuDr. Rajkumar, Gayathri, Tugudeep Srinivas, Vijayaranjini
1931985JwaalamukhiDr. Rajkumar, Gayatri, Tu.Srinivas, Chandru, Shivram
1941985DhruvataareGeetha, Deepa, Balakrishna
1951986Bhagyada Lakshmi BarammaDr. Rajkumar, Madhavi, Balakrishna, Ashwath
1961986Anuraaga AralithuDr. Rajkumar, Madhavi, Ashwath, Pandari Bai, Honnavally Krishna, Satish
1971986GuriDr. Rajkumar, Archana,  Satish, Tara
1981987Ondu Muttina KatheDr. Rajkumar, Archana, Rameshbhat, Balakrishna
1991987Shruthi SeridaagaDr. Rajkumar, Madhavi, Geetha, Balakrishna, Pandari Bai
199 A-Shiva mechchida kannappaDr. Rajkumar, Geetha, Shivarajkumar
2001988Devathaa ManushyaDr. Rajkumar, Geetha, Balakrishna, Tu.Srinivas
2011989ParashuramaDr. Rajkumar, Mahalakshmi, C.R. Simha, Vani vishwanath
2031992Jeevana ChaitraDr. Rajkumar, Madhavi, Kala, Sujata, Sriraksha
2041993AakasmikaDr. Rajkumar, Madhavi, Vajramuni, Geetha
2051994OdahuttidavaruDr. Rajkumar, Ambarish, Madhavi, Ashwath, Vajramuni, Srishanti, Sudhri, Balakrishna
2062000ShabdavedhiDr. Rajkumar, Jayapradha, Ashwath, Umashri, Sahukar Janaki


Dr. Rajkumar (April 24, 1929 – April 12, 2006)
Legendary Actor of Kannada Cinema and Karnataka Ratna, Namma Annavaru.

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Date of Birth : 24 April 1929 at Gajanur, Karnataka-Tamil      Nadu border in Tamil Nadu, India
Actual Name : S.P. Muthuraju
Father :  Singanallooru Puttaswamayya
Mother :  Laxmamma
Brother :  S.P.Varadaraju
Sister :  Sharadamma 
Wife :  Parvathamma
Sons :  Shiva Rajkumar ( Two daughters -Nishkala and Nivedita)
           Ragavendra Rajkumar (Two sons)
           Punith Rajkumar ( One daughter)
Daughters  : Lakshmi , Poornima( married to RamKumar,actor)
Death  : 12 April 2006 , Bangalore, India

Natasaarvabhauma, Gana Gandharva, Rasikara Raja, Varanata, Karnataka Ratna, Padmabhushana – Dr. Rajkumar (Real name: Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Mutturaju) was one of the most popular actors of movies made in Kannada the language of Karnataka, a southern state of India. “Dr. Raj” or “Annavaru” (big brother) to millions of his fans, he was sometimes called the John Wayne of South Indian cinema. Dr. Rajkumar acted in more than 200 movies over 50 years in Kannada. Some of his popular films include Bangaaradha Manushya (The Golden Man), Kasturi Nivasa, Gandhadha Gudi and Jeevana Chaitra. Dr. Rajkumar was also a well-known singer as a playback singer as well as devotional songs. Buy Dr Rajkumar Movies Set (204 Movies) DVD, Blu-ray ...

1st MovieBedara Kanappa in 1954
His own Favourite movieBhakta Kumbara
First song sungTumbitu manava... (in Mahishasura Mardini)
Most famous songHuttidahre kannada nadalli huttabeku ...
Mettidhare kanndan mannanu mettabeku..
(from movie Akasmika)
HabitsHe did not have any habits like smoking and drinking etc.
He was into regular exercise and yoga.

Veerappan Kidnapped Raj Kumar as held as hostage for more than 3 months

Awards9 state awards in the best actor category.
10 Filmfare awards in best actor category
Doctorate from Mysore University - 1976
Padma Bhushan -1983
Dadasaheb Phalke award - 1995
Kentucky Colonel award by Governer of Kentucky state, USA
Karnataka Rathna
Gubbiveeranna Award
Nata Saarvabhowma, Vara Nata, Nata Sarvabhouma, Gana Kogile, Gana Gandharva, Rasika Raja, Nata Rathnakara - by fans


Best Dravid status I've seen so far: Sachin is God.Laxman is the God in the 4th innings. But when the doors of the temple are closed, even God is behind "The Wall"

Full name : Rahul Sharad Dravid
Born : January 11, 1973, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Major teams : India, Scotland, Asia XI, ICC World XI,Karnataka, Kent,
 Marylebone Cricket Club, Rajasthan Royals,Royal Challengers Bangalore
Nickname : The Wall

It’s hard to plot Rahul Dravid on the graph of cricketing greats. There has rarely been a historic Indian win without a vital contribution from ‘The Wall’, yet, playing in the Tendulkar era, his achievements have been eclipsed by the blinding presence of the great ‘Little Master’.

Fast Facts

  • Rahul Dravid became the first batsman to score a century in every Test playing nation.
  • His record of 93 consecutive Tests for India is the fifth highest overall and the second highest for an Indian behind Sunil Gavaskar.
  • Dravid has featured in 100-run partnerships over 80 times with 18 different teammates, a record highest.
  • With 461 runs, he finished as the top-scorer in the 1999 Cricket World Cup.
  • “Jammy” became the first Indian to score back-to-back centuries in a World Cup.
  • He also became the sixth batsman and the third Indian to cross the 10,000 – run mark in ODIs.
  • Dravid is also the sixth batsman and the third Indian to score 11, 000 Test runs.
  • He holds the record for the most number of catches by any Test player.
  • Dravid was one of the Five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2000, along with being the ICC Test Player and Player of the Year in 2004.
  • He became the first player to reach the 10000-run mark at the No.3 position.


There was and is only one Rahul Dravid. There can be no other. I will miss Rahul in the dressing room and out in the middle. 
Sachin Tendulkar 

Dravid is obviously one of India's greatest batsmen - great in all conditions - and one who scored runs runs everywhere. From a personal perspective, Rahul is one of the best men I've ever worked with... he's not only a great cricketer, but a great man. 
John Wright 

He's probably the nicest guy - no, he is the nicest guy - that I've met in cricket. He's a phenomenal man. He loves the game with so much passion, it's in his blood and in his heart. 
Shane Watson 

He was the guy youngsters in the dressing room looked up to. Sachin would always be the guy who inspired awe. But a lot of players knew Sachin was something special, while they could all be Rahul Dravid. Rahul was one of them, working hard - there really is going to be a big void in Indian cricket now. 
Sunil Gavaskar 

There cannot be another Rahul Dravid. He is a legend. As a youngster, I learnt a lot from him. Bowling to him, talking to him, sharing the dressing room...anything cannot be better than that. I personally feel there cannot be another Rahul Dravid. 
Pragyan Ojha 

Jam, it was a pleasure & privilege to have played with u and ur presence in the dressing room always added to our confidence. Will miss u lots. 
Virender Sehwag 

Congrats to Rahul Dravid on an amazing career! You will be missed. Fantastic person and Cricketer! India's 
Yuvraj Singh 

"Rahul Dravid retires.. the world's most respected cricketer over the last 20 (years). 
Michael Vaughan 

"Rahul Dravid-LEGEND!! Plain & simple.. congrats on an incredible career!! India will miss The Wall." 
Kevin Pietersen 

Champion on and off the field, showed us all that sky is the limit with hard work, patience and discipline. 
Mahesh Bhupathi 

Knew the man behind the bat. Not often do you find a person as exceptional as his achievements. 
Sanjay Manjrekar 

Some succeed because they are destined to, but Rahul Dravid succeeded because he was DETERMINED to. 
Navjot Singh Sidhu 

Congrats to Rahul Dravid on an amazing career! You will be missed. Fantastic person and Cricketer! India's #wall 
AB de Villiers 

Congrats on a Fantastic, Superb International Career! The Great Legend Rahul Dravid !!The wall will be miss!! 
Chris Gayle 

Thank you Rahul Dravid, the talent of ur's will be missed which produced outstanding results, and to keep repeating it took character. 
Rohan Bopanna 

Congrats to Rahul Dravid on a fantastic career. He can be very proud about what he achieved and the way he went about his business. 
Shaun Pollock 

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