Friday, January 6, 2012

C.V.L. Shastry no more

C.V.L. Shastry no more

Bangalore: Senior film producer, former president of Film Chamber of Karnataka and former president of Akhila Karnataka Brahmana Mahasabha Sri C.V.L. Shastry is no more. He died at Bangalore Thursday midnight (05 January 2012).

Mr. Shastry, winner of Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award was the senior producer of Kannada films. The award of 'Legendary Film Producer' was bestowed on CVL Shastry in 2008 at Mumbai.

An industrialist and key person in touring talkies revolution in Karnataka C.V.L.Sastry produced films like 'Malaya Marutha, Aaseya Bale and Kalla Kulla' all of them starring Dr.Vishnuvardhana.

'Malgudi Days' for television based on R.K.Narayan's novel in the direction of Shanker Nag was produced by Shastry.

He held the position of President of Karnataka Film chamber of commerce also.

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