Vasishta N. Simha

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Vasishta N. Simha
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Vasishta N. Simha (2019)
Born
Ramanathapura, Hassan, Karnataka, India
NationalityIndian
Other namesSimha, Chitte
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Singer
Years active2013–present
Height6.1 (185.9cm)

Vasishta N. Simha is an Indian film actor best known for his work in Kannada films.[1]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Vasishta from Mysore, studied in Sharada Vilas School and Sadvidhya School. He done PUC in Sri Sai Sathya Narayana pu college Banaswadi. Grabbing an opportunity to work with the music legend, Hamsalekha. he shifted base to Bengaluru and completed his graduation from National College, Basavangudi.

Career[edit | edit source]

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).[2]

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.[3][4] He going to make his Tollywood debut with the Telugu-Kannada bilingual film Yuvarathnaa in 2021.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Year Film Role Notes
2013 Arya's Love Uncredited
2013 Raja Huli Jagga
2015 Rudra Tandava Jagga
Alone John
2016 Karai Oram John Tamil film
Nan Love Track Raaj
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu Ranga
Sundaranga Jaana Ajay
2017 Upendra Matte Baa Vasishta
Mufti Kashi
Dayavittu Gamanisi Proxy
2018 Tagaru Chitte Nominated -SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actor – Male – Kannada
K.G.F: Chapter 1 Kamal
8MM Bullet Karthik
2019 Kavacha Vasudeva
2020 India vs England Kanishka
Mayabazar 2016 Raji
2021 Narappa Seena Amazon Prime film; Telugu film
Kalachakra
TBA
Post production
Pantha
TBA
Filming
K.G.F: Chapter 2 Kamal Post Production

As playback singer[edit | edit source]

Year Song Film
2016 Neecha Sullu Sutho Naalige Kirik Party
2017 Marete Hodenu (unplugged) Dayavittu Gamanisi
2018 Neechamaina Kirrak Party
2018 6ne Maili Title Track 6ne Maili
2018 Dhwaja Dhwaja
2020 Nadugutide Gentleman
2021 Bloodshed of Ramarjuna Ramarjuna

Awards[edit | edit source]

Work Award Ceremony Result Ref
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu 2nd IIFA Utsavam Best Actor in a Negative Role Won [5]
64th Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor Won [6]
6th SIIMA Awards Best Actor in a Negative Role Won
Dayavittu Gamanisi 65th Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor Nominated [7]
7th SIIMA Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated [8]
Tagaru 8th SIIMA Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated [9]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Bracing for a Curve with a New Role".
  2. "Techie Vasishta N Simha is the new toast of Sandalwood – Times of India".
  3. "Stale Script, Shoddy Writing Washes Flick on to Shores of Boredom".
  4. Raghavan, Nikhil (4 July 2015). "Etcetera" – via www.thehindu.com.
  5. "'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.
  6. Winners: 64th Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 (South)
  7. "Nominations for the 65th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2018". filmfare. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  8. "SIIMA Awards 2018 - Telugu, Kannada nomination list out". International Business Times. 5 August 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  9. "SIIMA 2019 FULL nominations list out!". Times Now. 18 July 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2020.