The year 2020 has been very sad for the Kannada cinema industry not only because of Corona Virus but we lost many personalities in this year.
To the list of those who bid goodbye to earth is veteran director and producer R Boodal Krishnamurthy. Boodal Krishnamurthy passed away on Saturday morning. Hailing from Chitradurga district Hosadurga taluk Srirampura Boodal first worked as assistant and associate director. He debuted as director from ‘Eradu Dandeya Mele’. He was known for writing story, screenplay, dialogues, and songs besides acting in supporting roles.
Boodal acted in films like Professor, Srigandha, Arishina Kumkuma, Bal Nanmaga, Prajashakthi, Nirnaya, Aryabhata and others.
Olavina Kanike, Seethanjaneya, Shubhalagna and Lancha Samrajya are his other films. Boodal Krishnamurthy directed several episodes for Doodarshan.
Aged 71 (born in 1949) Boodal Krishnamurthy was residing at Shikhe Apartment in Kengeri. It was in 1973 he worked as assistant to Boothayyana Maga Ayyu classic film of topnotch director Siddalingaiah.
A veteran director held many posts in the Kannada Film Directors Association. The Kannada film directors Association (KANFIDA) deeply mourn the demise of director Boodal Krishnamurthy.