Ashish Vidyarthi is a renowned Indian film performer. He is mainly popular because of his acting dominatingly in Bollywood and Telugu silver screen. He was entitled with “National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor” in 1995. Ashish was conceived in Hyderabad. He was the son of Reba Vidyarthi, an eminent Kathak dance specialist of Bengali style and Govind Vidyarthi, a renowned cinema identity on Malyali stages. Ashish got his surname from his father, who assumed the surname "Vidyarthi" as a tribute to opportunity contender Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi who passed on in Kanpur mobs during the partition of India.
He moved to Delhi in 1969 and joined the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Mehta Vidyalaya, where he won recognition for his exhibitions as an actor in sensational and comedic parts. He went to Hindu College and earned a BA in History. He began acting in minor parts in territorial TV serials. Vidyarthi's movie vocation started with a supporting part in the Kannada Film Anand. Later, he featured with
Suresh Gopi in Hijack (1991). His break in Hindi movies accompanied with Naajayaaz and Baazi.
He showed up in numerous successful movies such as Anand(1986), 1942: A Love Story(1993), Jeet(1996), Ziddi(1997), Mrityudaata(1997), Soldier(1998), Haseena Maan Jaayegi(1999), Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai(2000), Bichhoo(2000), Kyo Kii Mei Jhuth Nahin Bolta(2001),Jodi No.1(2001), Barfi!(2012) and so on. He was last showed up in R.Rajkumar(2013) which was an enormous blockbuster. He has been all time favorite of many and a top notch actor of all times.