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Biography
Meghana Gaonkar is an Indian actress working in Kannada cinema. She made her acting debut in 2010, for the film Nam Areali Ondina.

Early Life

Meghana Gaonkar born in Gulbarga, a town in north Karnataka where her mother hails from. She did her schooling from Sharanbasaveshwara residential school in Gulbarga and later did her Bachelors in commerce from Mahaveer Jain College from Bengaluru.

She did her masters in English Literature from Bangalore university and a Diploma in Film Acting and Making from Adarsha film institute. From commerce to literature to film acting and making, clearly indicates that this actor is highly educated and talented.

Career

As an evidence to her acting instincts she was crowned as Miss Garden City Bangalore and Miss Beautiful Smile in 2003 and thereon she started her career by hosting a series of popular shows in most of the Kannada channels and gained herself a huge popularity and fan following from shows like Kuniyona Baara, Star Dish Dishum, Preethiya Kannadiga, etc.

Gaonkar began her career as a television actress. She made her big screen appearance together with a debutant team of actors and director in Nam Areali Ondina (2010). Her role of Chinnu won her rave reviews though the film failed to perform well commercially. Next, she paired with Vijay Raghavendra in the multi-starrer film Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga in 2011.

The same year saw her in the low-budget film Thuglak alongside a new comer. Noted film maker R. Chandru cast her in his forthcoming film Charminar opposite Prem Kumar. She has also signed a Mythological film, Bhakta Shankara which is currently under production.