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Puneeth Rajkumar

17 Mar 1975 (Age 42)
Puneeth Rajkumar is the youngest son of legendary Kannada cinema star Dr. Rajkumar and Smt. Parvatamma. He has acted in 12 films as a child artist. He has also won the National Award for the best child actor for the film "Bettada Hoovu". He once again entered the Kannada film industry as a hero in the movie Appu.

He is married to Ashwini Revanath, and they have two little children. The older one is called Drithi and the younger one is called Vanditha.

    * Puneeth's performance as a young kid in Bettada hoovu,Bhagyavanta, Vasantha Geetha, Chalisuva Modagalu, Yeradu Nakshatragalu were much appreciated.He has also won "National award " as child actor for Bettada Huvu.

    * Puneeth is said to command nearly 2.07 Crore INR per movie. Highest by any Kannada actor.Rumours are that he has been approached by UTV for a 3 film contract for a whopping 9 crores.

    * Puneeth is the only actor so far who is managed to give 10 consecutive hit movies successfully run for 100+ days.

    * Puneet has given a small role to Susheel Sukhraj as an actor (a waitor who is a Shahrukh Khan fan and is quite a funny character) in his small serial called 'Nanna Ninna Naduve' on Doordarshan in 1997. He also gave a small role to Susheel Sukhraj in Hrudaya Hrudaya as his brother, Shivrajkumar's friend.

    * Puneeth recent Milana is a Blockbuster hit & has run succesfully for one year in Multiplex, Bengaluru.
    * Apart from this Puneeth will also star in "Milana " fame Prakash directorial "Vamshi " , which is being produced by Puneet's home banner.

    * Puneeth has also given dates to Yograj Bhat(Mungaru male fame).The shooting will be starting after the completion of Vamshi & Raj.

    * Puneeth's next venture "Raj" being directed by Prem of "Jogi " Fame. He is paired with Nisha Kotari in the movie. The film is being shot at newest 7 wonders of the world.

    * Puneeth's new movie Mayura has been dropped since the director passed away recently.
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