Yashmith is an actor who is famous for working in South Indian movies predominantly. He was born on June 30, 1985 in Chennai. Yashmith did his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Chennai. He then majored in Electronic Media from the SRM Arts & Science College, Chennai, in the year 2006. He was a bright student and topper of his college. He has also done a diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) from Symbiosis in Pune, India. Yashmith has also done a Certified Autodesk Smoke course from Zee Institute of Media Arts in Mumbai.
He doesn’t come from a background in cinema and hence had to struggle a tad bit to get roles. Yashmith embarked his acting career by performing thespian activities in theatre and he has also performed in street plays. The Autodesk Smoke course also helped him to get jobs as a smoke artist in the industry. He has worked in more than 200 films as a smoke artist. Yashmith had a passion for acting since his childhood. He started giving auditions in the year 2008. He appeared in the first season of the talent show, “Naalaya Iyakunar”. He served as the editor in this program.
After making an appearance on Naalaya Iyakunar, he bagged a role in a Tamil short film, “Oru Maalai Pozhuthu” (2010). He then acted in a tele-movie named “A Friend Request” (2012) and got showcased at the US horror film festival. Yashmith played the role of Santhosh in this movie. In 2013, he also acted in Sulekha.com’s commercial video titled, ‘’Sulekha Sales: Go Phoenix Go’’. Yashmith also got the chance to work with the famous actress, ‘
Anushka Shetty’ in the Tamil movie,
Irandaam Ulagam (2013). He had a small role in this film but still managed to receive the attention of the viewers.
Soon, he got the lead role in ‘Sridharan G’ directed Tamil short film, “
Master Piece” (2014). This short film narrates the story of two photographer friends and their battle with a mishappening which changed their life forever. Yashmith portrayed the role of Shiva in Master Piece. In 2015, he starred in a Tamil horror movie, “
Yoogan” directed by '
Kamal G'. Yoogan is mostly shot in an IT company and the film revolves around the story of people working there and their paranormal experiences. Yashmith played the main role of Vinay in Yoogan. Unfortunately, this movie was a failure and didn’t receive much appreciation. Yashmith is currently working on his next project, “
Yashmith can speak various languages including Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil. He is very careful when it comes to signing a film and only chooses appealing scripts.