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  Trinicenter.com | Race TnT | Rajkumar
Rajkumar claims that one superior officer, who entered the prison service at the same time as he, openly told him as long as he was in charge Rajkumar would never climb the ranks.
Rajkumar recently enjoyed a court victory for discrimination when Justice Anthony Lucky, sitting in the San Fernando High Court, ordered the PSC and Prisons Commissioner to supply Rajkumar with the reason why he was not promoted for three decades and to promote the man to the rank of Prison Officer II immediately.
Rajkumar said it has cost him thousands of dollars and most of his savings to follow it to the end and he is hopeful that the Privy Council would bring justice to the hundreds like him who suffer "at the hands of the corrupt and powerful".
www.trinicenter.com /RaceTnT/Rajkumar.htm   (714 words)

 Rajkumar - the Kannada matinee idol
In Hassan, Rajkumar cutouts were ritualistically bathed in milk and honey - a ritual that even Hassan's most famous native, a certain H D Deve Gowda, did not qualify for when he became federal prime minister.
Interestingly, though Rajkumar's daughter is married to the son of former chief minister Sarekoppa Bangarappa, that fact did not stop the matinee star from choosing, as the subject of Jeevana Chaitra, the battle between the hero and an illicit liquor lobby.
But not so Rajkumar, who has retained not only the fans of his youth, but added to the bandwagon their sons and even grandsons, in a tribute to his ageless appeal.
members.tripod.com /~arvintripod/rajk.html   (1248 words)

 V I R T U A L B A N G A L O R E . C O M - Bangalore: People - Dr. Rajkumar
Because Rajkumar is so much a part of the Kannadiga milieu that it is difficult to describe or explain why he enjoys the status he does.He just simply does.
In fact, Rajkumar is to Karnataka what MGR was for Tamil Nadu, without the political undertones of course.
Rajkumar's popularity is something that has been envied by every other film star.
www.virtualbangalore.com /Ppl/PplRajkumar.php   (794 words)

 Rajakumar, king of Kannada cinema
Rajkumar essayed the role of many a mythological and historical figure and carried them off with élan, be it Bhakta Kumbara, Satya Harishchandra, Bhaktha Cheta, Bhaktha Kanakadasa, Ranadheera Kanteerava (1960) Immedi Pulikesh (1967), Sri Krishnadevaraya (1970) or Mayura (1975).
The release of Rajkumar was nothing short of a state-wide celebration, a time to offer thanksgiving and prayers for the release of one considered a demigod.
Rajkumar's unwavering popularity and paradox of destiny manifested itself when the primary school dropout was conferred an honorary doctorate by Mysore University.
in.rediff.com /movies/2006/apr/12rajobit.htm   (717 words)

 Kannada idol Rajkumar dead, state funeral Thursday
Rajkumar's body will be taken to the farmhouse on the outskirts of the city in a procession from the Kanteerva sports stadium, where it was shifted from his residence to enable the public to pay homage in an orderly manner.
In July 2003, Rajkumar was in the limelight after he was abducted by forest brigand Veerappan and held in custody for 108 days.
Rajkumar is survived by wife Parvathamma, three actor sons - Shivarajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar - and two daughters.
www.nowrunning.com /news/news.asp?id=6334   (589 words)

 Indiainfo.com -> News -> India -> Rajkumar steers clear of ransom controversy
Bangalore: Kannada thespian Rajkumar on December 2 sought to steer clear of the controversy over former DGP C Dinakar's charge that Rs 20 crore was paid as ransom to secure his release from forest brigand Veerappan by declining to comment on the allegation.
Rajkumar, who spent 108 days in the captivity of Veerappan two years ago, made the brief comments to reporters after the newly elected Bangalore Mayor C M Nagaraj called on him at his residence in Bangalore.
Dinakar, DGP during the Rajkumar kidnap crisis, had stirred the hornet's nest by alleging ransom payment but in a sharp response, Karnataka government has dismissed his book as "baseless and a fiction".
news.indiainfo.com /2002/12/02/02rajkumar.html   (178 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Culture
Rajkumar, known to fans as ``Aannavru'' or elder brother, died yesterday at the age of 76, following a cardiac arrest, according to the NDTV television channel.
Rajkumar's kidnapping by sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, an ethnic Tamil, in 2000 led to statewide riots and clashes with migrants from the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu until his release about 100 days later.
Rajkumar demonstrated his commitment to the local Kannada language and sacrificed opportunities to broaden his appeal and gain fame elsewhere in the country by refusing to act in other languages, Kumaraswamy said yesterday in a televised interview.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000088&sid=aST0GBOC9u_w&refer=culture   (500 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Indian actor Rajkumar dies at 77
Rajkumar, one of the most famous Kannada actors in south India, suffered a cardiac arrest and died in Bangalore.
Rajkumar - whose name was sometimes written Raj Kumar - starred in such films as Bangaradha Manushya (The Golden Man) and Shabdavedi.
Rajkumar was freed by Veerappan after spending weeks living in the forests of south India.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/4902668.stm   (306 words)

 Rajkumar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rajkumar was born in Gajanur[1], a village near theKarnataka-Tamil Nadu border in Karnataka.
Rajkumar was a highly disciplined man. He would wake up and perform yoga and pranayama at 4am.
Rajkumar had a history of heart-related problems and had been admitted to Wockhardt Hospital for treatment of unstable angina.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rajkumar   (3403 words)

 Raj Kumar
Rajkumar was born Mutturaj Singanalluru Puttaswamayya in 1929 in Gajanur, Karnataka.
The film also marked the debut of GV Iyer as scriptwriter and looked at Rajkumar and Pandharibai as gods banished to earth where they are born to a tribe of hunters and weather all the tests the gods impose on them.
Rajkumar substantially began to cut down his workload in the mid 1980s and retired more or less from acting and became apProducer to promote his sons as leading men in Kannada films.
www.upperstall.com /people/rajkumar.html   (724 words)

 Rs 10 cr-memorial for Rajkumar : rajkumar, actor, dead, memorial : IBNLive.com : CNN-IBN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Keeping in view Rajkumar's long association with the studio, set up by the state government way back in 1966, the actor's trophies and souvenirs will also be displayed at the memorial.
Rajkumar used to frequent the studio in his heydays and shot a number of films there.
I think you are right about this,i feel Rajkumar- whom we consider the idol of Karnataka would rest in peace...
www.ibnlive.com /news/rs_10_crmemorial_for_rajkumar/8389-8.html   (388 words)

 Dr. RajKumar - Legendary Actor of Kannada Cinema and Karnataka Ratna, Annavaru
Dr. Rajkumar (Real name: Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Mutturaju) was one of the most popular actors of movies made in Kannada the language of Karnataka, a southern state of India.
Rajkumar was also a well-known singer as a playback singer as well as devotional songs.
Rajkumar received the Padma Bhushan award from the Government of India and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1995, in recognition of his contributions to the Kannada film industry.
www.annavaru.com   (1761 words)

 Rajkumar Rizvi – Ghazal and Light Classical Singer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Rajkumar, the world-renowned ghazal singer/composer from Bombay, India represents one of the most profound vocal talents on the Indian cultural scene today.
Rajkumar grew up singing under the tutelage of his father Ustad Noor Mohammed in the desert land of Rajasthan.
Rajkumar showed sparks of brilliance in handling this most popular form of vocal music with sensitivity.
www.kalavant.org /artists/rajkumar.htm   (257 words)

 Musical Nirvana - Rajkumar Rizvi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Rajkumar Rizvi is one of the few classical ghazal singers still left.
A relative of Mehdi Hassan, Rajkumar shares his style as well as his beautiful voice.
Rajkumar Rizvi was born in 1946 at Mandwa in Rajasthan to a musical family.
www.musicalnirvana.com /ghazal/rajkumar_rizvi.html   (191 words)

 Dr. Rajkumar passed away on April 12, 2006
The body of Rajkumar was brought to his residence at Sadashivnagar.
Dr. Rajkumar was highly disturbed by the death of his brother Varadaraju recently.
It was with deep sorrow and grief that we heard the death of Dr. Rajkumar, the unprecedented hero.
www.viggy.com /english/current_rajkumar_demise.asp   (433 words)

 Rajkumar's legacy
And here are the people Rajkumar leaves behind, to enjoy the fruits of his popularity, uber iconic status and vast property.
Rajkumar's wife Parvathamma married him when he was still a struggling, itinerant Kannada theatre actor.
And thus, the real legacy that Rajkumar leaves behind, what he nurtured and was constantly reminded of, is his popularity, and the love of thousands of Kannadigas and fans around the world.
ia.rediff.com /movies/2006/apr/17rk.htm?q=mbp&file=.htm   (509 words)

Rajkumar, his head bowed, is quiet and does not look in the direction of Veerappan.
Rajkumar obliges: "I feel peaceful here and I will return peacefully," he says adding that Govindaraj, Nagesh and Nagappa are all right and that no harm has been done to them.
According to informed sources, a month before the abduction of Rajkumar, Tamil Nadu promoted and transferred a Deputy Superintendent of Police (Intelligence) with the STF, although there was no bar on retaining him with the STF where his services were ne eded.
www.hindu.com /fline/fl1717/17170040.htm   (1715 words)

 Kannada idol Rajkumar is dead, Bangalore shuts down
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Kannada film icon Rajkumar died here Wednesday afternoon, and shops, offices and cinema theatres across the city shut down as a mark of respect even as thousands of fans thronged his home to pay their last respects.
"Rajkumar's family agreed to shift the body to the palace grounds on our advice as it was increasingly becoming difficult to manage the emotionally charged crowds at his house located in a residential colony with narrow roads and by-lanes," a police official said.
Many of them were seen consoling Rajkumar's widow Parvathamma, his sons Shivrajkumar, Puneet Kumar and Raghavendra, their wives and children.
www.nowrunning.com /news/news.asp?id=6336   (505 words)

 Nudi Namana - tribute to Dr. Rajkumar by Kannada film fraternity
Everyone knows that the post demise incident of Dr. Rajkumar is not something that leaves good taste among the fans or the citizens.
All three sons of Rajkumar - Shivarajkumar, Raghavendra and Puneet visited all the hospitals where the victims were being treated and consoled them.
Many celebrities and veterans across the country were badly hurt by the news of Rajkumar's death and they came here to pay their last homage.
www.viggy.com /english/current_rajkumar_KFCC_tribute.asp   (667 words)

 Rajkumar: The making of a cultural icon - Deccan Herald - Internet Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Throughout his career, Rajkumar played the roles of villagers – like that of a country bumpkin who rises, through his honesty and sincerity, to become mayor of Bangalore in Mayor Muthanna, a handicapped village youth in Muriyada Mane, a farmer in Mannina Maga and Bangarada Manushya and so on.
Rajkumar was good in fighting scenes, and there was no one, at least in Kannada cinema, who could match him in this department.
PB’s voice was identified with Rajkumar that it was difficult to believe that Rajkumar himself was not singing his songs.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/apr132006/panorama176502006412.asp   (1506 words)

 Kannada Movie News: Upendra Kumar, maker of hit Rajkumar melodies, dies of jaundice.
Jeevanachaitra, for which Rajkumar won a national award for best playback singer (for the classical raga-based number Nadamaya), also had Upendra Kumar's music.
Of the other Rajkumar favourites, T G Lingappa and Nagendra (of Rajan-Nagendra fame) died in the last two years, while G K Venkatesh died in the early '90s.
Rajkumar's latest release Shabdavedi had music by a composer of the next generation, Hamsalekha.
www.ourkarnataka.com /kannada/movie/obit_upendra_kumar.htm   (459 words)

 rediff.com: Farewell, Dr Rajkumar
Dr Rajkumar passed away on April 12 in Bangalore.
In a career that spanned 45 years, Dr Raj, as he was fondly called, acted in 205 films, ranging from the mythological to social dramas.
Staying away from politics and from acting in any non-Kannada films, Dr Rajkumar enjoyed the sort of popularity that could come only from immense talent and touching humility.
specials.rediff.com /movies/rajkumar.htm   (80 words)

 ECE News: Rajkumar Delivers Keynote at Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems
Professor of ECE and CS Raj Rajkumar delivered a keynote talk, "Why Resource Reservation is the Right Paradigm for Embedded Real-Time Systems," at the Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS), held in Dresden, Germany from July 5-7.
Rajkumar co-directs the General Motors-Carnegie Mellon Collaborative Research Laboratory and directs the Real-Time and Multimedia Systems Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon.
Raj Rajkumar, Professor of ECE and CS, delivered a keynote talk at the Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS), held in Dresden, Germany from July 5-7.
www.ece.cmu.edu /news/story/2006/07/rajkumar_delivers_keynote   (145 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Companies hit by Rajkumar riots
Rajkumar - whose name was sometimes written Raj Kumar - died of a heart attack on Wednesday aged 77.
Rajkumar was freed by Veerappan after spending weeks living in the forests of southern India.
Local reports said a large ransom had been paid for his release, although Rajkumar denied that.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/4909432.stm   (494 words)

 The Hindu : Karnataka / Bangalore News : Rich tributes paid to Rajkumar
Actors Shivarajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkumar, Ambarish and Puneet Rajkumar and playwright Girish K arnad are seen.
For Kannadigas, Dr. Rajkumar was the endearing "Annavaru" and a role model.
Shivarajkumar, actor and eldest son of Dr. Rajkumar, said he was pained by the death of his father.
www.hindu.com /2006/04/20/stories/2006042021690400.htm   (621 words)

 The best songs of Rajkumar
The film was famous for Rajkumar's performance as well as for the superior quality of songs from music director Upendra Kumar.
Rajkumar played the role of a police officer single-handedly taking on the prostitution mafia.
His son Puneet Rajkumar was a child artist here, and Rajkumar had played a guest role.
www.rediff.com /movies/2006/apr/17songs.htm   (559 words)

 Planet Bollywood: Film Review: Rajkumar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Rajkumar is supposed to be an elemental film in both, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit's career.
To sum up the story, Rajkumar (Anil Kapoor) is the son of a queen (Reena Roy) whose kingdom was demolished by Rajkumari's father's kingdom.
While Rajkumar is escaping from jail, Rajkumari's father is killed and the blame is put on Rajkumar's father who is framed by the Mantri (Naseerudeen Shah).
www.indolink.com /Film/rajkumar.html   (447 words)

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