Just two more days to go for Appaji aka Dr Rajkumar's birthday. Well, every April 24 is celebrated as festival on behalf of Nata Sarvabhouma Dr Rajkumar's birthday.
The legendary actor of Kannada film industry has acted in 208 movies and in which almost every movie has completed atleast 100 days at box office. Popularly called as Appaji by his fans, Dr Rajkumar is famous for his simplicity in real life.
While speaking in an interview with Filmibeat, Raghavendra Rajkumar revealed that, " My all time favourite movie of Appaji aka Dr Rajkumar is Mayura". The actor continued to tell, " In my childhood, I always use to imagine King through stories. But, I fulfilled my dream to see a King through Mayura".
Omg! How true are those words from Raghavendra Rajkumar! Mayura(1975) is a popular films of Dr Rajkumar. He played a role of Prince Mayurasharma of the Kadamba dynasty. The movie starred Dr Rajkumar, Manjula, KS Ashwath and Vajramuni in the lead roles.
As told to Veena of Filmibeat.
Continue to read about Mayura in the slideshow....
Kannadada Kanmani: Dr Rajkumar
Mayura is one of the popular movies of Dr Rajkumar. The legendary actor played a character of Prince Mayurasharma of Kadamba dynasty. The movie starred Dr Rajkumar, Manjula, KS Ashwath and Vajramuni in the lead roles.
Dr Rajkumar And Manjula
Dr Rajkumar and Manjula have paired up for many movies. The actors were hit pairs of Kannada film industry in those days. In Mayura, actress Manjula played the role of princess Premavati opposite Dr Rajkumar.
Dr Rajkumar As Prince Mayurasharma
Dr Rajkumar has always been liked for his unique roles in his movies. The actor's movies portrayed the efficient role of a comman man. Thus how, Dr Rajkumar respected his fans in real life.
Dr Raj As A Challenging Wrestler
Mayura opens up with Mayura, a vey challenging youth and arrogant wrestler. This role of Rajjanna has not been performed by any actors in Kannada film industry. Dr Rajkumar lives in the hearts of Kannada audience for now and forever.
Manjula: A Best Female Lead
Though, veteran actress Manjula has shared onscreen space with Appaji aka Dr Rajkumar, the actress is best at her performance in Mayura.
Dr Rajkumar: A Man Of Simplicity
Popularly known as Appaji by his fans, Dr Rajkumar was a man simplicity when it came to his real life. The actor acquires a huge fan base till date, not only in Karnataka but all over the country.