Yesteryear star Srinath will be the guest on Kannada talk show "Weekend with Ramesh 2." The news has been formally confirmed by Zee TV Kannada on its Facebook page.

Srinath, whose original name is Narayana Swamy, started his acting career in films with small roles. After a couple of movies, he made landed the lead role in "Madhura Milana." But the actor got his big break in "Shubamangala" in the year 1975, and was soon given the moniker Pranaya Raaj (king of romance).

Srinath on 'Weekend with Ramesh 2'
A promotional material of this-week's episode of 'Weekend with Ramesh 2.'Zee TV Kannada Facebook Page

In his career, Srinath has acted in over 200 films, and "Besuge," "Manasa Sarovara," and "Sri Raghavendra Vaibhava" were some of his big hits. The veteran actor has also been active on television, with serials and his game show "Adarsha Dampatigalu," which airs on Udaya TV.

Srinath, the younger brother of theatre personality and actor CR Simha, had forayed into politics, too, and was a member of the state Legislative Council for six years. He runs a charitable trust called Deeya Art Foundation for people affected by diseases like cancer and AIDS.

The actor is going to be 13th celebrity to be part of this season of the Ramesh Aravind-hosted popular Kannada show "Weekend with Ramesh 2".

Readers can find here the list of guests who attended the show this season:

Episode No.Guest(s)Original air date
Episode 1 Prem Dec.26
Episode 2 Rakshitha Dec.27
Episode 3 Vijay Prakash Jan.02
Episode 4 Jan.03
Episode 5 Duniya Vijay Jan.09
Episode 6 Rajesh Krishnan Jan.10
Episode 7 Devaraj Jan.16
Episode 8 Rangayana Raghu Jan.17
Episode 9 Ambareesh Jan.23
Episode 10 Jan.24
Episode 11 Darshan Thoogudeep Jan.30
Episode 12 Jan.31
Episode 13 Sadhu Kokila Feb.06
Episode 14 Feb.07
Episode 15 Srujan Lokesh Feb. 13
Episode 16 Doddanna Feb. 14