Akshara Gowda

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Akshara Gowda
Harini Gowda

(1991-12-24) 24 December 1991 (age 27)
OccupationActress, Model
Years active2011–present

Akshara Gowda (born Harini Gowda on 24 December 1991 in Bangalore, Karnataka) is an Indian film actress who has appeared in Hindi and Tamil films. Akshara made a special appearance in Thuppakki[1] and played a role in the festival film Chitkabrey - The Shades of Grey.[2] She made her Bollywood debut in Priyadarshan's Rangrezz in 2013.[3] Akshara appeared in Ajith-vishnuvardhan's Arrambam Tamil film.[4].

Early life[edit]

Gowda was born in Bangalore, Karnataka to father, the businessman JPS Gowda, and Gowri Gowda. She has a sibling Hamsa.S.Deepak and She has a younger sister, Harshitha, who was born in 1999. Gowda attended the New Cambridge High School in Bangalore, and then completed her pre-university studies at Vijaya Junior College, before going on to graduate from Engineering in SKIT college, Bangalore. While in high school, she played throwball at the state level and also had an interest in table tennis, while also being a regular participant in modelling shows.

Personal life[edit]

In April 2011, Akshara Gowda was linked to Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh.[5] However, Gowda immediately denied it and said it was mere media imagination.[6][7]

In a 2017 interview, Gowda spoke about her personal experience of overcoming depression.[8][9]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2011 Uyarthiru 420 Devatha Tamil
Chitkabrey - The Shades of Grey Palak Grewal Hindi Festival film
2012 Thuppakki Shwetha Tamil Special appearance
2013 Rangrezz Jasmine Hindi Bollywood debut
Arrambam Deeksha Tamil
2014 Irumbu Kuthirai Dancer Tamil Special appearance
2017 Bogan Akshara Tamil
Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae Tamil Cameo appearance
Maayavan Vishma Tamil
2018 Premadalli Sapna Kannada Filming
2019 Panchatantra Artha Kannada Filming


  1. ^ "Akshara in Thuppakki". Times of India. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.koimoi.com/movie/chitkabrey-the-shades-of-grey/?type=review
  3. ^ "Cinematographer Santosh Sivan's recommendation lands the newbie in Priyadarshan's film". MID DAY India. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  4. ^ "I can't believe I was linked with Yuvraj Singh". Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Akshara is Yuvraj Singh's lucky charm". Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Model Akshara Gowda clarifies link-up rumour with Yuvraj Singh". DNA india. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  7. ^ "I can't believe I was linked with Yuvraj Singh". Times of India. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  8. ^ "I'm immune to negetive thoughts".
  9. ^ "No shame in opening up".

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