Kannada Raj Kumar’s Jayanti Celebrated By Google With Special Doodle
Bengaluru: A special tribute by Google on the eve of Kannada Raj Kumar’s 88th birthday was celebrated with a special doodle. This special doodle features an image of Raj Kumar on the screen of a Theatre.
Rajkumar, at the age of 8, joined Kannada Film Industry, and got a first break in the year 1954 with the film Bedara Kannappa. Shabthavedi was his last film in 2000, which was his 220th film in his career.
He received 11 Karnataka State Film Awards, 10 Filmfare Awards and two National Film Awards.
Raj Kumar is also a singer and received best play back singer for the song Naadamaya at National Level.
He received NTR National Award in 2002. Rajkumar, also known as Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju had his last breathe on April 12th, 2006, at the age of 76.