IndiaNaveen Kumar Gowda (8 January 1986), known by his stage name as Yash, is an Indian actor best known for his work in Kannada cinema. He began as an actor appearing on stage and in television shows in Kannada language.Yash made his feature film debut in 2007 with Jambada Hudugi, playing a supporting role. In his second film, Moggina Manasu (2008), he played the male lead opposite wife Radhika Pandit. The film was a success and earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. He went on to star in many commercially successful films including Modalasala (2010), Kirataka (2011), Drama (2012), Googly (2013), Raja Huli (2013), Gajakesari (2014), Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) Masterpiece (2015) and K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018). His rise to success has been well documented by the media, and has been often rated one of the popular actors in Karnataka.
IndiaSrinidhi Ramesh Shetty is an Indian model, engineer, actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned as Miss Supranational India in Miss Diva 2016 pageant and later represented India at Miss Supranational 2016, which she won. She is the second Indian representative to win the title. She is also an actress in the Kannada cinema.
IndiaAchyuth Kumar is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Kannada cinema. Born and brought up in the town of Tiptur, in the district of Tumkur. He graduated in a bachelor of commerce from the Kalpatharu First Grade College, which was then under the University of Bangalore. He is well known for his performances in the films, Sidlingu and Lucia & he has won 3 Filmfare Awards, 2 Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor so far.
IndiaMalavika Avinash is an Indian actress, television personality and politician. She is known for her work in Kannada and Tamil films. She hosted Baduku Jataka Bandi, a television show that aired on Zee Kannada.Coming to her recent works, she is officially one of the ensemble cast member of the highest grossing kannada movie K.G.F: Chapter 1 which also holds record for opening the 100 crore club in kannada industry. The movie features Srinidhi Shetty and Archana jois apart from Malavika who are now among the first actresses to be featured in the 100 crore club.
IndiaBorn to the late Anandi and Sadanand Nagarkatte, hails from coastal Karnataka, where he had his early education under the aegis of Anand Ashram in South Canara and Chitrapur math in North Canara. Sent to Bombay for onward education and got involved with amateur theatre activities for 8 years. Got a break in Kannada film titled "Sankalpa" in 1971 with the help from late Shri G. V. Iyer and Shri Girish Karnad, the renowned playwright.In Bombay Satyadev Dubey guided him to Shyam Benegal for his first hindi film "Ankur" (1974). In that decade under Benegal's direction varied roles came in his way in films like "Nishant" (1975), "Bhumika" (1977), "Manthan" (1976), "Kondra (1977)" and "Kaliyug" (1981)He has acted in films under the direction of noted film makers like M S Sathyu, Girish Karnad, Vikas Desai. Also acted in noted serials and films in Hindi based on the works of the novelist late Shri R. K. Narayan, Produced by T. S. Narasimhan under the direction of his younger brother, the late Shri Shankar Nag.He has acted in over 175 Kannada films under various directors, veterans as well as budding debutants, not to mention some landmark films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi. He has won the Karnataka State Best Actor Award on four occasions, besides others like `Film fare Awards' etc.
IndiaIn 2011, Vasishta quit his job as a software engineer and decided to enter the Kannada film industry as an actor. He initially worked on an unreleased film titled Hubballi Hudagaru, before having his first release with Arya's Love (2013). He subsequently made a breakthrough with his role as the main antagonist in Raja Huli (2013), a remake of the Tamil film, Sundarapandian (2012). He later also appeared in Rudra Tandava (2014), a remake of the Tamil film Pandiya Naadu (2013).Vasishta then appeared in JKS's trilingual film, Alone, in a leading role alongside Nikesha Patel. Portraying the male lead, the film won mixed reviews and the actor managed to get an introduction into the Tamil and Telugu film industries.