Milana Nagaraj

Other names of Milana Nagaraj: Milana
Birthday: 1989

Milana Nagaraj is a South Indian actress born in 1989. Her birthplace is Hassan, a district in Karnataka. She took her school education and college education in Hassan itself. She’s a bachelor in Computer Science. She did her engineering from VKIT College, Bangalore. From her childhood, she was a good swimmer. In an interview with Times of India, she said that shewas a state-level backstroke swimmer and has won several medals. Her parents put her in the pool when she was just about four to five years old. Since then, swimming had become her life. But in Class 12, everything changed. Just months before her board exams, Milana met with an accident. An SUV rammed into her two-wheeler and knocked her off it. The bone in her leg was very badly broken. She needed a rod and screws to fix the bone.

Due to this disaster, Milana was unable to swim. Then she decided to focus on academics instead. She attended her exams with the help of a walker. Surprisingly, she did well in her exams and got selected for engineering. With such a degree in her hand, she could’ve got a job easily. But working in a software company from 9 to 5 was not what she wanted. She was still trying to figure out what to do next. Then, some of her friends suggested her, to participate in Miss Karnataka contest. She didi have a good athlete body.Thanks to her earlier swimming days. So she thought to give it a try and participated in the contest. Tough she didn’t win the competition; she did win the “Miss Best Personality” title. This was the point when she was introduced to the fame world. From then onwards, she started getting offers for Kannada Films.

Thus happened “Nam Duniya Nam Style”, her first film. Though her first film didn’t do well, she got the work with some of the experienced superstars like Darshan and Karthika, in Brindavana, her second film. She worked opposite Darshan Thoogudeepa in Brindavana. Even though she’s in the sparkling film line, she does feel sad about not becoming a swimmer.

Meghana Gaonkar Kannada Actress

Meghana Gaonkar

Meghana Gaonkar is an actress from the South Indian film industry, mainly known for her works in Kannada films. She is well known for her role in the Filmfare Award-nominated film, ‘Charminar’ which came out in the year 2012. Meghana Gaonkar was born on 8th May in the year 1985. She was born in her mother’s hometown, the city of Gulbarga located in the state of Karnataka. She completed her higher secondary education from Sharanbasaveshwara Residential School situated in the city of Gulbarga. She later moved to Bangalore and joined Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College to pursue graduation and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in her desired subject which was commerce. After graduation, she joined Bangalore University to do her Master in English Literature. Meghana did not stop her educational journey there as she went to Adarsha Film and TV Institute and gained a diploma for film making and acting. Her younger years were filled with modeling and beauty pageants. In the year 2003, she contested and won the crown of Miss Garden City, Bangalore and also the crown of Miss Beautiful Smile. From there, she was offered the job of hosting various television shows in major Kannada television channels. Some of the shows that gained her popularity and recognition were, Preethiya Kannadiga, Star Dish Dishum and Kuniyona Baara, etc. She made her entry in the 2010 release film, ‘Nam Areali Ondina’ and played the role of ‘Chinnu’. Her performance in her debut film got the attention of film maker V. Nagendra Prasad and cast her in his 2011 movie, ‘Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga’ alongside actors such as Vijay Raghavendra and Naveen Krishna, etc. In the year 2013, she was cast in R. Chandru’s romance and drama packed ‘Charminar’. She was cast as ‘Radha’ opposite Prem Kumar who played the role of ‘Mohana’. Before becoming an actress she was a faculty at Shiamak Davar’s Institute for Performing Arts and has performed at many prestigious events including the closing ceremony of Melbourne’s Common Wealth Games in the year 2006. She was also an active theater artist and did multiple plays in different languages before becoming a TV personality.


Pooja Gandhi

Pooja Gandhi is a famous actress in the Kannada film industry, and she was born in Ludhiana, Punjab, on 7th October, 1983. She is also popularly known as Sanjana Gandhi. She is a model and recently emerged in politics. She has undoubtedly a huge fan following, right from the time when she got into acting in movies. She is active in the Hindi film industry from the year 2003 until present, and she has two sisters namely Radhika Gandhi, a Bollywood actress, and Suhani Gandhi, a good Tennis player. Pooja Gandhi featured in a few Tamil movies as well. She had done prominent commercial advertisements like Dandupalya, Budhivanta, Taj Mahal, and Mungaru Male. These advertisements, as a whole, were officially hit. She originates from Punjab, and is unmarried. Her debut movie is a Bengali based one namely Tomake Selam, in the year 2003. She also made her debut in a Tamil movie namely Kokki, in the same year, but it was not commercially successful. Her debut movie in Kannada is Mungaru Male, and it was a blockbuster hit movie. She then got into acting in Kannada movies, and her performance was highly commendable. Pooja Gandhi entered politics by joining hands with the JD(S) party, but then quit the party after six months. Currently, Pooja Gandhi got into the KJP party, and most likely, she might contest in the election for her party. She has acted in more than forty movies, and she made a cameo role in the movie, Director’s Special (2013). She is a very popular icon of Indian cinema and politics. She has also acted in a historical film namely Beere Devu Poonje, in the language of Tulu. Her latest movie, which got released in 2015, was Abhinetri, a Kannada movie. She got a few more upcoming movies, which are in the post-production phase. Her movies that are soon to release include Thippaji Circle, Muthulakshmi, Hoovi, and Jilebi. Another Version of this Bio... Born with the name Pooja Gandhi, she is an Indian actress mostly seen in Kannada cinema. Talking about her personal life, she was born on 7 October, 1983, at Meerut, to Punjabi parents, Pawan Gandhi, who is a businessman, and Jyothi Gandhi. Popularly known as Sanjana Gandhi, she pursued her education in Sophia Convent and Dewan Public school, Meerut. Radhika Gandhi and Suhani Gandhi are her two younger sisters. The former one also being a Kannada cinema actress, and the latter one, a tennis player. She got hooked up in November 2012, but had an unfortunate end to it. Acting in the soap, ‘Zameen Se Aasmaantak’, was her first breakthrough. Then she tried her hand at many other ventures. She was the debutant in the Bengali film, ‘Tomake Salam’, in the year 2003. She also did a South Indian film, ‘Kokki’, which had no significant impact at the box office. Then she made a bang entry into the Kannada film industry. She was famously called the Mungaru Male Girl, after the super success of her film, Mungaru Male. After that, she carried on with a host of Kannada films like Krishna, Kodagana Koli Nungitha, Manmatha and more. Recently she has signed up with a Tulu film where she makes her debut with ‘Beere Devupoonje’. She also got involved in politics by joining the Janata Dal (Secular) in 2012. She was appointed as the working president of the youth wing, but was later sidelined. She was called the ‘Dandupalya’ Queen, as it was her film’s title based on gangsters. She also joined the KJP, but she finally contested the 2013 Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Raichur. From a successful Kannada film artist to a failure in politics, it seems Gandhi had written her own destiny.

Pooja Gandhi Kannada Actress