Ambareesh

Infobox_Indian_politician


name = M. H. Ambareesh - ಎಂ.ಹೆಚ್.ಅಂಬರೀಶ್
| birth_date =Birth date and age|1952|5|30|df=y
birth_place =Mandya (ಮಂಡ್ಯ), Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ)
residence =Bengalooru (ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು)
| office = MP
constituency = Mandya
salary =
term =
predecessor =
successor =
party =INC
religion =
spouse = Sumalatha Ambareesh
children = 1 son (Abhishek)
website =
footnotes =
date= September 25
year = 2006
source = http://164.100.24.208/ls/lsmember/biodata.asp?mpsno=17

Malavallii Huche Gowda Ambareesh or M.H.Ambaresh (Kannada:ಅಂಬರೀಶ್) (known as Rebel-Star Ambareesh and Mandya-da Gandu among his fans and media) born 30 May, 1952 at Maddur Taluk in Mandya District of Karnataka State is a Kannada film actor. He is also a prominent politician from Karnataka state.

Personal life

Film career

Ambareesh had his humble beginnings with small roles. He has donned the roles of negative characters in the film "Nagara Havu" which was also the debut movie of Vishnuvardhan. Ambareesh was introduced to filmdom by the late director Puttanna Kanagal through this movie. He continued to act in other Puttanna Kanagal movies like Paduvara Halli Panddavaru, Shuba Mangala, Ranganayaki & he has acted in more than 200 films.

Ambareesh's major box office hit was "Antha" [The End] which was released in 1981, directed by Mr. Rajendra Singh Babu a close friend of Ambareesh since childhood, which took him to stardom and created ripples in Political Circles because of the controversial subject, and in fact this movie was a trendsetter then onwards. "Antha" was remade later in Tamil and Hindi also. "Chakravyuha", was another major hit in his career which ran for more than a year in Bangalore, Again this movie was also remade in Hindi with Amitabachan in lead named "Inqulaab". His other notable films include Ranganayaki, Antha, Tony, Rani Maharani, Hrudaya Haaditu, Hongkongnalli Agent Amar, Mannina Doni and Oda Huttidavaru. Many of his roles were tailored to give him an image of an angry young man who was the victim of the corrupt system. His roles always portrayed rebellion against the system.

He received lot of appreciation for his performance in "Elu Suthina Kote" directed by late Mr. Gowrishankar, "New Delhi" Directed by Johsi (remake of Malayalam Film), "Inderjith" directed by K.V.Raju. "DIGGAJARU" directed by Rajendra Babu and "GOWDRU" directed by S. Mahendar, showcased him in an entirely different character which was a far cry from his REBEL image, he was applauded for his calm and restrained performance.

Ambareesh's list of close friends include his "KUCHIKU" Vishnuvardhan, Rajanikanth, Mammotty, Shatrugna sinha, Mohanbabu.

He used his star power to enter politics and joined Indian National Congress.

Politics

He is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Mandya constituency of Karnataka and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.

He was elected to the 12th Lok Sabha from Mandya Parliamentary Constituency as member of the Janata Dal. He later joined the Indian National Congress and has since continued to represent the same Mandya Lok Sabha constituency for two more terms. During the course of his public life, he has held the following positions:
* Member, 12th Lok Sabha: 1998
* Member, Parliament Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals : 1998-99
* Member, Parliament Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
* Member, Parliamentary Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
* Member, 13th Lok Sabha
* Member, Parliament Committee on Communications
* Member, Parliamentary Consultative Committee, Ministry of Textiles
* Member, Parliament Committee on Human Resource Development
* Member, 14th Lok Sabha
* Member, Parliament Committee on Health and Family Welfare
* Minister of State, in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, since 24 October, 2006.
* Resigned as the Minister of state in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, protesting against the injustice done to Karnataka by cauvery dispute tribunal.

Minister in UPA

M.H. Ambareesh joined the cabinet of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting. He took the oath on October 24, 2006.He however resigned from the Union Council of Ministers over the cauvery issue Fact|date=July 2007.

Movies

Some of his hit movies are

*"Antha"
*"Chakravyuha"
*"Mrugalaya"
**"Gajendra"
*"Naagarahaavu"
*"Ranganayaki"
*"Odahuttidavaru"
*"Paduvarahalli Pandavaru"
*"Nammura Hammera"
*"Hrudaya Hadithu"
*"Masanada Hoovu"
*"Mamatheya Madilu"
*"Olavina udugore"
*"Elu suttina kote"
*"Indrajit"
*"Diggajaru"
*"Mandyada Gandu"
*"Gandaberunda"
*"Ajith"
*"Bazar Beema"
*"Mannina Doni"
*"Munjaaneya Manju"
*"Abhishek"
*"Profecer"
*"Kaliyuga Karna"
*"suryodaya"
*"Kempu surya"
*"Kempu Gulabi"
*"Vijaya Khadga"
*"Jaaki"
*"Sneyitara Savaal"
*"Sneha sedu"
*"Mooru Janma"
*"Sapthapadi"
*"Bharjari Bete"
*"Bedi"
*"Aperation Antha"
*"Pandavaru"
*"Annavru"
*"Kadeema Kallaru"
*"Solillada Saradaara"
*"Mysoru jaana"
*"Rowdy MLA"
*"Amara Jyothi"
*"Inspektar Krantikumar"
*"Matsara"
*"Prama Matsara"
*"Habba"
*"Sri Manjunatha"
*"Jai Karnataka"
*"Shankar Sundar"
*"Asha"
*"Kalyanotsava"
*"Ranaberi"
*"Goonda Guru"
*"Antinta gandu nanalla"
*"Aapatbaandava"
*"New Delhi"
*"Toni"
*"avala Hejje"
*"antima Teerpu"
*"Avatara Purusha"
*"Vijaya Kankana"
*"Hrudaya Sangama"
*"Midida Hrudayagalu"
*"Jayaberi"
*"Guru Jagadguru"
*"Garuda Dwaja"
*"Rani Maharani"
*"Hankangnalli Egent Amar"
*"Brahma Vishnu Maheswara"
*"Puksatte ganda Hotte tumba unda"
*"Karnana Sampattu"
*"Kallarali Huvagi"
*"Entede Banta"
*"Chaduranga"
*"Devarelliddane"
*"Devaramaga"
*"Gowdru"
*"Mega Mandara"
*"Tandege Takka maga"
*"Bhanda nan ganda"
*"Raja Maharaja"
*"Poorna Chandra"
*"Devaragudi"
*"Pakka Kalla"
*"Aranyadalli Abhimanyu"

Awards and Recognitions

State Award for "Best Supporting Actor"(1985-86) in the film "Masanada Hoovu", directed by Puttana Kanagal

Filmfare Award for Best Actor in the film "Olavina Udugore directed by Rajendra Babu.

References

External links

* [http://164.100.24.208/ls/lsmember/homepage.asp?mpsno=17 Ambareesh's Home Page on Parliament of India]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkYZnNHs7k0&feature=related Ambareesh in a Kannada song]


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