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Abhijith (born 30 July 1963) is an Indian actor, singer, producer and director working in Kannada films. Starting his career as an actor in the late 1980s, he went on to act in many films through the 1990s and 2000s. He mainly played lead roles and villains in the 1990s and some supporting roles as well.
Career[edit | edit source]
Abhijith started his career in the late 1980s playing small roles in feature films. It was the 1990 release, College Hero, that made him a successful villain of the Kannada film industry. He played villains even after being a successful hero in films such as Muddina Maava, One Man Army, and Vairi.
Abhijith has acted in more than 125 films in the Kannada film industry.
As director[edit | edit source]
Abhijith's first directorial venture, Jodi No. 1, was a suspense and action movie, and the second one was Vishnu which had led to controversy with the title.
As producer[edit | edit source]
Abhijith has produced films under the banner Shree Balaji Creations.
|2005||Samarasimha Nayka||Srinath, Tara, Rashmi||Kannada|
|2012||Vishnu||Catherine Tresa, Ashish Vidyarthi||Kannada|
|2017||Panta||Anup Revanna||Kannada||Executive producer|
Playback singer[edit | edit source]
|2005||Samarasimha Nayaka||Sandoora Jatreyalli||M.N Krupakar|
|2012||Vishnu||Chello Chello||M.N Krupakar|
|2013||Amareshwara Mahatme||Iniya Oh Iniya|
Television[edit | edit source]
Abhijith is the host of the popular show Aksharamale, which aired on Udaya TV. Aksharamaale (Kannada: ಅಕ್ಷರಮಾಲೆ) is a Kannada-language, singing talent show running for more than 15 years on Udaya TV. Abhijith has been the host of the show since 1997 with co-host and singer Sangeetha Ravishankar and Anuradha Bhat.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- 1996 - Bharath Udyog Samastha Award for Best Actor Of The Year
- 2010 - Abhinava Chathura
Selected filmography[edit | edit source]
|1990||College Hero||Negative role||Kannada|
|1992||Chaitrada Premanjali||Negative role||Kannada|
|1992||Mana Mecchida Sose||Kannada|
|1994||Bhootayiya Makkalu||Negative role||Kannada|
|1994||Muddina Maava||Negative role||Kannada|
|1999||Om Namah Shivaya||Kannada|
|2016||Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja||Kannada|
TV Shows[edit | edit source]
|1999– 2015||Aksharamaale||Host & singer||Kannada||Udaya TV|
Sources[edit | edit source]
- Vishnuvardhan & Abhijith
- Abhijith's Vishnu Title Rejected
- Abhijith Injured to head in VISHNU movie climax
- Abhijith Filmogfraphy OneIndia[permanent dead link]
- ಅಭಿಜಿತ್ ಓರ್ವ ಪ್ರತಿಭಾವಂತ ನಟ
- Abhijith Fan Club[permanent dead link]
- Abhijith Turns Director
- Abhijith's Youtube Channel
- Aksharamaale Programme