Vasishta N. Simha
Vasishta N. Simha
In 2011, Vasishta quit his job as a software engineer and decided to enter the Kannada film industry as an actor. He initially worked on an unreleased film titled Hubballi Hudagaru, before having his first release with Arya's Love (2013). He subsequently made a breakthrough with his role as the main antagonist in Raja Huli (2013), a remake of the Tamil film, Sundarapandian (2012). He later also appeared in Rudra Tandava (2014), a remake of the Tamil film Pandiya Naadu (2013).
Vasishta then appeared in JKS's bilingual film, Alone, in a leading role alongside Nikesha Patel. Portraying the male lead, the film won mixed reviews and the actor managed to get an introduction into the Tamil film industry. He going to make his Tollywood debut with the Telugu-Kannada bilingual film Yuvarathnaa in 2021.
Vasishta from Mysore, studied in Sharada Vilas School and Sadvidhya School. Grabbing an opportunity to work with the music legend, Hamsalekha, he shifted base to Bengaluru and completed his graduation from National College, Basavangudi.
|2016||Karai Oram||John||Tamil film|
|Nan Love Track||Raaj|
|Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu||Ranga||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada |
IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role-Kannada
SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
|2017||Upendra Matte Baa||Vasishta|
|Dayavittu Gamanisi||Proxy||Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Male – Kannada |
Nominated – SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actor – Male – Kannada
|2018||Tagaru||Chitte||Nominated -SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actor – Male – Kannada|
|K.G.F: Chapter 1||Kamal|
|2020||India vs England||Kanishka|
|Yuvarathnaa||TBA||Post Production; Telugu-Kannada bilingual film|
|K.G.F: Chapter 2||Kamal||Post Production|
|Vakeel Saab||TBA||Post Production; Telugu film|
As playback singerEdit
|2016||Neecha Sullu Sutho Naalige||Kirik Party|
|2017||Marete Hodenu (unplugged)||Dayavittu Gamanisi|
|2018||6ne Maili Title Track||6ne Maili|
|2021||Bloodshed of Ramarjuna||Ramarjuna|
|2017||Best Actor in a Negative Role||IIFA Utsavam||Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu||Won|
|2017||Best Supporting Actor||Filmfare Awards South||Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu||Won|
|2017||Best Actor in a Negative Role||6th South Indian International Movie Awards||Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu||Won|
- "Bracing for a Curve with a New Role".
- "Techie Vasishta N Simha is the new toast of Sandalwood – Times of India".
- "Stale Script, Shoddy Writing Washes Flick on to Shores of Boredom".
- Raghavan, Nikhil (4 July 2015). "Etcetera" – via www.thehindu.com.
- "'Janatha Garage', 'Kirik Party' bag top honours at IIFA Utsavam 2017". Business Standard. 30 March 2017. Archived from the original on 30 March 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2017.