Yash is an Indian actor, who is well known for his work in the Kannada film industry. Moreover, he is one of the top actors in the Kannada industry. He made his debut movie Jambada Hudugi and played a supporting role. He made his debut television show Uttarayana in the year 2004. He is well known for his movies like Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari, Raja Huli, Googly, and Kirataka. Yash became a Pan-India star for his role as Rocky in the multilingual movie K.G.F: Chapter 1 & K.G.F: Chapter 2.
He started his acting career with the television serial, Ashok Kashyap which is directed by Nanda Gokula, and the serial was telecasted on ETV Kannada. Later he appeared in various television serials like Malebillu and Preeti Illada Mele. Later he appeared in the movie Moggina Manasu in a supporting role which is directed by Shashank and for this movie he grabbed Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the film.
|Real Name||Naveen Kumar Gowda|
|Nickname||Yash, Naveen, Rocky|
|Date of Birth||8 January 1986|
|Age (as of 2022)||36|
|Family||Father: Arun Kumar (Used to Work in BMTC)|
Mother: Pushpa (Homemaker)
|Marital Status||Married (9 December 2016)|
|Children||Daughter: Ayra (Born in December 2018)|
Son: Ayush (Born in October 2019)
|School||Mahajana High School, Mysore, Karnataka|
|College||Yet to be updated|
|Hobbies||Listening to Music, Reading Books, Working Out, Traveling|
|Birth Place||Bhuvanahalli, Hassan, Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Current City||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
Social Media Profiles
- Once after his schooling, he joined the Benaka drama troupe which is formerly noted by dramatist B. V. Karanth.
- Yash’s wife’s name is Radhika Pandit She is an Indian actress and they both got engaged on August 2016 in Goa. Then they got married in December 2016 in a private ceremony in Bangalore.
- In the year 2017, Yash and his wife Radhika Pandit founded an organization named it “Yasho Marga Foundation” which is here for the betterment of society.
- Once he opens the foundation they took up the water crisis issue in the Koppal district of Karnataka, where he invested 4 crores towards the desolation of the lakes and offered pure drinking water to the drought-affected areas.
- Yash’s Net Worth is 7 Million Dollars (Rs. 53 Crores) (as of 2022).
- He took home Rs. 30 crores for starring in the KGF 2.
- KGF actor Krishnaji Rao passed away after he was admitted to a Hospital. In the film, he played the role of a blind man.
- His Instagram account has more than 12.3M followers (as of December 2022).
|2012||Lucky||Vikram Kumar (Lucky)|
|2012||Drama||T. K. Venkatesha|
|2013||Raja Huli||Raja Huli|
|2014||Gajakesari||Krishna & Bahubali|
|2014||Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari||Ramachari|
|2016||Santhu Straight Forward||Santhu|
|2018||K.G.F: Chapter 1||Rocky (Raja Krishnappa Bhairya)|
|2022||K.G.F: Chapter 2||Rocky (Raja Krishnappa Bhairya)|
- 2004 – Uttarayana
- 2004 – Silli Lalli
- 2005 – Nanda Gokula
- 2006 – Preeti Illada Mela
- 2007 – Male Billu as Arjun
- 2007 – Shiva as Aditya
- 2016 – Spirit of Chennai
- 2014 – Annthamma
- 2015 – Annage Love
Awards and Nominations
|2009||Filmfare Awards South||Best Supporting Actor – Kannada||Moggina Manasu||Won|
|2013||Filmfare Awards South||Best Actor – Kannada||Drama||Nominated|
|2014||Filmfare Awards South||Best Actor – Kannada||Googly||Nominated|
|2014||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actor – Kannada||Googly||Nominated|
|2015||Filmfare Awards South||Best Actor – Kannada||Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari||Won|
|2015||Filmfare Awards South||Best Male Playback Singer – Kannada "Annthamma"||Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari||Nominated|
|2015||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actor – Kannada||Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari||Won|
|2016||IIFA Utsavam||Performance In A Leading Role – Kannada||Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari||Won|
|2016||Filmfare Awards South||Best Actor – Kannada||Masterpiece||Nominated|
|2016||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actor – Kannada||Masterpiece||Nominated|
|2016||Zee Kannada Dashakada Sambhrama||Hero of the Decade||None||Won|
|2017||IIFA Utsavam||Best Performance In A Leading Role – Kannada||Masterpiece||Nominated|
|2017||IIFA Utsavam||Best Male Playback Singer – Kannada "Annange Love Aagidhe"||Masterpiece||Nominated|
|2017||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actor – Kannada||Santhu Straight Forward||Nominated|
|2019||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actor – Kannada||K.G.F: Chapter 1||Won|
|2019||South Indian International Movie Awards||Style Icon of South India||K.G.F: Chapter 1||Won|
|2019||Filmfare Awards South||Best Actor – Kannada||K.G.F: Chapter 1||Won|
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