Yash (Kannada actor) Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 36 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth 8 January 1986

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 ft 11 inches (1.80 m)
Weight 75 kg (165 lbs)
Waist 32 Inches
Body Type Fit
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Known For Ramachari in Kannada film Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014)
Full Name Naveen Kumar Gowda
Profession Actor
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Bhuvanahalli, Hassan, Karnataka, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Yash is an Indian movie actor, playback singer and television actor who primarily recognized for his acting in Kannada movies. He was born in Hassan, Karnataka, India on 8th January, 1986.

Yash completed his schooling from Mahajana High College. Afterwards, he joined Benaka Drama Troupe which meant formed by way of B. V. Karanth. Yash made his first acting debut with the television serial titled “Nanda Gokula” aired on ETV Kannada and directed by Ashok Kashyap. He starred in a number of distinctive tele-serials associated with Malebillu and Preeti Illada Mele. In the year 2007, he portrayed a trivial role in the movie titled Jambhada Hudugi which was directed by Priya Hassan. Late, he was featured in the movie titled Moggina Manasu directed by Shashank in 2008, wherever he stared in a supporting role together with Radhika Pandit.

Yash was bestowed with Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Actor category for his remarkable acting in the film. In the following time, he was featured in the leading roles in the movies like Kallara Santhe and Gokula. In 2010, Yash was signed for the movie titled Modalasala which was his first ever solo hit movie. In the year 2011, he starred in the movie titled Rajadhani which were bestowed the best critiques appraisals and his inclusive appearance was critically commended.

In the next year, Yash was appeared in the movie titled Kirataka become a megahit as well as commercially flourished at Indian box office. In 2012, Yash had some film projects were Lucky and Jaanu both of which affianced with a mutual reaction upon release and became the average earner movie at Indian box office. In the same year, he was featured in Yograj Bhat romantic movie titled “Drama” turned into a mega box office hit. This movie was one of the top grossed earners of 2012.

From the years 2013 to 2016, he starred in another grossed earners as well as megahit movies such as Gajakesari, Googly, Santhu Straight Forward and Masterpiece. In the year 2018, he was appeared in Prashanth Neel’s directed movie titled KGF: Chapter-1 which was launched on 21st December, 2018 in five diverse languages. For his remarkable performance, he won a number of awards and is presently working on a sequel which is amongst the most awaited movies.

Yash was born to Pushpa and Arun Kumar. He has a younger sister named Nandini. In 2016, Yash is married to famous actress Radhika Pandit.

Yash’s Education

School Mahajana High School, Mysore, Karnataka
College Not Known

Yash’s Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Ramachari in Kannada film Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014)


Film: Jambada Hudugi (Kannada, 2007)
TV: Uttarayana (Kannada, 2004)

Family & Relatives

Father: Arun Kumar

Mother: Pushpa


Marital Status: Married

Children: 1

Daughter(s): 1 (born in 2018)

Facts You Never Knew About Yash!

  • Is Yash addicted to smoking?: Not Known
  • Is Yash alcoholic?: Not Known
  • After successfully completing his studies, he attended Benaka drama troupe, created by renowned dramatist B. V. Karanth.
  • In 2004, Yash initiated his career in acting with a Kannada television serial titled Uttarayana broadcasted on Udaya TV.
  • Aside from being an actor, Yash is also a playback singer and has sung a number of songs like Annange Love Aagide from the Kannada movie Masterpiece and Annthamma from the movie Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari.
  • In the year 2015, he was awarded with South SIIMA Filmfare Award for the Best Actor for his remarkable performance in the movie called Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari.

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