|Occupation||Actor, film director, producer|
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.
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. He was the assistant director for the television series Malgudi Days. He has also directed a movie named Parameshi Prema Prasanga, which was nominated for the National Awards in 1983.
- 2010: Karnataka Rajyotsava award
- 2010–11: Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor – Uyyale
- 2015: Karnataka State Film Award for Best Supporting Actor – Mana Manthana
- All films are in Kannada, unless otherwise noted.
|2016||Meghadootha (short movie)||Chandrashekar||Kannada|
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- Beladingala Baale