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The public sculptures of Dr. Rāj Kumār, Vishnuwardhan and Kuvempu in Bengaluru- Venkatesh N

Posted by on Dec 12, 2012 in ದೃಶ್ಯ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ|Visual Culture | 0 comments

On the 79th birthday anniversary of Kannada film actor Dr. Rāj Kumār, 1 a bust of the actor was installed on the K.H.Road near Santosh Cinema by Dr. Rāj Kumār Fans Association. The then Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy after unveiling the statue said that the actor had not been a mere actor but one who had fought for the State’s land and water. The statue would serve as a constant reminder to the public of his personality, and would inspire people to adopt some of his ideals. The statue is situated in the prime location, in the heart of the Kannada film industry. There was a public debate...

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