1. Avale Nanna Gelathi (2004)
Born on 26th May 1979, in the capital city of Karnataka, Vijay Raghavendra is not only a prominent actor in Sandalwood but also a playback singer and a TV presenter by profession. A super cool fact about Vijay Raghavendra is that he is the late legend Dr Rajkumar’s nephew. In as early as 1982, Vijay bagged his first cameo role as a child artist in the romance drama film Chalisuva Modagalu, starring Dr Rajkumar himself and his son Puneeth Rajkumar. He is the elder brother of Namma Roaring Star Sriimurali and is also a judge of the reality show Drama Juniors On Zee Kannada. Phew! With so many accolades in his pockets, it’s no wonder fans are ga-ga over the superstar.
On his birthday today, we will look at some of his hit films, available on the ZEE5 platform, that you can binge-watch with your family!
Avale Nanna Gelathi is a film about a man and a woman who are initially friends but fall in love soon after. The movie also stars Rakshitha Prem as the lead opposite Vijay Raghavendra. If you are a fan of these actors, you will be surprised to know how they looked back then. Click here to watch the film now.
2. Minchina Ota (2008)
Vijay Raghavendra and the Roaring Star Sriimurali collaborated for this film and concept is super fine. It’s about a man who falls in love with a woman, who is love with someone else. If you are into love triangles, click here to watch the film on the ZEE5 platform.
3. Kaaranji (2009)
Vijay Raghavendra chose a different role in this film, playing the character of a lead in a band troupe. This is why I love this actor. He has a film for every type of audience. Music lovers, click here to watch the film.
4. Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga (2011)
Another great concept for the movie if you ask me. Vijay Raghavendra plays the role of a man and his friends who unemployed. To kill time, they go around town celebrating festivals. Things take a drastic turn when a don enters their life. Click here to find out what happens next.
5. Happy New Year (2017)
Directed by Pannaga Bharana, Happy New Year is a film consisting of several different parallel plots going on at the same time. Prominent actors like Sruthi Hariharan and Diganth are in the mix too. The plot of the film is the life of five different people dealing with their own problems. So, what the New Year brings for them forms the crux of the story. Check out this multi-starrer film, here.
6. Jani (2017)
The birthday boy plays an amazing role in this film of a local thief, who ends up saving the life of a politician in town, more than once. Impressed with this thug’s passion, the politician decides to marry his daughter to him. Watch the movie here.
7. Kismath (2018)
Venturing into Direction, Vijay Raghavendra made his debut as a director in the 2018 film Kismath. The title that literally translates to the word ‘luck’, looks at the life of a man who is out of a job and isn’t able to clear his debt to a deadly moneylender. Life throws more obstacles in his way when the father of the girl he loves, rejects him too. To watch the film Kismath, click here.
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