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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. He made his debut television show Uttarayana. 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. Yash teamed up with KVN production for his next film #Yash19.

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 NameNaveen Kumar Gowda
NicknameYash, Naveen, Rocky
ProfessionActor, Singer
Date of Birth8 January 1986
Age (as of 2023)37
Zodiac signCapricorn
FamilyFather: Arun Kumar (Used to Work in BMTC)
Mother: Pushpa (Homemaker)
Sister: Nandini
Marital StatusMarried (9 December 2016)
HusbandRadhika Pandit
ChildrenDaughter: Ayra (Born in December 2018)
Son: Ayush (Born in October 2019)
Educational QualificationGraduate
SchoolMahajana High School, Mysore, Karnataka
CollegeYet to be updated
HobbiesListening to Music, Reading Books, Working Out, Traveling
Birth PlaceBhuvanahalli, Hassan, Karnataka, India
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
Current CityBangalore, Karnataka, India

Social Media Profiles




Interesting Facts

  • 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.
  • Yash Pepsi commercial went viral on all social media platforms.
  • 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).


2007Jambada HudugiLakshmikanth
2008Moggina ManasuRahul
2009Kallara SantheSomu
2009GokulaN Raja
2012LuckyVikram Kumar (Lucky)
2012DramaT. K. Venkatesha
2013Raja HuliRaja Huli
2014GajakesariKrishna & Bahubali
2014Mr. and Mrs. RamachariRamachari
2016Santhu Straight ForwardSanthu
2018K.G.F: Chapter 1Rocky (Raja Krishnappa Bhairya)
2022K.G.F: Chapter 2Rocky (Raja Krishnappa Bhairya)

Television Shows

  • 2004 – Uttarayana
  • 2004 – Silli Lalli
  • 2005 – Nanda Gokula
  • 2006 – Preeti Illada Mela
  • 2007 – Male Billu as Arjun
  • 2007 – Shiva as Aditya

Music Videos

  • 2016 – Spirit of Chennai


  • 2014 – Annthamma
  • 2015 – Annage Love

Awards and Nominations

2009Filmfare Awards SouthBest Supporting Actor – KannadaMoggina ManasuWon
2013Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaDramaNominated
2014Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaGooglyNominated
2014South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Actor – KannadaGooglyNominated
2015Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaMr. and Mrs. RamachariWon
2015Filmfare Awards SouthBest Male Playback Singer – Kannada "Annthamma"Mr. and Mrs. RamachariNominated
2015South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Actor – KannadaMr. and Mrs. RamachariWon
2016IIFA UtsavamPerformance In A Leading Role – KannadaMr. and Mrs. RamachariWon
2016Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaMasterpieceNominated
2016South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Actor – KannadaMasterpieceNominated
2016Zee Kannada Dashakada SambhramaHero of the DecadeNoneWon
2017IIFA UtsavamBest Performance In A Leading Role – KannadaMasterpieceNominated
2017IIFA UtsavamBest Male Playback Singer – Kannada "Annange Love Aagidhe"MasterpieceNominated
2017South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Actor – KannadaSanthu Straight ForwardNominated
2019South Indian International Movie AwardsBest Actor – KannadaK.G.F: Chapter 1Won
2019South Indian International Movie AwardsStyle Icon of South IndiaK.G.F: Chapter 1Won
2019Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actor – KannadaK.G.F: Chapter 1Won


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