Veteran Kannada film director S.K Bhagavan is no more.

He was suffering from some health issue quite a long time.

The ace director of Kannada was born on 5 July 1933.

He started his career as an assistant to Kanagal Prabhakar Shastri.

He assisted him in 1956 for the film Bhagyodaya.

He then went on to direct his debut movie Sandhya Raga in 1966.

Then, He directed many movie with Dorai Raj.

After Dorai Raj's death, Bhagavan stopped directing for many years.

In 2019, he made his comeback at 85 with Aduva Gombe.

Apart from the directing movies, he also acted in several movies.