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

Ramesh Bhat
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Ramesh Bhat in 2011 film Sri Naga Shakthi
Born (1946-01-07) 7 January 1946 (age 76)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, film director, producer

Early lifeEdit

Ramesh Bhat was born in Kundapur. He completed his primary education at Manki and portrayed national leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru in school day functions. He moved to Bangalore when his father, Rathnakar Rao, migrated there. He later studied at Model High School in Chamarajapet, Bangalore and went on to complete his diploma in mechanical engineering from SJ Polytechnic in Bangalore. He briefly worked at Kirloskar as a fitter before joining his father's business. He also ran his own business in Basavanagudi.[1]

CareerEdit

In the 1960s and 1970s, young Ramesh worked with theatre groups like Spandana, Nataranga, and Benaka. Working in theatre brought him closer to Shankar Nag, resulting in several plays, 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.

AwardsEdit

Notable filmographyEdit

  • All films are in Kannada, unless otherwise noted.
Year Title Role Notes
1973 Abachurina Post Office
1980 Minchina Ota Police Inspector
1981 Geetha Satish
1983 Nodi Swamy Navirodu Hige Kallesh Nuggehalli
1984 Makkaliralavva Mane Thumba
1985 Parameshi Prema Prasanga Parameshi
1985 Accident Inspector Rao
1986 Malgudi Days Hindi/English; various roles played by Bhat in Shankar Nag's TV series
1988 Crazy Colonel Colonel Television series
1987 Ondu Muttina Kathe
1989 Narasimha Vishwa
1989 Idu Saadhya Range Guest Appearance
1990 Nigooda Rahasya
1990 Neene Nanna Jeeva
1990 Ramarajyadalli Rakshasaru
1990 Ganeshana Maduve Shastri
1990 Ashwamedha
1991 Gauri Ganesha Madhusudan
1992 Ganesha Subramanya Subramanya
1992 Bombat Hendthi
1993 Dharma Peeta Vishwa
1995 Nishkarsha Lift Gundanna
1995 Beladingala Baale James[6]
2000 Suryavamsha
2000 Yajamana
2005 Jogi Madesha's father
2005 Masala
2005 Magic Ajji
2005 Giri Amjad Khan
2006 Hettavara Kanasu
2006 Shree
2007 No 73, Shanthi Nivasa Kashinath
2007 Jambada Hudugi
2008 Mussanje Maatu Tanu's father
2010 Prithvi Priya's father Guest Appearance
2010 Aptharakshaka
2011 Sanju Weds Geetha
2012 Godfather Servant
2012 Chingari Geeta's father
2012 Dashamukha Judge
2013 Shathru (2013 film)
2014 Adhyaksha
2015 Bullet Basya
2015 Ganesha Matte Banda Ganesha's father
2015 Mana Manthana Won - Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor[5]
2016 Kalpana 2
2016 Naani
2016 ...Re
2018 Brahmi
2018 Krishna Tulasi
2018 Sarkari Hi. Pra. Shaale, Kasaragodu, Koduge: Ramanna Rai Anantha Padmanabha M.
2019 Kavacha

Short MoviesEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
2016 Meghadootha (short movie) Chandrashekar Kannada
2020 Teerada Mouna Ramesh Kannada

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Full of surprises". Deccan Herald. 17 July 2012. Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Nodi Swamy, get up close and personal with Ramesh Bhat". The Hindu. 19 January 2013. Archived from the original on 31 August 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Infosys CEO Gopalakrishnan, Ullas Karanth bag top Karnataka award". The Hindu. 30 October 2010. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Puneeth Rajkumar, Kalyani walk away with top awards". The Times Of India. 6 April 2012. Archived from the original on 24 September 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Karnataka State Film Awards, 2015: Full List". Archived from the original on 18 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  6. ^ Beladingala Baale

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