Vinay Bidappa is an Indian actor who has worked in the South Indian film industry, predominantly in the Kannada film industry. Vinay is known for his supporting roles in films like KGF: Chapter 1 and KGF: Chapter 2. He has been a part of many other Kannada films throughout his career.
Vinay Bidappa was born on 4 March in Bangalore, Karnataka.
Height (approx.): 6′ 1″
Weight (approx): 70 kg
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: dark brown
Not much is known about his father’s name or profession. His mother’s name is Devamma MN. is
wife and children
His wife’s name is Manjushree. She is a trained makeup and hair artist. Both got married on 25 November 2012.
They have a 3-year-old son Niran, who was born on 9 November 2018.
relationships / affairs
Before marrying his wife, Vinay Bidappa dated his wife Manjushree Achaiya for a few years.
Vinay Bidappa has acted in many famous Kannada films throughout his career, as an actor. In 2015, she was offered a role in the film Sharp Shooter, and in the same year, she worked with renowned actor Yash in the film Mr and Mrs Ramchari. He got a big break in his acting career in 2017 when he was offered a role in the film KGF by Prashanth Neel. In the film, Vinay Bidappa played the role of Virat, who happens to be the brother of the main antagonist. His role as Virat was immensely loved by KGF fans across the world.
In 2020, she was given another role in the Kannada film Yuvaratna directed by Santosh Anandadram.
In 2022, he worked as an antagonist in Vedha. In the same year, Vinay Bidappa once again returned to the screen as Virat in the film KGF: Chapter 2.
Facts / Trivia
- Vinay Bidappa has a gun and knows how to handle his weapon.
- Vinay Bidappa is a fan of IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore.
- Vinay Bidappa through his acting in Kannada films; Wants to make room for Indian cinema on the world stage. While giving an interview, he said,
I want to show the whole world through my acting skills that we Indians are no less than anyone in this whole world and we Indians can also make world class art.
- Vinay Bidappa believes that films like KGF are a matter of pride not only for the Kannada film industry, but also for the entire Indian cinema. Vinay told in an interview,
KGF is not only a film of pride for Kannada cinema, it is the pride of entire Indian cinema.
- Vinay Bidappa and Ramachandran Raju, the main villains of the film KGF, knew each other before the film, as the two started acting workshops together in 2016.
- When Vinay Bidappa is in a public place, he is often referred to as the brother of Garuda, the main antagonist in the film, KGF. In an interview he said,
Whenever people see me, they say, Look, its from Garuda’s brother KGF. I hope they start recognizing me as Virat soon.
- Vinay Bidappa is a foodie and loves to try different types of food.
- Vinay Bidappa is also a pet lover. He had a Tibetan Mastiff as a pet. His name was Rudra.
- Vinay Bidappa has got a tattoo inked on his left arm.