Actors in Sandalwood have been turning producers and have been very successful at that. While Puneeth Rajkumar, Darshan and Sudeep have all floated their own production houses, the latest to join the bandwagon is none other than Yash. According to reports, Yash will be launching his own banner soon and is working on it right now. The star will be giving opportunities to talented directors to make films under his banner and he would be playing the lead roles.
Yash made his acting debut with Jambada Hudugi in 2007 in which he was seen in a supporting role. He then acted in films such as Rocky, Kallara Santhe, Gokula, Lucky, Jaanu, Googly etc. He is currently busy playing the lead role in KGF, which is being directed by Prashanth Neel, who has also penned the story, screenplay and dialogues.
While Yash plays the lead role in KGF, it has Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty as his lead pair. The others in the star cast include Nassar, Malavika Avinash, Anant Nag, and Vasishta N Simha.
Ravi Basrur is the music director for this flick. The film, bankrolled by Vijay Kiragandur under the banner Hombale Films, is made on a budget of Rs 50 crore. According to sources, plans are on to release KGF in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam besides Kannada.
Yash is an accomplished actor having won several awards in his career. His first award was in the year 2009 wherein he went on to win the Filmfare Awards South for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada. He then won numerous awards including SIIMA Awards, IIFA Utsavam, etc.
With news that Yash would be foraying into production, movie buffs are waiting in anticipation to know what his debut production venture would be.
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