Prem is a multi-talented celebrity. He is a Film Director, Actor, Playback Singer, and lyricist. He was born on 22nd October 1976 in Maddur in Karnataka. His original name is
Kiran Kumar, but he is famous by his screen name Prem. He is popular as Indian film Director and actor in Kannada Cinema. Currently, he resides in the capital of Karnataka, Bangalore. He started his career in the year 2003 and were working to date. He was married to Rakshita, who is an actress-turned-producer. Their son’s name is Surya.This thirty-nine-year-old celeb is a meticulous hardworking person. He is one of the star directors of the film industry of Kannada. He not only performs his role in the field of direction but also pursues his habit of singing. He does occasional singing and writes lyrics too. He received the title of Hatrick Director. He debuted in the films in 2003 from
Kariya as director. In acting field, he made his debut in the year 2008 from the movie Preethi Yeke Bhoomi Melide. He also did act in the film Daasavala in the year 2013, but it was not appreciated much.
His movie Kariya was a gangster romance film and was a big hit and much appreciated by the audience. Darshan was the main lead in the movie, and he played the role of a gangster who tries to show his love his feelings. The songs of the movies were on the chartbusters. In 2003, only he directed one more film namely Excuse Me which was a romantic story. The songs of this movie became the chartbusters of that time. In 2005, Prem saw the pinnacle of success in his blockbuster movies Jogi. Shivarajkumar did his comeback from this movie, and the movie’s theme and the script got lots of appreciation. In 2008, he debuted from the movie Preethi Yeke Bhoomi Melide as an actor, but this was a flop. Prem directed his next film Raaj the Showman in the year 2010. The movie was an average one, but Prem put up his best efforts to overcome his failure. In 2012 also, Prem tried his luck in acting in the film Prem Adda directed by
Mahesh Babu. This time, also the film was criticized a lot. He never let his downfalls affect him and made various films. He is also famous for his other movies named as Jogayya, Dasavala, “R”
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Kiran Kumar or popularly known by the name Jogi Prem is a director who was born on 22nd October 1976 in Karnataka, India. Jogi is a talented director and has also showcased his acting skills in various Kannada movies. He is also a lyricist and has also recorded his voice for different films. His father is Rajappa, and his mother is Bhagyamma. Jogi was raised in Karnataka and received his education there. Jogi made his directorial debut in the year 2003 with the movie “Kariya”, a romantic movie which involved various gangsters. The picture was highly appreciated, the soundtrack of the movie was phenomenal and the director, Jogi was critically acclaimed for his work. The movie had a simple story in which a gangster falls in love with a bar dancer.
In 2003, Jogi directed a Kannada romantic-drama flick; “Excuse Me” the movie did a sensational business at the
Box Office and was declared as one of the major musical hit. In 2005, Prem directed Jogi, a movie about an old lady who leaves her village and visits the city in search for her son, who happens to lose her son a few years and hopes to find him back. The movie grossed Rs 22 crores at the Box Office and other film industries remade it because of its plain storyline. The film received a great response at the box office and was appreciated by the critics. Jogi Prem was the lead cast in the 2012 release, “Prem Adda”. The movie was directed by Mahesh Babu, the movie received mixed reviews from the critics following the amount of violence the movie showed, the censor board gave it an A certificate. It was the first time that Jogi had acted under the direction of a different director other than himself. The movie managed to collect Rs 6cr. Other movies of Prem Jogi include Raaj the Showman, Jogayya, Dasavala, etc. Jogi’s recent release includes the 2015 picture “
DK” where Jogi played the lead role and even directed and produced it. Jogi’s talent is unmatchable and he has created some of the finest works which have grasped the attention of many and has been an inspirational person.
Jogi married the actress, Rakshita in 2007 and is the mother of a son named Surya but who was a producer earlier.