Yash is an Indian actor and singer who is famous for his work in the Kannada film industry. His Real Name is Naveen Kumar Gowda. Yash mainly works in the Kannada Cinema. He became the popular Pan-India Movie “K.G.F” (2018).
Yash was born on 8 January 1986 (Age 37 years; in 2023) in Buvanahalli, Hassan District, Karnataka. He studied at the Mahajana High School, Mysore, Karnataka. After studies, he developed an interest in acting and joined the Benaka drama troupe, established by dramatist B. V. Karanth.
He began his career in tv serial Nanda Gokula, which is telecasted in ETV Kannada. He as massive fan-following within and beyond the Kannada film industry. Yash also as a talent of singing, he sung ‘Annthamma’ from the Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) and ‘Annange Love Aagide’ from the film- Masterpiece (2015).
|Height||5’ 11” Feet Inches|
|Eye color:||Dark brown|
Yash Family, Education, and Caste
Yash was born to a Hindu family. His father, Arun Kumar J, worked as a bus driver in Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation ( KSRTC) later Work in BMTC and his mom Pushpa is a Homemaker. He has a younger sister Nandini who married Telugu speaking person from AP state.
Yash Wife and Girlfriend
Yash started dating co-actress Radhika Pandit, who acted in 3 films as co-actress. They got engaged in Goa in 2016. On 9 December 2016, Yash married Radhika Pandit in a traditional style. He has a daughter named Ayra who was born on 2 December 2018 and a son named Arha who was born on 30 October 2019.
Yash started acting in tv serial Nanda Gokula. Later worked in teleserials like Malebillu and Preeti Illada Mele. He made his Flim debut in romantic drama film Moggina Manasu in 2008. He become popular with his role in the romance-drama film ‘Googly‘ and established himself as one of the top actors in the Kannada film industry. His film Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) opposite his wife Radhika Pandit became the highest-grossing Kannada cinema.
His film Kgf released in 2018, created all-time record in the Kannada film industry, with ₹250 crore collection worldwide. Kgf was a massive success in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil languages also.
Some of his worked films are ‘Moggina Manasu‘ (2009), ‘Modalasala‘ (2010), ‘Googly‘ (2013), ‘Mr. And Mrs. Ramachari‘ (2014), ‘Masterpiece‘ (2015), ‘K.G.F: Chapter 1‘ (2018), ‘K.G.F: Chapter 2‘ (2020) and more.
- Yash Becomes The First Kannada Actor To Reach 1 Million Followers On Instagram.
- He met his wife in sets of tv serial Nanda Gokula and played a role of bother to his wife, Radhika. Later, Both made their film debut together with 2008 film Moggina Manasu.
- He announced that he is going to become a father through video on twitter.
- Yash shared the news on Instagram that they welcomed 2nd child. He shared a gif with text ‘Lil Brother calling’ with the photo of his family.
- Yash celebrates his 34th birthday by cutting 5700 kgs cake gifts by his fans. It is World’s Biggest Celebrity Birthday Cake, as certified by World Records India.
Yash’s Car Collection Includes Audi A4, Audi A7, the ultimate Range Rover Evoque, and Pagero Sport
Yash endorsed brands such as Flipkart, BEARDO, and A-one gold and more
Yash has given some very good performances so far in his films and has earned his place of receiving 5 crores to 10 crores per film.
Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor – Kannada for the lm “Moggina Manasu”
Filmfare Awards South and SIIMA Best Actor – Kannada for the lm “Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari”
IIFA Utsavam for Performance In A Leading Role – Kannada for the lm “Mr and Mrs Ramachari”
Filmfare Awards South Film Award for Best Actor – Kannada for KGF: Chapter 1
SIIMA for Style Icon of South India for the lm “KGF: Chapter 1.”
BehindWoods Gold Medal Film Award for KGF: Chapter 1
Yash Awarded with South India Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2019