Kannada film industry has seen a drastic change over the few years. Proving its mettle over the past few years, Kannada film industry has introduced some of the gorgeous ladies on the silver screen.
With their beauty and acting skills, the Kannada film heroines have won the hearts of millions. be it an art film, a family entertainer, mass story, love story or any other film, the role of the heroines cannot be overlooked.
In this article, we will discuss the top 10 heroines of Kannada Film Industry who have carved a niche for themselves in Indian regional cinemas.
- Top 10 heroines of Kannada Film Industry
- 1. Shraddha Srinath: Best heroines of Kannada
- 2. Rachita Ram: Trained Bharata Natyam dancer
- 3. Radhika Pandit: The Most popular face of the Kannada
- 4. Sruthi Hariharan: Predominant face in the Malayalam
- 5. Hariprriya: Won acclamations
- 6. Divya Spandana: Golden girl of Kadda film Industry
- 7. Kriti Kharbanda: Most Desirable Woman by Banglore
- 8. Amulya: Filmfare award for best actress and Siima Award
- 9. Priyamani: leading actress of Kanada movies
- 10. Shanvi Srivastava: Most talented actresses in the Kannada film industry
This list is purely based on the heroine’s popularity and the hits they have delivered in the present years.
Top 10 heroines of Kannada Film Industry
1. Shraddha Srinath: Best heroines of Kannada
- This Kannada film actress won acclamation for her film U Turn in the year 2016. Since then there was no looking back.
- She has won Filmfare award for Best Actress for the movies like Urvi, Vikram Vedha, U turn.
- She has also been a critic’s favorite for the film Operation Alamelamma.
- With more than 150k Instagram followers, Shraddha is ready to step her foot on the Bollywood film Industry by next year.
- Currently, two of her Kannada movies are set to release this year, namely Maara and an untitled project with Arulnithi.
2. Rachita Ram: Trained Bharata Natyam dancer
- Bindhiya Ram, popularly known as Rachita Ram in the Kannada film industry began her film career with Bulbul in the year 2013.
- She is a trained Bharata Natyam dancer and has given more than 50 dance performances.
- Over the years Rachita Ram has been nominated for various films like Bulbul, Ranna, Rathavara.
- She bagged Siima Best Actress award and Filmfare critics best award for the film Ranna in the year 2015.
- Her recent movies Bharjari, Pushpaka Vimana and Mukunda Murari have been liked by her fans a lot.
- Rachita Ram has also been active on the small screen from time to time.
3. Radhika Pandit: The Most popular face of the Kannada
- Radhika Pandit is the most popular face of the Kannada film
- Her onscreen presence has indeed been a long way since 2007.
- Having worked in various Television series, she bagged her first big role in 2008 with Moggina Manasu.
- She was awarded Filmfare Award for Best Actress and Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress for her debut film.
- Latter she bagged two more consecutive Filmfare award for the movie Love guru and Krishnan love story. There was no looking back for this tremendously talented actress.
- She has been stable with her performance for the films like Drama, Bahadur, Mr and Mrs Ramachari, Adhuri and Hudugaru.
4. Sruthi Hariharan: Predominant face in the Malayalam
- Shruti Hariharan is a predominant face in the Malayalam and Kanada film industries.
- She began her acting career in 2012 with a Malayalam film.
- She got her first Kanada movie Lucia for which she was nominated in the Siima Best Debutant awards.
- This followed with her lead performance in Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu.
- She won the Filmfare Best Actress critics awards for this film and was nominated in Siima awards.
- Her other films that brought her awards and acclamations are Beautiful Manasugalu and Madha Mathu Manasi.
- Herr multi starer movie Happy New year in which she played the role of a bedridden patient was very much acclaimed by her fans for her performance.
5. Hariprriya: Won acclamations
- This talented actress was born with the name Shruthi, however, Hariprriya bought her popularity on the silver screen.
- She began her Kannada film career with the film Manasagula Mathu Madhura in 2008.
- She was nominated for the Filmfare awards for Kallara Santhe.
- Her film Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu release with rave review and made Hariprriya popular overnight.
- She has won acclamations for her films like Ugramm, Super Shastri, Saagar and Neer Dose.
- With her stable film career, Hariprriya has more than five movies lined up for release in both Kannada and Tamil language.
6. Divya Spandana: Golden girl of Kadda film Industry
- Popularly known by her screen name Ramya, Divya Spandana is the golden girl of Kadda film Industry.
- With almost 45 films in her kitty, Ramya has seen many ups and downs in her political and filmy career.
- Ramy got her major break in Kannada industry with the film Abhi.
- She has won 2 Filmfare awards for best actress for her film Tananam, Tananam.
- Movies like Gowramma, Aakash, Amrithadare has been a stepping stone in her career.
- Divya Spandan is one f the most versatile and beautiful actress of the sandalwood region.
- With her experience in the film industry, she has, however, stopped taking around the tree’s role and interested in taking up more meaningful roles.
7. Kriti Kharbanda: Most Desirable Woman by Banglore
- Kriti Kharabanda is a predominant face of the sandalwood regional movies.
- She began with her debut movie in Telugu language but later became one of the top actresses in the Kannada film industry.
- She was voted as the Most Desirable Woman by Banglore Times in the year 2013/2014.
- Kriti is known as a gorgeous heroine who knows how to play her cards right.
- She has a smooth film career with films like Chiru, Prem Adda, Galaate, Tirupathi Express, Beli and Masti Gudi.
- She was nominated at Filmfare awards for the Super Ranga for which she achieved Siima Best Actress critics award as well.
- Kriti has stepped her foot successfully in Bollywood industry as well and looking forward for a 2018 release.
8. Amulya: Filmfare award for best actress and Siima Award
- Amulya started her film career at a very early age.
- She played the role of a child artist in films like Parva, Chandu, Tananam Tananam, Thimma and many more.
- She began her debut as the lead actress in 2007 with Cheluvina Chitara and bagged the Udaya best actress award for the same.
- Later she went on to play a variety of roles in movies like Premism, Nannu Nana Kanasu, Shravani Subramanya and many more.
- She bagged her Filmfare award for best actress and Siima Award for best actress for the film Shravani Subramanya.
- Over the years, critics have praised her performance in each and every
- From family drama to meaty roles, Amulya has ruled the Kananda film industry with her talent and beauty.
9. Priyamani: leading actress of Kanada movies
- Priyamani established her career in the regional film industry in 2012.
- She began her acting debut with Telugu movies but later went on to be a leading actress of Kanada movies.
- She has bagged various Filmfare awards and critics award in her film career for Kanada movies, Tamil and Telugu films as well.
- She bagged a Filmfare award for her Kannada movie named Chaarulatha which was made in both Tamil and Kanada language.
- Her Kannada film Vishnuvardhana became a blockbuster hit and brought her into the notice of many Kannada producers.
- Her movie Anna Bond was critically claimed as the Most Disappointing film of the year but later became a superhit movie and was liked by the fans.
10. Shanvi Srivastava: Most talented actresses in the Kannada film industry
- Shanvi Srivastava is an acclaimed model and one of the most talented actresses in the Kannada film industry.
- She made her debut in 2012 while she was still in college.
- She went on to play lead roles in movies like Chandralekha, Bhale Jodi, Saheba, Sundaranga Jaana, and Mufti.
- She won Siima Award for best actress for the film Masterpiece in the year 2015. She was also nominated for Filmfare best actress award for the same film.
- Shanvi was later nominated for Filmfare best actress award for the film Tarak as well.
- In the year 2018, Shanvi has 3 more Kannada movies up her sleeves that are still under production.