Avinash Biography :
- Name: Avinash
- DOB: 22nd December 1962
- Birth Place: Yelandur in Mysore district, Karnataka
- Age: 56
- Movie Industry: Kannada Movie
Avinash is a South Indian actor who mostly is seen in Kannada movie. He was born on 22nd December 1962 in Indian village Yelandur in Mysore district, Karnataka. His father was a lawyer and had no relations with cinema. Avinash did his schooling from Hardwicke High School, Mysore and later went on to attend his graduation in Humanities with English as a major subject. He then attended his master’s program in English Literature. He was always interested in acting and thus remained in touch with cinema and theatres since his young age. He did a number of plays during his college life both in Mysore and Bangalore.
During his free time, he used to teach students English at National Institute of Engineering in Mysore and later from MES College in Bangalore. In his career, he has done so far more than 200 movies. While he was doing theatres, he also did his M Phil in English and thus taught in the above-said colleges teaching English. His interest in theatres then led him to London wherein he joined Mermaid Theatre, in the UK. Later he returned to join Kannada theatre. He did some plays by joining a group called Spandana owned by the veteran B Jayashree.
Talking about the films, it was his natural choice, and he got his debut with the biopic called Madhvacharya based on Saint Madhva. His movies have bagged a slew of state and national awards. However, his mainstream career as an actor started with the film ‘Samyuktha’. He has worked in more than 400 films in his career of different South Indian languages along with English and other languages for not less than three decades. He has worked with top directors including K.Balachander, T. N. Seetharam, Girish Kasaravalli, AR Murugadoss, P.Vasu, Puri Jagannadh, Vetri Maran, Yograj Bhat, Suseedran, Suri, T. S. Nagabharana, and Gautham Menon.
He has bagged a number of awards as well in his career, which include Karnataka State Award for Best Supporting actor for Mathadana, Jury’s special mention for Dweepa, Singarevva, Filmfare award for Best Supporting actor for Aptharakshaka, Film Fans’ Association award for Best Supporting Actor for Matadana, Dweepa, South Indian cinematographers association award for Best Supporting actor for Matadana, Suvarna TV award for Prithvi, Kempegowda Award of the BBMP, SIFA award for Best Supporting Actor for Aptarakshaka, and Rajyotsava Award of the Karnataka State Govt to name a few.
Avinash Filmography :
|2018||Vaasu Naan Pakka Commercial||Kannada|
|2018||Ambi Ning Vayassaytho||Kannada|
|2016||Moondraam Ullaga Por||Tamil|
|2013||Sandalwood Sa Re Ga Ma||Kannada|
|2011||5ters: Castle of Dark Master||Hindi|
|1999||Om Namah Shivaya||Kannada|
|1986||27 Mavalli Circle||Kannada|