Shiva Rajkumar is the populous Kannada actor, who was born in the year 1962. He is the son of the veteran Kannada actor Raj Kumar. Shiva Raj Kumar was born in Chennai and he is the eldest one in the family. Raghavendra Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar are his younger brothers and he has two sisters too. He did his graduation in chemistry in Chennai, New College. After completing his graduation, he joined M. G. R. Film and Television Training Institute to learn acting. He is also a Kuchipudi dancer. He made his debut through the movie Anand in Kannada. This movie released in the year 1986 and Shiva got a good name in that movie. He is celebrating his silver jubilee in the film industry.
The movie OM directed by Upendra earned him lots of fans in his career. He was also a part in the movie Sugreeva, which is one among the fastest shot movies in the Indian cinema history. This movie was shot within 18 hours. Shiva Rajkumar has acted in more than 100 movies. His latest movies are Santa Kabeera and Badshah. Some of his career best movies are Anand, Inspector Vikram, Mruthyunjaya, Purushothama, Chirabhandavya, Ananda Jyoti, Om, Dore, A. K. 47, Andaman, Hrudaya Hrudaya, Asura, Jodi, Don, Smile, Rishi, Ashoka, Sathya in Love and Shiva. The movie ‘Killing Veerappan’ of Shiva Raj Kumar is set for the release on the birthday of Raj Kumar. Shiva has bagged many awards for his acting talent. He has won four times the award for the Best Actor from Karnataka State Government. He has also lined the shields from the Filmfare too. He was also awarded by SIIMA Awards for his Social Responsibility.
Shiva Rajkumar is married to Geeta, the daughter of the popular politician and Karnataka ex chief minister Bangarappa. This couple is blessed with two cute daughters Nivedhitha and Nirupama.
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