Vishnuvardhan Profile, Top, Age, Circle of relatives, Spouse, Affair, Biography & Extra

Vishnuvardhan Profile, Top, Age, Circle of relatives, Spouse, Affair, Biography & Extra

Vishnuvardhan was born on 18 September 1950, known Sampath Kumar, was an Indian film  actor known for his works mainly at the Kannada Cinema. He has appeared in more than 220 films in Kannada, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. It was called “the phoenix of Indian cinema”. He made his debut in the 1972 film, Vamsha Vriksha, in a supporting role. The same year, he starred in Naagarahaavu of Puttanna Kanagal and is recognized as “The Angry Man of Kannada Cinema”. He played various roles in different genres. He began his career with the national award-winning film Vamshavruksha (1972), directed by Girish Karnad, based on S. L. Bhyrappa’s novel. He has played various roles in more than 200 films.

Vishnuvardhan was born in Mysore of H. L. Narayana Rao and Kamakshamma. His ancestors are from Hallegere, Mandya District, Karnataka. His father was an artist, music composer and screenwriter known for his collection of musical instruments. He had six brothers and sisters. His sister Rama was a Kathak dancer at Mysore Palace and his brother Ravi was a child actor who appeared in the 1955 Tamil and Kannada bilingual film, Modala Thedi. He first studied at Gopalswamy School in Mysore and then at Kannada High School in Bangalore. He attended high school and graduated from National College, Basavanagudi, Bangalore.

Vishnuvardhan married actress Bharathi on February 17, 1975 in Bangalore. They adopted two children, Keerthi and Chandana.

On December 30, 2009, Vishnuvardhan died of a major cardiac arrest at King’s Court Hotel in Mysore. He is survived by his wife, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, and his two daughters, Keerthi and Chandana. He was cremated with state honors at Abhiman studio in Bengaluru.

Vishnuvardhan Biodata and Biography

Name

Sampath Kumar

Nick-name

Vishnuvardhan, Sahasa Simha, Abhinava Bhargava

Sex

Male

Date of Birth

18 September 1950

Date of Death

30 December 2009

Age

59 Years (as in 2009)

Profession / Occupation

Actor,  Singer, Producer, Story Writer  (Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi)

Mother Tongue

Kannada

Religion

Hindu

Nation

Indian

Caste

Not Known

Zodiac Sign

Not Known

Height / Weight

5′ 8” / 68kg

First Movie

Vamshavruksha (1972, Kannada)

First Debut Movie

Vamshavruksha (1972, Kannada)
Alaigal (1973, Tamil)
Adima Changala (1981, Malayalam)
Lakshmi Nirdoshi (1984, Telugu)
Ek Naya Itihas (1984, Hindi)

Money Factor

Not Known

Vishnuvardhan Family and Relatives

Father

H. L. Narayanan Rao(Artist, Music Composer and Scriptwriter)

Mother

Kamakshamma

Brothers

Ravi Kumar (Actor)

Sisters

Poornima, Rama Ramachandra (Kathak Dancer), Indrani, Jayshree

Marital Status

Married

Wife

Bharathi Vishnuvardhan (Actress)

Daughters

Keerthi, Chandana (Adopted)

Sons Not Known
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known

Vishnuvardhan Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters

173 cm

Height in Meters

1.73 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 8”

Weight

65kg

Body Measurement

40-32-15

Chest Size

40 inches

Waist Size

32 inches

Biceps Size

15 inches

Eye Colour

Black

Hair Colour

Black

Vishnuvardhan Favorites

Favorite Colour

Black, White

Favorite Actor

Rajkumar (Hindi), Shammi Kapoor, Dilip Kumar, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Favorite Actress

Not Known
Favorite Food Not Known
Hobbies Horse Riding, Singing, Music
Favorite Director Puttanna Kanagal, William Wyler
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Book Not Known
Favorite Sport Cricket, Tennis
Favorite Destination Not Known

Vishnuvardhan Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

Graduate

School

Gopalswamy School, Mysore
Kannada Model High School, Bangalore

College / University

National College, Basavanagudi, Bangalore

Others

Not Known

Vishnuvardhan Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Mysore, Karnataka, India

Home Town

Mysore, Karnataka, India

Present Residence

Mysore, Karnataka, India

House Address

Mysore, Karnataka, India

Phone No / Mobile No

Not Known

Email ID

Not Known

Website

Not Known

Vishnuvardhan Awards, Honours, Achievements

Civilian Awards

Not Known

National Honours

Not Known

National Film Awards

Not Known

Controversies

Not Known

Vishnuvardhan Social Media

Twitter

Not Known

Facebook

Not Known

Instagram

Not Known

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