Ramesh Aravind (born 1964) is an Indian actor, filmmaker, television presenter and an inspirational speaker. He has predominantly worked in Kannada. He also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi films. He is known for his roles in Sathi Leelavathi, Duet, America America, Nammoora Mandara Hoove, Apthamitra, Ulta Palta, Hoomale, Mungarina Minchu, Chandramukhi Pranasakhi and Amrutha Varshini.
He has earned and been nominated for numerous awards during his career, including winning two Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and Karnataka State Awards for Best Actor and Best story for his script in Hoomale, as well as Udaya TV and Suvarna TV Awards. He’s also the brand ambassador of BHIVE Workspace and VIDWATH mobile app.
Ramesh is also known for his collaboration with the director K. Balachander, who introduced him in the 1986 Kannada film Sundara Swapnagalu and further went on to work in films such as Manathil Uruthi Vendum (his Tamil debut), Duet and Rudraveena (his Telugu debut).