Sandalwood has a tremendous record of talent. Actors in Kannada Film Industry have proved themselves in many fields. Most of the actors are directors, producers, singers, lyricist and so on. Here is a list of actors who are paid the most in Sandalwood.
Naveen Kumar Gowda, also known as Yash, was born on 8th January 1986. Before making his debut in the Film Industry, he was a theater artist and even appeared in television shows. His debut movie as a hero was “Moggina Manasu” paired opposite
. Presently he is the most paid actor in the Kannada Film Industry.
Lohith, popularly known as Puneeth was born on 17th March 1975. He is the son of the great actor Dr.Rajkumar and entered the industry as a child artist. He further moved on to become the best dancer in Sandalwood along with winning numerous awards. He has even been a presenter of a television show “Kannadada Kotyadhipathi”.
Sudeep Sanjeev was born on 2nd September 1973 in Shimoga district. He has proved his versatility in the industry by being a successful actor, producer, director, playback singer as well as screenwriter. He made his debut in the year 1997 but mostly got recognition only after his role in “Huchcha”. He even started working in Bollywood, his debut there being “
”. He has even presented a show “
” in the Kannada television.
, also known as Darshan was born on 16th February 1997 to the famous actor
. Before starting his career as an actor, Darshan worked as an assistant camera operator and made his debut in 2001 through the movie “Majestic”. He has continued his career as an actor, producer, and a distributor.
Upendra Rao was born on 18th September 1967 in Kundapur. He has proved to be versatile in the industry by becoming a successful actor, director, playback singer, screenwriter, producer and a lyricist. He started his career as a writer and made his first film debut in the 1990s. He has acted in various languages including Kannada, Telugu, and Tamil.
Ganesh was born on 2nd July 1980 in Bangalore. His first media career started as a host of the show “
” and further he made his film debut in 2006 with “Chellata”. He got high recognition with the movie “Mungaru Male” which ran in the theaters for 865 days.
7. Dunia Vijay
Vijay was born on 20th January 1974 in Bangalore. He started his career as a junior artist playing insignificant roles. He made his lead debut in 2007 through the film “
”. From then, he is famously known as “Duniya Vijay.” He has also produced many films. He has been active in the industry since 2004.
Putta Swamy, also known as Shivrajkumar was born in Chennai to the great actor Dr.Rajkumar. He is an actor, playback singer, producer and a television presenter. Being the eldest son of Dr.Rajkumar, he made his debut in 1986 through “
”. He is called as the “Hattrick Hero” as his first three films were a huge success.
Ajay Rao was born on 24th January 1980 in Hospet, Karnataka. He is also known as the “Sandalwood Krishna.” He made his debut in 2003 through “Excuse Me” but did not get enough recognition till his movie “Taj Mahal” became a hit.
Prem was born on 18th April 1975 in Karnataka. He made his debut movie in 2004 through the movie “Praana”. He got recognition only after his film “Nenapirali” in 2005. He even won many awards for his acting in that movie. He is active in the industry since 2004. He is also called as the “Lovely Star.”