- Kannada actor Kashinath died today in Bengaluru
- Kashinath was 67
- Kashinath made film titled Avale Nanna Hendathi
Two years later, he directed another movie Aparichita, a suspense thriller. Inspired by its success, Kashinath remade the movie in Hindi with a title Be-Shaque starring Mithun Chakraborty, Yogeeta Bali and Amrish Puri.
He also acted in several films. Kashinath has more than 40 movies to his credit. His Kannada film Avale Nanna Hendathi was later remade in Hindi titled Jawani Zindabad starring Aamir Khan and Farah by Arun Bhatt.
He shaped the careers of several personalities in the Kannada film industry including actor Upendra and director Sunil Kumar Desai. Recalling his association with Kashinath, Upendra said Kashinath was an "institution unto himself who taught us many things. It is hard to accept that he is no more," Upendra said.
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