The film industry in the state of Karnataka is known as ‘Sandalwood’. Being the fourth largest film industry in the India, Kannada cinema industry releases an average of 100 movies per year. Bengaluru is the center for the Kannada Cinema films released in Kannada language. The highest grossing Kannada movie is Raajakumara (2017) directed by Santhosh Ananddram whose worldwide gross is around Rs 75 crore (US $ 12 million). Several of the highest grossing Kannada films in the list are made between the years 2010 to 2016. Some of them include Mungaru Male (Directed by Yogaraj Bhat), Kirik Party (Directed by Rishab Shetty), Mr and Mrs Ramachari (Directed by Santhosh Ananddram), Doddmane Hudga (Directed by Duniya Soori). Besides, the industry is known for translating literary works into motion pictures.Some of the award winning films include Dweepa (2001), Thaayi Saheba (1997), Kaadu (1973), Tabarana Kathe (1986), Ghatashraddha (1977), Chomana Dudi(1970) etc. Sandalwood news.
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