Sathish Ninasam Wiki
Shiva, known by his screen name Sathish Ninasam, is an Indian actor who appears in Kannada films. Having made his film debut with Madesha (2008), Sathish appeared in small but significant roles in films like Manasaare (2009), Pancharangi (2010), Lifeu Ishtene and Drama (2012). He shot to fame after his performance in the 2013 film Lucia received critical acclaim.
Sathish hails from a village, Yaladahalli in Mandya district, Karnataka. He was born into a family of farmers. Having been interested in cinema since childhood, he would often run away from home to nearby theatres and was soon followed by a worried mother to take him back home." He started his career as a theatre actor in Ninasam, a cultural organisation based in Heggodu in the Sagara, Shimoga district of Karnataka, where prior to acting, he completed a two-year diploma course in acting. Inspired by the work B. V. Karanth, Poornachandra Tejaswi, U. R. Ananthamurthy, Girish Karnad and William Shakespeare, Sathish realised the importance of work to lead a "meaningful life". Following the course, he performed in plays across Karnataka before landing in Bangalore in 2006. There, he became a part of the Samashti Theatre Group that performed plays.