The veteran actor, director, producer and prolific writer ‘Bhojaraja’ of Kannada cinema JK Srinivasamurthy was crowned the much deserved honorary doctorate for his yeomen service to art field by Global Peace University on Sunday.
The Global Peace University honorary doctorate was presented at Pondicherry. So, veteran actor of over four decades Srinivasamurthy is Dr JK Srinivasamurthy today.
Along with Srinivasamurthy a few more from South India received this honor. From Karnataka Dr Nagaraj of Rajiv Gandhi Heart Foundation also got the award.
Dr JK Srinivasamurthy entered Kannada cinema industry after ‘Havyasi and Vruththi’ Rangabhumi from ‘Hemavathi’ Kannada cinema of director Siddalingaiah in 1976. So far he has acted in over 300 films and he was hero in nearly 30 plus films. Dr Srinivasamurthy left his job in Survey Department after finding the going good in cinema industry.
Dr Srinivasamurthy sons Naveen Krishna is eminent actor and director in small screens, Nitil Krishna was hero in ‘Devara Makkalu’ of Dr Srinivasamurthy direction is today working in the visual media.
A right recognition to right person Dr Srinivasamurthy! Both Naveen and Nitil posted the proud moment of their father in the social media.