Komal

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This article is about the Indian actor. For the Hungarian mathematics and physics journal, see KöMaL. For the Bollywood actress with screen name Komal, see Poonam Sinha.
Komal Kumar
Born 4 July
Mayasandra, Turvekere, Tumkur, Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, comedian, producer
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Anasooya Komal Kumar

Komal Kumar (Kannada: ಕೋಮಲ್ ಕುಮಾರ್; born 4 July) is an Indian actor in the Kannada film industry, known for comedic roles. He is also a film producer and distributor. Komal made his cinema debut in the year 1992 as a second hero for the movie called Super nan Maga produced by his brother in law N. Srinivas. Since his debut Komal has acted in over 100 films as a comedy actor and eventually as a lead actor in the film called Chamkaisi chindi Udaisi.[1] He is the younger brother of actor Jaggesh, with whom he has frequently collaborated professionally.

Komal has won State award for his role as a supporting actor in the film Thavarige Baa Thangi in 2003. He has also won the South Filmfare Award for his performance in the Vishnuvardhan starrer Neenello Naanalle in 2006.

Early life and family[edit]

Komal completed his studies in Ooty. His brother Jaggesh is an established Kannada actor.H e debut as s full fledged hero in the year 1993 for the movie called Military Mawa under the name Chiranjeevi. Jaggesh also did a supporting role in spite of which the movie flopped in the box office. After which he started doing small roles in his brother Jaggesh and his brother in law N. Srinivas movies such as Shivanna, Khiladi and Jipuna Nan Ganda and eventually a lead actor. His nephews Gururaj and Yethiraj are also actors. His wife Anasooya Komal Kumar is a producer who has produced the film Kal Manja. The couple released the film under their home banner "Soundarya Lahari Combines".[2] His brother-in-law N. Srinivas supervised as a production designer.

Career[edit]

Komal made his debut as the hero in Mr. Garagasa in 2008. However he got a break as a lead actor in the 2009 released Chamkayisi Chindi Udaisi produced by his brother in law and his wife. Since then he acted as a solo hero in films such as Maryada Ramanna and Kal Manja. He has acted with many leading stars such as Vishnuvardhan, Darshan, Jaggesh, Upendra, Ramesh Aravind, Shivrajkumar, Sudeep, Ganesh and others.

His 2012 film Govindaya Namaha has been declared a blockbuster catapulting him to the stardom status. The song "Pyarge Aagbittaite" featuring Parul Yadav and himself went viral on the internet.

Notable filmography[edit]

Some of Komal's notable works are:-

Year Film Notes
2000 Khiladi
2002 Ninagoskara
2003 Thavarige Baa Thangi Winner, Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2003 Make Up
2003 Katthegalu Saar Katthegalu
2005 Gowramma
2005 Seven O' Clock
2005 Love Story
2005 Thandege Takka Maga
2006 Neenello Naanalle Winner, South Filmfare Award Best Supporting Actor
2006 Mohini 9886788888
2006 Chellata
2006 Odahuttidavalu
2006 Student
2006 Thandege Thakka Maga
2006 Tenali Rama
2006 Aishwarya
2006 Honeymoon Express
2006 Dattha
2006 Sevanthi Sevanthi
2007 Manmatha
2007 Govinda Gopala
2007 Hudugaata
2007 Tamashegaagi
2007 Sathyavan Savithri
2007 Cheluvina Chittara
2007 Arasu
2008 Akasha Gange
2008 Satya in Love
2008 Vamshi
2008 Mast Maja Maadi
2008 Meravanige
2008 Mr. Garagasa
2008 Shivani
2008 Sangama
2009 Parichaya
2009 Male Bille
2009 Chamkaysi Chindi Udaysi
2009 Jaaji Mallige
2009 Rajani
2009 Mooru guttu ondu sullu ondu nija
2010 Aithalakkadi
2010 Appu And Pappu
2010 Nannavanu
2010 Tipparalli Tharlegalu
2010 Lift Kodla
2010 Aptha Rakshaka
2010 Yaksha
2010 Vaare Vah
2011 Maryada Ramanna
2011 Sihi Muttu
2011 Kal Manja
2012 Govindaya Namaha Pending—SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
2012 Nandeesha
2013 Lakshmi
2013 CID Eesha
2013 Veera
2013 Radhan Ganda
2013 Swamiji Filming
2013 Goa[3] Filming
2013 Pyaar Ge Agbutaithe
2014 Karodpathi
2014 Pungidasa
2014 Aindhaam Thalaimurai Sidha Vaidhiya Sigamani Tamil film
2014 Namo Boothatma Kannada

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