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List of people from Karnataka

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Subject: Karnataka, Lists of Indians by state, Lists of people from India by state, Kempa Nanjammani Vani Vilasa Sannidhana, Ilkal saree
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List of people from Karnataka

This is a list of famous and renowned people from Karnataka, India. In order to be included, a person of influence needs only to have been born in Karnataka. This article can be expanded to accommodate newly-surfacing information.


  • Arts and entertainment 1
    • Cinema 1.1
    • Theatre 1.2
    • Ancient Architecture & Sculpture 1.3
    • Modern Art, Contemporary Art - Painting, Sculpture, Puppetry, New Media Art & Art Criticism 1.4
    • Music 1.5
      • Classical Music - Carnatic 1.5.1
      • Classical Music - Hindustani 1.5.2
      • Modern musicians 1.5.3
      • Film Music 1.5.4
      • Film Singers 1.5.5
    • Dance 1.6
    • Fashion 1.7
  • Great Kings and Nobles 2
  • Industrialists 3
  • Health care 4
  • Science and technology 5
  • Literature 6
    • Classical literateurs 6.1
    • Modern literateurs 6.2
  • Politicians 7
  • Bureaucrats 8
  • Cooperative movement 9
  • Religion and philosophy 10
  • Yoga 11
  • Wildlife and Environment 12
  • Historians, Art Historians, Epigraphists and Archaeologists 13
  • Social Service 14
  • Sports 15
    • Cricket 15.1
    • Hockey 15.2
    • Athletics 15.3
    • Badminton 15.4
    • Tennis 15.5
    • Others 15.6
  • Military 16
  • Judiciary 17
  • Award Winners 18
    • Bharat Ratna 18.1
    • Jnanpith Award 18.2
    • Saraswati Samman 18.3
  • CROSSWORD Writer 19
  • Others 20
  • See also 21
  • References 22

Arts and entertainment



Ancient Architecture & Sculpture

Modern Art, Contemporary Art - Painting, Sculpture, Puppetry, New Media Art & Art Criticism


Classical Music - Carnatic

Classical Music - Hindustani

Modern musicians

Film Music

Film Singers


  • Maya Rao (1928-2014) Kathak Guru and founder Natya Institute of Kathak and Choreography (NIKC), Bangalore [1]


Great Kings and Nobles


Health care

Science and technology





Classical literateurs

Modern literateurs




Cooperative movement

  • S. K. Amin Founder of South Kanara District Co-Operative Fish Marketing Federation

Religion and philosophy


Wildlife and Environment

Historians, Art Historians, Epigraphists and Archaeologists

Social Service










Award Winners

Bharat Ratna

Jnanpith Award

Saraswati Samman


  • A.N.Prahlada Rao, Crossword writer, created 40,000 crosswords, Name mentioned in LIMCA Book of Records 2015


See also


  1. ^ GS Kumar (August 25, 2014). "Maya Rao took forbidden dance to a new level". The Times of India. Retrieved 2014-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Pratibha unveils Kittur Rani Chennamma statue". Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  3. ^ "Jnanpeeth Awardees from Karnataka". Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
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