8 Things You Didn’t Know About H.G. Dattatreya

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H.G. Dattatreya Biography

AE (L) (retired) Wing Commander Harihar Gundurao Dattatreya was born in 1942, and popularly known as Dattanna. He is an Indian actor and has worked in more than 204 films and also made an appearance in many plays for which he got acclaimed. Apart from this, he also worked as a commissioned officer for over 20 years in Indian Air Force. Moreover, he has worked in different faculties and made himself an established character. However, his fans want to know more about him and here we are sharing some additional information about him.


8 Things You Didn’t Know About H.G. Dattatreya

1- Famous for

H.G. Dattatreya has worked in many films and plays, but he is famous for his stellar performance in the film named “Munnudi” which was released in 2000.

2- Served in the Air Force

The actor also made his career in Indian Air Force where he worked for 20 years as a commissioned officer.

3- Academic Positions

Alongside the other work, H.G. Dattatreya also worked on academic positions with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

4- Appearance in Kannada Cinema

H.G. Dattatreya also made an appearance in Kannada cinema and appeared in supporting roles for over three decades.

5- Achievements

Among various awards and honors, the actor was honored with the two National Film Awards, two Karnataka State Film Awards, and many more.

6- Popular Movies

Among his many films, some of his projects are most popular including “Bettada Jeeva” released in 2011, and “Bharath Stores” released in the year 2012.

7- Debut Film

In 1988, H.G. Dattatreya made his debut film named “Udbhav ” and subsequently, he appeared in many films.

8- Before fame

Before joining the film industry, the actor has worked in multiple fields including Indian Air Force, and many other organizations.

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