Ramya Barna

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Not to be confused with another Indian actress Ramya.
Ramya Barna Fahaad
Ramya Barna DS.jpg
Native name ರಮ್ಯ ಬರ್ನ ಪಹಾದ್
Born (1986-08-04) 4 August 1986 (age 31)[1]
Kodagu, Karnataka, India
Residence Bengaluru, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present
Spouse(s) fahaadh

Ramya Barna Fahaad (born 4 August 1986) is an Indian film actress, primarily appearing in Kannada films. She made her acting debut in 2008, starring in Neenyare and went on to appear in several commercially successful films and also did an artistic film in Tulu language. She has also made appearances in Tamil and Telugu films. She married to Fahaad on 29 may 2017 who is a well known businessman.

Personal life[edit]

Ramya was born in the Coorg district of Karnataka in India. Her father is an Assistant general manager at the RBI. She did her schooling in Bangalore and also in Mumbai. She has completed her bachelor's degree in Travel and Tourism from Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore.[2] She started her career with Wipro in a BPO in Navi Mumbai for a year as a customer service executive.[3] In 2010 she was doing her MBA course from Sikkim Manipal University parallel to her cinema career.[4]

She said that she never dreamt of becoming an actress. She first refused an offer by a producer but her friends insisted her to step into the industry and accepted to act as the second heroine in Hani Hani.[2]


Ramya's career as an actress began while she was still pursuing her degree. She made her debut as a supporting artiste in the 2008 released Hani Hani[5] and later acted in Neenyare directed by Sindesh. Though the film failed to create any impact at the box office, Ramya got recognised and then her career took off when she was cast for Yogaraj Bhat's home production Pancharangi and Puneeth Rajkmar starer Hudugru.[6] For both roles she got a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada.[7][8] Earlier she also ventured into Tamil and Telugu films, acting in Mathiya Chennai (Tamil) and Kshudra (Telugu).[2] She also acted in Nannedeya Haadu in which she played a music teacher[5] and Nee Bandhu Ninthaaga for which she said she had to act in a song out of compulsion.[2] Her Tulu film Oriyardori Asal completed a 150-day run[9] and became a blockbuster hit and was critically acclaimed.[10] She also got a cameo role in the successful Kannada film Paramathma opposite Puneeth Rajkumar.[3] She was last seen in the film Bulbul which had Darshan and Rachita Ram in the lead roles.[11]

She has completed shooting for Notorious[12] and has shot for an item number in Doodhsagar.[13] Her other upcoming films are Premaya Namaha and Adrushta in which she plays the role of a NRI girl.[14]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2008 Hani Hani Kannada
2008 Neenyare Megha Kannada
2008 Kshudra Telugu
2009 Nannedeya Haadu Pallavi Kannada
2009 Mathiya Chennai Tamil
2010 Nee Bandu Nintaaga Kannada
2010 Pancharangi Latha Kannada Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada
2011 Hudugaru Sushma Kannada Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada
2011 Panchamrutha Navya Kannada
2011 Lifeu Ishtene Kannada
2011 Paramathma Pavithra Kannada
2011 Oriyardori Asal Priya Tulu Nominated, Red FM Tulu Film Award for Best Actress
2011 Mallikarjuna Nandini Kannada
2013 Bulbul Nisha Kannada
2015 Notorious Kannada
2015 Adrushta Kannada
2015 Doodhsagar Kannada Special appearance[14]
2015 Madime[15] Tulu
2016 Sri Sathyanarayana Kannada
TBA Toss Kannada Delayed
TBA Premaya Namah Kannada Delayed


  1. ^ http://telugu.16reels.com/celebrities/Ramya+Barna-Biography.aspx
  2. ^ a b c d Y Maheswara Reddy. "No more steamy roles: Ramya Barna". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Ramya Barna Andrita Ray makes debut – Kannada Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 26 June 2007. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ramya Barna – Cool Going – Kannada Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 30 March 2010. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  5. ^ a b SHARADHA SRINIDHI, TNN 5 June 2009, 12.00am IST (5 June 2009). "Way to go, Ramya! – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Ramya Barna has no qualms in doing item numbers – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Nominees of Idea Filmfare Awards South – Kannada Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 1 June 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Filmfare". Awards.filmfare.com. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  9. ^ Megha Shenoy (21 May 2013). "'There's tremendous talent in Tulu industry'". Deccanherald.com. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Ramya Barna back on track – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Ramya Barna shoots for Premaya Namaha – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 5 September 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Notorious shoot completed – Times of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2 May 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "Ramya Barna goes to Doodhsagar". Sify.com. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  14. ^ a b 13 November 2013 – Last Update : 11:30 PM IST (30 October 2013). "She has a song in her step". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "Likith Shetty, Ramya Barna's Tulu film Madhime to kickstart". The Times of India. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 

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