Rocking Star was on a whole new level after back to back big hits in the form of Drama, Googly & Raja Huli.
He started 2014 by raising the bar by starring in Gajakesari which was his expensive film at that time. The big budget action film turned out be a Blockbuster at the box office and his 4th consecutive Hit. With this film, his joined the ace league of Powerstar Puneeth Rajkumar, Kiccha Sudeep, Challenging Star Darshan in terms of massive hold on the audience.
He ended 2014 with Mr. & Mrs. Ramachari which went onto be an Industry Hit, an all time grosser for Kannada cinema. The film completed a silver jubilee run. This was Hattrick success for Yash & Radhika Pandit pair. The real life love birds were the audience favorite on-screen too. The massive success of this film & the punch dialogues led to ugly fan wars across the state. Yash won the Filmfare award for Best Actor. It was his 1st as main lead & 2nd Filmfare award.
After the Industry Hit, Yash too time to release his next film. 2015 saw only one film of his release titled Masterpiece. The film released amidst extraordinary hype & critically the film was ripped apart. Depsite the negative reviews, the film stood it's ground due to Rocking Star's magnetic pull.
2016 saw him re-united with Radhika Pandit for the 4th time for Santhu Straight Forward. The film was an unofficial remake of Tamil film Vaalu. Yash & Radhika Pandit got engaged in August so the hype for this film had amplified instantly. The film did moderately well despite the mixed reviews. This was the film to have the song Self Made Shehzada.
Later in 2016, the much beloved couple, Yash & Radhika Pandit tied the knot. It was a massive event covered live by all main news channels. Yash & Radhika Pandit went a step further to organize a special wedding reception for the fans exclusively, a first kind as far as any celebrity goes.
Thus, journey of a simple middle class family boy who started out through drama, entering Television daily soaps has reached the heights where he is among the biggest superstars of Kannada Film Industry. That night when he slept on a bench in the bus stand changed his life. He vowed to have his cut out in those same Gandhinagara theatres to rule the box office. He ended up having huge cut outs across the state.
The talks for KGF began in 2016. Though pre-production was kick-started, the film's actual shooting began only in March 2017, back when the reported budget was 40cr, which again was the highest. By the end of the shoot, the budget of the film doubled. With very few vfx shots, KGF has made the entire Indian film industry look back at the Kannada film & Kannada film industry becoming the state's pride. As KGF gears up for it's mega release, here's wishing Rocking Star Yash a very bright future ahead in his cinematic journey. And congratulations to the new parents.