Ambareesh

Malavalli Huchche Gowda Amarnath (born 29 May 1952), known mononymously by screen name Ambareesh, is an Indian film actor, media personality and a politician from the Karnataka state. Born and raised at Doddarasinakere Village of Maddur Talluk in Mandya District of Karnataka, he is fondly referred to as “Mandayada Gandu” (English: Man of Mandya). Following his debut in Puttanna Kanagal’s National Film Award-winning “Naagarahaavu” (1972), his acting career commenced with a brief phase of portraying antagonistic and supporting characters in Kannada films. After establishing himself as a lead rebellion actor in a number of commercially successful films, he became synonymous with the term “rebel star” and has since continued to hold a matinee idol status in the popular culture of Karnataka state. He is widely revered as “Karunada Karna”(English: Karna of Karnataka) for his numerous charity works.
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