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B. Naganna
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B. Naganna (2019)
Karnataka, India
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1994–present

B. Naganna is an Indian film director and writer working in Kannada cinema.[1] He is the son of acclaimed producer and distributor R. Lakshman.[2]

After working as an associate director in the K. S. L. Swamy directorial Jimmy Gallu in 1982, Naganna debuted as a director through the film Samrat in 1994. His well-known movies include O Premave (1999), Kotigobba (2001), Gokarna (2003), Vishnu Sena (2005) and Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (2012). For the historical drama, Sangolli Rayanna, he won the Best director award at the Times of India film awards.[3]

Naganna headed the panel of the Karnataka State Film Awards for the year 2015.[4]


Year Title Note
1982 Jimmy Gallu As associate director
1994 Samrat Debut direction
1995 Lady Police
1996 Hello Daddy
1997 Lady Commissioner
1999 O Premave
2000 Soorappa
2001 Kotigobba
2001 Amma Ninna Tholinalli
2002 Prema Qaidi
2003 Gokarna
2003 Kutumba
2004 Chappale
2005 Vishnu Sena
2005 Gowramma
2008 Bandhu Balaga
2009 Dubai Babu
2012 Sangolli Rayanna Bangalore Times of India Award for Best Director
Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Director – Kannada
Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Director – Kannada
2019 Munirathna Kurukshetra
2019 Gimmick


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