1. Dr.Rajkumar


Image Dr. Rajkumar the superstar of Kannada film industry was born on 24 April, 1929 at Gajanur .Originally, he was named Mutturaju. Rajkumar began his career as a theater artist. Rajkumar started his film career at the age of eight and went on to act as a lead in the film Bedara Kannappa [1954]. Bedara Kannappa was directed by H L N Simha, who gave the name ”Rajkumar." From then on wards his name from Mutturaju became Rajkumar for the rest of his life.He acted with many famous and notable directors of the south Indian cinema. In his career he did all kind of roles and gave life to characters of all types. Dr. Rajkumar was also one of the most multitalented actors in Indian cinema. He later ventured into film produc...

2. Puneeth Rajkumar


Image Puneeth was born on 17th march 1975 in madras, Tamil nadu. He entered the industry when he was six months old. Although he hails from madras but is currently staying in bengalaru. He is a singer, a TV presenter and an actor.He left his studies in order to work in the cinema but later achieved a diploma in computer science privately.He has a family background where all his brothers as well as his father are involved in the same industry.As a child artist, Puneeth worked in movies like ‘Geetha and Bhagyavantha’. He was applauded for his performance as a child and received national film award for best child artist.In 2002, Puneeth was seen playing the lead role for the first time in ‘Appu’. He r...

3. Upendra Rao


Image Upendra Rao is an Indian actor, who was born on 18th September 1967 as the second son of the Rao family. Not only an actor, Upendra is an established director, producer, screenwriter, playback singer and a lyricist in Kannada cinema. He was born in Koteshwara, Kundapur, Mysore State to a very poor family. His parents are Manjunatha Rao and Anusuya. He is also known as Uppi. He has an elder brother named Sudheendra Rao. He completed his higher studies at APS College of Commerce in Bangalore and obtained his B. Com degree. During his college days, he performed in college stage plays. He is married to Priyanka Trivedi and she was Miss Kolkata in 1996. They have worked together in Telugu film Raa and H2O. Upendra and Priyanka have tw...

4. Sudeep


Image Sanjeev Sudeep, known by the short name, Sudeep is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, playback singer, and producer. He has mostly worked in Kannada cinema. He has also appeared in Big Boss version of Kannada television. Sudeep, being a Mechanical engineer by graduation first had the opportunity begin his acting career with a television advertisement title 'Premada Kadambari'. Sudeep debuted in the film industry with 'Brahma' in 1966 which however could not make it to the theaters. His second film 'O Kusuma Bale' also shared the similar fate. After sincere efforts and patience in 1997, his third film 'Thayavva' was released. This ...

5. Yash


Image Yash alias Naveen Kumar Gowda is a popular star of Kannada movies. He was born on January 8th in the year 1986 in Bhuvana Halli, Hassan part of Karnataka. He now resides in Bangalore. The actor began his acting career with theater plays. He was part of the Benaka drama troupe started by B.V.Karanth. The actor then made his foray into television serials and debuted in Nanda Gokula on ETV. He then went on to act in a number of serials like Uttarayana, Malebillu, Preethi Illada Mele and Shiva. He became noted for his performance in Preethi Illada Mele. His performances and good looks beckoned him to tinsel town and Yash made his film debut in 2007 in the movie Jambada Hu...

6. Shiva Rajkumar


Image Shiva Rajkumar is the populous Kannada actor, who was born in the year 1962. He is the son of the veteran Kannada actor Raj Kumar. Shiva Raj Kumar was born in Chennai and he is the eldest one in the family. Raghavendra Rajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar are his younger brothers and he has two sisters too. He did his graduation in chemistry in Chennai, New College. After completing his graduation, he joined M. G. R. Film and Television Training Institute to learn acting. He is also a Kuchipudi dancer. He made his debut through the movie Anand in Kannada. This movie released in the year 1986 and Shiva got a good name in that movie. He is celebrating his silver jubilee in the...

7. Ganesh


Image Ganesh is an Indian actor and a producer who predominantly works in the Kannada Film Industry. He came to fame by anchoring a show called “Comedy Time” which was aired on Udaya Channel. He acted in the movie “Mungaru Male” which made him an instant superstar in the Kannada film industry. Born in Adakamaranahalli, to Kishan and Sulochna, Ganesh is the eldest son in his family. He has two brothers: Mahesh and Umesh. He completed his Diploma course in Electronics from Nelamangala. He says the bug of acting bit him in his childhood. “Guttu” was the first time when we saw Ganesh in front of the camera. Ganesh started off as a junior artist, portraying small roles in...

8. Meghana Raj


Image Meghana, whose full name is Meghana Raj, is an Indian actress and model who is mostly seen and known for her performances in the Malayalam movies. Meghana has also been acting in other South Indian Industries like Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. Meghana Was born on May 3, 1990 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India to the noted actors and producers of Kannada film industry- Actor Sundar Raj, who has acted in over 180 Kannada films and Pramila Joshai, who is a famous and noted actress and producer of the Kannada Film Industry. Meghana in her short spanned career in the film industry is most famously known for her versatility and acting range and for the ease with which she essays most challenging and characters of different an...