Kannada film star V Ravichandran got emotional while judging the Udaya Super Singer Junior show. The star is one of the judges on the show along with playback singer Mano.
During one of the episodes, a contestant sang the song Appa I Love You Pa in the favourite category which got V Ravichandran emotional. The star couldnâ€™t control his emotions when this song was being sung as his thoughts reeled towards his late father N Veerasamy, who was a stalwart in the Kannada film industry.
Recalling his close bonding with his late dad, V Ravichandran said that he still lived inside him. The Udaya Super Singer Junior episodes that had the star emotional will be telecast at 9 pm over the weekend. The actor made his acting debut with the Kannada movie Kula Gourava as a child artiste in 1971 and since then has acted in a number of films.
In 1982, he first produced Prema Matsara and made his debut as a hero the same year with Khadeema Kallaru. In 1987, V Ravichandran made his debut as a director with Premaloka, a film that had him in the lead role as well. The songs in the movie were composed by Hamsalekha which turned out to be chartbusters. He was last seen in the Sudeep starrer Hebbuli, which had him in a crucial role.
The actor is currently busy with the magnum opus Kurukshetra in which he is playing Lord Krishna. A well-established actor, producer and director, V Ravichandran has won several awards in his career including Karnataka State Award for Best Director, Actor, Music Director for Ekangi, Karnataka State Puttanna Kanagal Award for Lifetime Achievements, Suvarna Filmfare Award for Lifetime Achievements, Kannada Rajyotsava Award on 2010, Special Technical State Award for Shanti Kranti, Udaya Film Award for Best Supporting Actor - Aham Premasmi and NTR National award â€“ 2013.