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Mukyamantri Chandru

28 Aug 1953 (Age 64)

Mukyamantri Chandru Biography

Mukhya Mantri Chandru is a Kannada movie actor who resides in Southern India in Bangalore. He is a versatile actor, easily fitting into comedy roles or playing more serious parts as a villain. Mukhya Mantri was a drama in which he played the lead which resulted in getting the prefix to his original name. Mukhya Mantri was a piece of work which was presented by the popular Kannada troupe, Kalagangotri. The drama which brought Chandru the recognition he deserved is staged even to this day as Chandru played an active Mukhya (Chief) Mantri's (minister's) role in the play. His Film career began in the year 1983, From Chakravyuha playing a negative politician to supporting character in Suryavamshaand has completed 450 movies.

One of his more memorable roles is his role as the overbearing landlord in the comedy Ganeshana Maduve, where he has acted with Anant Nag. Mukhyamantri Chandru is the only man with the title Mukhyamantri, which translates to "chief minister," even though he does not hold any political office. He was in news recently for criticizing Yediyurappa, then deputy chief minister of Karnataka, for not being considered a post in the Karnataka cabinet in spite of his capacity and caliber.[citation needed] He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Currently, Chandru is involved in various Kannada language activities concerning to the public, government and the mass media, has been instrumental in setting up bodies for the classical language's enhancement & encouragement.

Personal life
MukhyaMantri Chandru has completed his BSc from Government Arts and Science College in Bangalore. MukhyaMantri Chandru hails from a Jain family. Initially, he joined a drama troupe which finally led to roles in the Kannada Film Industry. He married Padma in June, 1983 and currently has 2 sons, Bharath Chandru and Sharath Chandru.

Film career
Mukhya Mantri Chandru initiated his career in "Chakravyuha" has a corrupt Politician. Mukhya Mantri Chandru was introduced to filmdom by the late Producer Veeraswami father of Crazy Star Ravichandran through this movie. He has acted in more than 450 films in Kannada.
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