Known for his ‘Jagajyothi Basaveshwara’ stage play the nonagenarian Enagi Balappa that is all time favorite of Uttar Kannada region come down from Belgaum to address the media on his third film in the career spanning eight decades in stage plays.
The 97 years stiff and solid Enagi Balappa acted in ‘Madi Madidhavaru’ of Basavaraj Kattimani later when Dr Rajakumar insisted he appeared in ‘Janumadha Jodi’. Enagi Balappa avare Naanu Madona Antha Iddhe Aa pathra Neevu Madi appa andhru Rajanna. I agreed the pride of our state Balappa said holding the mike.
He is now in ‘Parikshe’ and dubbed his voice at this age. When media wanted to know what compelled him to act the good contents in the film that is almost similar to Basavanna preaching. He is throughout the film in ‘Parikshe’.
Our colleague veteran AS Murthy honored Enagi Balappa with a shawl and garland. Murthy recalled the ‘Huchcha’ play he had written in his younger days and given it to Enagi Balappa that later became a super hit play.