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Mangaluru: Recognition for brilliance -Kiran Bhat from Kadandale wins Oscar

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

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Mangaluru, Jan 11: Kiran Bhat (41), a brilliant youth whose ancestors belonged to Kadandale near Moodbidri, has bagged Oscar for his distinct technical breakthrough in the field of design and development of ILM facial performance-capture system that has revolutionized the field of cinema. Bhat will receive this award, which has brought laurels and pride to his parents and people from his native village in addition to Indians as a whole, in a function being to be held at Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

Bhat, along with three others, will receive the award for the design and development of the ILM facial performance-capture solving system.

On January 4, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 18 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual recipients who will be honoured at the annual scientific and technical awards presentation on February 11.

Academy of Motion Picures, Arts and Science, which honours people with exemplary achievements in the field of cinema with Oscar awards, has identified the contribution made by Bhat to this field. Bhat, had earlier worked for Wipro before joining a prestigious company in USA and then setting up his own company based in San Francisco. Bhat, who was always studious and excelled at academics, had secured two engineering degrees from Birla Institute of Engineering, Pilani simultaneously before securing doctorate in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University in USA.

Kiran's father, Srinivas Bhat Kadandale, belongs to the family of priests of Lord Subrahmanya temple at Kadandale. His wife, Jayashree, hails from Kallianpur. Srinivas Bhat runs his own industry at Coimbatore. Bhat's wife, Pavana, too holds a doctorate and his sister, Preethi, work in USA.

People of Dakshina Kannada district in particular and whole of Karnataka and India in general, hail this rare achievement of Kiran Bhat and wholeheartedly wish that he will win many more laurels and make his country proud in the coming years.

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  • Vijaykumar, Kadur,Chikkmaglote(D), Karnataka. Right now I am in Chennai

    Mon, Jan 16 2017

    Hai ,this is Vijaykumar I am from kadur,Chikkmaglore,Karnataka.i have been working from fast 8 month in one of the Hollywood VFX company in Chennai,so somebody please can send me a Kiran Bhat address to meet him.

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  • Rita, Germany

    Thu, Jan 12 2017

    Congratulations Mr.Bhat.you made not only your parents ,village ,family, but our Nation proud.All the best.when people didnt know our karnataka till now,in future will be called after your name.

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  • Alwyn Crasta, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Congratulations, Kiran Bhat, on receiving the highest possible award in the field of cinema. Brilliance and dedication to your profession are your outstanding traits.

    Wishing many more new achievements and awards in the future.

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  • prem, moodbidri

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    You have really made us proud Mr. Kiran Bhat. Congratulations!!!

    If you guys are not aware, founder of world famous 'Masala Dosa' is Kadandale Krishna Bhat.

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  • joe Gonsalves, Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    I join scores of people in congratulating Kiran Bhat. He is indeed a brilliant individual. This award, which has brought laurels and pride not only to his parents and people from his native village but for the whole district and for that matter to India.

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  • Dr.S.Kamath , Mumbai

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Congrats Kiran Bhat I Kiran,s brothers/Cousins were studying in Vidhyavardhaka Juniro College ,Mundkur

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  • Krishnaraj. V, mangalore

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Congratulations. It is really a Great Achievement. Keep it up. Best Wishes.

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  • Acchu, Mlore

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Congratulations sir.. really great achievement of your life..

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  • FRANCIS, Dubai

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Contratulations Kiran Bhat on the occasion of winning an Oscar. You made all of us proud.. India is shining all over the world.

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  • Rao, Udupi

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Congrats Mr Kiran Bhat. Our region has produced a lot of intellects and great personalities who are excelling in different parts of the world. If there was good facilities and encouragement in our region these people would have contributed a lot in growth of our region and would have progressed beyond imagination.

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  • Anand, karkala

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Replica of A R Rehman, you are at your best , keep it up, salute to you...

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  • RAYMOND LOBO, KADANDALE

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    CONGRATULATIONS DEAR KIRAN BHAT FROM OUR KADANDALE VILLAGE. WE ARE PROUD OF YOU.DEVOTE AND DEDICATE TO DEVELOP OUR VILLAGE.IT HAS GIVEN MANY OTHER PROMINENT PERSONALITIES TO CONTRIBUTED NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL LEVEL.

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  • MEGAN, CAROLINE, SONIA & JOACHIM DSOUZA, MANGALORE / MUSCAT

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Congratulations & wish you all the best. May God Almighty bless you abundantly to achieve greater glory.

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  • P.Shirish Kumar Hosabettu, Mangalore

    Wed, Jan 11 2017

    Congratulations.

    We are proud of you Sir.

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