The Best Movies Directed by Puttanna Kanagal

List of all movies directed by Puttanna Kanagal ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Puttanna Kanagal are listed here and include movie posters and Puttanna Kanagal movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Puttanna Kanagal as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Puttanna Kanagal movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Puttanna Kanagal film is can be factored into this list.

From Puttanna Kanagal's studio films to Puttanna Kanagal's independent films, this Puttanna Kanagal filmography keeps tabs on all Puttanna Kanagal movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This is a list that features movies like Zehreela Insaan and Gejje Pooje.

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Rajnikanth and Upendra are among the many great actors who worked on a Puttanna Kanagal movie.

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  • Naagarahaavu
    Upendra Rao, Vishnuvardhan, Jyothika
    51 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Puttanna Kanagal
    Naagarahaavu is a 1972 Indian Kannada language film directed by Puttanna Kanagal, based on T. R. Subba Rao's three novels Nagarahavu, Ondu Gandu Eradu Hennu and Sarpa Mathsara, and starring ...more
  • Belli Moda
    Pandari Bai, Kalyan Kumar, Balakrishna
    28 votes
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Puttanna Kanagal
    Belli Moda is a 1967 Kannada movie by Puttanna Kanagal. Belli Moda literally means 'silver cloud'. It was based on a novel Belli Moda, by the acclaimed Kannada writer Triveni.
  • Edakallu Guddada Mele
    Jayanthi Sivaram, Aarathi
    35 votes
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Puttanna Kanagal
    Edakallu Guddada Mele is a 1973 Indian Kannada language film directed by Puttanna Kanagal, based on a novel by Bharathisutha of the same name, and starring Jayanthi, Aarathi, Chandrashekar, Shivaram.
  • Gejje Pooje
    Pandari Bai, Kalpana, Leelavathi
    31 votes
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Puttanna Kanagal
    Gejje Pooje is a 1969 Indian Kannada language film directed by Puttanna Kanagal and produced by Rashi Brothers. The film stars Kalpana, Gangadhar and Leelavathi in lead roles. Gejje means anklet and ...more
  • Maanasa Sarovara
    Narayana Swamy, Ramakrishna, Padma Vasanthi
    29 votes
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Puttanna Kanagal
    Manasa Sarovara is a 1982 Indian Kannada language film directed by Puttanna Kanagal starring Srinath, Padmavasanthi and Ramakrishna. Padmavasanthi won Karnataka State Award for Best Actress for her ...more
  • Ranganayaki


    Ambareesh, Ramakrishna, Sudha Rani
    33 votes
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Puttanna Kanagal
    Ranganayaki is a 1981 Kannada movie by Puttanna Kanagal starring Ambarish, Aarathi, Ramakrishna, Ashok, Rajanand. The film is an based on the novel Ranganayaki by Ashwattha.