Ramesh Aravind (mononymously referred to as Ramesh) is an Indian actor, writer, director, producer and a TV host. He has predominantly worked in Kannada and Tamil films whilst acting in a few Telugu, Malayalam and Bollywood films. Ramesh is known for his roles in Sathi Leelavathi, Duet, America America, Nammoora Mandara Hoove, Ulta Palta, Hoomale 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.
Ramesh is also known for his collaboration with the director K. Balachander, who introduced him in the 1986 Kannada hit Sundara Swapnagalu and further went on to work in films such as Manathil Uruthi Vendum (his Tamil debut), Duet and Rudraveena (his Telugu debut).