Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar is a well-known name in the cultural sphere of Karnataka, India. His creativity is multi-dimensional— he is a writer (fiction, non-fiction), scriptwriter, producer, film-maker (feature and documentary), lyricist and travel writing, and columnist, all rolled into one.

He is a socially conscientious personality, having been an activepart of various pro-people movements he has worked as a Kannada lecturer over a decade. he has travelled more than thirty countries across the globe, and hosts annual week-long literary, cultural and educational events in his village, Nagathihalli every year. (Read More)


  • Ha.Ma.Na Award from Karanataka Sangha, Shimoga (2003)
  • Inaugurated “SAHITYA SAMMELANA” as part of 73rd ADHIVESHANA in Dharmasthala (2005)
  • Recipient of “GOWTHAMA” Award from Rangotri (2006)
  • Recipient of “NUDISIRI” Award from Alva’s Moodabidri (2008)
  • Recipient of “RAJYOTHSAVA” Award from Government of Karnataka (2010)
  • Recipient of “Prof. S.V.PARAMESHWARA BHAT” Award for literature (2011)
  • Presided over All India Kannada Cultural Convention held at Mumbai (2011)
  • Recipient of Seethasutha Samsmarana Sahitya Seva Prashasthi (2012)
  • Recipient of MRPL Rajyothsava Prashasthi, Mangalore (2012)
  • Recipient of 3 National Awards, 13 state awards and 2 Film Fare Awards

Notable Works