Over the weekend, famous actor, director Ramesh Aravind graced our BHIVE Workspace centre at HSR Layout, Sector – 6, Bangalore. In a casual chat with young entrepreneurs, he shared his experiences from life and inspirational messages that can be life changing for anyone. His messages around “being the best version of yourself” and “why you owe it to your older self”, have been receiving an overwhelming reception. The video has gone viral with more than 10,000 shares and more than half a million views on Facebook alone. The video has also gone viral on WhatsApp groups. You can watch the video here. It will change your perspective on life in 5 minutes.
About Actor-Director Ramesh Aravind (while he needs no introduction):
Ramesh Aravind is an Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, TV Show Host and an acknowledged Mr. Nice of the South Indian movie industry. A man who endeared himself to cine goers through his intense acting, soulful eyes, impressive body language and friendly nature.
His father P.A Govindachari started his career as an accountant and turned small scale industrialist, and his mother G. Saroja is a home maker. Ramesh did his schooling at Sri Kumaran’s children’s home, and National High School, and completed his college studies at National College, and U.V.C.E Bangalore.
Intelligent and studious, Ramesh was able to juggle between studies and arts during his students days. He was good at debate, essay writing, acting, and a rank student as well. He stood seventh in the Karnataka state SSLC examination and was a distinction student in mechanical engineering. He won numerous prizes for skits, mime, debates etc. He began his television career with the programme “Parichaya” in Doordarshan that brought him instant success and drew the attention of filmmakers.
The climb from there has been steady and deserving. He recently completed his 100th film as hero in kannada with the movie Pushpaka Vimana 2. Ramesh has acted in several Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Tulu films. He branched out into screen writing with movies like Hoomale & Amrutadhare, and then stepped into the field of direction with the classic hit Rama Shama Bhama.
He went on to host extremely succesful Tv shows like “Weekend With Ramesh”. He continues to act, direct, write, host and try new things in the entertainment world.
Ramesh currently lives in Banglore, India with his wife Archana and children Niharika and Arjun.
Here’s the youtube version of this inspirational video message in case you are not on Facebook: