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Ashish Vidyarthi (born 19 June 1962) is an Indian film actor and motivational speaker, known for his work in 11 different languages, predominantly in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, English, Odia and Marathi cinema. He is noted for his antagonist and character roles. He also acted in TV serial Ham Panchi Ek Chal Ke. In 1995, he received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Drohkaal.[3][4]

Ashish Vidyarthi
ആഷിൾ ബിദ്യാർത്ഥി
Aashish Vidyarthi.jpg
Vidyarthi in January 2012
Native nameആഷിൾ ബിദ്യാർത്ഥി (Malayalam)
ಆಶಿಷ್ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿ (Kannada)
ஆஷிஷ் வித்யார்த்தி (Tamil)
అశిష్ విద్యార్థి (Telugu)
Born (1962-06-19) 19 June 1962 (age 56)[1]
Kannur, Kerala, India[2]
ResidenceBangalore, Karnataka, India
OccupationFilm actor, motivational speaker
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)Rajoshi

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Early lifeEdit

He was born in Kannur, Kerala, India to Reba Vidyarthi,[5] a Kathak guru and Govind Vidyarthi, an expert in cataloging and archiving vanishing Performing Arts of India for the Sangeet Natak Akademi. Having started his studies at Shiv Niketan School, 7, Hailey Road, New Delhi, he later joined the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi. In 1983, Ashish attended Hindu College and studied History. It was at Hindu College, where he joined a Theatre Group called Sambhav, run by National School of Drama alumni and started his journey in performing arts. He also attended National School of Drama till 1990 and associated himself with another theatre group, Act One, run by N. K. Sharma.[6]

CareerEdit

In 1992, he moved to Mumbai. Ashish played the role of V. P. Menon in his first film, Sardar, based on Sardar Vallabhai Patel's Life. Though, his first release was Drohkaal, for which he won a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1995. He is also renowned for his role as Ashutosh, in 1942:A Love Story. Ashish received the Star Screen Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role, for the 1996 film Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin.[7][8]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
1986 Anand Kannada
1991 Hijack Malayalam
1991 Kaal Sandhya Hindi
1993 1942: A Love Story Ashutosh Hindi
Sardar V.P. Menon Hindi
1994 Drohkaal Commander Bhadra Hindi
1995 Oh Darling Yeh Hai India Hindi
Baazi Shiva Hindi
Naajayaz Ratan Hindi
1996 Jeet Inspector Pratap Bidyarthi Hindi
Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin Ramanbhai Hindi
1997 Vishwavidhaata Rai Bahadur Hindi
Bhai David (the don) Hindi
Mrityudaata Mohanlal Hindi
Daud: Fun on the Run Inspector Nair Hindi
Koi Kisise Kum Nahin Ashok Hindi
Ziddi ACP Inder Saxena Hindi
1998 Major Saab Shankar Hindi
Soldier Dinesh Kapoor Hindi
Yamraaj Raj Hindi
1999 AK-47 Dawood Kannada
Haseena Maan Jaayegi Bhai (gangster) Hindi
Arjun Pandit Haldiram Hindi
Benaam Damak Hindi
Trishakti Rajeshwar Raja Hindi
Jaanwar Inspector Pradhan Hindi
Vaastav: The Reality Vitthal Kaanya Hindi
2000 Badal Jeet Ram Hindi
Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai Insp. Shinde Hindi
Bichhoo Devraj Khatri Hindi
Gaja Gamini Scientist Hindi
Joru Ka Ghulam Pappu Anna Hindi
Pape Naa Pranam Assassin Telugu
Refugee Makkad Hindi
Shesh Thikana Soumyabrata Bengali
Nightfall Kopton English USA
Madhuri Kishan Telugu
2001 Kotigobba Mark Anthony Kannada
Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love Hari Singh Hindi
Jodi No.1 Sir John Hindi
Kyo Kii... Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta Karla Bhai Hindi
Dhill DSP Shankar Tamil
Vande Mataram Telugu
2002 Sainika Captain Badshah Kannada
Ansh: The Deadly Part Dawoo Hindi
Ab Ke Baras Rudra Singh Hindi
Chor Machaaye Shor Tito Hindi
Hum Kisise Kum Nahin Pillai Hindi
Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai Raj Patil (Raja) Hindi
Shararat Arora Hindi
Waah! Tera Kya Kehna Charles Hindi
Zindagi Khoobsoorat Hai Gul Baloch Hindi
Baba 'Ippo' Ramaswamy Tamil
Ezhumalai Nagalingam Tamil
Bagavathi Easwarapandiyan Tamil
Thamizh Periyavar Tamil
Thamizhan GK Tamil
Sreeram Encounter Shankar Telugu
Law & Order Don Chota Telugu
Nandhi Different Dyani alias Dhanraj Kannada
2003 Ramachandra "Sodukku" Chockalingam Tamil
Ek Aur Ek Gyarah Cobra Hindi
LOC: Kargil Col. Ravindran, 2 Rajputana Rifles Hindi
Border Hindustan Ka Hindi
Ek Hindustani Hindi
Fun2shh... Dudes in the 10th Century Ghoshal Hindi
Jaal: The Trap Naved Rabhani Hindi
Love at Times Square Hindi
Talaash: The Hunt Begins... Police Commissioner Hindi
Dum Thilak Tamil
Bombaiyer Bombete Mr. Gore as Ashish Bidyarthi) Bengali
CID Moosa Gowri Shankar Malayalam
2004 Durgi Kannada
Kismat Vikas Patil Hindi
Shikaar Kanwar Singh Hindi
Agnipankh Pakistani Army Commander Hindi
AK-47 Dadua Hindi
Ghilli Sivasubramanian Tamil
No DK Telugu
Gudumba Shankar Kumaraswamy Telugu
Vijayendra Varma Telugu
2005 Spiritual Reality Hindi
Thunta Kannada
Akash Kannada
Nammanna Kannada
Jurm Police Inspector Hindi
Eashwar Mime Co. Hindi
Aaru Naadhan Tamil
Narasimhudu Telugu
Athanokkade Anna Telugu
2006 Thandege Thakka Maga Dharmanna Kannada
Suntaragaali Kannada
Mere Jeevan Saathi Torani Hindi
E Dr. Ramakrishnan Tamil
Manikanda Tamil
Annavaram Tapas Balu Telugu
Raraju Villain Telugu
Agantakudu Telugu
Brahmastram Telugu
Pokiri Sub Inspector Pasupathy Telugu
Simhabaludu Telugu
Madhu Tamil
Annavaram Tapas Balu Telugu
Chess Swaminathan Malayalam
Kranti Vishnu Bengali
Nayak Kali Gunda Bengali
2007 Aa Dinagalu Don Jayaraj Kannada
The Challenge Hindi
Awarapan Raja D. Malik Hindi
Main Rony Aur Jony Hindi
Azhagiya Tamil Magan Anand chelliah Tamil
Malaikottai Chittappa Kanthaswamy Tamil
Chirutha Mattu Bhai Telugu
Athidhi Danny Bhai Telugu
Tulasi Telugu
Lakshyam DIG Telugu
Manikanda Balasingam Tamil
Black Cat Prabhul Kumar Malayalam
Rakshakan Malayalam
Bhasmasuran Malayalam
Kalishankar Debu Soren Bengali
Kalishankar Debu Soren Odia
2008 Janumada Gelathi Kannada
Citizen Kannada
Paramesha Panwala Kannada
Mr. Black Mr. White Hindi
Jimmy Hindi
Dhanam Tamil
Ellam Avan Seyal Anbukkarasu Tamil
Kuruvi Konda Reddy Tamil
Theekuchi Tamil
Bheemaa Commissioner Tamil
Konchem Koththaga Telugu
Kantri Seshu Telugu
Ontari Mahankali Telugu
Satyameba Jayate Bengali
Neel Rajar Deshe Bengali
2009 Bhagyada Balegara Kannada
Devru Kannada
Lahore Mohd. Akhtar Hindi
Adada Enna Azhagu Alexander Tamil
Red Alert: The War Within Velu Hindi
Kisse Pyaar Karoon Police Inspector Hindi
Yodha Patil Kannada
Solla Solla Inikkum Madhiyazhagan Tamil
Kanthaswamy Pazhuvur Paranjyoti Ponnusamy PPP Tamil
Ganesh Just Ganesh Telugu
I G Inspector General Malayalam
Daddy Cool Bheem bhai Malayalam
2010 Porki Kannada
Adhurs Dhanraj Telugu
Rakta Charitra Mandha Hindi
Uthamaputhiran Periyamuthu Gounder Tamil
Ala Modalaindi John Abraham Telugu
Jothegara ACP Veerabhadra Kannada
Varudu Telugu
Black Stallion Irumban John Malayalam
2011 Fighter D.I.G. Bengali
Mappillai Devaraj Tamil
Kandaen Narmadha's Father Tamil
Udhayan Ayyanaar Tamil
Madatha Kaja Nanda Telugu
Dam 999 Durai English
Gosainbaganer Bhoot Habu Sardar Bengali
2012 Khokababu Ballu Bengali
Jaaneman Sridhar Bengali
Bachelor Party Chettiyar Malayalam
Awara Indrajit Bengali
Barfi! Mr. Chatterjee Hindi
Challenge 2 Guru Nayak Bengali
Thiruthani Tamil
Genius Peddapuram Peda Babu Telugu
2013 Naayak CBI Officer Telugu
Baadshah Crazy Robert Telugu
Greftar Bengali
Bachchan Mahesh Deshpande Kannada
Minugurulu Father Telugu
Kevvu Keka Gottam Gopalakrishna Telugu
Bhai David Telugu
Chandee Minister Telugu
Abdul Kalam Dr.Yuvaraj Shankar Telugu
R... Rajkumar Manik Parmar Hindi
Nirbhoya Negative role Bengali
2014 Bachchan Inspector Bengali
Haider Brigadier T. S. Murthy Hindi
Punha Gondhal Punha Mujra Ashish Vidyarthi Marathi
Autonagar Surya Nagative Role Telugu
Amara Sethupathi Tamil
Teenkahon Joydeb Guha Bengali
Rang Rasiya Raja Thirumal Hindi
Aagadu S. P. Mallikarjun Telugu
Meaghamann Sharma Tamil
Avatarachi Goshta Himself Marathi Special appearance
2015 Siddhartha Yeshwanath Kannada
Yennai Arindhaal Golden Raj Tamil
Anegan Commissioner Gopinath Tamil
Rahasya Sachin Mahajan Hindi
Gopala Gopala Shankar Narayana Telugu
Jadoogadu Telugu
Kick 2 Settlement Durga Telugu
Sher Chhota Telugu
En Vazhi Thani Vazhi Tamil
Besh Korechi Prem Korechi Dibakar Bengali
James Bond Don Telugu
Once Upon a Time in Bihar Madan Sharma Hindi
Agnee 2 Python Bengali Bangladesh
Black Biru Pande Bengali
2016 Aligarh Advocate Anand Grover Hindi
Angaar Bengali Bangladesh
Hero 420 Bengali Bangladesh
Nannaku Prematho Kapil Kumar Telugu
Janatha Garage Unni Mukundan's business partner Telugu
Rokto Villain Bengali
Bollywood Diaries Vishnu Hindi
2017 Begum Jaan Harsh Hindi
Radha Home Minister Telugu
Pataki Rudrapratap Kannada
March 22 Muslim Maullah Kannada
Bachche Kachche Sachche Munna Hindi
Sarkari Kelasa Devara Kelasa Minister Kannada
Andhhagadu Doctor Telugu
2018 Jole Jongole Police Officer Bengali
Inttelligent IPS Krishna Telugu
Mukhyan Police Inspector Malayalam
Dhumketu Police Commissioner Dibakar Gupta Bengali
Chalbaaz Dada Bengali
Pantham Defence Lawyer Telugu
Aaradugula Bullet Nidharaj Telugu
Captain Khan Abdur Rahman Bengali
U Turn DGP Raghu Tamil
Telugu
Bilingual

Television showsEdit

2016 24 (season 2) Roshan Sherchan Hindi
2016 Kahanibaaz

(Gaana.com)

Ashish Vidyarthi Hindi

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ashish Vidyarthi". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Ashish Vidyarthi About His Educational Background Dil Se With Anjali Idreammovies » | Telugu Video Samachar". telugu.videosamachar.com. Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  3. ^ Ashish Vidyarthi to present play in the city - The Hindu
  4. ^ The Hindu : Kerala News : Expressing his gratitude
  5. ^ Times of India
  6. ^ "Meeting Ashish Vidyarthi". Man's World India. 2001-06-14. Retrieved 2018-07-27.
  7. ^ "Ashish Vidyarthi | Speakers | Simply Life India Speakers Bureau". Simply Life India Speakers Bureau. Retrieved 2018-07-27.
  8. ^ "I am still hungry and foolish: Ashish Vidyarthi". Zee News. 2013-04-24. Retrieved 2018-07-27.

Tamil Cinema News - Ashish Vidyarthi News at Maalaimalar.com. Retrieved 11 September 2018. [1]

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