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Kāranta, Bi. Vhi

Overview
Works: 37 works in 49 publications in 5 languages and 106 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Children's films  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Crime films  Comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Translator, Director, Author, Restager
Classifications: PL4659.K33, 894.81427
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bi. Vhi Kāranta
Hayavadana by Girish Raghunath Karnad( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in Hindi and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kharij by Mrinal Sen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Bengali and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle class family hire a houseboy who is later found dead in their kitchen, the indirect victim of their indifference
Parshuram( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Bengali and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrying an axe on his shoulder and preserving the strange memory of his encounter with a tiger, a rural migrant comes to the city and shares a temporary shelter with an old beggar in an abandoned graveyard. There are others, a vast lot of rural migrants, who, hoping against all hopes, spread out in the sprawling city and live sub-human existence
Tug̲h̲alaka by Girish Raghunath Karnad( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play based on the life of Sultan of Delhi Muḥammad bin Tug̲h̲laq, 1290-1351, second sultan of the Tughluq dynasty
Thieṭara meṃ saṅgīta aura thieṭara kā saṅgita : Śrī Ba. Va. Kāranta ke vicāra : 1994-95 daurāna unakī kāryaśibira, pravacana, evaṃ sākshātkāra by Workshop on "Music in Theatre and Music of Theatre( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentation of workshop and lectures by Bi. Vhi. Kāranta, Kannada theater personage, given during 1994-1995 at Ahmedabad
Giddh = The vultures( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social change theme pervades this film about a small, remote village in which innocent young girls at the onset of puberty became the property of the highest male bidder. This accepted practice went unchallenged until one courageous woman defied all custom despite the animosity of the all-powerful landowner, the parents of the girl she is trying to protect, and many of the villagers who are fearful and resistant to change
Chomana dudi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in Kannada and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choma, an elderly untouchable, escapes the pain and horror of his existance by playing his little drum at night
Ghatashraddha : ritual of excommunication( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Kannada and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Yamuna, a young [widow], stays in an orthodox agrahara with her father Udupa, who runs a veda pathashala. Nani, the new entrant to the school, likes her whereas the other pupils dislike her. On the sly, Yamuna befriends the village school teacher and becomes pregnant. She desperately tries to get rid of pregnancy before the orthodox people of the agrahara come to know of it. Her efforts go in vain. Nani in his ... innocent way tries to help her out. But soon the entire village comes to know about Yamuna's relationship. Terming it 'immoral' they decide to outcast her by performing Ghatashraaddha ritual."--Container
Vamsha vriksa = Family tree = Vaṃśa vr̥kṣa( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Kannada and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of three generations of two Hindu families in Karnataka. It deals with Indian society's perceptions of widowhood, motherhood, women's emancipation, family secrets, intrigue to secure family's assets after the death of a parent, renunciation of the family, and marital infidelity
Cōmana duḍi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Kannada and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choma is an untouchable bonded-labourer in a village who is working along with his family for a landlord, due to a paltry loan of twenty rupees borrowed from him years ago. Due to his social status, he is not allowed to till his own land, something that he desires most. He comes in contact of Christian missionaries who try to convert him giving him the lure of the land, but Choma refused. He has three sons and a daughter; two of his elder sons work in a distant coffee estate trying to pay off the debt. One of the sons dies of cholera and the other one converts to Christianity by marrying a Christian girl. His daughter, Belli works in the plantation and falls for the charm of Manvela, the estate-owner's writer. Later estate owner uses her and writes off Choma's debt. She returns to Choma's home without telling him of the reality. His youngest son drowns in a river with nobody coming to save him because of him being an untouchable. He then finds his daughter in an compromising position with Manvela. With anger, he beats her and kicks her out of the house. To defy his fate, he starts tilling a piece of land and then chases off his bullock into the forest. In the climax Choma shuts himself in his house and starts playing the drum till he dies
Raṅga jaṅgama : Bi. Vi. Kāranta smr̥ti sampuṭi( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Kannada and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributed articles on Bi. Vhi. Kāranta, theater director and actor; commemoration volume
Giddh : Gidhda( Visual )

in Hindi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A social change theme pervades this film about a small, remote village in which innocent young girls at the onset of puberty became the property of the highest male bidder. This accepted practice went unchallenged until one courageous woman defied all custom despite the animosity of the all-powerful landowner, the parents of the girl she is trying to protect, and many of the villagers who are fearful and resistant to change
Aṛivu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Kannada and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This movie deals with the interaction between children and parents, and the impact of this relationship on the total community. This ... film ... outlines human institutional and environmental forces that prevail on the minds of a growing child, rich or poor. There are quite a number of comic and warm-hearted situations involving teachers and the taught. Content-wise the film is a telling satire on the depleted conditions of schools, the mechanical and sorrowfu plight of tea hing, the [depiction] of which on the screen is true fully closer to life."--Container
Tabbaliyu nīnāde magane( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in Kannada and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The movie explores the cultural problems experienced by an American woman, newly married to an Indian, adjusting to Indian norms and customs. It depicts a modern man who studies agriculture in the United States, returns to India with an American wife with their different views. The theme is one alienation from the fellow human beings."--Wikipedia
Pañjara śāle by Bi. Vhi Kāranta( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in Kannada and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La folle de Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux( )

1 edition published in 1995 in Indic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tughalaka by Girish Raghunath Karnad( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hungama Bombay ishtyle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Jaggudada, a roadside gangster, along with his side kick Raju, use a group of street kids for their shady, illegal operations. His main competitor is Aunty and her helper Bundledas who true to name has a knack of bungling up her schemes. Overhearing Aunty's plans to kidnap Mani, the only daughter of a multimillionaire and demand a large ransom, Jaggudada decides to outsmart her. After Mani is kidnapped her parents rely on Constable Sakharam to trace her. Sakharam in turn depends on his self-styled police dog. Aunty with Bundledas, Jaggudada and his gang of street kids and Sakharam with his dog pursue each other in a series of wild chase through Mumbai city in this hilarious and fun children's film."--Publisher's description
Godhuli( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Hindi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A man brings his English bride back to his ancestral village where his deaf-mute mother and the village priest make her life miserable. She takes revenge by having one of her husband's family cows slaughtered
 
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Alternative Names
B. V. Karanth director de cine indio

B. V. Karanth Indiaas filmregisseur (1929-2002)

B. V. Karanth Indian film director

B. V. Karanth réalisateur indien

Bābukōḍi Veṅkaṭaramaṇa Kāranta

Bābukōḍi Veṅkaṭaramaṇa Kāranta 1928-2002

Karanta, B. V.

Karanta, B. V. 1928-2002

Kāranta, Ba. Va

Kāranta, Bābukōḍi Veṅkaṭaramaṇa

Kāranta, Bābukōḍi Veṅkaṭaramaṇa 1928-2002

Kāranta, Bi. Vhi 1928-2002

Kāranta, Bi. Vi

Kāranta, Bi. Vi 1928-2002

Karanth, B. V.

Karanth, B. V. 1928-2002

बी.वी. कारंत

ବି ଭି କରନ୍ଥ ଭାରତୀୟ ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର ନିର୍ଦ୍ଦେଶକ

బి.వి. కారంత్

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ಬಿ. ವಿ. ಕಾರಂತ್

ബി.വി. കാരന്ത്

Languages
Kannada (18)

Hindi (14)

Bengali (4)

English (3)

Indic (1)