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Srujan Lokesh is an Indian film actor, television presenter, radio presenter and producer who mainly works for Kannada film industry. His father Lokesh is very well known veteran theater artist and film actor in Kannada. His mother Girija Lokesh is also popular Television and film actress. Subbaiah Naidu, credited for first hero of Kannada silent movies is the grandfather of Srujan Lokesh and Father of Lokesh.

Family and early life

Srujan Lokesh was born in Bangalore, Karnataka, to popular Kannada film actor Lokesh and Girija Lokesh. He has an elder sister, Pooja Lokesh is also a TV artist in Kannada and Tamil. After completion of degree in SSMRV college, Bangalore in the year 2001, Srujan Lokesh started his acting career from the movie Neela Megha Shayama. Srujan Lokesh married Greeshma in the year 2010 who is a theater personality, television actress, kathakali dancer.

Acting career

He did not succeed in the lead roles he played in the initial stage of his career. During recent years, he has become known for his television programs including Maja with Sruja, Maja Talkies for which he became a household name.

As child artist

Srujan Lokesh grew up in an environment surrounded by films and theaters artists which influenced him to get into the acting career. He started as child artist in the movie Veerappan in the year 1991 and in the movie Bhujangayyana Dashavathara in year 1990.

Lead roles

Srujan Lokesh started his career in year 2002 with the film Neela Megha Shyama starring Radhika Kumarswamy in the female lead role. Movie did not do well in the box office. Later, Srujan Lokesh started playing supporting roles and guest appearances in several other films like Porki, Navagraha, Chingari, Edegarike, Andhar Bahar, Snehitaru, IPC section 300 etc. Meanwhile, Srujan Lokesh started hosting for television reality shows starting from Sye - a dance reality show and hosted several other shows and events. Maja with Sruja, Popular television program hosted by Srujan Lokesh received appreciation from the public for satire comedy about current affairs. After eleven long years, In 2013, Srujan Lokesh signed up for his second movie, Aane Pataaki as full-fledged hero.

Production house

Lokesh Productions was founded in 2013 by Srujan Lokesh and his mother Girija Lokesh. The production house has produced several successful shows on television including Challenge, Chota Champion, Kaasige Toss, all being reality shows. Currently, the house produces Majaa Talkies, a sketch comedy show which has been a huge hit among Kannada audience.
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