Rakesh Adiga Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Rakesh Adiga is an Indian actor, screenwriter, director and rapper. He mainly works in Kannada cinema. He is also an accomplished playback singer and supporting actor. In August 2022, he came into limelight after participating as one of the contestants of the Kannada reality show Bigg Boss OTT.

Rakesh Adiga on the sets of Bigg Boss OTT Kannada in 2022

Rakesh Adiga on the sets of Bigg Boss OTT Kannada in 2022

Wiki/Biography

Rakesh Adiga was born on Friday, 6 June 1986 (age 37 years; as in 2023) in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He completed his schooling from Janseva Vidya Kendra Residential School, Bangalore. He was born and brought up in Karnataka’s prestigious Adiga family, which owns several hotels and restaurants across Karnataka. When he was studying in college, he was involved in a music band in college. In 2019, the band composed two songs for the Kannada film – Harikatha.

Rakesh Adiga's childhood picture

Rakesh Adiga’s childhood picture

Physical Appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 9″

Hair Color: Black

Eye colour: black

Rakesh Adiga

Family

parents and siblings

Rakesh Adiga with his mother and brother

Rakesh Adiga with his mother and brother

wife and children

Rakesh Adiga is not married.

livelihood

rapper

Soon after completing his college studies, he established his own hip-hop music band with his friends named “Urban Lads” and started rapping. After this he became the first rapper of Kannada. His band was launched by Suraj Sarja.

Rakesh Adiga singing during a stage show

Rakesh Adiga singing during a stage show

actor

In 2009, Rakesh Adiga started his acting career with the film Josh. This film brought him high recognition in the Kannada film industry and was a box office success.

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Rakesh Adiga on the poster of the film Josh in 2009

Rakesh Adiga on the poster of the film Josh in 2009

Rakesh then appeared in several Kannada films including Adiga Raja Loves Radhe, Yaare Koogadali, Nanda Gokula, Mandahasa and Karnataka Ayodhyapuram. She was then cast in a romantic film Mandhaasa in 2010, but it was delayed. In 2011, he appeared in the role of a villain in the film Alemari. Next, he was cast as a lover boy in the film Mansology. Rakesh Adiga later acted as a villain in more than 13 Kannada films. Rakesh Adiga worked in the film Pari in 2012 and this film flopped badly at the box office.

director

In 2019, Rakesh Adiga started working as a director in the Kannada film industry. His first film as a director was Night Out.

Rakesh Adiga is working as a director

Rakesh Adiga is working as a director

musician

In 2021, Rakesh Adiga started working as a composer and released his first music video Free Spirit in the same year.

Rakesh Adiga on the poster of the music video Free Spirit in 2021

Rakesh Adiga on the poster of the music video Free Spirit in 2021

Awards and achievements

In 2009, he was awarded the Best Debut Actor Award by Asianet Suvarna for the film Josh. In 2021, Rakesh Adiga was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Best Feature Film from the Indo-French International Film Festival.

Indo French Film Festival certificate awarded to Rakesh Adiga

Rakesh Adiga awarded certificate of Indo French Film Festival

Facts/General Knowledge

  • Rakesh Adiga loves to drink alcoholic beverages on various occasions and celebrations.
    Rakesh Adiga with a glass of wine

    Rakesh Adiga with a glass of wine

  • According to Rakesh Adiga, he takes a non-vegetarian diet. Reportedly, in 2013, she had to shoot a scene eating non-vegetarian foods for a film. However, he refused to eat non-veg and shot the scene pretending to eat the same.
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