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Kashinath | Family, Wedding Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Scandal, Weight, Wife, Wiki & More


Kashinath | Family, Wedding Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Scandal, Weight, Wife, Wiki & More

Indian actor
Born: Kundapur, India
Record label: Lahari Music
Albums: Hendathi Endare Heegirabeku
Children: Alok Kashinath

Kashinath[2] was an Indian actor, director and producer who primarily worked in Kannada films. He has also worked on Hindi and Malayalam movies. With a career spanning over three decades, Kashinath worked in over 40 films carving a niche for himself in comedy genre. He is credited for introducing new talents such as actor Upendra,[3] musician V.

Manohar[4] and director Sunil Kumar Desai alongside many other technicians who went on to become successful in Kannada film industry.[5][6][7][8]

Making his debut as a director through the comedy drama film Aparoopada Athithigalu (1976), Kashinath came into limelight with the suspense thriller Aparichita (1978). He made his acting debut through the successful film Anubhava (1984). The same film was remade and directed by him in Hindi as Anubhav (1986), making his Bollywood entry.

His films generally touched subjects which were often regarded as taboo in the Indian society and thus attracted the tag of being vulgar by some critics.

He was more popular for his double entendre dialogues in his films to the extent that most associated the term “double meaning” with Kashinath and many even go to the extent of attributing the decline of Kannada Film quality to him.[9] Despite the criticisms faced, his films have influenced the society as well as the industry.

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Some of his movie dialogues have entered common lingo; for example the extremely popular phrase of “Mangalooru Manjunatha” (from the film Love Madi Nodu). Some of his other successful films include Anantana Avantara (1989) , Avale Nanna Hendthi (1988), Ajagajantara (1991) and Hendathi Endare Heegarabeku (1995).

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