Top Sandalwood Celebrities Who Were Born in January

1. Duniya Vijay


Image Vijay aka Duniya Vijay is an actor of Kannada cinema. This actor has acted in many films, and he was practically unrecognizable from the gritty characters that he played which were so meaningless. Later on, he landed up receiving some significant character and came to be recognized. His first film in which he appeared and got noticed was a film ‘Duniya’ in 2007. He had a struggling life in Sandalwood and stated to accept small roles till he was offered to play a good character by director Soori in 2007. Later, this talented actor had made his own niche of fans with his different movies and acting. However, he is a well-known face...

2. 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...

3. Honnappa Bhagavathar


Image Honnappa Bhagavathar is a multi-faceted personality of South Indian film industry. Born on 14 January 1915, he was theatre artist, producer, singer, actor and musician. His role of singer is very much appreciated. He was working in both Kannada and Tamil films. Bharat Bhagavathar, his son, has also tested waters in acting in Kannada films. Honnappa Bhagavathar has worked in several Tamil films. He was living in Bangalore. He acted in the 1946 flick Sri Murugan, which was supposed to be done by Thyagaraja Bhagavathar. He shared screenspace with MGR in this film. Honnappa and Jeevarathnam gave their support as singers in this movie. Lalithakala Films is the production venture of Honnappa Bhagavathar. This venture produced movi...

4. T. S. Nagabharana


Image T. S. Nagabharana is a very famous Indian Film director, producer, and screenwriter. His full name is Talakadu Srinivasaiah Nagabharana. He was born in the year 1953 in Bangalore, Mysore State in India. He is a very renowned personality in the Kannada film industry and one of the individuals that lead the way to parallel cinemas. He is one of the very few directors that bestride the conventional as well as the parallel cinemas. He is very well-liked and successful in both the Television industry and Kannada film industry as a director. In his career of 40 years, he directed 34 movies under his guidance. Out of those 34 movies, 20 movies received awards at international, national and state level. This was one ...

5. Prema


Image Prema is a famous South Indian Actress who was born on 6 January 1977 in Bangalore. She has acted in several Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam movies. She has acted with many top actors in the South namely Dr.Vishnuvardhan, Ravichandran, Shiva Rajkumar, Upendra, Ramesh Aravind, Dr. Mohanlal. She has won the filmfare award twice in the year 1996 and 2001 for the kannada movies ‘Om’ and ‘Kanasugaara’ respectively. Apart from these awards, she has also won Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress for the movie ‘Om’, Nandi Award for Best Actress for the Telugu movie ‘Devi’ and many prestigious awards for Best Actress such as Udaya Award, Scr...

6. Girija Lokesh


Image Girija Lokesh is an India based actress and also keeps interest in filmography. She was worked in many of the Kannada movies and has also been into theatrics for some time. She has also appeared in some of the popular TV serials too, namely, Chota Champion, as a participant in the year 2014. This show was telecasted on Zee Kannada. She also featured in Majora Talkies as a guest on the show in the year 2015. This show was televised on Colours Kannada. Girija Lokesh was married to Lokesh, who was an actor too. Former actress Pooja Lokesh and Srujan Lokesh, who is an actor and a television presenter, are here two children. She has given many hits to the Kannada cinema, in appreciation to which, she has been hono...

7. Girish Shivanna


Image Girish Shivanna is a well known Indian theatre artist, Television Serial actor, and movie actor, and he works mostly for  Kannada industry. He started his career from the debut comic roles. He was Born on 19 January 1976, and now he is 42 years old. He had acted in  movies like Smile Please, Silicon City, Sarkari Kelapa Devara Kelapa, and Santhu Straight Forward and many others and also he has an upcoming Kannada movie  Garuda. He is an  expert in the acting industry, he had received many reviews for his work in theater  and for films like Chamak and Smile Please. He is highly regarded as a versatile actor who is well known for his comedy and can switch from on...

8. Mano Murthy


Image Mano Murthy was born in Bangalore in Karnataka, India. He is a leading composer, music director, instrumentalist and network engineer. He works in the Kannada film industry. Murthy developed an interest in music from his childhood. When he was an undergraduate student at the UVCE in Bangalore Institute pursuing electrical engineering, he played drums. For his higher studies and graduation, he went to the USA at Davis University, Stanford University and the University of California. Mano Murthy was an entrepreneur in California who co-founded three firms. He was also a programmer in the famous company Microsoft. His career in films started in the year 1995. He composed musi...

9. Nikhil Gowda


Image Nikhil Gowda also known as Nikhil Kumaraswamy, is an Indian actor who displays his skills in Telugu and Kannada film industry. He made his first cry on 22nd January 1990 which currently makes his 27 years old. Besides being an actor, the multi-talented Nikhil is also a businessman. He made the third generation of the Gowda family, a family full of politicians. His father H. D. Kumaraswamy being the former Chief Minister of Karnataka and Grandfather H. D. Deve Gowda the former Prime Minister, he was supposed to jump on the bandwagon. However the youngster had other plans. He mentioned how his father has associations with the Kannada film industry and his desire to see the apple of his eye as a hero. He debuted in the movie Jaguar, under t...

10. Aniruddha Sastry


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