P Kalinga Rao contributed much to the film Vasantasena, that was released in 1941. He acted in the role of a Jain monk in the film and also composed tunes for four songs. The film was based on the Sanskrit play Mrichakatika by Shudraka.
The film, directed by Ramayyar Shirur, the film stood witness for eminent Kannada authors like Bellave Narahari Shastri, Devudu and B Puttaswamayya to make their contribution to films.
History 13 - Subhadra Director C Pullaiah
History 12 - Rajasuyayaga Movie Shot In Karnataka
History 11 - Chiranjeevi Released in Majestic Theatre
History 10 - Samsara Nauka First Produced In Partnership
History 9 - Bhakta Dhruva Produced By Kannadigas
History 8 - Sati Sulochana - First Kannada Movie Released
History 7 - Surya Film Studio Ruled The Industry
History 6 - Silent Movie Venues was Bangalore and Mysore
History 5 - Silent Films Started In Karnataka
History 4 - First Film Theater In Bangalore
History 3 - First Feature Film in India
History 2 - World To Miracle Of Cinema
History 1 - Before Cinema Begining