is an Indian actor, director, and producer. He was born on 17th March 1963. He was born at Turuvekere, Tumkur, Karnataka, India. He works in the Kannada film industry. He is famous for his screen name as “Navarasa Nayaka.” It means that master of nine emotions. He started his career in the year 1978. He is a member of Legislative Assembly, Turuvekere. Yathiraj Jaggesh made his debut in the year 1983 in the movie ‘Ibbani Karagithu’ in a small role to appearing as a hero in ‘Banda Nanna Ganda.’
He started getting his success in old movies ‘Tharle Nan Maga,’ ‘Super Nan Manga,’ ‘Server Somanna,’ and many more. He started his cinema career as an assistant director in the year 1982. He has acted in more than 120 movies. In the year 2012 he entered television by hosting reality game show ‘Kaiyalli Koti Hebittu’ the show was telecasted on Udaya TV. He worked in ‘
’ in the year 2012. In the year 2017, he directed ‘Melkote Manja.’ In the year 2006, he was awarded by Karnataka State Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor for the movie ‘Mata’ it was his 100th movie.
He has also worked in a comedy show in the year 2016. It was premiered on Zee Kannada. It was a popular show. Yathiraj Jaggesh is from Mayasandra in Tumkur district. He was also in politics with the Congress party. He ran the Turuvekere Constituency. He joined the Bharatiya Janta Party. He was vice-chairman of Karnataka state road transport corporation. He is a special invitee Executive Committee Member of Karnataka Bharatiya Janta Party.