Compounding age related problems have affected the health of Actor-Director-Writer Kunigal Nagabhushan whose right leg has been amputated. He is now taking bed rest in his house in Vijayanagar. Being a diabetic, Kunigal Nagabhushan had gangrene problems for the past two years which escalated in recent days. The doctors looking after him had to amputate his right leg.
Kunigal Nagabhushan started his career in the industry as an assistant director and he had worked in many films of Veterans like Dr. Raj Kumar and others. Then he started off as a director and even directed Super Star Rajnikanth in a Kannada film. But later he had lack of opportunities as a director and he switched on to right dialogues, script for Kannada films.
He wrote dialogues for many films of Dr. Vishnuvardhan, Shankar Nag and others. His successful films include 'Sahodarara Savaal', "Simhada Jodi', "Oorige Upakari'. "Sangliana' and others. He won the state award for writing dialogues in the film "Gowri Ganesha' directed by Phani Ramachandra in which Anant Nag played the main role.
Chitraloka wishes Kunigal Nagabhushan for a speedy recovery.It is now left to the Kannada film directors association, Kannada film actor's associaiton and writers association to render some help to the needy Nagabhushan.