KGF star Yash’s birthday: Yash is the first star in Kannada to give a film of 200 crores, take 15 crores of rupees for a film but father is still a bus driver – NewsTower
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Kannada actor Yash is celebrating his 34th birthday today. A day before his birthday, the teaser of his upcoming film KGF 2 has launched, which is trending on social media. On Yash’s birthday, let’s look at some interesting facts of his life…
Yash’s father is a bus driver
King Yash of wildly fan following hails from Hassan district of Karnataka. His real name is Naveen Kumar Gowda and hails from a middle class family. His father is a bus driver in the Karnataka State Transport Bus Service. After completing his studies from Mysore, Yash came to Bengaluru to fulfill his acting dream and joined the popular Binaka theater troupe here. In an interview, Yash had said that his father still drives a bus. In the pre-release event of KGF, SS Rajamouli had said, I am surprised that Yash’s father is a bus driver. My father is a big star more than me, Yash.
Started on television show
Yash started with the television serial Nand Gokula to make a foray into cinema. After this he appeared in some other television soap. He did not become an actor overnight but in the beginning he also did many supporting roles.
One of the highest paid actors of Kannada
In the last decade Yash has become one of the highest paid actors of Kannada film industry. Yash charges 15 crores per film after the success of KGF, one of the most expensive films in Kannada cinema. He is the first Kannada actor whose film KGF touched 200 crores.
Married to Radhika Pandit
Yash is married to actress Radhika Pandit and has two children. Radhika and Yash met for the first time on the set of the TV show Nand Gokula. Both run the Yasho Marg Foundation to help the poor.