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12 Fascinating Films Of Vishnuvardhan That Prove He’ll Always Be One And Only "Saahasa Simha"

By: Sharath Byloli

One of the main pillars of KANNADA film industry, one of the gems who took the industry to a next new level, the Kallaa Samrat, Sahasa Shimha of the Indian film industry, Yes we are talking about our own Vishnu sir. With acting of his own style, with the fighting of his own technic he had ruled the industry for many decades and we can say he still is, even after he is long gone by seeing the house full theatres of NagaraHavu when it was re-released.

On the birthday of this legend let us talk about his films that show that he is the – one and only ‘sahasa simha’ of the Indian film industry.

1. BANDHANA

The film based on a novel and directed by Rajendra Singh Babu is one of the all-time favourites of his fans, even though the ending is a tragic one but the story is really heart touching and acting of Vishnu sir and Suhasini is just Mind blowing.

2. NAGARAHAVU

All time hits of the kannada film industry, this film directed by Puttanna Kanagal made every other industry look towards us. And astonishingly this film was a debut film of Vishnu sir as a main lead.

3. YAJAMANA

A family movie that ruled the box office at that time is also one of the most watched movies of Dada.

4. BOOHTAYAA NA MAGA AYYU

This film is deemed to be a landmark in kannada film industry. Kamal Hassan has felt that the movie “was done to the scale of how Hollywood directors would think of”.

5. MUTHINA HARA

This film also directed by Rajendra Singh Babu was acclaimed by the critics for the story line up and acting. Even though the film dint make big in the box office, this film  is a national award winner.

6. HOMBISILU

This film comes under the category of very few kannada films that have been rated above 9 by IMDB with 9.2/10. Directed by Geethapriya this film is treat to watch for film lovers and as usual Vishnu sir Aarathi have just created magic on the screen.

7. APTAMITRA

One of the films that all we 90’s kids cherish watching, I remember this was one of first horror films that I watched and actually liked. When 2 great stars of the industry come together, the box office is bound to explode.

8. NEE BAREDA KADAMBARI

The film both directed and produced by Dwarakesh himself was one the top rated films of the late 90’s and even continue to do so.

9. SOORYAVAMSHA

One the films we all cherished watching as kids, a man from nothing grows to a big industrialists, that was what we all wanted to become someday. The film packed with a lot of meaning in it is also one of the all-time favourites of Vishnu sir.

10. KOTIGOBBA

One of a great films of Vishnu sir which is even cherished watching today and the 3rd part coming under its name is the proof for that.

11. SIMHADRIYA SIMHA

The film that introduced the lion inside Vishnu sir to the industry is even celebrated as a top film for his fans.

12. APTHARAKSHAKA

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The 200th film of Vishnu sir and it had to be in the list, one of the top films of Vishnu sir and will always be remembered by his fans as this also his last film. 

Even long after Vishnu Dada has gone, he has still managed to stay in hearts of the people of Karnataka and will ever will be.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DADA ♥️

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