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VETERAN DIRECTOR K S L SWAMY DIES
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ilm-maker Kikkeri Shamanna Lakshminarayana Swamy (K S L Swamy), 77, also popularly known as Ravee died on Tuesday at 1.30 am. He is survived by his wife and popular actress of yesteryears B V Radha and daughter Dhanalakshmi.

Swamy directed as many as 37 films in his 49-year-old career. He debuted with Tugudeepa (1966) and Savira Mettilu (2006), which he co-directed was his last film.

The veteran director was suffering from respiratory problem and had undergone treatment in a private hospital for 42 days. He was brought ack home on Monday after his condition showed some improvement, it is learnt. His body was kept at his Horamavu residence for public viewing for some time and shifted to Samsa Rangamandira in the premises of Ravindra Kalakshetra to facilitate film fraternity to pay tributes to the departed film maker.

He directed films such as Gandhi Nagara (1968), Bhagya Jyothi(1975), Malaya Marutha (1986) and reached classes and masses. His film Jamboo Savari won the National Award for the Best Children’s Film in 1989.

Swamy was G V Iyer and M R Vittal’s assistant in his initial days. He also worked closely with Puttanna Kanagal. Swamy completed the Savira Mettilu and Masanada Hoovu which Kanagal had left.

Swamy, who assisted G.V. Iyer for Shankara, Madhva and Ramanuja series of films was preparing to direct the teleserial Sri Shankara Digvijaya-Tatvamasi on the life and achievement of Adi Shankara, the Hindu Advita philosopher. Cinematographer G S Bhaskar, editor Suresh Urs, music composer Praveen Godkindi and script writer K N Venkatasubbara Rao were assisting him in the venture.
-20/10/15

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