Shiva is an actor in South Indian films. His acting debut came from the movie Thamisra in which he was one of the star cast.Thamisra was a horror movie. Thamisra means darkness in Kannada.

He was paired up alongside actress Kavya. The producer of the film was RMN Nagraj and director being Prakash Hassan. The movie did a decent business in Karnataka where it was released in around 200 theaters.