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Vijay Raghavendra

Vijay Raghavendra is an Indian film actor who appears predominantly in Kannada films. Referred to popularly as "Chinnari Mutha", Vijay is the son of producer S. A. Chinne Gowda and nephew of actor Rajkumar. Vijay started his career as a child artist through the film Chalisuva Modagalu (1982) and won critical acclaims for his performances in Chinnari Mutha (1993) and Kotreshi Kanasu (1994). The latter film won him the National Film Award for Best Child Artist. His first adult lead role was in Ramoji Rao's production titled Ninagagi in 2002, which was a commercial success and one of the highest-grossing films of the year. However, his subsequent projects under-performed at the box office until he was noticed for his role in the T. S. Nagabharana's period drama Kallarali Hoovagi in 2006, followed by his home production film Sevanthi Sevanthi in the same year. For playing the role of Puttaraj Gawai in the biographical film Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja in 2016, Vijay won the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor. In 2013, by public vote, Vijay won the first season of the game show Bigg Boss – the Indian version of Celebrity Big Brother, currently produced by Endemol India.


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Born:
May 26, 1979 In Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Movie/TV Credits:
12
First Appeared:
In the movie Kollura Sri Mookambika 1993-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Malgudi Days 2020-02-07
Known For
Poster of Malgudi Days
Poster of Happy New Year
Poster of Weekend With Ramesh
Poster of Bigg Boss
Filmography
Movie Malgudi Days 2020-02-07
Movie Chowka Surya Shetty 2017-02-03
Movie Happy New Year Raghavendra 2017-05-05
Movie Mass Leader Unknown 2017-08-11
Series Weekend With Ramesh Himself 2014-08-02
Series Bigg Boss Himself - Contestant 2013-03-24
Movie Kalla Malla Sulla Unknown 2011-09-16
Movie Aithalakkadi 2010-06-04
Movie Minchina Ota Vijay 2008-07-10
Movie Mast Maja Maadi Unknown 2008-12-12
Movie Swami Vivekananda Unknown 1998-08-09
Movie Kollura Sri Mookambika Shankaracharya 1993-01-01