Actor Ashish Vidyarthi Childhood Photos

Ashish Vidyarthi is an Indian actor who worked predominantly in Hindi films & Bengali films, more recently, in South Indian films. In 1995, he won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for film Drohkaal.

Ashish Vidyarthi has acted in several South Indian films, including AK-47, Aa Dinagalu, Jothegara in Kannada, Dhill in Tamil, CID Moosa in Malayalam, Pokiri in Telugu and Bombaiyer Bombete, "Khokababu" Challenge 2 & Awara in Bengali (Tollywood). He also played a main character in the Zee TV serial, Vaaris. He is notable for his antagonist characters. Recently his role in in barfi is noted.

Actor Ashish Vidyarthi

Ashish Vidyarthi was born on June 19, 1962 in a Kayastha family in Tellicherry, Kerala, in 1962 to Govind Vidyarthi (Father) & Reba Vidyarthi (Mother), a renowned Kathak dancer of Bengali origin and , his father, a Malayali theater personality.

Ashish Vidyarthi is married to Bengali actress Rajoshi Vidyarthi (Piloo Vidyarthi). They have a son named Arth Vidyarthi. Rajoshi Vidyarthi is the daughter of Bengali actress Shakuntala Barua.


Actor Ashish Vidyarthi (Right) Childhood Pic

Actor Ashish Vidyarthi (posing on the lap of his elder brother) Childhood Pic

Actor Ashish Vidyarthi (Right Hanging to the pole) Childhood Pic

Actor Ashish Vidyarthi (Right) Childhood Pic

Actor Ashish Vidyarthi (Right sitting first) Childhood Pic

Ashish got his surname from his father T.K. Govindan, who took on the surname ‘Vidyarthi’ as a tribute to freedom fighter Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi who died in a lathi-charge during the British rule.

Ashish Vidyarthi moved to Delhi in 1969 and joined the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Mehta Vidyalaya, where he won acclaim for his performances as an actor in dramatic and comedic roles. He passed his Class XII exams in 1980, after which he attended Hindu College and earned a B.A in History.

Ashish Vidyarthi started acting in minor roles and got his break in a Sai Paranjpe's serial Hum Panchi Ek Chawl Ke. He went on to act in a number of minor serials in regional languages and appeared in Ghutan, a major Hindi serial in the 1990s.

Ashish Vidyarthi's film career began with a supporting role in the Kannada Film Anand with Shivraj Kumar. Later, he starred with Suresh Gopi in Hijack (1991). His break in Hindi films came with Naajayaaz and Baazi.

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