Vishnuvardhan‘s long and happy marriage with the actress Bharati was one of Kannada cinema’s warm and wonderful stories; the couple one of the industry’s most dignified, on and off screen.
In this 2005 file photo, the wife helps the husband with the gown before he proceeds to receive the honorary doctorate at the 41st convocation of Bangalore University from the hands of then governor T.N. Chaturvedi.
Photograph: Karnataka Photo News
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