P. Ravi Shankar

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P. Ravi Shankar
Born
Pudipeddi Ravi Shankar

(1966-11-28) 28 November 1966 (age 54)
Other namesArmuga Ravi
Bommali Ravi Shankar
Sai Ravi
Kempegowda Ravi Shankar
OccupationActor, dubbing artist, writer, director
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)Suchil
Children1
Parent(s) P. J. Sarma (father)
Krishna Jyothi (mother)
Relatives Sai Kumar (brother)
Ayyappa P. Sharma (brother)
Aadi (nephew)

Pudipeddi Ravi Shankar (born 28 November 1966) also known as Sai Ravi, [2] is an Indian actor, dubbing artist, director and writer. He predominantly appears in Kannada films, in addition to Telugu and Tamil films. He dubbed for over 3500 films with more than 1000 films each in Telugu and Tamil, and over 150 films in Kannada. [1] [3] He has won nine state Nandi Awards for Best Male Dubbing Artist and two Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist.

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Son of actor P. J. Sarma and the brother of actor Sai Kumar, [1] Ravi Shankar made his directorial debut with the Kannada film Durgi in 2004. He also worked as a dialogue writer and wrote dialogues for over 75 Telugu films and 150 Tamil films. He also worked as a playback singer for Telugu films such as Rakta Charitra and Bejawada . [4] He gained recognition for his role in the 2011 film Kempe Gowda , starring Sudeep. [5] [6] [7] He won his first Filmfare Award for the film. [8]

Personal life

P. Ravi Shankar grew up as a child in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Ravi Shankar's mother Krishna Jyothy Pudipeddi is a Telugu actress who acted with Kannada thespian Dr. Rajkumar and others in films such as Sri Krishna Garudi, Makkala Rajya and others. Ravi Shankar's father, Pudipeddi Jogeswara Sharma, was also an actor and dubbing artist who worked in many Telugu, Kannada and Tamil films. His elder brother Pudipeddi Sai Kumar entered the film industry as dubbing artist and later became an actor in Kannada Film Industry. [1]

Shankar is married to a Suchil, a Punjabi woman, and the couple has a son, Adhvey. [1] In 2018, Ravishankar announced that he would launch Adhvey as an actor in his own directorial film in Kannada. [9]

Career

P. Ravi Shankar made his film debut as a lead actor in 1986 with R. Narayana Murthy's film Aalochinchandi. [1] He later was seen in supporting roles in films such as Madhura Nagarilo and Keechurallu. With no more offers, Ravi took a hiatus from acting and re-entered as a villain in 2001 with Gopi Chand's debut film Tholi Valapu . [10] Lack of success in his acting career forced him to pursue dubbing as a profession like his father and brother. He started dubbing professionally with the Telugu film Rowdyism Zindabad, where he dubbed for Tamil actor Mohan Raj. [1] He continued to dub for many character artists from other languages such as Raghuvaran, Mohan Raj, Devaraj, Charan Raj, Captain Raju, Nassar, Ashish Vidyarthi, Prakash Raj, Ashutosh Rana, Sonu Sood, Mukesh Rishi, Upendra and Pradeep Rawat etc. [11] He dubbed for over 4000 films with more than 1000 films each in Telugu and Tamil and over 150 films in Kannada. [11] In 2004, he directed a Kannada film titled Durgi , starring Malashri. The film was later remade in Telugu as Narasimhudu , starring N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ameesha Patel and Sameera Reddy. Ravi provided the story for the film which was directed by B. Gopal. [12] The film was heavily criticised and bombed at the box office. [13]

His dubbing work in the 2009 film Arundhati , where he voiced for Sonu Sood, was praised in a review on Idlebrain. [14] He won a Nandi award for his performance and was referred to as "Bommali Ravi Shankar" by the media.[ citation needed ]

In a very recent Kannada TV show called Weekend with Ramesh on Zee Kannada Channel, Ravishankar said that even after his very successful career in the dubbing field, he was extremely frustrated in life to fulfill his and his mothers dream of becoming a successful actor and he had to wait for as long as 25 years for that to happen. The biggest break in his career was when he portrayed the character of a criminal named "Armuga" in the 2011 mega Blockbuster hit Kannada film Kempe Gowda , with actor Sudeep. The film became so popular that Ravishankar was hence called "Kempegowda Ravishankar" or "Arumugam Ravishankar" and he grew to become a household name in Karnataka. His performance was not only widely praised by the critics, [15] but he also bagged his dream Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada at the 59th Filmfare Awards South. [8] Ravi Shankar, on the TV show, continued by saying that his mother could not see his success since she had died in 2006.

Ravi Shankar, after Kempe Gowda, became a busy supporting actor in the Kannada Film Industry and went on to become a household name in Karnataka. [5] [6] [7] He then acted in films such as Manikya, Dandupalya, Adhyaksha, Charulatha, Bachchan, Edegarike, Varadanayaka and others. He was also seen in Telugu films such as Kurradu and Happy Happy Gaa and in Tamil films such as Vettaikaaran and Kollaikaran . [16]

Popularity in Kannada and fans

After the very successful Kempe Gowda that gave Ravishankar a huge break in his career, he went on to act in over 50 Kannada films in just 5 years and became one of the busiest and the most sought after actors in Kannada. He has acted in many super-hit Kannada films since then. His popularity in Karnataka grew so much that he became a household name in the state. Ravishankar, in every film is welcomed by whistles and claps by his Kannada fans. [17]

It is very common for fans to form "Fans Associations" for film stars. Ravishankar's popularity as a supporting actor in Kannada grew to an extent where he has many fans associations across Karnataka. Fans throng to his house in Bengaluru on his birthdays like it happens for a big hero. [17] One of his biggest fans associations in Bengaluru is called "Akhila Karnataka Sakalakalavallabha Ravishankar Abhimanigala Sangha". [18] [19]

Ravishankar, in the recent Zee Kannada show Weekend with Ramesh , said that it was his mother's all time dream and his 25-year dream to become a successful actor one day and that his mother is now not here to see my success. He went on to say that he was extremely frustrated even after Arundhati, of not being able to become a popular actor and he said that Karnataka was one state that fulfilled his dream and that he would always be indebted to the state and will always give the Kannada industry first preference. He also said: "Telugu might be my mother tongue, but Kannada is my language of life and I will proudly call myself a Kannadiga".[ citation needed ]

He had also revealed that his first Kannada movie was Halli Krishna Delhi Radha. [20] [21] and his second Kannada movie was Mana Mecchida Sose . [20] His 50th movie was Jigarthanda.

Ravishankar appeared in the dance sequence for the song "Allah, Allah, Nataraja Bartaanalla" for the film Nataraja Service . This song, which tells about the protagonist of the film Nataraja (Sharan), went viral much before its release.

Awards

He won his first Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist in 1999 for Ram Gopal Varma's Prema Katha . He dubbed for Manoj Bajpai in the film. He won his second Nandi Award in 2002 for Chiranjeevi's Indra , in which he dubbed for Mukesh Rishi. His next Nandi Award was in 2004 for his dubbing in S. S. Rajamouli's Sye . He dubbed for Pradeep Rawat in the film. He won four consecutive Nandi Awards from 2006 to 2009 for the films Pokiri , Athidhi , Arundhati and Anjaneyulu respectively. He also won Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist for his dubbing for Ashish Vidyarthi in 2001 film Dhill .

FilmAwardCategoryResultRef.
Prema Katha Nandi Awards of 1999 Best Male Dubbing Artist Won [22]
Indra Nandi Awards of 2002 Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon [23]
Dhill Tamil Nadu State Film Awards 2002 Tamil Best Male Dubbing Artist Won [24]
Sye Nandi Awards of 2004 Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon
Pokiri Nandi Awards of 2006 Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon [25]
Athidhi Nandi Awards of 2007 Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon
Arundhati Nandi Awards of 2008 Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon [26]
Anjaneyulu Nandi Awards of 2009 Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon [27]
Siruthai Tamil Nadu State Film Awards 2011 Tamil Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon [28]
Kempe Gowda 59th Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor – Kannada Won [29]
The Bangalore Times Film AwardsBest Actor in a Negative RoleWon [30]
Julai Nandi Awards of 2012 Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon [31]
Maanikya 4th SIIMA Awards Best Actor in a Negative Role Won [32]
Aatagara 63rd Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor – KannadaNominated [33]
Baahubali: The Beginning Nandi Awards of 2015 Best Male Dubbing ArtistWon [34]
College Kumar 65th Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor – KannadaWon [35]
Raambo 2 66th Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor – KannadaNominated [36]

Partial filmography

As actor

List is incomplete

YearTitleRole(s)LanguageNotes
1979 Gorintaku Un­known Telugu child artist
1981 Saptapadi Un­knownchild artist
1986AalochinchandiUn­known
1991 Madhura Nagarilo Un­known
Keechurallu Un­known
Halli Krishna Delhi RadhaUn­known Kannada Main Antagonist
1992 Mana Mecchida Sose Un­known
1993 Allari Priyudu Un­known Telugu
2001 Tholi Valapu Kailash
2009 Kurradu Satya
Vettaikaaran Chella Vedanayagam Tamil
2010Happy Happy GaaSuri Telugu
2011 Kote Katari Kannada
Kempe Gowda Armugamalso Singer
Udhayan Appu Tamil
Bodinayakkanur Ganesan Thiruvaachicredited as Sai Ravi
Dandam Dashagunam Tamate Shiva Kannada
2012 Kollaikaran Nagendran Tamil
Shakti Huchche Gowda Kannada Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
Chaarulatha Samiyar
Dandupalya Chalapathi
Dhamarukam Andhakasura Telugu
Edegarike Police Inspector J. Nayak Kannada
Yaare Koogadali
2013 Aadhi Bhagavan Tamil
Varadanayaka Section Shankar Kannada Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
Topiwala Sarkaar
Dilwala Devaraj
Bachchan Jayaraj
Ramayya Vasthavayya Bhikshapathi (Main Villain) Telugu
Victory Mafia Kannada
2014 Huchudugaru Maari Gowda
Maanikya BeeraSIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
Adyaksha Shivarudre Gowda
2015 Shivam Amanulla Khan
Abhinetri Betageri Gangaraju
Raja Rajendra Bottle Mani
Rudra Tandava Narasimha Reddy
Indru Netru Naalai Kuzhandaivelu Tamil
Aatagara Inspector Ravi Gowda Kannada
RX Soori Paritala Ravi
Luv U Alia Zulfi
Plus Rankasura
Mana Mechida Bangaru
Rathavara Manikantha
Masterpiece Boss (Drug Mafia Don)
2016 Kathe Chitrakathe Nirdeshana Puttanna Boss
Viraat Surender Singh
Bhale Jodi Gejje Kesari
Apoorva HimselfGuest appearance
Jaggu Dada Shankar Dada
Jigarthanda Aarumuga
Kotigobba 2 / Mudinja Ivana Pudi ACP Kishore Kannada/Tamil
Nataraja Service Baba Kannada
Doddmane Hudga Cable Babu
Mungaru Male 2 Ponnappa
Mukunda Murari Leeladhara SwamyNominated – SIIMA Award for Best Actor In A Negative Role
Santhu Straight Forward Dubai Bhai (Dummy)
2017 Hebbuli "Arasikere" AnjanappaNominated - SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role - Kannada
Raj Vishnu
Dandupalya 2 Inspector Chalapathi
College Kumar Shiva Kumar Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Kannada
Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) - Kannada
Anjani Puthra SP Surya Prakash
2018 Kanaka Mallikarjuna Kannada
Rajaratha Uncle
Dandupalya 3 Inspector Chalapathi Kannada
Bharat Ane Nenu MLA Damu Telugu
Raambo 2 Jocker Kannada Nominated - City Cine Award for Best Villain - Kannada
Ayogya Bacche GowdaNominated - Filmibeat Award for Best Villain - Kannada
Nominated - City Cine Award for Best Villain - Kannada
Nominated - SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role - Kannada
Victory 2 Maamu
Ananthu Vs Nusrath Gavilingaswamy Kethamaranahalli
Silukkuvarupatti Singam  Cycle Shankar Tamil
2019 Seetharama Kalyana Narasimahaiah Kannada
Yajamana Pulla Reddy
Nata Sarvabhouma Ghanashyam Yadhav
Sinnga Rudraswamy
Kurukshetra Shakuni
Bharaate Pallava
Odeya Narasimha
2020 Utraan Tamil
2021 Krack Konda Reddy Telugu
Pogaru Kannada
Roberrt Sarkar
Kotigobba 3 Kishore
Tribble Riding

As dubbing artist

YearTitleVoiced forLanguageNotes
1990Rowdyism Nasinchali Mohan Raj Telugu
1991 Chaitanya Raghuvaran Telugu
1991 Vaidehi Vandhachu Charan RajTamil
1992 Antham Salim Ghouse Telugu
1992 Lathi Raghuvaran Telugu
1993 I Love India Babu Antony Tamil
1994 Commissioner Suresh Gopi Tamil
1994 Thendral Varum Theru Rizabawa Tamil
1994 Honest Raj DevanTamil
1994 Sabhash Ramu Venkatesh Tamil
1995 Mounam Raghuvaran Telugu
1995 Chutti Kuzhandhai NagarjunaTamil
1995 The King DevanTamilalso for Telugu version
1995 Jurassic Park Jeff GoldblumTamil
Telugu
dubbed versions
1995 Baasha Devan
Charan Raj
Tamil
1995 Ragasiya Police
1995 Rangeela Jackie Shroff Dubbed version
1996 Amalapuram Alludu Vijay Telugu
1996 Pudhu Nilavu Kazan Khan Tamil
1996 Sivasakthi Mahesh Anand Tamil
1996 Delhi Diary Suresh GopiTamil
1996 Kalloori Vaasal Kalyan Tamil
1997 Lelam Charan Raj MalayalamDubbed for Suresh Gopi in Tamil version
1997 Hitler Prakash Raj Telugu
1998 Suswagatham Raghuvaran
1998 Aahaa..! Raghuvaran
1998 Vaettiya Madichu Kattu SathyaprakashTamil
1998 Golmaal Sathyaprakash
1999 Adutha Kattam Raja Ravindra Tamil
1999 Sneham Kosam Prakash Rai Telugu
1999 Narasimha Prakash Raj Dubbed version
1999 Anaganaga Oka Ammayi Raghuvaran
1999 Prema Katha Manoj Bajpai Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
1999 Oke Okkadu Raghuvaran Dubbed version
1999Bavagaru BagunnaraParesh Rawal
1999 Devi Abu Salim also for Tamil version
1999 Adutha Kattam Raja Ravindra Tamil
1999 Pathram Suresh Gopi
1999Crime FileSuresh Gopi
1999 Sathriya Dharmam Nandamuri Harikrishna Dubbed version
2000 Prema Gharshana Arjun Sarja Telugu
2000 Periya Gounder Mammootty Tamil
2000 Pelli Sambandham Raghuvaran Telugu
2000 Independence Day Arun Pandiyan Tamil
2000 Vallarasu Mukesh Rishi Tamil
2000 Azad Raghuvaran Telugu
2001 Badri Bhupinder Singh Tamil
2001 Sri Manjunatha Arjun Sarja Telugu
2001 Narasimha Rahul Dev Tamil
2001 Commissioner Eeswara Pandiyan MammoottyTamilalso dialogue writer for Tamil version
2001 Dhill Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
2001 Hello Mama Nagarjuna Tamilalso dialogue writer for Tamil version
2001 Kushi NaasarTelugu
2001 Moothavan Chiranjeevi Tamil
2001 Kotigobba Ashish Vidyarthi Kannada
2002 Seema Simham Raghuvaran Telugu
2002 Santhosha Vaanile NagarjunaTamil
2002 Bobby Raghuvaran Telugu
2002 Sreeram Ashish Vidyarthi Telugu
2002 Indra Mukesh Rishi Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist;
also dubbed for Chiranjeevi in its Tamil dubbed version Indhiran
2002 Bagavathi Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2002 Kadhal Azhivathillai Prakash Raj TamilDubbed for Prakash Raj in Telugu dubbed version (Kurradochadu)
2002 Thamizhan Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2002 Baba Ashish Vidyarthi
Sayaji Shinde
2002 Ezhumalai Ashish Vidyarthi
2002 Samasthanam
2002 CID Moosa Ashish Vidyarthi Malayalam for his Tamil Voice as he is a Tamilian in this film
2003 Dhool Manoj K. Jayan Tamil
Sayaji Shinde
2003 Ramachandra Ashish Vidyarthi
2003 Villain Vijayan Telugu
2003 Naaga Raghuvaran Telugu
2003 Johny Raghuvaran Telugu
2003 Dum Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2003 Palanati Brahmanaidu Mukesh Rishi Telugu
2003 Simhadri Nassar
Mukesh Rishi
Telugu
2003 Veede Manoj K. Jayan
Sayaji Shinde
Telugu
2004 Shankar Dada MBBS Paresh Rawal
Bhupinder Singh
Telugu
2004 Yuva Suriya TeluguDubbed version
2004 Gowri Atul Kulkarni Telugu
2004 Naani Raghuvaran Telugu
2004 Gudumba Shankar Ashish Vidyarthi Telugu
2004 Venky Ashutosh Rana Telugu
2004 Yagnam Devaraj Telugu
2004 Aai Ashish Vidyarthi
Vincent Asokan
Tamil
2004 Sye Pradeep Rawat
Nassar
TeluguNandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
2004 Ghilli Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2004 Durgi Kalabhavan Mani
Ashish Vidyarthi
Kannnada
2004 Naa Alludu Charan Raj Telugu
2004No Ashish Vidyarthi Telugu
2005 Nammanna Subbarajukannada
2005 Chatrapathi Pradeep Rawat
Narendra Jha
Telugu
2005 Athanokkade Ashish Vidyarthi Telugu
2005 Jai Chiranjeeva Arbaaz Khan Telugu
2005 Narasimhudu Ashish Vidyarthi
Puneet Issar
Rahul Dev
Telugu
2005 Chandramukhi Avinash TeluguDubbed version
2005 Kochi Rajavu Sudheer SukumaranMalayalam
2005 Aaru Ashish VidyarthiTelugu
2005 Athadu Sonu Sood
Charan Raj
Rahul Dev
Telugu
2005 Gowtam SSC Nassar Telugu
2005 Sri Devaraj Telugu
2005 Ghajini Pradeep Rawat TeluguDubbed Version
2006 Ranam Biju Menon Telugu
2006 Asadhyudu Ravi Kale Telugu
2006 Pokiri Nassar
Ashish Vidyarthi
TeluguNandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
2006 Bangaram Ashutosh Rana Telugu
2006 Chess (2006 film) Ashish Vidyarthi Malayalam
2006 Happy Manoj Bajpayee Telugu
2006 E Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2006 Sabari Pradeep Rawat Tamil
2006 Vathiyar Pradeep Rawat Tamil
2006 Sudesi Sayaji Shinde Tamil
2006 Annavaram Ashish Vidyarthi
Lal
Telugu
2006 Vikramarkudu Vineet Kumar
Ajay
Telugu
2007 Athidhi Murali Sharma
Ashish Vidyarthi
TeluguNandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
2007 Pokkiri Mukesh Tiwari Tamil
2007 Manikanda Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2007 Police Ante Veedera Sarath Kumar
Prakash Raj
TeluguDubbed version
2007 Azhagiya Tamil Magan Ashish Vidyarthi
Sayaji Shinde
Tamil
2007 Dada Suresh Gopi TeluguDubbed version
2007 Evadaithe Nakenti Raghuvaran Telugu
2007 Athisayan Jackie Shroff Malayalam
2007 Police Story 2 ShobhrajTeluguDubbed version
2007 Munna Rahul Dev
Sridhar Rao
Telugu
2007 Sivaji: The Boss Raghuvaran TeluguDubbed Version
2007 Lakshyam Yashpal Sharma
Ashish Vidyarthi
Telugu
2008 Jalsa Mukesh Rishi Telugu
2008 Okka Magadu Ashutosh RanaTelugu
2008 Bheemaa Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2008 Ontari Ashish Vidyarthi Telugu
2008 Aatadista Raghuvaran Telugu
2008 Nayagan J. K. Rithesh Tamil
2008 Muni Rajkiran TeluguDubbed version
2008 Vaitheeswaran Sayaji Shinde Tamil
2008 Bhayya Ashish Vidyarthi TeluguDubbed version
2008 Santhosh Subramaniam Sayaji Shinde Tamil
2008 Kuruvi Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2008 Souryam Manoj K. Jayan Telugu
2008 Sathyam / Salute Upendra Tamil / Telugu
2008 Thenavattu Saikumar Pudipeddi Tamil
2008 Bommayi Sudeep Tamildialogue writer for Tamil version
2008 Krishna Mukul Dev Telugu
2009 Villu Devaraj Tamil
2009 Arundhati Sonu Sood Telugu / TamilNandi /Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
Dialogue writer for Tamil Dubbed version; Dubbed in both Telugu and Tamil
2009 Kick Shaam Telugu
2009 Engal Aasan Ramki ShettyTamil
2009 Bank Raghuvaran Tamil
2009 Naalai Namadhe Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2009 Kanthaswamy Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2009 Jayeebhava Mukesh Rishi Telugu
Ashish Vidyarthi
Anjaneyulu Sonu Sood Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
Nassar
2009 Billa Rahman
Supreeth
Telugu
2009 Magadheera Dev Gill Telugu
2009 Arya 2 Mukesh Rishi Telugu
2009 Drona Mukesh Rishi Telugu
2010 Golimaar Kelly Dorjee
Nassar
Telugu
2010 Varudu Arya Telugu
2010 Kalyanram Kathi Shaam Telugu
2010 Nagavalli Avinash Telugu
2010 Rama Rama Krishna Krishna Nassar
Vineet Kumar
Telugu
2010 Uthamaputhiran Ashish Vidyarthi Tamil
2010 Komaram Puli Manoj Bajpai Telugu
2010 Adhurs Ashish Vidyarthi
Mahesh Manjrekar
Nassar
Telugu
2011 Oosaravelli Shaam
Adhvik Mahajan
Telugu
2011 Siruthai Avinash
Supreeth
Bhanu Chander
TamilTamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
2011 Veera Shaam Telugu
Pradeep Rawat
2011 Aaranya Kaandam Jackie Shroff Tamil
2011 Markandeyan Srihari
2011 Prema Kavali Dev Gill Telugu
2011 Muni 2: Kanchana Sarath Kumar Dubbed version
2011 Kandireega Sonu Sood
2011 Dookudu TeluguAlso for Tamil dubbed version under the title Athiradi Vettai
2011 Osthe Tamil
2011 Only Vishnuvardhana Kannada
2012 Snehitudu Sathyaraj TeluguDubbed version
2012 Gabbar Singh Abhimanyu Singh
2012 Julayi Sonu Sood Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
2012 Kalpana Upendra Dubbed version
Saikumar Pudipeddi
2013 Naayak Ashish Vidyarthi
Pradeep Rawat
2013 Mirchi Sathyaraj
2013 Sevakudu Nasser
2013 NH4 Kay Kay Menon Dubbed version
2013 Tadakha Ashutosh Rana
2013 Balupu
2013 Attarintiki Daredi Boman Irani
2014 1 - Nenokkadine Kelly Dorjee
2014 Yevadu Rahul Dev also for Tamil dubbed version under the title Magadheera
2014 Race Gurram Shaam
Ravi Kishan
Mukesh Rishi
2014 Aagadu Ashish Vidyarthi
Sonu Sood
2015 Gopala Gopala Mithun Chakraborty
2015 Pataas Ashutosh Rana
2015 Jil Kabir Duhan Singh
2015 S/O Satyamurthy Upendra
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning Sathyaraj
2015 Kick 2 Ravi Kishan
Sanjay Mishra
Shaam
2015 Shivam Abhimanyu Singh
2015 Bengal Tiger Boman Irani
2016 Janatha Garage Ashish Vidyarthi
2016 Abhinethri Sonu Sood
2017 Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva Ashutosh Rana Tamil
2017 Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Sathyaraj Telugu
2017 Spyder S. J. Surya Only for Telugu version
2017 Adhirindhi Dubbed version
2018 Agnyaathavaasi Boman Irani
2018 Bhaagmati Jayaram
2018 Vyuham Sujith Shankar For the character C.I Simon George in the Dubbed Version; (D)-Released in 2020
2018 2.0 Akshay Kumar Dubbed Version
2019 Jersey Sathyaraj
2019 The Lion King James Earl Jones Tamil
Telugu
For the character Mufasa
2019 Prati Roju Pandage Sathyaraj Telugu
2020 Ammoru Thalli Ajay Ghosh For the character Bhagavathi Baba in the Dubbed Version
2021 Krack Samuthirakani Telugu
2021 Alludu Adhurs Sonu Sood Telugu
2021 Uppena Vijay Sethupathi Telugu

As director

YearTitleActor(s)LanguageNotes
2004 Durgi Malashri, Avinash Kannada

As singer

YearAlbumSongLanguageNotes
2003 Santhosha Vaanile "Enuyire Enuyire"Tamil
2006 Mohini 9886788888 "Just Say Hai"Kannada
2010 Rakta Charitra – I "Thudilenidhi"Telugu
2010 Rakta Charitra – II "Kondani Dee"Telugu
2010 Raththa Sarithiram "Manidham Yendra"Tamil
2011 Kempe Gowda "Shankara"Kannada
2012 Bejawada "Aigiri Nandini"Telugu
2013 Varadanayaka "Rudram Pralaya"Kannada
2016 Jigarthanda "Kai Ethi Thatdha"Kannada
2016 Santhu Straight Forward "Self Made Shehzaada"Kannada
2016 Vangaveeti "Aigiri Nandini"Telugu
2018 Rajaratha
Rajaratham
"Gandaka"
"Chal Chal Gurram"
Kannada
Telugu

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