Radhika Chetan is just one-film old in Sandalwood. Earlier, she worked for a corporate company and had developed an interest in joining films. She joined 'V Move Theatre' where she got an opportunity to act in stage plays such as Nannavala Kagada, Namma Metro, Magadi Days, Mirror Mirror. 

Before making her debut in the film, she took training for a couple of months to face the camera and had appeared for her screen test. She was selected for Rangi Taranga directed by Anup Bhandari. Before grabbing her first offer, she acted in a short film and caught the attention of the director and landed up in movies.

The film RangiTaranga is doing well in the box office and industry sources’ claim that she can do more wonders in box office in near future. Being born in Mysore, she graduated from Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology (VVIET). 

To perform a dance number in her debut film, she got training from a teacher who taught her acting. Her mentor Nirupama Rajendra helped her lot in moving her feet in the dance sequences, and the dance number became a rage in tinsel town. She got recognition for her first film, and her film debut is being taken up seriously in the tinsel world. 

Her hidden dream of acting in cinema has thus surfaced, and she hopes to get more opportunities in near future. In personal life, she practices yoga and is very health-conscious. This film had performed well in both domestic and overseas circuits and the character that Radhika has portrayed as Indu got an overwhelming response from critics and viewers. She is also a part-time model and this theatre enthusiast proved at last that having knowledge in theatre arts can go a long way to draw the attention of people in the film industry too.

Manvitha Kamath Kannada Actress

Manvitha Kamath

Manvitha Harish is a radio- jockey turned actress in Sandalwood. She made her debut in the film ‘Kendasampige' opposite Vicky (Santhosh). Her real name was Shwetha before she got her break in films. She too had changed her name with this film like her co-actor Vicky. Though, she had no godfather in the film industry, it could be just her destiny which pulled her to the film world. However, she attributes her entry into the film world due to her popularity she gained as a radio jockey. She took her personal level of contact to the film industry as a radio jockey star . She was recommended to the film cast of ‘Kendasampige’ by one of her colleagues. She took the audition and got selected in the film. Actually, director Soori was on a lookout for a girl, who would fit the character. She was a girl, who knew every place in Karnataka thoroughly, and was well-versed with the language of the region. She also could drive car, which was an integral part of the movie and she had a modern girl image, who would fit into the character of a rich girl, which she had to portray in the film. This was her advantage as she also could speak Kannada language of every district with different tones. All these qualities were the plus point to get the offer. She recalls that she has never undergone any training in acting, but she was a movie buff. She used to stand before the mirror and perform some scenes of any movie that she had watched always. This kind of formal self-training had made her a spontaneous artiste to perform the audition properly and she had got selected. She explains that her work in the film 'Kendasampige’, had given her scope to learn the basics of working before the camera in a professional manner. She considers actress Radhika Pandit as her real inspiration. She looks forward to various kinds of roles in the future and would be very keen to even act, in other languages too. Her flamboyant and ultra-modern look already have captivated the audiences and she is happy that she was given a chance to act in this new film. As a new comer, she only hopes to score in films hereafter. Let us see what she can do in film world hereafter.

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