Movies Based on Guru Basava, Basaweshwara life

Movies on Basava, Basaweshwara

Two movies were produced based on life story of Guru Basva. In these movies attempt is made to tell Guru Basava's life story or at least the most historically important years of Guru Basava and his Sharanas (associates).

Krantiyogi Basavanna (ಕ್ರಾಂತಿಯೋಗಿ ಬಸವಣ್ಣ)- 1983

Krantiyogi Basavanna Movie is produced in the year 1983. This movie story was written by Her Holiness Pujya Shree Dr. Jagadguru Mate Mahadevi. This is a film dramatizes the life of Guru Basava (Basaweshwara).

Krantiyogi Basavanna film poster Basava Kirana Kannada Magazine for Basava and other Sharanas.
Directed by : K. S. L. Swamy (Ravee)
Written by : Jagadguru Mathe Mahadevi
Screenplay by : Jagadguru Mathe Mahadevi
Starring : Ashok, Aarathi, Srinivasa Murthy, Manjula
Music by : M. Ranga Rao
Cinematography: Purushottham
Edited by : Yadav Victor
Production & Distribution : Vishwa Kalyana Movies
Release dates : 30531

Jagajyothi Basaveshwara (ಜಗಜ್ಯೋತಿ ಬಸವೇಶ್ವರ) - 1959

“Jagajyothi Basaveshwara” Movie This movie is produced in year 1959. This movie story was mainly based on the “Basava Purana”. The Basava Purana is a 13th-century Telugu epic poem. It was written by Palkuriki Somanatha. Later around 1369 A.D., it was translated to Kannada language by Bhima Kavi, this version contains detailed description.

Jagajyothi Basveshwara film poster Jagajyothi Basveshwara film poster
Directed by : T. V. Singh Thakore
Starring : Honnappa Bhagavatar, Dr. Rajkumar, K. S. Ashwath, B. Saroja Devi, Narasimharaju, Balakrishna in pivotal roles
Music by : G. K. Venkatesh
Producer: G. S. S. Murthy
Release year : Initial Release in 1959
Running time 2 hours 20 Minutes
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