Swathi Honnavarwas born on 14th May, 1988, and was brought up in Hassan, Karnataka. She went to Shree Cauvery School, Bangalore and did her schooling. Later, she went on to complete her studies from SDM College, Mysore, Karnataka. She is one of the famous South Indian actresses who works for both, big and small screen. Her stage name is Swathi HV. She started her career as a model and auditioned for Miss Karnataka Model in the year 2007 and luckily, she won the title. She also got the award for “Miss Photogenic” and “Miss Beautiful Eye” in the same competition. “Madesha” was her debut Kannada film in 2008, where she acted opposite Shivraj Kumar and the film was directed by Ravi Srivatsa.
After that, she got chances movies, such as “Uda” (2009), “
” (2009), “Naliyona Bara” (2011), and “Vigneshwara” (2011). She also participated in the popular reality show “PyateHudgirHalli Life- Season 2” in 2011. She got a role in the 2011 film, “Chinnada Thali”, directed by one of the legendary directors, Vemgal Jagannath. Apart from movies, Swathi is seen in various top Kannada tv serials: “Putta Gowri Madhuve”, “Sarva Mangala Mangalye” and “
”. She has done justice to every role that has been given to her, whether it be a positive role or a negative one. And that’s the reason for her popularity.
She replaced Archana Shastryin “
”, which has been airing in Zee Kannada since 2019. On January, 2021, E-times has confirmed that Swathi has signed a new movie with director Shreyansh Jain and the title of the movie is “Marlin”. The date of the film release is not decided yet. She was the Red-Carpet host for the 5th Suvarna Film Awards. And she has also worked as a Kanva Mart brand model.