Bharathi Vishnuvardhan is an Indian actress who worked mainly in Kannada films. She also appeared in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. During the 60s to 80s, Bharathi appeared as a leading lady in Sandalwood. Bharathi who wanted to act in Marathi films too didn’t do so, and she later mused over that.
Born on 15 August 1950, Bharathi hails from a Marathi-speaking culture. During 1975, she wedded Kannada superstar Vishnuvardhan. Bharathi ventured into the film industry with the 1964 Hindi flick Geet Gaya Patharon Ne. She ventured into the Kannada film industry with the 1966 romcom Love in Bangalore. Bharathi received critical accolades for her flicks Bangaaradha Manushya, Runa Muktalu, Gandondu Hennaru, Doorada Betta,
Avalukendru Oru Manam
, Bangaarada Jinke, and Bhagya Jyoti. Bangarada Manushya in which Bharathi shared screen space with Dr Rajkumar was a landmark in her career. Bangarada Jinke, Gandondu Hennaru and Bhagyajyothi are some other Kannada flicks which gained her recognition.
The serial Janani aired in Kannada Doordarshan also was a showcase to her acting prowess. Runamuktalu was the film in which Bharathi worked after a long gap of 10 years. Bharathi feels that an artist will never be complacent and yearns to achieve more.
, Dr.Vishnuvardhan, Dr.Rajkumar, Dr.NTR, ANR, Dr.
, M G Ramachandran,
, V Ravichandran, Krishna, Shoban Babu,
and Dr.Ambrish are some of the popular actors with whom Bharathi shared screen space. Bharathi is still remembered for her character roles.
Suraj, Khel, Purab Aur Paschim, Izzatdaar, Uttar Dakshin, Aao Pyaar Karen and Kunwaara Baap are some of the hit flicks of Bharathi in Bollywood. Bharathi is in the film industry for over 5 decades. She is not bothered about the quantity of films that she acted but instead she is happy that she has carved a niche for herself in the hearts of the fans.