Giri Dwarakish is an Indian film Producer and actor who predominantly works in the Tamil and Kannada film and television industry. Giri Dwarakish hails from a film family in Bangalore. He is the son of the popular actor and producer in the Kannada film industry Dwarakish. Giri Dwarakish has four brothers, Yogish, Producer, Santhosh, Girish, and Abhilash. At the age of eight, Giri Dwarakish’s family shifted to Chennai. He completed his schooling at Adarsh Senior Secondary School in Chennai. Further, he attended the University of Madras for his graduation. He is married to Anitha Anu from Chennai. Coming from a film background, Giri Dwarakish started his career as a child actor in f his father’s productions. He has appeared in the 1980 Kannada film Manku Thimma starring Dwarakish and Manjula.
His other projects as a child actor are Adrushtavantha in 1982 and Police Papanna in 1984. Giri Dwarakish made his debut as a lead with the Kannada movie Hrudaya Kallaru, produced and directed by Dwarakish in 1996. In 2002, Giri Dwarakish performed as a lead with the romantic drama Majnu, directed by Dwarakish. Majnu is the official Kannada remake of the Tamil film
featuring actor Vijay. Giri Dwarakish entered the Tamil television industry in the year 2004. He acted in the super hit Sun TV serial Kolangal as the personal assistant of the character played by
. The show was a blockbuster hit with high ratings throughout its period of the telecast. Kolangal gave Giri Dwarakish an identity, and so he became a known face with the Tamil television audience.
Post Kolangal, Giri Dwarakish has appeared in many serials, including Priyamanaval, Anbe Vaaand Roja. Giri Dwarakish has also been part of several Tamil movies like Mounaguru, director R. Kannan’s
, and Boomerang. Besides acting, Giri Dwarakish also works on the creative side by managing their family’s production company Dwarakish Chitra along with his brother
. In 2017, Giri Dwarakish returned to Kannada cinema after a long break with Chowka. Though his role, Seena, comes for a short time, he did an impactful performance in the film. Next year, we saw him in the hit film Amma I Love You featuring
, a remake of the Tamil film Pichaikkaran. The film opened to positive reviews and had a great run in the box office. He also appeared in the Shivaraj kumar starrer Kannada movie