Well known writer-director K Nanjunda who was hospitalised for ill health died today night in Bangalore.
K Nanjunda came to the Kannada film industry in the 90s and worked in many films as assistant director. He went on to write dialogues for films like 'Server Somanna', 'Police Power', 'O Mallige', 'Mangalyam Tanthu Nanena' and others. He turned independent director with 'Kanasaloo Neene Manasaloo Neene' released in 1998. However, the film did not do well at the box-office, after which it took 14 years for Nanjunda to direct another film. After 'Kanasaloo Neene Manasaloo Neene' directed another film called 'Melody' which was released a few years back.
After 'Melody', Nanjunda had returned back to writing and had written dialogues for few films in the past years. Off late, Nanjunda was not well and was recently admitted to Bowring Hospital in Bangalore. Nanjunda breathed his last on Tuesday night.