Puneeth was born on 17th march 1975 in madras, Tamil nadu. He entered the industry when he was six months old. Although he hails from madras but is currently staying in bengalaru. He is a singer, a TV presenter and an actor.
He left his studies in order to work in the cinema but later achieved a diploma in computer science privately.
He has a family background where all his brothers as well as his father are involved in the same industry.
As a child artist, Puneeth worked in movies like ‘Geetha and Bhagyavantha’. He was applauded for his performance as a child and received national film award for best child artist.
In 2002, Puneeth was seen playing the lead role for the first time in ‘Appu’. He received a national award for his movie ‘Butada hoovu’.
He has hosted some hit shows on television like “who wants to be millionaire”.
Puneeth is trained in dancing, fighting and martial arts. He was involved in mining business for a short span of time. Moreover he was also engaged in the production of movies and TV serials.
Puneeth loved his father a lot and therefore built a hotel in bengalaru as per his father’s wish. He also carried out the philanthropic work in Shakti dharma ashram, Mysore.
He is the brand ambassador of “royal challenger’s Bangalore”.
This 5”8’ Taurus guy married Ashwini Revanath in December 1999 and has two daughters.
He is an Italian designer wear freak and loves watching Spanish and Hollywood films. He admires Michael Jackson as a singer.