MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 57,846 this week

Bhakta Kanakadasa (1960)

7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 7 users  
Reviews: write review

The spiritual journey of Kanakadasa, a poet and a philosopher belonging to the Dasa sect during the 16th century when the stone idol of Lord Krishna turns around as he's being punished for wanting to see the Lord's statue in Udupi.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bhakta Kanakadasa (1960)

Bhakta Kanakadasa (1960) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bhakta Kanakadasa.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Googly (2013)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Googly is a Kannada romantic comedy directed by Pawan Wadeyar. The film won multiple nominations at the 3rd South Indian International Movie Awards. Sharath leads a carefree life, meets ... See full summary »

Director: Pawan Wadeyar
Stars: Yash, Kriti Kharbanda, Anant Nag
Kaddipudi (2013)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An Indian Kannada crime film directed by Suri and produced by M. Chandru. The story revolves around Kaddipudi, a rowdy sheeter who yearns for a peaceful life. But politicians like Renukaji,... See full summary »

Director: Soori
Stars: Shivarajkumar, Radhika Pandit, Rangayana Raghu
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Ravishrivasthsa
Stars: Ravi Belagere, Vishal Hegde, Thilak Shekar
Kempe Gowda (2011)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An enraged and influential gangster plans the ultimate vengeance against an honest police officer.

Director: Sudeep
Stars: Sudeep, Ragini Dwivedi, P. Ravi Shankar
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Sudeep
Stars: Sudeep, Devaraj, Ragini Dwivedi
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

An anonymous, mysterious caller who claims to be a huge fan of Revanth, the Chess Grandmaster from India, challenges him in many ways. It results in an inner quest for him as he literally sets out to track down the elusive caller.

Director: Sunil Kumar Desai
Stars: Ramesh Bhat, Loknath, Anant Nag
Aa Dinagalu (2007)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Director: K.M. Chaitanya
Stars: Chethan Kumar, Archana, Sharath Lohitashwa
Mata II (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: Guruprasad
Stars: Jaggesh, Sudarshan, Tabla Nani
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An unusual love story between a film director and an actress narrated through multiple flashbacks within flashbacks and reverse screenplay. The film deals with the dark truths of cinema like the casting couch.

Director: Upendra
Stars: Upendra, Chandni
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Vishnuvardhana is the son of a washer-man, who does not want to be like his father, has a dream of earning million bucks. His luck changes when accidentally gets a mobile phone of don.

Director: Pon Kumaran
Stars: Sudeep, Bhavana, Priyamani
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Director: Guruprasad
Stars: Jaggesh, Yagna Shetty, Tabla Nani
Victory II (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Nandakishore
Stars: Sharan, Asmita Sood, Avinash
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Udaya Kumar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Krishna Kumari
Edit

Storyline

Thimmappa Nayaka (Kanaka), who is the chieftain of a fort wishes to marry a beautiful lass, played by Krishnakumari, much to the chagrin of his opponent, Uday Kumar. In a riveting battle scene, Kanaka is on the verge of losing when Lord Krishna appears and asks him to surrender himself to divine grace. A man of high-temper, Kanaka refuses and continues on fighting. As fate would have it, he is mortally wounded and later healed by Sri Krishna. Surrendering himself to the divinity, Kanaka becomes a Dasa [servant] to the Lord. With his unflinching devotion and dedication, he gets the trust of a Guru. Inspired by his Guru to visit the historic Udupi Sri Krishna Temple, Kanaka reaches there, only to be denied entry because of his caste. He is charged with defying law and is punished. Hearing his cries and a swan song, Lord Krishna's stone idol turns around, the wall breaks down and offers Darshana to Kanaka. This leads to the formation of Kanakana Kindi. An awestruck society accepts him as... Written by Girish

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Won the National Award for Best Feature Film in the Kannada language in 1960. See more »

Soundtracks

Baagilanu Theredu
Sung by P.B. Sreenivas
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Bhakta Kanakadasa (1960) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page