The only time the two legends came face to face

The rivalry between the two titans of Kannada cinema Dr Raj Kumar and Dr Vishnuvardhan, more real than imagined, was one of the ever-green stories emanating from Gandhinagar.

Oddly, the two of them starred together in only one movie, Gandhada Gudi, directed by M.P. Shankar. After that, their professional paths never crossed, but the friction of their first and only on-screen face-off remained forever.

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