Abhijith

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Abhijith
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Born Ramaswamy
(1963-07-30) 30 July 1963 (age 54)
Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
Residence Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Other names Samarasimha, DareKing, Family Star, Abhinava Chathura
Occupation Actor, director, producer, playback singer
Years active 1983 – present
Spouse(s) Rohini Abhijith
Children Karthikeya, Shilpashree, Balaji

Abhijith (Kannada: ಅಭಿಜಿತ್) (born 30 July 1963) is an Indian actor, singer, producer and director working in Kannada films. Starting his career as an actor in the late 1980s, he went on to act in many films through the 1990s and 2000s. He has mainly played negative and lead roles in the 1990s and some supporting roles as well.

Career[edit]

Abhijith started his career in the late 1980s playing small roles in feature films. It was the 1990 released College Hero that made him a successful villain. He played negative roles even after being a successful hero in films such as Muddina Maava, One Man Army, and Vairi.

Abhijith has acted in more than 125 films in the Kannada film industry.

As director[edit]

Abhijith's first directorial venture, Jodi No. 1, was a suspense and action movie, and the second one was Vishnu which had led to controversy with the title.

As producer[edit]

Abhijith has been producing films under the banner SHREE BALAJI CREATIONS.

Year Film Cast Language Notes
2005 Samarasimha Nayka Srinath, Tara, Rashmi Kannada
2009 Jodi No.1 Ramkumar Kannada
2012 Vishnu Catherine Tresa, Ashish Vidyarthi Kannada
2017 Panta Anup Revanna Kannada Executive Producer

Playback singer[edit]

Year Film Song Music director Notes
2005 Samarasimha Nayaka Sandoora Jatreyalli M.N Krupakar
2012 Vishnu Chello Chello M.N Krupakar
2013 Amareshwara Mahatme Iniya Oh Iniya

Television[edit]

Abhijith is the host of the popular show Aksharamale aired on Udaya TV. Aksharamaale (Kannada: ಅಕ್ಷರಮಾಲೆ) is a singing talent show Kannada Language programme running for more than 15 years on Udaya TV. Abhijith has been the host of the show since 1997 with co-host and singer Sangeetha Ravishankar and Anuradha Bhat.

Awards[edit]

  • 1996 - Bharath Udyog Samastha Award for Best Actor Of The Year
  • 2010 - Abhinava Chathura

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
1990 College Hero Negative Role Kannada
1991 Mangalya Kannada
1992 Chaitrada Premanjali Negative Role Kannada
1992 Sindhoora Thilaka Kannada
1992 Mana Mecchida Sose Kannada
1993 Server Somanna Kannada
1994 Bhootayiya Makkalu Negative Role Kannada
1994 Ranjitha Kannada
1994 Rashmi Kannada
1994 Muddina Maava Negative Role Kannada
1995 Thumbida Mane Kannada
1999 Om Namah Shivaya Kannada
2002 Antharya Kannada
2000 Yajamana Kannada
2001 Kotigobba Kannada
2005 Samarasimha Nayaka Kannada
2009 Vairi Negative Role Kannada
2012 Vishnu Dual Role Kannada
2013 Amareshwara Mahatme Aadayya Kannada
2014 Abhimanyu Kannada Guest appearance
2016 CBI Sathya Kannada
2016 Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja Kannada

TV Shows[edit]

Year Title Role Language Channel
1999– 2015 Aksharamaale Host & Singer Kannada Udaya TV


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