Vinayak Joshi is an Indian theater and film actor and also a Radio jockey. He was born on 25th August 1987 in Bangalore. His grandfather, V M Joshi was a Freedom Fighter from his hometown Dharwad. He graduated from National College, Bangalore. Vinay started his acting career as a child artist in the film ‘Nammoora Mandara Hoove’ (1997). Some of his films are ‘
’ and a few more. He also did TV serials like ‘
’, ‘Trin Trin Trin’, ‘Dandapindagalu’ and much more; also participated in Bigg Boss Kannada, a reality show in 2013.
His acting career was of 14 years after which he started his career as a radio jockey. He has been jockey of Radio Mirchi and Radio City, Bangalore. Vinay has been awarded two Kannada State Film Awards. He was also honored by the National Award for Best Director for his play ‘
’ when he was 19 and became among the youngest directors to receive the award. Vinayak has also produced four films, under his production house ‘Joshi Chitra’. He is currently Digital Head of Flipkart, India.