Yash, known as the “Rocking Star” of the Kannada film industry, has earned a massive fan following with his charismatic screen presence and powerful performances. Yash made his acting debut with the Kannada film “Moggina Manasu” in 2008. Directed by Shashank, the film revolved around the lives of four young individuals and their romantic relationships. Yash played the role of “Rocky,” a carefree and flirtatious college student. His performance in the film was well-received, and he won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.
“Moggina Manasu,” Yash’s debut film, showcased his talent and acting potential. While he played a supporting role as “Rahul,” his performance was praised for its charm and freshness. The film became a commercial success and earned Yash the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada.
In “Rajadhani,” Yash plays the lead role of a rural youth who comes to the city to earn a livelihood. His portrayal of the innocent and naive character struck a chord with the audience, and the film became a massive hit at the box office.
“Kirataka” was a game-changer for Yash’s career. His portrayal of “Kirataka Krishna,” a mischievous and lovable guy, won viewers’ hearts. The film’s success established Yash as a bankable star.
In “Drama,” Yash displayed his versatility by essaying a dual role as twin brothers – a don named “Gundappa” and an ordinary man named “Gandharva.” His ability to differentiate the two characters and deliver powerful performances in both roles impressed both audiences and critics.
“Googly” is a romantic drama that became a massive hit and catapulted Yash’s stardom to greater heights. His portrayal of the lovable and quirky protagonist “Sharath” struck a chord with the youth, making the film a box office success.
“Masterpiece” showcased Yash in a massy avatar, and his performance as “Yuva” was appreciated by fans. The film’s commercial success added another feather to Yash’s cap as a bankable star in the Kannada film industry.
“K.G.F.: Chapter 1” was a magnum opus that transcended regional boundaries and became a pan-Indian sensation. Yash’s portrayal of “Rocky Bhai,” a powerful and fierce gangster, received universal acclaim. The film’s exceptional box office performance made it one of the highest-grossing Kannada films, earning Yash immense recognition and praise. The film grossed ₹50 million on its first day, reaching ₹596.1 million, becoming the fastest Kannada film to gross ₹500 million. It grossed ₹1.13 billion in its first week, entering the ₹2 billion mark, and completed a 100-day theatrical run in Karnataka.
K.G.F.: Chapter 3 is a 2023 Indian Kannada-language period action film directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by Vijay Kiragandur under Hombale Films. It is the third instalment in a three-part series, following the 2018 film K.G.F.: Chapter 1 and the 2023 film K.G.F.: Chapter 2. The ensemble cast includes Yash, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, and Srinidhi Shetty.
Ceasefire is an upcoming Telugu-language action thriller directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by Vijay Kiragandur. The film stars Prabhas as the titular character and stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, Tinnu Anand, Easwari Rao, Jagapathi Babu, Sriya Reddy, and Ramachandra Raju. Principal photography began in January 2021, with music composed by Ravi Basrur and cinematography by Bhuvan Gowda. The film is set for a worldwide theatrical release on 28 September 2023.