Movies Based on Guru Basava, Basaweshwara life
Two movies were produced based on life story of Guru Basva. In these movies attempt is made to tell Guru Basava's life story or at least the most historically important years of Guru Basava and his Sharanas (associates).
Krantiyogi Basavanna Movie is produced in the year 1983. This movie story was written by Her Holiness Pujya Shree Dr. Jagadguru Mate Mahadevi. This is a film dramatizes the life of Guru Basava (Basaweshwara).
|Directed by :||K. S. L. Swamy (Ravee)|
|Written by :||Jagadguru Mathe Mahadevi|
|Screenplay by :||Jagadguru Mathe Mahadevi|
|Starring :||Ashok, Aarathi, Srinivasa Murthy, Manjula|
|Music by :||M. Ranga Rao|
|Edited by :||Yadav Victor|
|Production & Distribution :||Vishwa Kalyana Movies|
|Release dates :||30531|
“Jagajyothi Basaveshwara” Movie This movie is produced in year 1959. This movie story was mainly based on the “Basava Purana”. The Basava Purana is a 13th-century Telugu epic poem. It was written by Palkuriki Somanatha. Later around 1369 A.D., it was translated to Kannada language by Bhima Kavi, this version contains detailed description.
|Directed by :||T. V. Singh Thakore|
|Starring :||Honnappa Bhagavatar, Dr. Rajkumar, K. S. Ashwath, B. Saroja Devi, Narasimharaju, Balakrishna in pivotal roles|
|Music by :||G. K. Venkatesh|
|Producer:||G. S. S. Murthy|
|Release year :||Initial Release in 1959|
|Running time||2 hours 20 Minutes|
 From the book "Vachana", pub: Basava Samiti Bangalore 2012.