He was an Indian film performing artist, media identity and government official from the Karnataka state.
Following his introduction in Puttanna Kanagal’s National Award winning film Naagarahaavu (1972), his acting vocation initiated with a short period of depicting hostile and supporting characters in Kannada films.
Subsequent to building up himself as a lead defiance performing artist in various industrially effective movies, he wound up synonymous with the expression “revolt star”.
Ambareesh likewise earned the epithet Mandayada Gandu (English: Man of Mandya) and kept on holding an early showing symbol status in the pop culture of Karnataka.
Ambareesh was an MLA with the Indian National Congress party, winning the get-together race of the Mandya body electorate, by an edge of 42,937 votes.
Ambareesh filled in as Minister of Housing, Karnataka Government in the Cabinet of Cheif Minister Siddaramaiah from May 2013 to June 2016.
Other than winning many State Government grants and Filmfare Awards for his acting profession, Ambareesh was respected with the privileged doctorate from the Dharwad college in 2013 at their 63rd yearly assembly ceremony.
Ambareesh passed away at 66 years old in Bangalore in the wake of enduring a heart assault.