Bhavana Rao

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Bhavana Rao
Born6 June 1983
Shimoga, Karnataka, India
OccupationFilm actor, dancer
Years active2008–present

Bhavana Rao an Indian film actress who has appeared in Kannada and Tamil language films. She made her debut in the Kannada multistarrer Gaalipata (2008) winning critical acclaim for her performance, before playing leading roles in Kola Kolaya Mundhirika and Vinmeengal.[1][2][3][4] She is also an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer and has anchored for various Television programs before becoming a lead film actress [5] Bhavana Rao is an Indian actress, who works mainly in the South Indian film industry. She made her acting debut with Yograj Bhat's Gaalipata (2008). Over the years Bhavana has worked in Kannada and Tamil movies like Vaare Vah (2010), Vinmeengal (2012), Attahasa (2013), Krazy Star (2014), Maha Bhaktha Siriyala (2014), Parapancha (2016), Niruttara (2016), Sathyaharishchandra (2017) and Dayavittu Gamanisi (2017). In 2017 Bhavana starred alongside Sathish Ninasam and Roshni Prakash in director Ravi Srivatsa's action-drama, Tiger Galli.[6]


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes
2008 Gaalipata Pavni Kannada Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada
2012 Kola Kolaya Mundhirika Veni Tamil
Vaare Vah Roopa Kannada
Vinmeengal Meera Tamil
2013 Vana Yuddham Chandini Tamil
Attahasa Chandini Kannada
2014 Bahuparak Kannada Special appearance
2016 Parapancha
2017 Satya Harishchandra Won - SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)- Kannada
Dayavittu Gamanisi
Tiger Galli
2018 Thurthu Nirgamana Films that have not yet been released Guest Appearance
Rambo 2 Herself Special Appearance in a song
The Villain


  1. ^ Sunayana Suresh (2012-03-10). "Bhavana Rao's next releasing this week". The Times Of India. TNN. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
  2. ^ "Shika's triple delight - Telugu Movie News". IndiaGlitz. 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
  3. ^ TNN (2008-12-22). "'I won't succumb to the casting couch'". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
  4. ^ "Benign and beaming Bhavana Rao". IndiaGlitz. 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
  5. ^ "Bhavana Rao rechristens her name to 'Shikha' |". 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2013-05-22.
  6. ^ "Bhavana Rao Also Known As Shikha". 2018-07-13. Retrieved 2018-07-13.

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