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Chetan Kumar

Chetan Kumar was born in Chicago, IL, USA and did his primary education at Marist High School. He studied South Asian Studies with an Emphasis on Comparative Theater Studies in BA and passed his graduation with distinction from Yale University, US in 2005. He received a Fulbright Scholarship to come to India in 2006.

In 2004, he studied South Indian Oral Traditions — Living (the) Kannada Nataka. As a research student, he documented the dialectics of caste, class, and gender in various village/folk and urban forms of South Indian drama through a self-proposed project on ...
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Nagashekar's Mynaa finally lands in TN
Nagashekar's romantic film Mynaa is one of the few hits in the present year in Kannada film industry. The film stars Chetan Kumar and Nithya Menon in the lead roles. Whereas Tamil actor Sarath Kumar and Suhasini Manirathnam played key roles ...
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Srinagar Kitty Chetan Kumar Mynaa
Srinagar Kitty lauds Chetan's Mynaa
Mynaa is getting good response from all quarters. The movie, which was released on February 22, has got thumbs up from critics and audience. Now, the latest positive feedback has come from actor Srinagar Kitty, who has praised the movie to ...
Mynaa gets good opening at Box Office
Nagashekar's Mynaa has got a good opening at the Box Office. The movie, which has got thumbs up from critics, is getting good word-of-mouth from audience. As a result, the film has made good business at the Box Office. The ...
Mynaa Box Office
Surya Production Kannada Films
Surya's production house ventures into Kannada films
Kannada film industry seems to be getting bigger and better with each year and there seems to be a lot of production houses from other languages who have started eyeing the Sandalwood market. The first among them is Studio Green, the ...
Chetan returning with Muthappa Rai's Odeyar
Chetan Kumar is not seen much these days. The actor, who shot to fame with Aa Dinagalu, was in exile after the back to back failures of his Birgugaali, Suryakanthi, and his Mareyalaare was shelved midway through the shooting. However, he ...
Chetan Returning Muthappa Rai Odeyar
Chetan Reason Dropping Mareyalaare
Chetan reveals the reason behind dropping Mareyalaare
I, Chetan Kumar, am a member of the Kannada film fraternity, a published writer and a social justice activist. For "Mareyalaare," I have given over six months of my time and dedication — while rejecting tens of other projects in the ...
Chetan starts shooting for Mareyalaare
Actor Chetan Kumar's latest movie Mareyalaare, which was recently lunched at a function held in Gandhi Bhavan near Shivananda circle in Bangalore, has now started its shooting from yesterday. The shooting was held between 2.00 and 9.00 pm at Hesarghatta. ...
Chetan Shooting Mareyalaare
Chetan Back Mareyalaare
Chetan Kumar back to films with Mareyalaare
After six-months long gap after the release of the movie Suryakaanti, actor Chetan Kumar is making his comeback to Kannada films. The Aa Dinagalu star has studied the minus points of the movie and has gone ahead to involve himself in ...
Chetan Kumar set to play an idealistic architect
Aa Dinagalu fame actor Chetan Kumar, who was enjoying a long break after the movie Suryakaanti, is back is news again. The Birugaali star is gearing up to play an idealistic architect in an untitled movie, which will be directed by ...
Chetan Kumar Play Architect
Suryakaanti Movie Contest
Avighna Media holds Suryakaanti Movie Contest
Chetan Kumar-Regina Cassandra starrer Kannada movie Suryakaanti, which was released on 14th January, is now doing well at the Box Office. Directed by Aa Dinagalu fame KM Chaitanya, the movie is a love story of an international contract killer. Maestro Ilayaraja ...
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