Machimanda Jeffry a kodava actor, from virajpet and the hero of the kodava movie “naada manne naada kool”. He introduced movie industry to kodagu and was the first person to get National award in Kodava cinema.
- He is the first Kodava actor having donned hero’s part in 4 Kodava movies and 3 kannada movies.
- He was a notable singer, lyricist,movie director and was capable of playing all musical instruments
- He was a very good marksman and a popular social worker
- Naada Manne Naada Kool
- Mahaveer Achunayaka
- Mandara Poov