Ravishankar Gowda

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Ravishankar Gowda
Born
Ravishankar

26 August 1973
Keelara ( Mandya )
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Sangeetha Gururaj
Children2... Surya thejaswi.R....... Shourya yashaswi.R
RelativesS.Ningppa (father ) Bhagyamma (mother) Mamtha K.N (sister) Poornima K.N (sister) Manjula Gururaj (mother-in-law) Sagar Gururaj (Brother-in-law)

Ravishankar Gowda (born 26 August)[1] is an Indian actor who works in the Kannada film industry. He is known mostly for his comic roles in television and films.[2] He shot to fame as Dr. Vittal Rao, in the sitcom Silli Lalli which aired on ETV Kannada.[3]

Career[edit | edit source]

Gowda appeared in the very popular Kannada language sitcom Silli Lalli, playing the role of Dr. Vittal Rao, that aired on ETV Kannada. It completed a run of over 1,100 episodes.[4] Following this stint in television, he appeared in a lead role in the 2008 film, Payana. He received critical praise for his performance in the 2012 film Snehitaru. In the film, he plays the role of a deaf character, and one among four friends, who despite facing hard situations in their lives, become "heroes" by saving a boy from the clutches of terrorists.[5] Known for his comic timing, he received praise from critics for his comic performances in Nanjangud Nanjunda (2010), Akka Pakka (2013), Mangana Kaili Maanikya (2013) and Jai Lalitha (2014).[6][7][8] The films moderately successful at the box-office.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Films[edit | edit source]

Year Title


2003
Smile
Eshwar
2008 Payana Ravi
2010 Mathe Mungaru Kutty
2010 Nanjangud Nanjunda Nanjunda
2011 Panchamrutha
2011 Dhan Dhana Dhan Dr. Kamath
2011 Jogayya
2012 Bhagavantha Kai Kotta Shankar
2012 Snehitaru
2013 Devarane Chitteswamy
2013 Akka Pakka Harikrishna / Hakka
2013 Gandhi Jayanti
2013 Mangana Kaili Maanikya Ranganna
2014 Crazy Star
2014 Nage Bomb
2014 Navarangi
2014 Jai Lalitha Lakshmikantha
2015 Ond Chance Kodi Nakula
2015 Ram-Leela "Boiling Star" Bablu
2016 Kiragoorina Gayyaligalu
2016 John Jani Janardhan
2016 Sundaranga Jaana SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role
2017 Sarkari Kelasa Devara Kelasa
2017 Athiratha
2018 Orange Rukmini's husband
2019 99
Geetha
Gimmick
Mane Maratakkide Ram
Odeya Krishnamurthy
2020 Aadyaa
Yuvaratna Filming
2021 Tribble riding Filming

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
Minchu minchina balli
Silli Lalli Dr. Vittal Rao
2016 Majaa Talkies Guest

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Ravishankar Gowda celebrates his birthday". The Times of India. 26 August 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  2. "Nage Bomb – another comedy in the offering". The Times of India. 4 May 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  3. "Ravishanker is 'Maha Buddivantha'". supergoodmovies.com. 26 January 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  4. "Chandru to direct". indiaglitz.com. 2 January 2008. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  5. "Snehitharu review". The Times of India. 5 October 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  6. "Nanjangud Nanjunda review". The Times of India. 12 September 2010. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  7. "Mangana Kaili Maanikya review". The Times of India. 27 June 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  8. "Jai Lalitha review". The Times of India. 28 June 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014.

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