Malavalli Huchche Gowda Amarnath, also popular as Mandyada Gandu, turned 65 today. The celebrated actor-turned- politician Ambareesh was born at Doddarasikere, Maddur in Karnataka on May 29 in 1952.

From his accidental debut in Nagarahavu in the negative role to movies like Antha, Paduvaralli Pandavaru, Ranganayaki, Shubhamangala to the recent Habba, Kallarali Hoovagi and even Katariveera Surasundarangi Ambareesh has made it big in the Kannada film industry.

However, though initially he was seen active in politics, off late, it looks like he is slowly distancing himself from politics.

On his birthday, the wishes are flooding from all over the state. His actress wife Sumalatha has a sweet wish to make. Here is what her twitter handle says. This is followed by other actors wishing him on this special day.



Here are best 7 films of Ambareesh:

1)    Nagarahavu



2)    Shubhamangala

3)    Paduvaralli Pandavaru

4)    Bili Hendthi

5)    Antha


6)    Ranganayaki

7)    Veera Parampare