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Yash is a famous actor in Kannada as well as in Hindi cinema. Yash got a lot of success and popularity after his Superhit Film KGF. He married his long-time girlfriend Kannada actress Radhika Pandit in 2016. He is 36 years old as of 2022. Recently he is garnering news headlines for the sequel of his super hit movie KGF Chapter 2. His net worth is estimated to be around Rs. 80 Crore as in 2022.
|Genuine Name||Naveen Kumar Gowda|
|Profession Line||Actor, Singer|
|Wife||Radhika Pandit (m. 2016-present)|
|Children||Son: Ayush (birth- October 2019),
Daughter: Ayra (birth- December 2018)
|Marriage Date||9 December 2016|
|Girlfriend||Radhika Pandit (actress)|
|Fan Following||6.3 million on Instagram|
Morphology (Physical Appearance)
|Body||Chest: 44 Inches
Biceps: 16 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
- Yash started his acting career through the TV serial “Uttarayana” in 2004, then he appeared in the drama serial Nanda Gokula which was telecasted on ETV Kannada, he also worked in various TV serials.
- Naveen Gowda also worked in a Kannada movie Moggina Manasu in a supporting role opposite actress Radhika Pandit, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.
- Naveen got the lead role in the film Rocky in 2008 and also acted in various action films such as Gokula in 2009.
- In 2010, his first commercially successful movie Modalasala with Bhama, and his romantic movie Googly in 2013 with famous actress Kirti Kharbanda become one of the highest-grossing movies of the year.
- In 2018, he received immense popularity from her superhit movie KGF: Chapter 1, critics and the audience gave positive reviews for the movie
- This movie becomes highly successful at the box office that year, movie generates Rs. 250 Crore. After the movie KGF, Yash was known by the name of Rocky Bhai.
- Recently he is grabbing news headlines for the Sequel of his movie KGF Chapter 2, the movie collected more than 134 crores on the first day of its opening.
- Rocky Bhai is a good singer and sang many songs like “Annthamma” and “Annange Love Aagide” in the film Masterpiece in 2015.
Social Media Accounts
Instagram Id @thenameisyash
- Yash was born on 8th January 1986 in Karnataka Village Bhuvanahalli, He completed his schooling in Mysore and also grew up in the same town.
- Rocky Bhai completed his further education at Mahajana Education Society and after finishing his study, he joined the “Benaka Drama” troupe which runs by dramatist B.V. Karanth.
- He is known for his stage name Yash but his real name is Naveen Kumar Gowda.
- During the making of the film Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari in 2014, he fell in love with actress Radhika Pandit and the couple got married in 2013 in Banglore.
- The couple had two children one daughter Ayra and one son Ayush.
|Date of birth||8 January 1986 (Wednesday)|
|Age||35 years (as in 2021)|
|Birth Place||Bhuvanahalli, Hassan, Karnataka (India)|
|Birth & Zodiac sign||Capricorn (based on the date of birth)|
|Home villa||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|School Academy||Mahajana High School, Mysore, Karnataka|
|University/College Name||Mahajana Education Society (MES)|
|Food & Dietary habits||Vegetarian|
|Interest & Hobbies||Singing and Riding|
|Awards||Filmfare Awards South
2009: Best Supporting Actor in Kannada-Moggina Manasu
2015: Best Actor in Kannada-Mr. and Mrs. Ramchari
KGF: Chapter 1
2019: Most Influential Young Indian- GQ50
2019: Style Icon of South India- SIIMA
2019: Filmfare Award South for Best Actor
|Net Worth||Rs. 40 Crore (INR)|
Family & Ancestor
|Father||Arun Kumar (Work in Karnataka transport service BMTC as a driver)|
Favourite & Beloved things
|Actor||Salman Khan, Rajinikanth|
|Color & Dye(s)||White|
Yash had a huge crush on Yamaha RX 100 bike since her childhood, his parents gifted him RX100 when he was studying in college later he modified his bike.
|Tattoo Design||Not Known|
|Car Collection||Audi A6, Rolls Royce Wraith|
Some minor known facts about Yash
- Yash does not smoke and drinks alcohol.
- Rocky Bhai is the founder of the organization “Yasho Marga Foundation”. This foundation works to provide pure water and upliftment of the peoples of the villages of Karnataka.
- When he becomes a father he posted a post with his daughter Ayra on his Twitter handle for his fans.
- More than 6.3 million followers follow him on Instagram.