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.


Nikesha Patel

Nikesha Patel is an Indian model and an actress. She worked in Telugu, Kannada and Tamil movies. She was born in Birmingham in the United Kingdom. She also played many important roles in many BBC TV series. After moving to India, she starred in a Telugu film named ‘Puli’ in 2010. She got a great opportunity to work alongside Pawan Kalyan, Power Star of Tollywood in the movie Puli. She later worked in many other Tamil and Kannada films. She was born and brought up in a Gujarati family staying in the UK. She participated in ‘Miss Wales’ pageant in 2006. She was a finalist in the pageant. She recalls that she was a terrible actor back then. She was also rejected by an acting school of Peter Woolridge six times. Somehow she finally completed diploma in the domain acting. She acted in many BBC TV series like Doctor Who, Tracy Beaker, Casualty and many others when she was just 15. She moved to India when she was planning to enter Bollywood. Then she got an offer from a friend of her father, Dev Anand. He was an actor and a filmmaker. She acted in his film with the name of Beauty Queen. But its release kept for a later time. So her debut happened with the movie Puli, a Telugu language film in 2010. She played the lead role in the movie. The film was a small success due to some financial failures. After that, she moved to work in Kannada film industry. Then her big films were released. She acted in Narasimha movie. She was nominated for the SIIMA Award as the best Debut actress. Then she acted in Dakota Picture. Then she acted in a remake of Lakshyam, a Telugu film as Varadhanayaka in 2007. Even though these movies were successful, she thought that these movies didn’t show much of her acting skills. She acted in Om 3D, a Telugu film in 2013. Then she also wanted to enter into Malayalam film industry. She made her debut in the industry by acting in the film Newsmaker. She played as a reporter in that film. Then, she also signed to work in another Malayalam film named Mumbai Police. After making her mark in several industries, she also made entry into Tamil film industry. Her debut film was Amali Thumali. Then she signed another Tamil film Narathan. Then recently she also signed for another two films: Thalaivan and Yennamo Yedho. In the later, she is co-starring alongside Rakul Preet and Gautham Karthik. Recently, she signed for another Kannada film Namasthe Madam, and RUM in Telugu.   Another Version of this Bio… Nikesha Patel happens to be a British Indian model and an actress born in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Nikesha hails from a Gujarati family and was born and raised in Birmingham. Nikesha is a finalist in the Miss Wales beauty pageant 2006. At the just age of 15, Nikesha was a part of TV shows including Casualty, Doctor Who aired on BBC. Nikesha recalls herself as a terrible actress and was rejected six times by Peter Woolridge’s acting school in just three years. Nikesha made her debut in the South Indian Film Industry with the film ‘Puli’ in which she played the role of Madhumati in 2010. The movie proved to be a disaster at the box office, and Nikesha paved her way to Kannada film Industry. Nikesha made her debut in the Kannada film industry with Narasimha where she played the role of Varsha. She was nominated SIIMA Award for Best Female Debutant for the same film. In the same year, she played the role of Radha in Dakota Picture. Both Malayalam movies proved to be a hit in her career, but Nikesha was not satisfied with her work as an actress. Nikesha loves dancing and is trained in Kathak. A big fan of Madhuri Dixit, Nikesha loves listening to music and dancing. Nikesha considers ace actress Sridevi as her role model and does not love to expose on screen. Nikesha made her debut in the Tamil industry with the movie Thalaivan as Anusha in the year 2014. She also made her appearance in the Telugu industry with the film Om 3D as Rhea in 2013. ​Nikesha in her career did ten movies in different languages and is currently busy with two projects in her bag. Nikesha has signed her next project Namaste Madam opposite Srinagar Kitty and RUM directed by MS Raju.       Another Version of this Bio… Nikesha Patel works in South Indian film industry. She was born on 20th July 1990, in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Her family lives in Wales. Basically, she is from Gujarat. While in the UK, she appeared in several BBC TV shows. While she was a young girl, she told her mother about her fantasy to be like Madhuri Dixit. Her mother asked her to do hard work. Since then she has been a hardworking person and there was no turning back for her. In her early years in the UK, she was the finalist in 2006 ofWales beauty pageant. She got rejected six times by Peter Woolridge’s acting school continuously for three years. But it is a well-known fact that a person who is strong enough to tolerate failures is good enough for success too, hence she finally got a diploma in acting. Then she appeared in English shows like Casualty, Tracy Beaker, and Doctor Who. Patel had a dream to be an actress in Bollywood. For chasing that dream, she moved to India. She got her first offer from legendary actor and filmmaker Dev Anand for his film Beauty Queen. But there was a fault in stars, and the bad fate led to the closing of the project. Though a brave heart Nikesha gathered courage and with her beautiful smile in 2010, she appeared in her first Telugu film Puli. As nothing succeeds like success, she later went on to become part of Tamil and Kannada films. After Puli, she got an offer for Narasimha. It was a Kannada movie. Her performance in this film was appreciated critically and bagged her first nomination in SIIMA Award for Best Female Debutant. She went on to appear in Kannada films such as Dakota Picture and Varadhanayaka which were a huge success on box office. Her next Kannada film was, Namaste Madam. Later in 2012, she was reported to make her first Malayalam film “Newsmaker” where she had to portray the inquisitive journalist. Her personal best was Om3D. She was happy with her performance in this film and considers it, her best performance till date. Nikesha then entered in Tamil film industry. Her first Tamil offer would have been Amali Thumali, but sadly the film couldn’t be in fate.Then she got an offer for films like Narathan, YennamoYedho, Thalaivan and 7 natal Since one must never forget the place where it all started, she worked in Telugu projects as well as RUM. Nikesha is famous on Instagram with 1,06,000 followers. She continues to work as a good actress in Tollywood, Kollywood, and Bollywood and seeks a future in Hollywood.

Nikesha Patel  Kannada Actress