Ashish Vidyarthi is an Indian film actor and motivational speaker, recognized for his work in cinemas of 11 different languages like Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Bengali, English, Odia and Marathi.
He has also worked in the TV serial, Ham Panchi Ek Chal Ke. He is famous for his antagonist character roles. In 1995, he received the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Drohkaal. He is also renowned for his role as Ashutosh, in 1942: A Love Story. Ashish also received the Star Screen Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role, for the 1996 film, Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin. He is a great actor and all this began from his college days that were at Hindu College, where he joined a theatre group called Sambhav, run by National School of Drama alumni, and started his journey in performing arts. He also attended the National School of Drama till 1990. He associated himself with another theatre group, Act One, run by N. K. Sharma.
This is how Ashish rose to fame, beginning with his roots in theatre that molded him and brought him to where he is today.