|Yash Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||January 8, 1986|
Yash is an Indian actor from Kannada cinema known by his stage name who came to the limelight with the film Modalasala (2010) that became the 1st blockbuster of his career. He gained further popularity and amassed a massive fan base by starring in numerous movies such as Rajadhani (2011), Drama (2012), Googly (2013), and Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014). His 2018 projects have included K.G.F: Chapter 1 that has been one of the biggest films of the Kannada industry with a mammoth budget and it also became one of the highest-grossing Kannada movies ever. Yash is the recipient of several awards including SIIMA in 2014 and the Filmfare Awards South in 2019 both for the “Best Actor – Kannada”.
Naveen Kumar Gowda
Yash, Rocking Star Yash
Boovanahalli, Hassan District, Karnataka, India
Banashankari, South Bangalore, Karnataka, India
He completed his pre-university course (PUC) in Mahajana Education Society in Mysore after which he joined the Benaka drama troupe formed by the renowned dramatist B. V. Karanth.
- Father – Arun Kumar J. (Driver in the KSRTC and later in the BMTC transport service)
- Mother – Pushpa latha (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Nandini (Younger Sister)
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Radhika Pandit (2007-Present) – It has been speculated in the media that Yash had been dating the actress Radhika for long, and definitely after their movie Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari. They got engaged on August 12, 2016, in Goa and they tied the knot on December 9, 2016, in a wedding ceremony held in Bangalore. They have a daughter named Ayra (b. December 2, 2018) and a son named Ayush (b. October 30, 2019).
Race / Ethnicity
He often tends to dye his hair in different shades.
- Mustache and beard
- Sharp nose
He has endorsed or promoted several brands such as –
- Celkon Mobiles
- Colors Super Channel
Yash Favorite Things
- Places Great Importance On – Every character he plays is unique in its kind
- Dressing Style – He prefers to wear simple outfits
Source – IWMBuzz
- Before working in movies, he had performed on stage and had appeared on shows on the small screen including Nanda Gokula (2004) and Preeti Illada Mele (2006).
- In 2017, he along with his wife had founded the organization called Yasho Marga Foundation for the betterment of society.
- While celebrating his birthday in 2020, his die-hard fans set a record by making a cake weighing 57,000 kilograms in Bangalore and placing another one of 216 feet height in Mysore Road.
- In April 2022, after the grand success of his film K.G.F. Chapter – 2, he was offered a multi-crore endorsement deal from a pan masala and elaichi brand, which he rejected.
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Yash is 5’11”. My friend who is 5’7” has met him in person.