Pulakesin I was the founder of the Chalukya Dynasty. The kingdom that was ruled by the Chalukyas was known as Chalukya Kingdom.
However, after the fall of the Rashtrakutas a second Chalukya kingdom was set-up by Tailapa at Kalyan.
Art and Architecture: The Chalukya kings were patrons of art and sculpture. Under their patronage temples of Sangameswara and Virupaksha were built. These are excellent specimens of the architectural skill of the Chalukya artists. Again, the ruins of the temples at Aihole and Badami testify to the achievements of the Chalukya sculptors.