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, ‘
’ 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 ‘
’ 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 ‘
’ in the year 2005 alongside Bollywood stars such as ,
The movie was remade from a Malayalam movie named ‘
’ 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.