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Bhakta Kannappa
World cinema Film, Film, Award-Winning Work

Bhakta Kannappa is a 1976 Telugu film directed by Bapu. It is based on the life of Shaiva devotee, Kannappa Nayanar.

Kannappa Nayanar
Film subject, Person

Kannappa Nayanar or 'Kannappa' was one of the 63 Nayanmars or holy Saivite saints, the staunch devotees of Lord Shiva. The Periyapuranam compiled by Sekkizhar and also the Tiruthhthondar Thogai by the poet-saint Sundarar enlists the 63 Nayanars.