Adi Lokesh is an Indian Kannada film actor. He is mainly known for his angry young man roles in Kannada movies. The actor was recently seen in the reality show Bigg Boss Kannada. Adi Lokesh is the son of late actor Mysore Lokesh. His father was a famous Kannada actor who had worked in more than 170 movies. He was best known for ‘ Manasa Sarovara’ released in 1982 and ‘Bandhana’ of 1984. Adi has a sibling named Pavitra Lokesh, who is one of the talented actresses in Kannada films. Pavitra is known for her performance in the 2008 Kannada movie ‘Satya in Love’. Adi made his entry into movies with the super hit film Jogi, in which he played the role of Bidda who betrays his mentor. He continued playing bad boy characters. He has done many movies in which he has troubled his heroines. In the movie ‘Vamshi’, he had troubled Meera Jasmine. A few years ago a complaint was filed on the actor saying that he had cheated on a lady. This was not the first time that this actor was involved in a controversy.

At the start of his career, actress Aruna who had played the role of an item girl in ‘ Mohini’ had said that she had been married to Adi for the past five years. However, the actor had denied all these rumours and said that these are all a conspiracy against him by his haters and he just wants to concentrate on his career. In 2014, when the actor had participated in Bigg Boss Kannada he was seen in an affair with actress Neethu Shetty. The two fell in love with each other during the show. The love affair had become one of the high points of that season.

Tilak Shekar Kannada Actor

Tilak Shekar

Tilak Shekar is an Indian actor who mainly works in the Kannada movie industry. He is famous for his negative roles in the Kannada movies. Before joining the Kannada movie Industry, Tilak had been modeling for full time. His debut movie was ‘Ganda Hendathi’ in the year 2006 which was the Kannada remake of the Bollywood movie ‘Murder’, in which Tilak Shekhar played the role of Emraan Hashmi. Although the movie didn’t work out at the box office and failed to impress the critics, it still managed to bag Tilak a prominent role in his next movie; that was, ‘Meera Madhava Raghava’. The movie was a critical success and managed to gain average popularity in the box office. After this, movies kept on coming his way, some worked and some didn’t. So far, he has starred in some 18 movies. One of his major successes has been the movie ‘Ugramm’ for which he bagged a nomination in the ‘Filmfare for best supporting actor – Kannada’. Other than starring in Kannada movies, Tilak has also starred in a Tamil movie, Octopus. He was also a guest in the Kannada version of Bigg Boss in 2013. In an interview, he once talked about his image on the screen and off the screen, saying, “People assume I am quite like the guy they see me play on screen. Some others assume that I am definitely dating whoever I am seen onscreen with. But once they meet me, they feel I am really nice guy — which I actually am. To a large extent, my stint on the Kannada Bigg Boss helped break that image. Thanks to the reach that television has, I became a household name — and people saw the real me for a change.” Tilak Shekar’s most notable work so far has been Ugramm, the movie earned some 55Crores at the box office and ran for a record 125 days in the theatres. The music too was a hit; it has been a big milestone in his career as an actor.

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Rajesh Nataranga

Rajesh Nataranga is a famous Indian actor and writer who has gained fame through movies like Just Maath Maathali, Moggina Manasu, etc. He has also written the screenplays for few films. He is one of the gems of Kannada cinema. Born in Karnataka, Rajesh studied BSc in the National College in Basavanagudi in the city of Bangalore. While studying there, his interest in plays and dramas arose, and he joined the theater group Nataranga. Nataranga has given the industry actors like CR Simha, Lokesh, Srinath, etc. This theater group is so close to his heart that it has become an inseparable part of him. He is even popularly known as  Rajesh Nataranga.  After learning in the theater group and finishing BSc, Rajesh joined a six-month course of computers with Aptech. But he left it soon and went to the city of Delhi. Here he started learning the management of backstage activities. His interest grew in that, and he did a good job there. After he had come back, he was so adept that he became the production manager as well as the art director of a serial “Smashna Kurukshetra” directed by MS Sathyu.  Rajesh associated himself with the popular Kannada channel Udaya TV and worked as a producer there for three and a half years. Till now he worked as a director and producer. While he was associated with Udaya TV, a daily soap Maya Mriga was offered to him. He left Udaya TV and started working as an actor in the TV shows. Maya Mriga gave him his first break where he played the role of Sridhar Anna; he is remembered for this role till today. Rajesh also acted in the serial Shakti and played a bold character in it. He is a versatile actor and has done even a negative role in Stree. His TV shows include “Chaduranga,” “Yadva Thadva,” “Muktha), “Baduku,” etc. He has gained success from television but could not get good films to act in. He acted in movies named Rowdy Aliya, Mane Magalu, etc. As many movies he did, none of them could reach the mark. Though logically he should have got many good offers as he is an overexposed face through television yet this has not happened till now. Rajesh tried his luck in writing as well. He wrote the script of the TV show Nakku Tanti, and he flourished as a writer as well. Rajehs once revealed that television has made him more positive-minded. He has started gaining confidence about his capabilities. He wants to work more and want to write about sensitive issues.  Rajesh is the sort of actor who prefers sober and natural roles and depicts social themes. His dream is to build his production house soon which produces shows so as to bring a change in society.  

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Rajesh Nataranga Kannada Actor