The Kannada film industry has made a big comeback in 2022 with its mind-blowing movies. Now many movie lovers are moving towards Kannada movies from all over the world. Kannada action movies have come with the best storyline, action sequence, direction, and screenplay. However, the Kannada action heroes made us hooked up with their action-packed scenes and punchline. The Kannada film industry, also called Sandalwood, is now blessed with many great action heroes. Here we have the list of the top 10 Kannada action heroes that movies you cannot miss in 2022.
Naveen Kumar Gowda is a leading actor in Kannada cinema known by his stage name Yash. He began his acting career by appearing in television series in the 2000s. He rose his popularity and gained nationwide recognition with the film KGF chapter 1. Recently, he became one of the best action heroes with the film KGF chapter 2.
Darshan is one of the best actors in Kannada cinema and is also called DBoss and Sandalwood Sulthana. He started his acting in the mid-90s with small films and soap operas. He appeared in many commercially successful films, such as Kalasipalya, Gaja, Navagraha, Saarathi, Bulbul Yajamana, and Roberrt.
Puneeth Rajkumar is one of the best actors in Kannada cinema and is also known by Appucolloquially. He mainly worked in action genre films and was referred to as Power Star by his fans and media. He starred in many successful films like Appu, Ajay, Vamshi, Raam, Raajakumara, Anjani Putra, and James. In 2022, James was released on his 47th birth anniversary and broke the opening-day collection record.
Sudeep is an Indian actor, film producer, and television presenter who mainly worked in Kannada cinema. He first appeared as an actor in 1997 with the Kannada film Thayavva. Later he gained critically acclaimed performances in the Kannada movies like Sparsha, Kiccha, No 73, Just MaathMaathalli, Vishnuvardhana, and
Nagaraju Shiva Puttaswamy, known by his stage name Shiva Rajkumar is the eldest son of a great actor, Dr. Rajkumar. He has worked in the film industry for over 34 years and won several accolades, including Filmfare Award South, Karnataka State Film Awards, and SIIMA. He appeared in films like Nammoora Mandara Hoove, A. K. 47, Jogi, Bhajarangi, Mufti, Shivalinga, and Tagaru.
Sriimurali is an Indian actor who made his acting debut in 2003 in
as a lead actor. He gains major success and praise for his performance in the Kannada film Ugramm. He starred in films like Mufti, Bharaate, Muraari, Loosegalu, and Hare Rama Hare Krishna. He primarily works in Kannada films and has won several accolades.
Upendra made his entry into the film industry as a writer and an assistant director with Kashinath. He then made his first appearance as an actor in the Kannada film A. He is best known for his thematic appearance in Indian politics and society in films. He worked in films like Upendra,
, Gokarna, Gowramma, Super, Kalpana, Godfather, and Uppi 2.
Rakshit Shetty is an Indian actor, filmmaker, and producer who primarily works in Kannada cinema. He started his career as a short filmmaker and then made his first appearance as an actor in the film Nam Areal Ond Dina. He has won several accolades, including Filmfare Award South for Best Actor and Director.
Nikhil Kumar, also known by other names like Nikhil Kumarswamy and
, is an Indian actor and politician. He is mainly known for his work in Kannada cinema and made his acting debut with the Kannada-Telugu film Jaguar. He is known for his work in films such as
, Kurukshetra, and Rider.
Ganesh started his career as an actor and appeared in several television shows and a telefilm. He then rose to massive success with the film Mungaru Male released in 2006 and received a nickname, Golden Star. He then appeared in commercially successful films like Cheluvina Chittara, Krishna, Romeo,
, and Chamak.
Undoubtedly, Kannada actors are making the audience go crazy with their acting style and dialogue. These are the top 10 Kannada film industry action heroes you cannot miss.