Naveen Kumar Gowda, known as Yash in the entertainment industry, is an Indian actor and singer. He gained immense popularity for his portrayal of Ramachari in the Kannada film “Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari” (2014).
Early Life and Education
Born on 8th January 1986 in Bhuvanahalli, Hassan, Karnataka, India, Yash is currently 37 years old. He holds the zodiac sign of Capricorn. Hailing from Bangalore, Karnataka, he completed his schooling at Mahajana High School in Mysore, Karnataka.
Yash made his debut in the entertainment world with the Kannada TV show “Uttarayana” in 2004 and later entered the film industry with “Jambada Hudugi” in 2007.
Yash in KGF
Standing at an impressive height of 180 cm (5′ 11″), Yash has captivating brown eyes and lustrous black hair, adding to his charismatic presence.
Family & Relationships
He comes from a close-knit family, with his father Arun Kumar working for BMTC and his mother, Pushpa, being a homemaker. Yash has a sister named Nandini and does not have a brother.
In his personal life, Yash is happily married to actress Radhika Pandit since 9th December 2016. The couple has two adorable children together, a daughter named Ayra, born in December 2018, and a son named Ayush, born in October 2019.
Yash and Radhika’s love story has been a subject of interest among their fans and media. With his charming demeanor and successful acting career, Yash continues to be a beloved figure in the Indian film industry.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Yash
- After completing his studies, he joined the Benaka drama troupe, formed by famous dramatist B. V. Karanth.
- He started his acting career in 2004 with the Kannada TV serial ‘Uttarayana’, aired on Udaya TV.
- Apart from being an actor, he is also a playback singer and has sung several songs such as ‘Annthamma’ from the Kannada film- Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) and ‘Annange Love Aagide’ from the film- Masterpiece (2015).
- In 2015, he was bestowed with the Filmfare Award South & SIIMA Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film ‘Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari.