Sri Raksha is a popular Kannada cinema and serial actress. She is from Thorangal, a small place in Bellary. She started her cinema career at the age of 13. She made her debut in Kannada as a heroine, when she was doing her seventh standard. She was a top ranking student in her class. 

Popular Kannada director Joe Simson, found her at a wedding and made her to act in his movie Raktha Thilaka. Sriraksa has acted in more than 30 movies and fifty plus serials. Sriraksha’s aim during her childhood was to become a doctor. But things took a different turn when director Joe Simson, booked her for Raktha Thilaka . ‘Alle Irodu Nodi’ is her favorite movie in her performance, which was directed by ‘ Gururaj Hoskote’. Ajagajaanthara, Balanouke, Jeevan Maithri, Jeevana Chaithra and killadigalu are some of her popular movies. Sahana, Nim Company with Bharathi, Prema Pishachigalu, Namma Nimma Naduve and Parivaara are some of her hit serials.

She is married to ‘ Shivakumar’, who is also a popular artist. Sriraksha is in the Kannada cinema industry and the serial industry for nearly three decades. She feels that she is being offered good roles and she has no regrets for being an actress. She is completely satisfied with what she has been provided. Sriraksha has an ambition to direct a mega serial in her lifetime.
Shruti Kannada Actress


Shruti was born in Hassan as Girija, who is an actress in South Indian film industry. Shruti has acted in more than 100 Kannada films and several films in other languages such as Tamil and Malayalam. She was given the name as Shruti by the famous Kannada actor director Dwarakish, who also introduced her as a leading actor for his film ‘Shruti’ in 1990. Shruti started her movie career as supporting characters before venturing into mainstream films. "Shruti" movie was a most successful film running over 100 days in theaters across Karnataka.   Some of the most famous and memorable movies  are, Shruti,Bombat Hendthi , Veerappa Nayaka,Midida Hrudayagalu, Taayi Illada Tavaru, Muddina Maava, Gauri Ganesha.Tamil movie Kalki directed by the legendry Tamil director K. Balachander in 1996 won her Filmfare Award and also the Tamil Nadu State award for best actress in the leading role. She has won three state awards and four Filmfare Awards. She once ruled the Kannada industry in 1990's and was also known as the most versatile actor.   Shruti also started her small screen debut in the serial 'Sthreedhanam' in Malayalam and Tamil serial 'Karthigai Pengal'. She was married to Kannada film director S. Mahendar for eleven years and divorced in 2009. She is currently married to a journalist turned director.   Another Bio Version Added :    Shruti, originally named as Girija, is an Indian actress, and politician. She has appeared in an excess of 140 movies, throughout her 25-year career span. Born in the state of Karnataka, Shruti spent her childhood in Puttur. In the year 1989, she made her film debut in the Malayalam movie “Swantham Ennu Karuthi.” The following year, Shruti entered Kannada film industry with a supporting role in Aasegobba Meesegobba. In 1990, “Girija,” as she was originally known, was given the screen name of “Shruti” by director Dwarakish. She portrayed the character of Shruti, in the movie titled by the same name. The film went on to become a success, running in theaters for more than 25 weeks. During the 90s, she featured in movies such as Gauri Ganesha, CBI Shiva, Sindhoora Tilaka, Alimayya, Midida Hrudayagalu, Muddina Maava, Rasika, Jaana, Aagatha, Kalki, and Veerappa Nayaka, just to name a few. Shruti is twice, the recipient of State Film Awards, for Kalki, and Aagatha. She also has a couple of Filmfare Awards for the Best Actress, for the same. The millennium decade featured her in movies such as Soorappa, Gattimela, Swalpa Adjust Madkolli, Gowdru, Ben Johnson, Pandu Ranga Vitalla, Maanikyan, Sirivantha, Avva, and Akka Thangi. She was presented with a Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress for her role in Gowdru. In the recent years she was cast in Sri Naga Shakthi, Take It Easy, Puttakana Highway, Rambo, Kalpana, and Bachchan. Shruti was accredited with a Filmfare Award for the Best Actress for Puttakana Highway. She made her television debut with “Streethvam,” a Malayalam soap opera, in 2005. Shruti has also featured in the Tamil serial “Karthigai Pengal.” She set foot in Kannada television industry via “Bigg Boss Kannada,” where she was declared the winner of the show. Shruti entered politics in the year 2009 and served as the chief of Karnataka Women and Child development Board. She was initially married to director S.Mahendar, in 1999, and, after 11 years of marriage, she filed for a divorce. Shruti’s second marriage occurred in 2013, to journalist-turned-director, Chakravarthy.


Sudha Rani

Sudha Rani is an Indian actress in Kannada movie industry. Sudharani was born to Nagalakshmi and Gopalakrishna. She started her modeling career in print ads at the age of 3.Her mother joined her in dance classes at age 5.Sudha Rani is a Bharata Natyam and Kuchipudi dancer. Sudha Rani has featured in several critically acclaimed films in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. Films like Anand, Panchama Veda, Mysooru Mallige, Anuraga Sangama, Mannina Doniand, Sparsha etc. are some of her memorable films. She has twice won the Filmfare Awards and Karnataka State Film Awards for her performances in Kannada film industry.Sudha Rani began her film career as a child artist in the film Kiladi Kittu in 1978.In 1989 she has acted in her first film which is Tamil and after a gap of three years she has made her debut in the Tamil film “Vasanthakala Paravai" and that was declared a hit. Following the same success she has acted more than ten Tamil films. Sudha Rani speaks Tamil fluently. She eventually appeared in Ranganayaki, directed by legendry director Puttanna Kanagal. Dr Rajkumar selected her to be the heroine of the film Anand opposite Shivrajkumar in 1986. She went on to appear in Movies as Mana Mechida Hudugi, Aasegobba Meesegobba, Midida Shruthi and Anna Tangi. She paired with noted Kannada actor Ramesh Aravind in more than eight films, including Shrigandha, Aragini, Anuraga Sangama and Panchama Veda. Sudha Rani overshadowed other leading actresses in the Kannada film industry in 1990s.Sudha Rani got married to Sanjay, an anesthesia specialist, in the year 1999 and settled in United States. She got divorced in 2000 and later settled in India. Later she married her relative, Goverdhan and has a daughter, Nidhi.

Sudha Rani Kannada Actress