Vasishta N. Simha

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Vasishta N. Simha
Vasishta N. Simha (2).jpg
Simha in 2019
Born, Karnataka, India
Other namesSimha, Chitte
  • Actor
  • Singer
Years active2013–present

Vasishta N. Simha is an Indian actor best known for his work in Kannada films.[1]

Early life

Vasishta from Mysore, studied in Sharada Vilas School and Sadvidhya School. He did his PUC in Sri Sai Sathya Narayana pu college Banaswadi. Grabbing an opportunity to work with the music legend, Hamsalekha. He shifted base to Bengaluru and completed his graduation from National College, Basavanagudi.


In 2011, Vasishta quit his job as a software engineer and decided to enter the Kannada film industry as an actor. He initially worked on an unreleased film titled Hubballi Hudagaru, before having his first release with Arya's Love (2013). He subsequently made a breakthrough with his role as the main antagonist in Raja Huli (2013), a remake of the Tamil film, Sundarapandian (2012). He later also appeared in Rudra Tandava (2014), a remake of the Tamil film Pandiya Naadu (2013).[2]

Vasishta then appeared in JKS's bilingual film, Alone, in a leading role alongside Nikesha Patel. Portraying the male lead, the film won mixed reviews and the actor managed to get an introduction into the Tamil film industry.[3][4] He going to make his Tollywood debut with the film Narappa in 2021.


Year Film Role Notes
2013 Arya's Love Uncredited Kannada film debut
Raja Huli Jagga
2015 Rudra Tandava Jagga
Alone John
2016 Karai Oram John Tamil film debut
Nan Love Track Raaj
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu Ranga
Sundaranga Jaana Ajay
2017 Upendra Matte Baa Vasishta
Mufti Kashi
Dayavittu Gamanisi Proxy
2018 Tagaru Chitte Nominated -SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actor – Male – Kannada
K.G.F: Chapter 1 Kamal
8MM Bullet Karthik
2019 Kavacha Vasudeva
2020 India vs England Kanishka
Mayabazar 2016 Raji
2021 Narappa Seena Amazon Prime Video film; Telugu film debut
2022 K.G.F: Chapter 2 Kamal Cameo appearance
Kalachakra Films that have not yet been released TBA Post production
Pantha Films that have not yet been released TBA Filming

As playback singer

Year Song Film
2016 Neecha Sullu Sutho Naalige Kirik Party
2017 Marete Hodenu (unplugged) Dayavittu Gamanisi
2018 Neechamaina Kirrak Party
2018 6ne Maili Title Track 6ne Maili
2018 Dhwaja Dhwaja
2020 Nadugutide Gentleman
2021 Bloodshed of Ramarjuna Ramarjuna


Work Award Ceremony Result Ref
Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu 2nd IIFA Utsavam Best Actor in a Negative Role Won [5]
6th SIIMA Awards Won [6]
64th Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actor Won
Dayavittu Gamanisi 65th Filmfare Awards South Nominated [7]
7th SIIMA Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated [8]
Tagaru 8th SIIMA Awards Nominated [9]
Mayabazar 2016 10th SIIMA Awards Nominated


  1. ^ "Bracing for a Curve with a New Role".
  2. ^ "Techie Vasishta N Simha is the new toast of Sandalwood – Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Stale Script, Shoddy Writing Washes Flick on to Shores of Boredom".
  4. ^ Raghavan, Nikhil (4 July 2015). "Etcetera". The Hindu – via
  5. ^ "'Janatha Garage', 'Kirik Party' bag top honours at IIFA Utsavam 2017". Business Standard India. 30 March 2017. Archived from the original on 30 March 2017. Retrieved 11 April 2017.
  6. ^ Winners: 64th Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 (South)
  7. ^ "Nominations for the 65th Jio Filmfare Awards South 2018". filmfare. 8 June 2015. Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  8. ^ "SIIMA Awards 2018 - Telugu, Kannada nomination list out". International Business Times. 5 August 2018. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  9. ^ "SIIMA 2019 FULL nominations list out!". Times Now. 18 July 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
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