Birthday: 29-06-1954
Age: 65
Star sign: Cancer
Jai Jagadish (Born on 29th June) is an Indian film actor, who also directs and produces in Kannada film industry. He started his career in the movie Paduvarahalli Pandavaru in 1978 as an actor and has featured in over 300 films till date. His first stint as a producer was for 1998 film Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga starring Shivarajkumar, Ramesh Aravind and Vijayalakshmi in the lead. This movie won many awards including Karnataka State awards. He turned director for his directorial debut film in 2006 with Madana, which had Aditya and Samiksha in the lead roles. It was a remake of successful 2004 Tamil film Manmadhan. However, this movie bombed at the box office.

He is remembered for his roles in Paduvarahalli Pandavaru (1978), Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu (1983), Bandhana (1984), Madhuve Madu Tamashe Nodu (1986), Rani Maharani (1990), Kothigalu Saar Kothigalu (2001), Sanju Weds Geetha (2011) and many others. Out of these, Kothigalu Saar Kothigalu won the Filmfare Award for Best film in 2002.

Jai is married to Vijayalakshmi Singh, who comes from a family, whose production house has produced more than 100 films in Kannada industry. The couple also plays real couple in the film 'Aane Pataki’, starring Srujan Lokesh in lead role and directed by Chandrashekar Bandiyappa. This film coincides with Silver Jubilee celebration of couple’s married life.

Rakesh Adiga

Rakesh Adiga  was born on born 7 July in 1986; he is a film actor, who works mainly in the Kannada film industry. Rakesh is well known in the business circles since he belongs to the family of Adigas who have a chain of hotels and restaurants across Karnataka. He was introduced to the industry through the film ‘Jhoshh’. Rakesh got his first break in 2009 in his debut film ‘Jhossh’. The film ‘Jhossh’ went on to become one of the top grosser of that year and earned him recognition.   Rakesh also won Best debut actor award for Asianet Suvarna for that year. Rakesh Adiga won recognition for his performance as a wannabe don in the movie ‘Alemaari’ released in 2011. He played a character of lover boy in ‘Manasology’ but the movie did not do well. Before being selected to act opposite actress Nithya Menen in the film ‘Josh’, He was part of a college band that composed two songs for the film ‘Harikathe’. He starred as a lead in Parie, which had big names from the film industry. However, it was a failure at the Box-Office. Rakesh is so far acted in eleven films, such as Alemari, Parie, Yaare Koogadali, Nanda Gokula, Mandahasa, and Karnataka Ayodhyapuram.   Another Version Of Rakesh Adiga: Rakesh Adiga is Kannada Film Actor. Rakesh was born on 7th July 1986 in Bangalore, Karnataka. He has started his acting career with his debut film ‘Jhossh’, released in 2009. The film became the one of the highest grosser of that year and also Rakesh was appreciated for his role in the film. For ‘Jhossh’ he won the Suvarna Film Award for Best Debut Actor. Then after a break of a year, he did the romantic film ‘Manasology’ which released in 2011. Then in the same year, he played the role of a villain in the film ‘Alemari’. The following year he did the multi-starer film ‘Parie’, it was not successful at the box office. His latest film is ‘Mandya to Mumbai’ (2015).

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