Happy Birthday Yash: Five little-known facts about the KGF star

First Published 8, Jan 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Kannada star Yash is now a popular name in Indian cinema, all thanks to the Hindi version of KGF: Chapter 1 and its box-office success. The actor was appreciated for his role and received positive comments from the critics and audiences.

Kannada star Yash is now a popular name in Indian cinema, all thanks to the Hindi version of KGF: Chapter 1 and its box-office success. The actor was appreciated for his role and received positive comments from the critics and audiences.

Today, Yash has turned 33, but is not celebrating his birthday because of veteran actor of Kannada cinema Ambareesh’s demise in November last year. MyNation lists five little-known facts about the actor. Take a look...

Today, Yash has turned 33, but is not celebrating his birthday because of veteran actor of Kannada cinema Ambareesh’s demise in November last year. MyNation lists five little-known facts about the actor. Take a look...

Yash is one of the most influential actors in Kannada cinema. He is also active in politics and has campaigned for BJP and JD(S) candidates in Mysuru and Mandya districts in the Karnataka state assembly elections in 2018.

Yash is one of the most influential actors in Kannada cinema. He is also active in politics and has campaigned for BJP and JD(S) candidates in Mysuru and Mandya districts in the Karnataka state assembly elections in 2018.

His real name is Naveen Kumar Gowda.

His real name is Naveen Kumar Gowda.

His big screen debut happened with a small role in Jambhada Hudugi that released in 2007.

His big screen debut happened with a small role in Jambhada Hudugi that released in 2007.

He is known as 'Rocking star' among his massive fan-base in Karnataka.

He is known as 'Rocking star' among his massive fan-base in Karnataka.

Yash and Radhika first met on the sets of television serial Nandagokul and dated for six years before tying the knot in 2016. They made their film debut together with 2008 movie Moggina Manasu. So far, the couple has worked together in four films.

Yash and Radhika first met on the sets of television serial Nandagokul and dated for six years before tying the knot in 2016. They made their film debut together with 2008 movie Moggina Manasu. So far, the couple has worked together in four films.

Radhika Pandit and Yash have a daughter together.

Radhika Pandit and Yash have a daughter together.

The movie KGF: Chapter 1 has turned out to be one of the biggest box-office hits in the history of Kannada cinema. The film has collected over Rs 176 crore in its 17-day run at the domestic box-office.

The movie KGF: Chapter 1 has turned out to be one of the biggest box-office hits in the history of Kannada cinema. The film has collected over Rs 176 crore in its 17-day run at the domestic box-office.

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