Naveen Kumar Gowda known mononymously by his screen name Yash, is an Indian film actor who primarily works in Kannada films. Prior to films, he appeared in theater plays and television soaps.
Following this, Yash made his film debut in 2007 with Jambada Hudugi, playing a supporting role in the film. In his second film, Moggina Manasu (2008), he played the male lead opposite Radhika Pandit. The film was a commercial success and earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. Yash went on to star in many commercially successful films including Modalasala (2010), Rajadhani (2011), Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014) and Masterpiece (2015).