J. K. Rithesh

Birthplace: Kandy, British Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)

Biography

J. K. Rithesh is an Indian actor and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Member. He was a Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Member of Parliament (MP) in the 15th Lok Sabha from Ramanathpuram constituency. In the Indian general elections of 2009, Rithesh received 294,945 votes to defeat his closest rival, Satiyamoorthy of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party by a margin of 69,215 votes.On 10 April 2014, he joined ADMK as a primary member.