Sushma Veer is Indian classical dancer, theater artist and a movie actress who mainly works in the Kannada Film and Television Industry. She started as an actress at the young age of three. In 1977, she was seen in the movie Kokila which was Balu Mahendra’s Directorial debut. Other than her love for acting and dancing, she is also extremely fond of riding bikes. Reportedly, she owned an RX 100 at the dangerous age of 13. She comes from a theater family. Her mother B. Jayashree was a theater Director, Actress and Singer. Her father K. Ananda also actively worked in the theater. Sushma is the granddaughter of the famous Indian theater Director Gubbi Veeranna.
Sushma garnered a lot of publicity when she entered the
Kannada’s season 3 as a Wild Card Contestant. Sushma Veer has maintained a place in the hearts of Kannada audiences with her mind blowing performances and her good looks. The 1997 Kannada movie Ulta Palta gave her another breakthrough in her career. The film was based on Shakespeare’s famous novel
of Errors. Along with Sushma, Kashi and
were cast in lead roles. The movie was directed by N S Shankar and produced by around seven to eight producers. It was a story of two identical twins who are unaware of each other’s existence. The film was lauded for by the critics and audiences. Attributing to the love received by the flick, it was remade in Tamil in 1998 under the same name.
Sushma’s performance was noticed in another movie Ayyo Pandu. She played the female protagonist in the flick. It is a comedy entertainer loosely based on the popular TV serial PaPa Pandu. Shivkumar of the Abhinaya Taranga fame has directed the flick. Actors like kasha, Abhinaya and Tara co-acted with Sushma in the film. In 2010, she Co-Directed the film Deadly-2. It was a Kannada action film with a crime biographical background. It revolved around the incidents and happenings in the life of an infamous underworld don. She then worked as an Associate Director in Dashamukha which released in 2012. It was directed by Ravi Srivastava and produced by M B Babu. It was a remake of the Hollywood blockbuster 12 Angry Man.
In the year 2015, she was seen in the famous reality show Bigg Boss’ Kannada version where she entered the third season as the third wild card entry.