Yash (born 8 January 1986) is an Indian actor who works in Kannada films. Yash began his career with appearances in several television series in the 2000s. He made his film debut in 2007 with Jambada Hudugi. His first film in a leading role, Rocky (2008), was poorly received and a box office flop. He followed it up with a series of romance films that were commercial successes . Yash went on to establish himself as a leading actor of Kannada cinema with the college romance Googly (2013), comedy-drama Raja Huli (2013), fantasy action Gajakesari (2014), romantic comedy Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014), action film Masterpiece (2015) and action romance Santhu Straight Forward (2016). Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari ranks among the highest-grossing Kannada releases. The pan-India success of Prashanth Neel’s 2018 period action film K.G.F: Chapter 1, which became the highest-grossing Kannada film, helped Yash attain nationwide recognition in India. yash won further praise for his performance in the sequel, K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2022), which currently ranks as the fourth highest-grossing Indian film and second highest-grossing Indian film. Yash promotes various social and philanthropic causes through the YashoMarga Foundation. He is married to the actress Radhika Pandit.


Top Achievements:

  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada 2019, 2015
  • IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Performance In A Leading Role – Male – Kannada 2016
  • Film fare Award for Best Supporting Actor-Kannada 2009.