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MMASouth – Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

Dr. Doddarange Gowda has awarded ‘Mirchi Music Awards (South India)’ by Western Ventures Union on 16th August of 2014.

At Annapoorna Studio, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.

For the life time contribution to Kannada Films by writing 560 songs and dialogs for 10 films.

Award given by Nagatihalli Chandrashekar (Kannada Film Director) in front of all Music Directors and Singers.

Dr. D.R.G as a Singer & Music Composer

He him• self a Melodious singer that has been proved in cassettes released under the following titles. Ankura, Shakthi Kodu Prabuve, Kaadu Mallige, Sri Sannidi, Vatsalya Jeethas, Bhumi – Bhaanu, Sri Sathyanaraya Swamy Suprabhatha, Vanasomvadhana, NaIrne Nesara, Etc.,

He has written 47 songs for Adi Chunchanagiri Sad ana Siri and Megha Serials like “Mayur Dharshana.” (Ballet)

He is serving as Governing Council Member for SET since 15-08-2003.

He served as an Editor for Kannada and English monthly News Paper under the title of “Adi Chunchanagiri” and “Sri Kshetra Adi Chunchangiri” since 01.03.2004 to and Edited Two Monthlys till 01.03.2007.

He rendered his services as the Principal of SLN PU College Since 1999 to 2004. He has enlighted the people of Karnataka through his speeches poems etc., has a Karnataka Cultural Ambassador.

At present Dr. D.R.G is Nominated MLC by the Government of Karnataka.

Recently he is awarded” Jayachamaraja Wadeyar Literary Award” with felicitation given by Guruji Sri Sri Ravishankar (Art of Living, Bangalore)

He along with his wife Dr. K. Rajeshwari Gowda attended “Akka” Conference held in Chicago (USA) on 29’h Aug. 2008.

His Son D. Bharath and daughter D. Smitha, both of them are Kannada Lecturers and they are in the habbit of writing Kannada Poems and Articles.

He Attained High Possessions held in Different organization

1. Honorable Member in Indian performing rights society (I.P.R.S.) Mumbai since 02.08.1982.

2. President of Ranna Award Selection Committee.

3. As Honorable Jury in Film Award Selection committee since 1990 to 2000.

4. Worked As a Member of SLN Arts, Science and Commerce Degree College, since 1981: till 2004.

5. Worked As the Editor for “Chaicra: Literary Magzine. since 1972. till 2004.

6. Chief Editor for J nana Jagatthu (Educational Magzine) and Introducing guide for state schools and colleges – State Educational Directory published by Jnana Peetha prakashana.

7. Involved in collecting literature and Janapada sahitya and conducting research has value based literary works of village folks.

Honorable member of Karnataka State Sahitya Academy

Government of Karnataka Appointed Dr. D.R.G as Honorable member and he served the academy for 2 consecutive periods. As an Active member of Standing Committee he served effectively. He worked as honorary editor for “Aniketana” published by Sahitya Academy once in two months. He devoted his work as an honorary for Kannada development authority. 

He extended his services in the capacity of Chairman of Kannada Film Quality Selection Committee.

Foreign Tours of Dr. D.R.G has a reprehensive of Literature of Culture

1. Precipitated in Nepal Programs of Art and Culture Festival for 21 days. Sponsored by Jai Bharath Educational Society in the year 1997.

2. In the year 1997 under the sponsorship of Adi chunchanagiri International Educational Organization. Dr. D.R.G. along with his wife Dr. K. Rajeswari Gowda. He toured America, England, and Germany for 47 days and propagated the greatness of Karnataka its culture, Art and Literature.

3. Dr. D.R.G through his lectures, Speeches, and Poetic illustrations inspired the valuable cultural, Tradition, Religion and greatness of Kannada Language in many importance cities under the joint venture of “Art of Living Foundation” and “Spiritual University”.

4. On 2.09.2004 Viswa Kannada Samelana held sat Orlando of Florida USA Dr. D.R.G has represented Karnataka He was a visiting member among 20 delegates selected by Government of Karnataka .

5. In the year 2007 month of May he Toured Egypt for 11 days and visited the Library of Alexandria and noticed the Kannada Word “Ooralli” inscriptions found on its wall.

6. Recently Kuvempu Geleyara Balaga Conferred him the title of “Vishwa Manava Award” and Survey cultural academy decorated with Sahitya Sri Award.

7. 2002 Vardhamana Mahaveers Award from Sri. Matt of Sharavanabelagola. 

Cassettes of devotional Songs

Dr. D.R.G well know for his devotional songs his famous works are

1. Sri Guru Charanadalli
2. Sri Ayyappa Swamy Bhakthi Kusumanjali
3. Bhakthi sharanjali
4. Sri Siddeswara Stuthi
5. Saptha Matha Githanjali
6. Sri Asta Devi Geetha Mala
7. Sri Himavad Gopala Swamy Bhakthi Geethegalu
8. Shivayogi, Bhakthi Kusumanjalli
9. Chirantha Chaitanya
10. Sri Guru Sankeerthan Ganga Tharanga
11. Chinmai Thaee
12. Chowdeshwari Sri Sathyanarasyana Swamy Bhakthi Geethegalu
13. Suprabhatha.