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Jayram Karthik is a well known TV and Kannada film actor who was born on May 1st .He resides in Bangalore. Though he started o his career in Kannada movies he slowly veered towards television later. The actor with his rugged good looks started his career as a model and has an engineering degree.
Jayram made his film debut in 2011 in the Sudeep starrer Kempe Gowda. He played the role of Vaikunta which gave him visibility in the Kannada industry. He went on to act in other films like Vishnuvardhana, Eega, and Varadanayaka. Eega was another movie which made him noted along with Sudeep. Though it was a dubbed version of the Telugu movie it enjoyed success in Karnataka because of its lead actor Sudeep. He mainly played villain roles in these movies.
The actor was supposed to play the romantic lead role in D Rajendra Babu’s KuchiKoo KuchiKoo but the sudden demise of the director resulted in the shooting coming to a standstill. The actor then busied himself acting in television and character roles in Kannada movies.
In 2013, he acted in Ashwini Nakshatra which made him a popular figure among Kannada television audience. His two worded dialogue Hai Hendti became a famous catch phrase and won him a lot of female fans. In this he played the role of Superstar J.K alias Jay Krishna. This role made him popular among the masses more than his movie roles.
He then bagged the role of a bad cop in the sequel of Care of Footpath 2 and has played the lead role in Just Love. The actor is also part of the Celebrity Cricket league playing for Karnataka under Sudeep who is the captain of the team.
Manju Bhashini hit the fame mode for his role in the comedy serial Silli Lalli and after that, there was no looking back. In the series, she acted as a social worker named Lalli and won fans galore.
Manju before setting foot on the small screen and worked in the movie Bhoomi Gita at the age of 19. Later she made her debut on the small screen through Girish Karnad directed serial Antharala. Another serial, which got her fame was T. N Seetharam’s mega serial Maya Mrigha, ran for more than two years.
Manju graduated with a Master’s degree in Sociology and had completed her junior in Carnatic classical music. The actress has 15 years of acting experience and has also directed serials, written scripts for shows. She has dabbled in reality shoes too in the form of playing as a host.
The talented actress went back to Kannada films with small roles in Sugreeva and Ganda Hendathi post which she was asked to exit from the comedy show Silli Lalli. Later she went on to act in few more movies and said goodbye to acting post her marriage and motherhood. She is also part of the Limelight Acting Academy imparting acting skills to the aspiring actors of the academy.
The actress likes South Indian food like Masala Dosa and Idli. She is fond of reading and practices singing classical music at home.
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Manju Bhashini is a well know Kannada TV actress who currently lives in Bangalore. She is one among those actresses who are recognized for the hard working, creative and determining approach towards work. She has an experience of 15 years in acting. Manju is a versatile personality who tried her hand in direction and script writing as well. She directed quite many serials and wrote amazingly superb scripts of some non-fictional shows. She has also anchored various shows in the Kannada language.
Manju went for junior studies to Shastriya Sangeeta, Karnataka and later gained a master's degree in sociology and Hindi Ratna. Before that, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism/ Psychology from Sheshadripuram College. Bhashini is originally from Mangalore, which is her hometown. She put her first step in the industry at the age of 19 and managed to gain fan following of the crowd, who accepted her with open arms. She received various awards for her marvelous work and contribution to the industry. Samaja Sevaki Lalitamba in Sitcom and Silli Lalli on ETV Kannada was the first milestone in her success story. She worked in movies like ‘Bhoomigeeta’ (1998), ‘Ammarva Gand’ (1996) and ‘Raaj- the showman’ (2009). She got married in April 2006 and had a son named Saayujya, but this did not obstruct her ways to success. She worked with some epitomes of success like Girish Karnal, T. N. Seetharan, and others. She worked in TV serials like Mayamriga and Malebillu. She was also a proprietor in MR productions. Currently, she is involved in ‘Limelight Acting Academy’, where she is very well carrying out her job as Director from 2012.
Harish Raj is a well known Kannada TV actor who later made his foray into Kannada Film Industry. The actor aged 38 was born on July 26th 1978. The versatile actor made his first debut on television in 1996 in the Kannada serial named Hosa Chiguru Hale Beru.
Harish then went on to act in a number of Kannada serials (12 of them) popular among them being Maneondhu Moorubagilu, Kavyanjali. He has also acted in 6 Hindi TV serials the most noted being Malgudi days.
In 1998 he was offered the lead role in Doni Saagali which met with moderate success. He then went on to act in 25 movies of the Kannada film industry. His roles were critically acclaimed in Kaanuru Heggadathi the film adaption of Kuvempu’s novel, Thaayi Saheba, Dweepa and Koormavatara.
The actor who is a native of Mysore has done his post graduation from KSOU Mysore in MA English. This actor has also featured in a few commercials like Kanva Shirts, Big Bazaar, Brue Coffee to a name a few.
Since he was offered only character roles in Kannada movies Harish opted to produce the movie Kalakar in 2008 for which he was the main lead. He then went on to act in a number of movies the most recent being Jai Lalitha. The next outing of Harish will be in 2015 with movies Nigooda and Sithara.
Harish also dabbled in direction with his movie Gun in 2011. The actor courted controversy when his movie was pulled off the theaters after 3 days to make way for another Kannada release of popular star Sudeep. The actor tried to commit suicide in protest in the Santosh theatre premises and was later persuaded to give up his attempts
Harish married Shruthi Lokesh who works as a project manager in 2014.He met Shruthi through a matrimonial site.Shruthi not being part of the film industry is an advantage feels Harish as they both can share experiences of their professional lives at the end of the day.
Mayuri catapulted to fame with her debut role in the famous serial Ashwini Nakshatra.In the serial she played the role of a beautician and she crosses the path of a super star played by Jayram Karthik. The stars of the show became famous overnight and Mayuri is no exception as she played the lead role of Ashwini in the serial.
The pretty actress is from Hubli and she got her break when she auditioned for a reality show in Dharwad. He actress who is a talented dancer was forced by her friends to audition for the show and hence got selected. She took part in the reality show SYE for five episodes before quitting pursuing her further studies. During the course of her studies she anchored a few shows as it gave her an opportunity to be independent.
After completing her graduation in commerce she was approached by the director of Ashwini Nakshatra. The show gave her fame and stardom which gave her the opportunity to step into the world of Kannada movies. She bagged the lead role in Krishna Leela and cites Jayram Karthik as her role model. She wants to act in more movies and be successful before settling down to marriage and motherhood.
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Mayoori is known by the name Shalini in the Tamil film industry. She was a popular south Indian actress who was highly appreciated for her performance in various Malayalam and Tamil movies.
Born in 1983, this actress belongs to Kolkata, west Bengal. She spent her school days in Bangalore and studied over there in the Ethiraj College from where she got a graduation degree in Arts (economics).
She always had an interest in studying law but could not pursue it due to her engagement in acting in the later years.
Mayoori stepped into the Malayalam film industry with the movie ‘summer in Bethlehem’ that was released in the year 1998. After that she continued proving the people criticizing her negatively that she had the potential to survive in the industry on mere basis of her talent and skills. Her movies ‘Neela, wistle, Manmadhan’ were the witness of the fact that she was exceptionally talented. She did 12 Tamil and Malayalam movies in total before she committed the suicide in the year 2005 at the age of 22. A note was found from her room besides her dead body with the words engraved that ‘I lost faith in life’.This was a shock for the entire film industry to lose an actress who stunned everyone through her silent facial expressions in the movie ‘Sarvabhoma’.
The actress had also been into various television commercials and modelling apart from the movies.She never considered acting as a full time profession. She did it only out of interest. She was never seen taking interest in award shows but always gave her best performance.
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Mayuri Kannada is a popular Kannada actress who has appeared in Kannada soap operas as well films. She is an exceptionally gifted actress who has been ruled over by luck. Her incredible performance in the television industry earned her a ticket to take part in a major Kannada film “Krishna Leela”. The talented young actress was born on March 5th, in the year 1995, in Karnataka. She did her schooling in St.Michael’s school and her diploma course in commerce from Oxford in Karnataka. She started off her career with the infamous Kannada soap opera “Ashwin Nakshatra”, in which she put forth an outstanding performance. She was able to execute her character very well, and by doing so, got an easy ticket into the grand Kannada film industry.
This young actress was able to take any mature role. She could easily handle any role, undertaking extreme makeovers, both physically and emotionally. She is a flexible person who can juggle her studies and her passion together. Nothing stopped her from following her dreams. She had to face many hurdles on her travel to fame. The actress also finds time to take up in various other activities. Knowing the beat and rhythm of a song and humming along to it, moving around to the beat of the music, this young actress finds joy in everything that she does. When one is happy doing what he or she is doing, then they will be able to complete that task with ‘flying colors’. Mayuri has proved this point, with her life. When her debut film “Krishna Leela”, which was released in the year 2015, was a major hit, it gave her the confidence to undertake her next project, which was an even more massive one. She was able to successfully complete the film “Ishtakamya”. Another hit film on her list is “Nataraja Services”. Thus, the young actress was able to take the industry in her hands with her charm and talent.