Kannada actor Yash on Wednesday shared a happy news with his fans. In a video message posted on his Facebook page, the actor announced that he and wife Radhika Pandit are expecting their first child. Yash revealed that the couple will become parents in December this year. Yash and Radhika dated for six years after meeting on the sets of television serial Nanda gokul. Yash replaced the lead actor in the serial after the latter walked out of the show.
Yash and Radhika made their film debut together with 2008 film Moggina Manasu. So far, the couple have worked together in four films. Their last film was Santhu Straight Forward (2016), which was loosely based on Simbu’s Vaalu and became a hit at the box office.After getting engaged in Goa in August 2016, the couple got hitched in Bengaluru in December the same year. The wedding was attended by the who’s who of the film industry and the high-profile guest list also included former Chief Minister SM Krishna and legislator Zameer Ahmed among others.
Yash is one of the most influential actors in Kannada cinema and also nurtures interests in politics. He campaigned for BJP and JD(S) candidates in Mysuru and Mandya districts in the recent Karnataka state assembly elections.Talking about the couple, the duo started their acting career in AshokKashyap’s television serial – Nandagokula. They even entered the films together in Shashank’s Moggina Manasu in 2008 and remained good friends for a couple of years. Gradually, both went on to become close friends. they were comfortable with each other. In fact, Yash confessed that he discovered a new side to him that he never knew about. As for Radhika, she considered him her best friend.
They both never realized when their close friendship translated into love Yash proposed to Radhika on Valentine’s day by making her special gift hamper of all her favorite things. She had gone to watch a movie that day at a mall and when she came back to her car, she found a basket placed on top. But that was not an actual proposal. It was days later, that Yash proposed to her on the phone and Radhika took six months to say yes and now they been together for six years! The couple got married after a six-year courtship in the presence of Family members, relatives and friends.