Television Programs

• Directed 12 short films on climate change and environmental preservation
• Directed 3 tele-films for Bangalore Dooradarshan
• 50 of his short stories have been adapted to television serials by different productions
• Written screenplays, dialogues for 26 episodes titled Ee Badaku and
Namma Nimma Naduve
• Written screenplays, dialogues for television serials Vyyari, Aranyadallondu Aragini,
Raaga Lahari, based on stories by contemporary writers
• Directed 7 episodes of a documentary on Kannada culture for Vishwa Kannada Sammelana-2011

Theatre Activities

• Directed plays – Sangya Balya written by Chandrashekhar Kambar, Saththavara Neralu, Shoka Chakra written by Sriranga, Yayathi written by Girish Karnad
• Written lyrics for musical play Abhignana Shakunthala.
• Stories like Puttakkana Medical College and Kote have been adapted into film and theatre respectively
• Novel Valase Hakkiya Hadu has been adapted as a play as Egoo Panjara Agoo Mugilu, directed by Professor C.G.K

Environmental Activities

• Campaigned for Shivaram Karanth – famous writer, environmentalist activist and Jnanapeeth Award recipient when he stood for Lok Sabha elections
• Brought out an audio cassette Nanu Hodedavva on environmental issues
• Delivered lectures on a Save Western Ghats series in villages of the northern part of Karnataka as a part of pro-environmental movement

Social Activities

• Donated a library, a computer centre, and an open air theatre to the government primary school of Nagathihalli, Mandya district in 2004
• Founder of Vivekananda Youth Club at Nagathihalli village in Karnataka in the year 1977. Through this club, many rural activities like educating farmers on modern agriculture methods, bringing awareness among villages on primary health care, assisting village women in skill development and making them self-employed have been initiated
• Founder chairman of Abhivyakthi, a cultural forum, which is involved in the publication of more than 50 books from various writers, and in promoting simple inter-caste, inter-religion and widow marriages and other social issues like uplifting rural women towards better economic empowerment through education and culture


• Visited the islands of Lakshadweep and wrote an article about life on these islands
• Visited Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim and other north eastern states of India and wrote articles on topics like terrorism and culture in this part of India
• Travelled extensively to countries like USA, Canada, France, England, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Brussels, Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, China, Mauritius, Hong Kong, Nepal, Egypt, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Kenya, Bhutan, Tanzania, UAE along with having written travelogues about many of these places
Film activities in Europe
o Film shooting for the movie Paris Pranaya with an Indian crew
Film activities in the USA
o Film shooting for the movie America! America!! and Nanna Preethiya Hudugi with an Indian crew

Tent Cinema Film School

Running a Film Institute called Tent Cinema to nurture those who aspire to get into entertainment industry in the following areas:

• Acting for children and adults for film/TV

• Script Writing o Film Making o Cinematography

• Editing

• Lyrics writing for film Students who have graduated from this institute have already begun to make their mark in the film and TV industry