Ramesh Bhat

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Ramesh Bhat
Born Kundapur, Karnataka, India [1]
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, film director, producer

Ramesh Bhat is a multiple-award–winning Indian actor.[2] He has worked predominantly in Kannada films and television serials.

Early life[edit]

Ramesh Bhat was born in Manki village near Gujjadi, Kundapura Taluk. He completed his primary education at Manki and portrayed national leaders like Nehru in school day functions. He moved to Bangalore when his father, Rathnakar Rao, migrated there.[1]

Career[edit]

In the 1960s and ‘70s, young Ramesh worked with theatre groups like Spandana, Nataranga, and Benaka. Working in theatre brought him closer to Shankar Nag, resulting in several plays and films and TV series.[1] He was the assistant director for the television series Malgudi Days.[1] He has also directed a movie named Parameshi Prema Prasanga which was nominated for the National Awards in 1983.

Awards[edit]

Notable filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
1973 Abachurina Post Office Kannada
1980 Minchina Ota Kannada
1981 Geetha Satish Kannada
1983 Nodi Swamy Navirodu Hige Kallesh Nuggehalli Kannada
1984 Makkaliralavva Mane Thumba Kannada
1985 Parameshi Prema Prasanga Parameshi Kannada
1985 Accident Inspector Rao Kannada
1986 Malgudi Days Hindi/English Various roles played by Bhat in Shankar Nag's TV series
1988 Crazy Colonel Colonel Kannada Television Series
1987 Ondu Muttina Kathe Kannada
1989 Narasimha Vishwa Kannada
1989 Idu Saadhya Range Kannada Guest Appearance
1990 Nigooda Rahasya Kannada
1990 Neene Nanna Jeeva Kannada
1990 Ramarajyadalli Rakshasaru Kannada
1990 Ganeshana Maduve Shastri Kannada
1990 Ashwamedha Kannada
1991 Gauri Ganesha Madhusudan Kannada
1992 Ganesha Subramanya Subramanya Kannada
1992 Bombat Hendthi Kannada
1993 Dharma Peeta Vishwa Kannada
1995 Nishkarsha Lift Gundanna Kannada
1995 Beladingala Baale James[6] Kannada
2000 suryavamsha kannada
2000 Yajamana Kannada
2005 Jogi Madesha's father Kannada
2005 Magic Ajji Kannada
2007 No 73, Shanthi Nivasa Kashinath Kannada
2008 Mussanje Maatu Tanu's father Kannada
2010 Prithvi Priya's father Kannada Guest Appearance
2011 Sanju Weds Geetha Kannada
2012 Godfather Servant Kannada
2012 Chingari Geeta's father Kannada
2012 Dashamukha Judge Kannada
2014 Adhyaksha Kannada
2015 Bullet Basya Kannada
2015 Ganesha Matte Banda Ganesha's father Kannada
2015 Mana Manthana Kannada Won - Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor[5]
2016 Kalpana 2 Kannada
2016 Naani Kannada
2016 ...Re Kannada

Short Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2016 Meghadootha (Short Movie) Chandrashekar Kannada

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Full of surprises". Deccan Herald. 17 July 2012. Retrieved 2016-01-15. 
  2. ^ "Nodi Swamy, get up close and personal with Ramesh Bhat". The Hindu. 19 January 2013. Retrieved 2016-01-15. 
  3. ^ "Infosys CEO Gopalakrishnan, Ullas Karanth bag top Karnataka award". The Hindu. 30 October 2010. Retrieved 2016-01-15. 
  4. ^ "Puneeth Rajkumar, Kalyani walk away with top awards". The Times Of India. Apr 6, 2012. Retrieved 2016-01-26. 
  5. ^ a b Karnataka State Film Awards, 2015: Full List
  6. ^ Beladingala Baale

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