Ashish Vidyarthi (Hindi: आशीष विद्यार्थी) (born June 19, 1962) is a National Film Award winning actor in India. He has acted in all the regional film industries. He is the son of renowned kathak dancer Reba Vidyarthi.His father is a malayali theatre personality, govind vidyarthi. Even though he typically acts in Hindi movies, he has acted in several South Indian hit films, such as Ghilli in Tamil, CID Moosa in Malayalam, Pokiri in Telugu and Bombaiyer Bombete in Bengali. He is presently playing a major role in a Zee TV serial Vaaris.