Kavitha Lankesh

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Mini Biography :
Lankesh is the younger daughter of well known Kannada writer and journalist P. Lankesh. Kavitha holds a Masters in English Literature from the Bangalore University and a diploma in advertising. Kavitha started her film career with a documentary on children’s nature camp.

Deveeri, a movie based on a short story by P. Lankesh, saw her debut as a director. Deveeri won several State, National and International awards, including International Critics Award and the National Debut Director Award for Kavitha Lankesh. Deveeri partcipated in several prestigious International Film Festivals.


Filmography :

As Director :

  1. Deveeri (1999)
Nomination And Awards
Kerala International Film Festival
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2000 Won FIPRESCI Prize for: Deveeri (1999)
For a first feature, taken from a story by the director’s father, which shows great sympathy for her poverty-stricken characters and a real understanding of the corrupt nature of a society based on the power of money and the hypocrisy of the political process.
Tied with Bye Bye Africa (1999).

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