Maverick director Yogaraj Bhat has turned 42 years old. The director born on October 8th 1973, hails from Haveri. Yogaraj Bhat initially wanted to be a cameraman. He spent his formative years in the industry working as an Assistant Director to some of the best directors such as Girish Kasaravalli,
V. Ravichandran and Sunil Kumar Desai.
Yogaraj Bhat's first movie was Mani, with Mayur Patel in 2003. The director then worked with Sudeep in Ranga SSLC. Mani was appreciated by the critics, with Umashree and Rangayana Raghu winning the State Award for Best Supporting Actors. However, Ranga SSLC bombed at the box office.
The director tasted success in 2006 with the movie Mungaaru Male. The movie became the biggest hit in Kannada film industry. Ganesh, Pooja Gandhi and Yogaraj Bhat became an overnight sensation in Sandalwood. Considered as the best romantic-tragedy movie, Mungaaru Male shaped the new face of Kannada film industry.
Post Mungaaru Male, the director has made many super hit movies. He has worked with the biggest stars in the industry and delivered many memorable movies. On the occasion of his birthday, we wish him a long and successful career and hope that he make many more memorable movies.
Here are a few of Yogaraj Bhat's iconic movies.
Starring Ganesh and Pooja Gandhi, this movie remains to be one of the biggest hits in Sandalwood till date.
After the success of Mungaaru Male, Ganesh teamed up with Yogaraj Bhat again to deliver this hit movie.
The real life pair of Diganth and Aindrita Ray set the screen on fire with their amazing chemistry.
Diganth again teamed up with the director. The movie became famous for the songs and dialogues.
The super hit pair of Yash and Radhika Pandit made this movie more memorable. Movie was blockbuster hit.