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Rocking Star Yash Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Age and More

Actor Yash is a South Indian Superstar. He became too famous after K.G.F. chapter 1. The press and media have well documented his rebel to success. He is known as the most popular Kannada movie actor.

NameName: Naveen Kumar Gowda (Yash)
BornJanuary 9, 1986
Net Worth$5 Million
WifeActress Radhika Pandit

Naveen Kumar Gowda was born on 1986 January 8. His stage name is Yash. He is an Indian actor and works mainly in Kannada languages films. He is considered one of the highest-paid and successful actors in the Kannada movie industry. He is also famous as Rocking Star among his fans. He has a huge fan following because of his acting and philanthropy.

Monggina Manasu was hid debuu flim. After that, he did many commercially successful films such as Modalasala, Karnataka, Rajadhani, Drama, Raja Huli, Googly, Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari, Gajakesari, Santhu Straight Forward, and K.G.F.:Chapter 1. He is also going to appear in K.G.F.: Chapter 2.

Why is Yash Very Famous?

KGF Chapter 1 2018 Yash
Super stat yash kgf look

Yash is a rocking star. He has a good look as well as a good body. Most of his movies are youth-centric such as Googly, Rocky, KGF, Masterpiece, etc. These movies make him very popular and sit on fan’s hearts. Without being a good human being, it not possible to achieve such great success, and he also qualifies for that. After the kgf, his style became very popular among youths that made him more famous. Most of his fans are waiting for his upcoming movie KGF Chapter 2.

Early life

On January 8, 1986, Yash was born in a vokkaliga family in Bhuvanahalli. It is a village that lies in Hassan district of Karnataka, India. His father’s name is Arun Kumar, who worked in the KSRTC transport service and further in the BMTC transport service as a driver. His Mother’s name is Pushpa who is a homemaker. Nandini is his younger sister. Yash spent his childhood in Mysore. He studied his Pre University Course(P.U.C.) in Mahajana Education Society and later joined the Benaka drama troupe. B.V. Karanth, a noted dramatist, built this drama troupe.


2004–2012: Television career and debut in films

Yash began his acting career with a teleserial called ‘Nanda Gokula’ directed by Ashok Kashyap, which aired on ETV Kannada. Later, he appeared in many other teleserials, such as Malebillu’ mukhtar and Preeti lllada Mele. He worked on Moggina Manasu, which Shashank directed in 2008. He appeared in a supporting role with his co-star Radhika Pandit and Nanda Gokula. He won the Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance in the film. After that, he looks forward to leading roles in the film Rocky, which came in 2008, Kallara Santhe, and Gokula in 2009.

In 2010, Yash acted in Modalasala that became his first commercial solo hit. His next movie was Rajadhani in that was released in 2011, and this film also got good reviews. During this time, his performance was criticized despite the film’s return being below average at the box office. The same year his other film Kirataka was a big commercial success. He received many positive reviews for his performance in the village comedy film.

In 2012, Yash had 2 major releases, Lucky and Jaanu. When released, both met with a mixed response and took average grosser in the box office. His next film of the same year was also a big commercial success which was a romantic comedy and Drama directed by Yograj Bhat. This film became one of the significant grosses of 2012

2013–2016: Commercial success and stardom

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Actor Yash

Googly was his first release of 2013, and that was a romance-drama film where he played a young student and dynamic businessman. In the movie, he falls for Swati, his lover. This role was played by Kriti Kharbanda as Swati and Directed by Pavan Wadeyar. This film performed very well and was one of the highest-grossing Kannada films of the year. In 2014 he played in Gajakesari that Krisha directed, and it also became commercially successful at the box office.

His next movie, Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari opposite Radhika Pandit was released on December 25, 2014. This movie opened many positive reviews, earned an estimated Rs50 crore, and became one of the highest-grossing movies of the Kannada cinema. As well as that made him one of the highest-paid actors in Sandalwood. Ramachari was a warming entertainer of the perfect blend of action, romance, and comedy. With this film, Yash established his authority as one of the best Superstars of Kannada Cinema. He acted in Masterpiece In 2015, which was also a commercial hit at the box office. His dialogues, appearance, and looks in the film were highly appreciated. In 2016 he starred in Santhu Straight Forward, performing reasonably well in the box office by collecting Rs. 30 crores.

2017–present: K.G.F. and beyond

In 2018 he played a fantastic character in K.G.F. Chapter 1, launched in Kannada as well as its dubbed versions in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. It had the highest production budget in the Kannada film industry and ranked as the highest-earning film in Kannada cinema, collecting over Rs 250 crore. This movie became very popular, especially among teenagers. It is also claimed that it was the last best movie after bahubali 2 in some places.

Personal life


It was theorized in the media that Yash had been in a relationship with Radhika Pandit, an Actress, for a long. And especially after their film, Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari were seen as the lead pair third time together in the cinema. Before disclosing it in public, they engaged in Goa on August 12, 2016. After four months, they wed in a private ceremony in Bangalore on December 9, 2016. Yash had openly invited all from Karnatak for their reception at Bangalore Palace. They have a son and daughter now.

Social works

In 2017 Yash and his wife, actress Radhika Pandit founded an Organization called ‘Yasho Marga Foundation’ that marks their contribution to society’s improvement. The foundation took up the water crisis issue in the Koppal district of Karnataka by reportedly investing Rs 4 crores. That amount was invested for the desalination of the lakes and to provide pure drinking water to the crisis-affected areas.

Naveen kumar gowda instagram

Yash has around 5.4 Million Follower on Instagram where he post his recent images and events. You can follow him as @thenameisyash on Instagram.



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