B. Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu

Actor, Director

Born: Kuppam, India


Budaguru Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu (26 July 1910 — 8 October 1974), better known as B. R. Panthulu, was an Indian film director, producer, and actor. He is best known for directing films in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. His most popular films are Sri Krishnadevaraya, School master, Kittur Channamma, Karnan, Veerapandiya Kattabomman, B. R. Panthulu which earned good name for ever for him in Indian film history converted Ma. Po. Si.s biography works Veerapandiya Kattabomman (a movie about a local chieftain who fought with the British in the 18th century in Tamil Nadu) and Kappalottiya Thamizhan (a movie about a disciple Of Bal Gangathar Thilak, leading lawyer, first leader in South India, called as Thilak of South India) who rebelled against the British rule that forbade Tamils operating shipping companies) to celluloid.

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