G. V. Iyer passed away on 21st Dec 2003 aged 86.
G. V. Iyer is a 86 year old Indian Actor born on 3rd September, 1917 in Nanjanagud, Mysore. His zodiac sign is Virgo
G. V. Iyer is a member of the following lists: Kannada screenwriters, 20th-century Indian film directors and National Film Award (India) winners.
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Ganapathi Venkataramana Iyer (3 September 1917 – 21 December 2003), popularly known as G. V. Iyer, was a well-known Indian film director and actor. His mother tongue is Tamil. He was nicknamed "Kannada Bheeshma", and was the only person who made movies in Sanskrit. His movie Adi Shankaracharya (1983) won four National Film Award, including Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Audiography. His films were well known for their spiritual themes. He was born in 1917 in Nanjanagud in Mysore district of Karnataka state in South India. His most critically acclaimed film was Bhagavad Gita (1993), which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film and was nominated for Best Film at the Bogotá Film Festival.
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