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Ban on dubbing: KFI then and now- some questions unanswered

During 1950s and 1960s, most of the Kannada directors were dependent on Madras ( now Chennai)  studios to shoot their films, as Karnataka did not have proper studios. During this period, the allocated time for shooting scenes for Kannada movies was during night. This created a problem for Kannada Film directors. The producers for Kannada [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Yakshagana – Traditional/Folk Dance of Karnataka

Yakshagana, a traditional dance form is culturally rooted in the lands of Karnataka. Yakshagana evolved as a dance form during the Bhakti Movement. It is a unique blending of music, extempore dialogues, phenomenal dancing moves, rich make-up and intrinsically designed costumes. This unique harmony is extensively found in Tulunaadu and Malenadu region of Karnataka and [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

GaadeygaLu-welcome to the treasure world of Kannada Language

Veda  suLLadaru Gadey  suLLagadu If a person is well versed in a language he/she usually know many of these...which make his vocubalary rich and take his/her speaking talent to a new level making it more and more and interesting .These when used gives a new dimension to our speech. So what is it? what am [...]

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Let’s make our girls courageous

Last month I just shared a series of tweets  on my Facebook wall by  Usman Ghani, which was explaining  how his school friend who was very successful in her studies and career was forced  by her parents to get  marry an unsuitable boy and how she is suffering an abusive marriage. He was tweeting the whole [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

The Journey of Rap Culture in Kannada

The Rap Culture that bloomed out as a part of Hip-Hop Movement showing people’s discontent and protest towards the discrimination in the society was mostly associated with western countries than Indian. Eminem was the flag bearer in the western countries. In the late 20th century, Indians adopted the Rap culture. It became a bandwagon among the [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|Categories: Society|0 Comments

Let’s learn some Time and Space words

Hello, I hope you had fun at work this week. If not, nothing to worry, you will have it now learning these space and time related words in Kannada. I don't know if you've ever heard this Kannada laali song called as 'Baana Daariyalli Surya Jaari Hoda' from Bhagyavantha (1981). Laali songs are nothing but [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: kannadagottilla, Society|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

KAMBALA – HISTORY AND ISSUE

Kambala, the Bull sport has raised many eyebrows in the past few days after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a petition under The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960. Without understanding the antiquity of this Sport as a tradition, one cannot draw conclusions and declare it to be a Sport [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Society, Travel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

BMTC Bus PuraaNa..

I was 5 years old may be when I first boarded BMTC bus number 201 from Ragigudda to Kathriguppe in Bengaluru. It was filled with so many people that I was sitting on some random aunt who was pitying my situation of standing in the middle of the bus where there is an unwritten rule [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tired of Bengaluru traffic?? here are some solutions.

ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿಗೆ ಅಂತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಟ್ಟದಲ್ಲಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಹೆಸರಿದೆ. IT city ಎಂಬ ನಾಮಧೇಯದಿಂದ ವಿಶ್ವವಿಖ್ಯಾತಿಯನ್ನು ಪಡೆದಿದೆ. silicon city, garden city, cool city ಅಬ್ಬಾ ಇಷ್ಟೊಂದು ಹೆಸರಿನಿಂದ ಪ್ರಜ್ವಲಿಸುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ದಿನಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ garbage city ಎಂದು ಅಂತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಕುಖ್ಯಾತಿಯನ್ನೂ ಪಡೆದಿತ್ತು. ಅದೆಷ್ಟು ಜನಕ್ಕೆ ಕೆಲಸ ಕೊಟ್ಟು ಸಲಹುತ್ತಿದೆ ಈ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು. ಇಲ್ಲಿನ ಜನಸಂಖ್ಯೆ ಸುಮಾರು ಒಂದು ಕೋಟಿ ದಾಟಿದೆ. ಈ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ದೇಶದ IT ರಾಜಧಾನಿ. ಈ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ತನ್ನದೇ ಛಾಪನ್ನು ಬೀರಿದೆ. ಇದರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿಗೆ [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

(Foodie) Chronicles of a saamaanya kannadiga from Tiptur

“Kaaafi kaaafi, tea chaai….” “aay bengloor, aay bengloor…” and many such voices stand out amidst the buzz and noise outside and inside the train compartments of the Bengaluru-HubbaLLi passenger train. The train slowly and steadily departs Bengaluru city via Malleshwara and Yashavantapura and gently blends into the neighbouring Tumkur district via ChikkabANAvara, SoladevanahaLLi and BhairanayakanahaLLi!  [...]

By | February 5th, 2017|Categories: Society|14 Comments