Radhika Pandit another example of a home grown actress making it big in Kannada television and film industry. The pretty actress was born on March 7th 1984 in Bangalore. She has completed her education from Mount Carmel College.

The actress made her debut in the acting world through television. Her first role was in the Kannada serial Nandagokula and was one of the main leads. She went on to act in two more serials Kadhambari and Sumangali.

Her role as a feisty young woman in Nandagokula won her many fans across the state. 

Her talent propelled her to movies and she made her film debut with Moggina Manasu in 2008.In her very first movie she won two awards the State Award for Best Actress and also the Filmfare award for Best Actress Award .She went on to win a slew of awards winning the Filmfare Best Actress award again for Love Guru in 2009 and Krishnana Love Story in 2010.

Her performance in movies like Addhuri in 2103 and Dilwala in 2014 won her nominations for Best Actress from SIIMA.

She is also anchored the popular reality show Halli Hyda Pyatege Banda in 2010.

One her personal front, Radhika is rumoured to be tying the knot with another popular actor Yash. The two met on the sets of Nandagokula and are in a committed relationship.

Manju Bhashini

Manju Bhashini hit the fame mode for his role in the comedy serial Silli Lalli and after that, there was no looking back. In the series, she acted as a social worker named Lalli and won fans galore. Manju before setting foot on the small screen and worked in the movie Bhoomi Gita at the age of 19. Later she made her debut on the small screen through Girish Karnad directed serial Antharala. Another serial, which got her fame was T. N Seetharam’s mega serial Maya Mrigha, ran for more than two years. Manju graduated with a Master’s degree in Sociology and had completed her junior in Carnatic classical music. The actress has 15 years of acting experience and has also directed serials, written scripts for shows. She has dabbled in reality shoes too in the form of playing as a host. The talented actress went back to Kannada films with small roles in Sugreeva and Ganda Hendathi post which she was asked to exit from the comedy show Silli Lalli. Later she went on to act in few more movies and said goodbye to acting post her marriage and motherhood. She is also part of the Limelight Acting Academy imparting acting skills to the aspiring actors of the academy. The actress likes South Indian food like Masala Dosa and Idli. She is fond of reading and practices singing classical music at home. Another version of this story... Manju Bhashini is a well know Kannada TV actress who currently lives in Bangalore. She is one among those actresses who are recognized for the hard working, creative and determining approach towards work. She has an experience of 15 years in acting. Manju is a versatile personality who tried her hand in direction and script writing as well. She directed quite many serials and wrote amazingly superb scripts of some non-fictional shows. She has also anchored various shows in the Kannada language. Manju went for junior studies to Shastriya Sangeeta, Karnataka and later gained a master's degree in sociology and Hindi Ratna. Before that, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism/ Psychology from Sheshadripuram College. Bhashini is originally from Mangalore, which is her hometown. She put her first step in the industry at the age of 19 and managed to gain fan following of the crowd, who accepted her with open arms. She received various awards for her marvelous work and contribution to the industry. Samaja Sevaki Lalitamba in Sitcom and Silli Lalli on ETV Kannada was the first milestone in her success story. She worked in movies like ‘Bhoomigeeta’ (1998), ‘Ammarva Gand’ (1996) and ‘Raaj- the showman’ (2009). She got married in April 2006 and had a son named Saayujya, but this did not obstruct her ways to success. She worked with some epitomes of success like Girish Karnal, T. N. Seetharan, and others. She worked in TV serials like Mayamriga and Malebillu. She was also a proprietor in MR productions. Currently, she is involved in ‘Limelight Acting Academy’, where she is very well carrying out her job as Director from 2012.

Manju Bhashini Kannada Actress