Ashish Vidyarthi

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, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Malayalam, English, Marathi, Odia, and Bhojpuri cinema. He is noted for his antagonist and character roles. He also acted in the 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
Aashish Vidyarthi.jpg
Vidyarthi in January 2012
Born (1962-06-19) 19 June 1962 (age 58)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
Years active1986 - present
Spouse(s)Rajoshi Vidyarthi
Children1
Parent(s)Govind Vidyarthi,Reba Vidyarthi

Early lifeEdit

He was born in Tellicherry,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 Bombay (now 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 Kaal Sandhya Hindi
1993 1942: A Love Story Ashutosh
Sardar V. P. Menon
1994 Drohkaal Commander Bhadra
1995 Oh Darling Yeh Hai India
Baazi Shiva
Naajayaz Ratan
1996 Jeet Inspector Pratap Bidyarthi
Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin Ramanbhai
1997 Vishwavidhaata Rai Bahadur
Bhai David
Mrityudaata Mohanlal
Daud: Fun on the Run Inspector Nair
Koi Kisise Kum Nahin Ashok
Ziddi ACP Inder Saxena
1998 Major Saab Shankar
Soldier Dinesh Kapoor
Yamraaj Raj
1999 AK-47 Dawood Kannada
Haseena Maan Jaayegi Bhai Hindi
Arjun Pandit Haldiram Hindi
Benaam Damak Hindi
Trishakti Rajeshwar Raja Hindi
Jaanwar Inspector Arjun Pradhan Hindi
Vaastav: The Reality Vitthal Kaanya Hindi
2000 Badal Jeet Ram Hindi
Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai Inspector 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 American film
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 Matharam Major Sujan Kannada
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 Major Ansari 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 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 Nanaji Telugu
Jananam Muthukaruppan Tamil
2005 Spiritual Reality Hindi
Thunta Kannada
Aakash Kannada
Nammanna Kannada
Jurm Police Inspector Hindi
Eashwar Mime Co. Hindi
Athanokkade Anna Telugu
Narasimhudu Police Commissioner Telugu
Aaru Naadhan Tamil
2006 Thandege Thakka Maga Dharmanna Kannada
Suntaragaali Kannada
Mere Jeevan Saathi Torani Hindi
E Dr. Ramakrishnan Tamil
Annavaram Tapas Balu Telugu
Raraju Kotireddy Venkat Reddy Telugu
Agantakudu Telugu
Brahmastram Rudra Telugu
Pokiri SI Pasupathy Telugu
Simhabaludu Telugu
Madhu Siluvai Tamil
Chess Swaminathan Malayalam
Kranti Vishnu Bengali
Nayak Kali Gunda Bengali
2007 Aa Dinagalu Don Jayaraj Kannada
The Challenge Sanju Hindi
Awarapan Rajan 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 Ajay Prakash 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 Cop #1 Tamil
Ellam Avan Seyal Anbukkarasu Tamil
Kuruvi Konda Reddy Tamil
Theekuchi Pasupathy Pandian Tamil
Bheemaa Commissioner Tamil
Konchem Koththaga Telugu
Kantri Seshu Telugu
Ontari Lal 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 Pallur Paramajothi Ponnusamy (PPP) Tamil
Ganesh Just Ganesh Mahadevan Telugu
I G Inspector General Malayalam
Daddy Cool Bheem Bhai Malayalam
2010 Black Stallion Irumban John Malayalam
Porki Ali Bhai Kannada
Varudu Raj Gopal Telugu
Jothegara ACP Veerabhadra Kannada
Rakta Charitra Mandha Hindi
Uthamaputhiran Periyamuthu Gounder Tamil
Vallakottai Nachiyar Tamil
Adhurs Dhanraj Telugu
2011 Ala Modalaindi John Abraham Telugu
Fighter DIG Bengali
Chattam Shivaji Telugu
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
Bhai David
Chandee Minister
Abdul Kalam Dr. Yuvraj Shankar
Greeku Veerudu P. R.
R... Rajkumar Manik Parmar Hindi
Nirbhoya Bengali
2014 Bachchan Inspector
Haider Brigadier T. S. Murthy Hindi
Punha Gondhal Punha Mujra Himself Marathi
Autonagar Surya Telugu
Amara Sethupathi Tamil
Teenkahon Joydeb Guha Bengali
Rang Rasiya Raja Thirumal Hindi
Aagadu SP 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 Bangladeshi film
Black Biru Pande Bengali
2016 Aligarh Advocate Anand Grover Hindi
Angaar Bengali Bangladeshi film
Hero 420
Nannaku Prematho Kapil Kumar Sinha Telugu
Janatha Garage Raghava's business partner Telugu
Rokto Villain Bengali
Bollywood Diaries Vishnu Hindi
2017 Begum Jaan Harsh
Radha Home Minister Telugu
Pataki Rudrapratap Kannada
March 22 Muslim Maullah Kannada
Bachche Kachche Sachche Munna Hindi
Sarkari Kelasa Devara Kelasa Minister Kannada
Oxygen CBI Officer Telugu
Andhhagadu Dr. V. K. Ashish
2018 Jole Jongole Police Officer Bengali
Inttelligent Venkateswara Rao Telugu
Mukhyan Police Inspector Malayalam
Dhumketu Commissioner Dibakar Gupta Bengali
Chalbaaz Dada
Pantham Defence Lawyer Telugu
Captain Khan Abdur Rahman Bengali
2019 iSmart Shankar Ramamoorthy Telugu
The Lion King Scar Hindi Voice Artist
2020 Uriyattu Malayalam

Television showsEdit

Year Title Role Language Channel References
1990 Truck Dhina Dhin Mama Hindi
1995 Dastaan (1995 TV series) Lankesh Hindi Zee Tv
2013-15 Valli Judge Arumugam Tamil Sun TV
2016 24

Only Season 2

Roshan Sherchan Hindi Colors TV
2016 Kahanibaaz Ashish Vidyarthi Hindi

AwardsEdit

Won
Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ashish Vidyarthi". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 14 August 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  2. ^ "ASHISH VIDYARTHI". Times of India. Archived from the original on 14 August 2018. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Ashish Vidyarthi to present play in the city". The Hindu. 13 September 2008. Archived from the original on 29 June 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Expressing his gratitude". The Hindu. 3 September 2007. Archived from the original on 10 December 2019. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Ashish Vidyarthi's mother passes away". The Times of India. PTI. 11 February 2011. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
  6. ^ "Meeting Ashish Vidyarthi". Man's World India. 14 June 2001. Archived from the original on 28 July 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Ashish Vidyarthi | Speakers". Simply Life India Speakers Bureau. Archived from the original on 27 July 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  8. ^ "I am still hungry and foolish: Ashish Vidyarthi". Zee News. 24 April 2013. Archived from the original on 27 July 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.

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External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Ashish-Vidyarthi - Tamil Movie latest news - Tamil actor Wallpapers - Tamil actress gallery". cinema.maalaimalar.com. Archived from the original on 11 September 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.