Her mother Gayathri Prabhakar Veteran actress Gayathri Prabhakar is a renowned m >> Read More... Gayathri Prabhakar , the dubbing artist and actress, had introduced Anu Prabhakar into films. She debuted as a child artiste, in the two 1990 films “Chapala Chennigaraya” followed by “Shanti Kranti” and later went on to act in over 60 films, establishing herself well in the Kannada film industry. Having acted as the leading lady in several films, she now seems to have decided to play more of cameo roles, judging from her chosen role in the upcoming film, “Fair and Lovely”. Industry circles also say that she is perhaps now trying to get into a directorial mould – a long felt aspiration of hers. On the sidelines, she is also trying to catch up with finishing her education which she had to abruptly interrupt due to the priorities of acting, when she was an upcoming actress. After all, she had debuted as a child artiste, but her first lead role came only after another 9 years in 1999. That was in the film “Hrudaya Hrudaya”, pairing with one of the leading heroes of the time, Shivarajkumar. In her longish career thereafter, she had occasion to appear opposite Vishnuvardhan in a series of films, starting with “Soorappa” in 2000 till “ Varsha Born in 1995, Coorg, Karnataka, Varsha Bollamma is >> Read More... Varsha ” in 2005, the pair being a favourite of the cine-going crowd in Kannada at that time. Though her list of awards has been impressive, the most coveted must have been the Abhinaya Saraswathi title given to her by Kolada Math (a well known Bangalore Cultural organization), for her overall contribution to Kannada films. Amongst her upcoming notable films is “ Akka Akka is being telecast on TV at from Monday to Fri >> Read More... Akka ” where she doubles up both as Akka Mahadevi, the Kannada poetess of yore, and also as the young Jyothi who is doing a doctoral thesis on her life and works. Perhaps the only major blot on her career has come not from her acting skills but from her personal life –the much publicized marriage of hers with Krishna Kumar Krishna Kumar also popularly known as KK Kichu is >> Read More... Krishna Kumar , well known producer of Kannada films who also happens to be the son of yesteryear actress Jayanthi did not last long and ended up in a divorce.
Amulya Kannada Actress


Although today Amulya is one of the more well-known younger generation actresses of the Kannada screen, she had actually started off as a child artist in 2001, when she was just 7 years old, in the film “Parva” which had one of the leading actors of the time, Vishnuvardhan playing the lead role in that film. In fact, it took her another 14 years after her childhood debut, to enter films as a lead artist. That was in the film “Cheluvina Chittara” in 2007, which had a reasonable success at the box office. Later on, between the years 2008 to 2013 she achieved a fair amount of commercial success in the movies “Chaitrada Chandrama”, “Naanu Nanna Kanasu” and “Shravani Subramanya”, though her next 4 or 5 films did not do well in the box office, although her individual performances were well appreciated. A string of indifferent results at the box office made her ponder about her future, although she could realize that it was not her performance that was to blame. She took a break for about two years, and chose to appear in the film “Shravani Subramanya” opposite Ganesh. The film was a big hit and her performance drew rave reviews from critics. This was followed in the same year, by a significant recognition for her talents when she was given the 'Golden Queen' title by her co-star Ganesh, in the film “Shravani Subramanya”. In fact, that performance also won for her, her firstFilmfare Award,for the Best Actress. After a tumultuous 2013 her appearances thinned down a bit. She had only one film in 2014, and for her first film of 2015, “Khushi Khushiyagi”, she was paired opposite Ganesh for a third time, and once again her performance was praised by critics, many comparing this with her award winning performance in “Shravani Subramanya” In fact, she is currently filming for at least another 3 films in 2015, and seems to be well on her way to grabbing a significant spot as a leading lady in the Kannada film industry.


Daisy Bopanna

Daisy Bopanna is a well-known actress in the South Indian film industry, mainly in Kannada films. She is famous for her roles in films such as, ‘Aishwarya’, ‘Sathyavan Savithri’ and ‘Chakkara Viyugam’, etc. Daisy was born on 4th December in the year of 1982. She was born in the Kodagu District, now known as Coorg, in the state of Karnataka. She completed her higher secondary education from a school named Aurobindo School and from Kumarans College. She later moved to Bangalore and attended Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat to pursue graduation and took a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. She belonged to a family full of academics and scholars, and she had aspired to be a copywriter in an important advertising firm. She started off her acting career by enrolling in Spandana Theatre Camp by B. Jayashri and did many plays. She made her debut into the Kannada film industry with Kavitha Lankesh’s ‘Bimba’ and was screened at ‘Berlin and Frankfurt Film Festival’. Her role as ‘Saroja’ in the film had helped her achieve more roles in many films. She later appeared in H. Vasu’s ‘Bhagawan’ in the year 2004, and credited her by the name ‘Anjali’ which was her character’s name as well. From there she appeared in countless movies in Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu and over 150 commercials both regional and national. She made her debut into the Hindi film industry in Priyadarshan’s ‘Garam Masala’ in the year 2005 alongside Bollywood stars such as Akshay Kumar, Rimi Sen, John Abraham, Paresh Rawal, Neha Dhupia, Rajpal Yadav, etc. The movie was remade from a Malayalam movie named ‘Boeing Boeing’ which was also made by Priyadarshan himself. She played the role of ‘Deepti’ whose character was the fiancé of the character played by Akshay Kumar. She appeared in Udhayabhanu Maheshwaran’s Tamil film, ‘Chakkara Viyugam’ in the year 2008 alongside stars like Jayasurya and Raghav. She also made a special appearance in ‘Prajapthi’ a Malayalam movie starring the industry’s super star, ‘Mamootty’. She got married to Amit Jaju, who is a forensic analyst in the year 2011.

Daisy Bopanna Kannada Actress