Birthday: 07-01-1942
Age: 77
Star sign: Aquarius
B. Saroja Devi is an Indian actress born on 7 January 1938 in Karnataka to Rudramma and Bhairappa.Her father worked in the Police department. B.Saroja Devi has acted in Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and Telugu movies. She debuted with the film Mahakavi Kalidasa in 1955 for which she won a National Award. She was cast always opposite the much sought after stars in the film industry, Such stars are Dr. Rajkumar, ANR, NTR MGR, Gemini Ganesan, Sivaji Ganeshan, S.S.Rajendran. After this she started getting offers from Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu films. She was working more than 20 hours a day in this peak period of her career she is called as "Kannadathu Paingili" by Tamil film industry and as "Abinaya Saraswathi" by Kannada Film Industry. She has acted in more than 150 movies in a period of six decades. Saroja Devi is one of the few most successful female film stars in the Indian cinema history and she was at the height of her career as the main female lead actress in movies in the period between 1958 to 1985.She became the highest paid actress in Kannada films from 1970-1980.B. Saroja Devi received critical acclaims for her roles throughout her career.

B. Saroja Devi holds the world record for acting in the most number of consecutive movies as the lead heroine as many as 161 movies from 1955 to 1984, without even playing supporting roles. She is also known for the longest career as the main lead female actress in Indian films for 29 years from 1955 to 1984.Kannada film 'Sri Renukadevi Mahathme', released in 1977 was Saroja Devi's 150th film in her career. She received the Padma Sri in 1969 and Padma Bhushan in 1992 from the Government of India.

Saroja Devi married Sri Harsha an engineer by profession in 1967.She has two adopted children, daughter Indira and a son Ramachandran. Her daughter was named after Indira Gandhi and her son is named after actor M.G.R.

B. Saroja Devi served as Chairperson of the Karnataka Film Development Corporation and was also the chairperson of Kantheerava Studios in Bangalore.
Mayuri Kyatari Kannada Actress

Mayuri Kyatari

Mayuri catapulted to fame with her debut role in the famous serial Ashwini Nakshatra.In the serial she played the role of a beautician and she crosses the path of a super star played by Jayram Karthik.  The stars of the show became famous overnight and Mayuri is no exception as she played the lead role of Ashwini in the serial. The pretty actress is from Hubli and she got her break when she auditioned for a reality show in Dharwad. He actress who is a talented dancer was forced by her friends to audition for the show and hence got selected. She took part in the reality show SYE for five episodes before quitting pursuing her further studies. During the course of her studies she anchored a few shows as it gave her an opportunity to be independent. After completing her graduation in commerce she was approached by the director of Ashwini Nakshatra. The show gave her fame and stardom which gave her the opportunity to step into the world of Kannada movies. She bagged the lead role in Krishna Leela and cites Jayram Karthik as her role model. She wants to act in more movies and be successful before settling down to marriage and motherhood. Another Version of Mayuri: Mayoori is known by the name Shalini in the Tamil film industry. She was a popular south Indian actress who was highly appreciated for her performance in various Malayalam and Tamil movies. Born in 1983, this actress belongs to Kolkata, west Bengal. She spent her school days in Bangalore and studied over there in the Ethiraj College from where she got a graduation degree in Arts (economics). She always had an interest in studying law but could not pursue it due to her engagement in acting in the later years. Mayoori stepped into the Malayalam film industry with the movie ‘summer in Bethlehem’ that was released in the year 1998. After that she continued proving the people criticizing her negatively that she had the potential to survive in the industry on mere basis of her talent and skills. Her movies ‘Neela, wistle, Manmadhan’ were the witness of the fact that she was exceptionally talented. She did 12 Tamil and Malayalam movies in total before she committed the suicide in the year 2005 at the age of 22. A note was found from her room besides her dead body with the words engraved that ‘I lost faith in life’.This was a shock for the entire film industry to lose an actress who stunned everyone through her silent facial expressions in the movie ‘Sarvabhoma’. The actress had also been into various television commercials and modelling apart from the movies.She never considered acting as a full time profession. She did it only out of interest. She was never seen taking interest in award shows but always gave her best performance. Another Version of Mayuri: Mayuri Kannada is a popular Kannada actress who has appeared in Kannada soap operas as well films. She is an exceptionally gifted actress who has been ruled over by luck. Her incredible performance in the television industry earned her a ticket to take part in a major Kannada film “Krishna Leela”. The talented young actress was born on March 5th, in the year 1995, in Karnataka. She did her schooling in St.Michael’s school and her diploma course in commerce from Oxford in Karnataka. She started off her career with the infamous Kannada soap opera “Ashwin Nakshatra”, in which she put forth an outstanding performance. She was able to execute her character very well, and by doing so, got an easy ticket into the grand Kannada film industry. This young actress was able to take any mature role. She could easily handle any role, undertaking extreme makeovers, both physically and emotionally. She is a flexible person who can juggle her studies and her passion together. Nothing stopped her from following her dreams. She had to face many hurdles on her travel to fame. The actress also finds time to take up in various other activities. Knowing the beat and rhythm of a song and humming along to it, moving around to the beat of the music, this young actress finds joy in everything that she does. When one is happy doing what he or she is doing, then they will be able to complete that task with ‘flying colors’. Mayuri has proved this point, with her life. When her debut film “Krishna Leela”, which was released in the year 2015, was a major hit, it gave her the confidence to undertake her next project, which was an even more massive one. She was able to successfully complete the film “Ishtakamya”. Another hit film on her list is “Nataraja Services”. Thus, the young actress was able to take the industry in her hands with her charm and talent.

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