Aniruddha Jatkar

Aniruddha Jatkar (Anirudh) is an Indian film and theatre artist who predominantly works in Kannada Films.[2] He is the son-in-law[3] of Kannada actor Vishnuvardhan and Bharathi Vishnuvardhan.

Aniruddha Jatkar
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Born
Other namesAnirudh
Alma materL. S. Raheja School Of Architecture
OccupationActor, script writer, director, singer, executive director
Spouse(s)Keerthi
RelativesVishnuvardhan (Father-in-law)[1]Bharathi Vishnuvardhan

CareerEdit

He is part of over 22 feature films in different languages including Tamil, Telugu and Hindi, Jatkar is also lauded for his work in education, health and ecological issues.[4] including Tamashegagi, Shabari Male Yatre,[5] Ijjodu and latest Raja Simha.[6][7] Aniruddha Jatkar is currently occupied with documentary production on his mother-in-law Bharati Vishnuvardhan.

Jatkar's debut film was Chitte (2001) and gained popularity for his role in romantic-comedy film, Tuntata.

He is currently[when?] filming documentary direction on Kannada actress Bharathi Vishnuvardhan. The venture was launched on 15 August and is to showcase the actress' journey across different film industries in the past 6 decades.[8]

Short filmsEdit

In 2018, Jatkar released six short films across different genres, without dialogues. The films were called Smoke, Shantam Papam, Save, Vaishnav Jan To, Water and Candlelight.[9] The first of the films, Smoke, was written as an informational film about the effects of cigarette smoke, following the death of an acquaintance, and the following films all dealt with different social issues.[10] The films were released on 18 September 2018 to coincide with the actor Vishnuvardhan’s birth anniversary.

Sahasa Simha comic seriesEdit

Jatkar conceptualized Sahasa Simha Comic Book Series in association with Amar Chitra Katha.[11] This comics series is the first of its kind in the entire south India with famous star couple (Dr. Vishnuvardhana and Dr. Bharathi Vishnuvardhan) – as the protagonists of the story. The comic book revolves around how the protagonist, Sahasa Simha solves mysteries arisen out of various social problems with able assistance of his two grandchildren Jyesta and Shloka. Three books have been launched till date and are currently available in both English and Kannada.

FilmographyEdit

In lead rolesEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
2001 Chitte Kannada
2002 Tuntata Kannada
2002 Mutham Tamil Credited as Ajayan
2003 Panchali Kannada
2006 Good Luck Kannada
2006 Neenello Naanalle Kannada
2007 Tamashegagi Kannada
2007 Nali Naliyuth Kannada
2010 Kunidu Kunidu Ba Re Kannada
2010 Ijjodu[12] Kannada Produced by Reliance Entertainment[13]
2014 Saam Daam Dand Bhedh Marathi
2015 Shabari Male Yatre Kannada Bilingual
2017 Kalaberake Kannada
2018 Raja Simha Kannada

Supporting performancesEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
2001 Chithra Kannada
2004 Jyeshtha Kannada
2005 Rama Shama Bhama Kannada cameo appearance
2006 Dor Hindi Guest Appearance
2007 Sathyavan Savithri Kannada
2017 Marali Manege Kannada Guest Appearance[14]
2018 Abhayhasta Kannada Guest Appearance

TelevisionEdit

Show Year Channel Notes
Daddy No.1 2009 Zee Kannada Host
Jothe Jotheyali 2019 Zee Kannada Lead role

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vishnuvardhan's son-in-law recreating 'Shasa Simha' in 'Raja Simha'". lehren.com. Archived from the original on 24 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Aniruddha Jatkar Archived Bio". Archived from the original on 26 June 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Anirudh gets emotional on death anniversary of Father-in-law". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Aniruddha Jatkar Bio". Archived from the original on 23 December 2018. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Anirudh to Shabarimale". Archived from the original on 23 December 2018. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  6. ^ "The 'lion' king roars". Archived from the original on 16 April 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  7. ^ "In the mood for romance!". Archived from the original on 23 December 2018. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Documentary on Bharati Vishnuvardhan". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Anirudh turns to writing, directing". Archived from the original on 22 November 2018. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Anirudha Jatkar Latest Short Films Touch Upon Various Social Issues". Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  11. ^ "The Lion Is Back". Archived from the original on 24 May 2018. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Ijjodu Grabs Attention". Archived from the original on 24 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Reliance BIG Pictures at 40th International Film Festival of India". Archived from the original on 24 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
  14. ^ "Marali Manege Music and Trailer Launched". Archived from the original on 24 May 2018. Retrieved 23 May 2018.

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