Pranitha Subhash

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Pranitha at the 2nd SIIMA Awards ceremony in 2013
Born Pranitha Subhash
(1992-10-17) 17 October 1992 (age 22)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Other names Praneetha, Pranita
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present

Pranitha Subhash (born 17 October 1992) is an Indian film actress and model, who mainly works in South Indian cinema. Pranitha was raised in Bengaluru and pursued a career in modelling before plunging into the films. She debuted as an actor in the 2010 Kannada film, Porki, a remake of Telugu blockbuster Pokkiri, and in the same year starred in the Telugu film, Em Pillo Em Pillado. Her Tamil debut was with the film Udhayan (2011). She went on to appear in several commercially successful Telugu and Kannada films like Baava (2010), Saguni (2012), Attarintiki Daredi (2013) and Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda (2014).

In 2012, she starred in a critically acclaimed parallel cinema, Bheema Theeradalli for which she was nominated for Filmfare award for Best Kannada actress and SIIMA award for Best Kannada actress.

Early life and family[edit]

Pranitha Subhash was born on 17 October 1992 in Bangalore to a family of doctors. Her father is a physician and her mother is a gynecologist. They run a hospital in Bengaluru. She is the only child for her parents.


Pranitha Subhash made her debut in films with the 2010 Kannada film Porki, a remake of the Telugu blockbuster film Pokiri, opposite Darshan. After the success of Porki, she refused several offers from Kannada films and became choosy about her projects before signing the Telugu film Baava, a love story where she starred opposite Siddharth.[1] She was praised unanimously for her portrayal of a Telugu village belle in the film. She then went on to appear in her first Tamil film, Udhayan starring Arulnithi.[2]

She was then signed up for her second Tamil project Saguni opposite Karthi which released in both Tamil and Telugu languages. Saguni was her biggest release: a film that released in a record 1,150 theaters all over the world.

She then appeared in Jarasandha and Bheema Theeradalli, a real life story of a naxalite, both opposite Duniya Vijay. The latter saw massive success in Karnataka. Pranitha was praised for her portrayal of Bheemavva by critics and won a Filmfare nomination for the same.[3] She won the Santosham award that year for Bheema Theeradalli.

She then acted in the kannada film whistle for which she won a nomination at the SIIMA awards.

Post this, she appeared in the Telugu language film Attarintiki Daredi which released in September 2013 and went on to become the Highest grossing Telugu language film of all time collecting ₹100 crore. It also won her nominations at various award events. The film is also being remade in other languages . It also holds the record of being the 2nd highest grossing Indian film in the USA.

During the same time, she worked on a Kannada film Brahma opposite Upendra. She also worked on Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda starring veterans like Raveena Tandon and Mohan Babu in which she was paired opposite Manchu Manoj. Both the films fared well.

Other work[edit]


Pranitha Subhash has endorsed brands like Joyalukkas, SVB Silks Salem, Bombay Jewellery, Sri Lakshmi Jewellery, Pondichery and RS Brothers. She was signed up as the brand ambassador of the team Karnataka Bulldozers in the Celebrity Cricket League in its third season in 2013.[4] In October 2014, Pranitha along with Anu Prabhakar was selected as the ambassador for the Jewels of India - a fashion jewellery exhibition at Bangalore.[5]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2010 Porki Anjali Kannada
2010 Em Pillo Em Pillado Badra Telugu
2010 Baava Varalakshmi Telugu
2011 Udhayan Priya Tamil
2011 Jarasandha Samantha Kannada
2012 Bheema Theeradalli Bheemavva Kannada Won- Santosham Award for Best Actress Kannada
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada
Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actress
2012 Saguni Sridevi Tamil
2012 Snehitaru Anjali Kannada
2012 Mr. 420 Rukmini Kannada
2013 Whistle Anu Kannada Nominated - SIIMA Award for Best Actress
2013 Attarintiki Daredi Prameela Telugu Won- Santosham Jury Award
Won-Cinemaa Awards Face of the year
Nominated-Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
2014 Angaaraka Priya Kannada
2014 Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda Kuchala Kumari (Ku Ku) Telugu
2014 Brahma Kannada
2014 Rabhasa Bhagyam Telugu
2014 Second Hand Love Kannada Filming
2015 Masss Tamil Filming


  1. ^ "Pranitha moves to Tollywood". The Times of India. 1 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "I don't like to overwork: Pranitha Subhash". The Times of India. 23 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "60th Idea Filmfare Awards 2013 (South) Nominations". Filmfare. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Pranitha's rooting for the Bulldozers". The Times of India. 8 March 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Anu Prabhakar, Pranitha at inauguration of Jewels of India". Newswala. 10 October 2014. 

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