It has been a good year for leading Kannada actresses as they got roles that was not limited to running around the trees. There were also several female-centric projects and a few good attempts made by young directors.
Golden Girl Ramya had a great year with all her films doing well at the Box Office and winning praises from critics and audience. Radhika Pandit too had a wonderful year but it is Pooja Gandhi, who made a stunning comeback with superhit Dandupalya. Priyamani, Bhavana, Aindrita Ray and Ragini Dwivedi also tasted success.
Of all, Radhika Pandit is slowly but steadily climbing the ladder of success and Ragini Dwivedi has made a mark with her glamorous roles.
Here, we are giving an opportunity for our readers to choose the Best Actress of 2012. Follow the slideshow to see the list and the poll is in the last slide.
Ramya In Sidlingu
Ramya looked good in saree-clad avatar in Sidlingu. Without much make-up, the actress looked natural in the film which starred Yogish.
Aindrita Ray In Parijatha
Aindrita Ray played the role of a glamorous lecturer in Parijatha and had paired up with her real-life boyfriend Diganth. The film was a remake of Tamil movie Boss Engira Bhaskaran.
Bhavana In The Role of Bhagirathi
Bhagirathi is based on a popular Kannada folk ballad, Kerege Haara brought on-screen by noted writer Baraguru Ramachandrappa. The film is all about the sacrifice of a woman for the sake of her village. The title role was played by Bhavana and she gave good performance.
Pooja Gandhi In Dandupalya
Pooja Gandhi's bold acts in Dandupalya brought her under limelight again. Her amazing body language and acting impressed audience. Well, it became a career-changing flick for the Mungaaru Male girl.
Ramya In Katari Veera Surasundarangi
Ramya looked colourful and glamarous in Katari Veera Surasundarangi. Her rich costumes with her good acting was a treat for her fans in the 3D film.
Priyamani in Charulatha
Priyamani is often seen in glamorous roles. However, P Kumar of Only Vishnuvardhan fame showcased her acting abilities in the roles of conjoined twins in Charulatha. Though the film was not commercial hit, her performance was appreciated by media and her fans.
Radhika Pandit In Addhuri
Radhika Pandit is the next big thing in Sandalwood. Especially in romantic roles, the actress is coming out with flying colours. Well, the role of a college girl in Addhuri worked big time for her. She had paired up with newcomer Dhruv Sarja.
Ragini Dwivedi In Aarakshaka
Ragini Dwivedi was seen as a psychiatrist in Upendra's Aarakshaka. She looked glamarous and gave good acting performance in the psycho-thriller directed by P Vasu.
Radhika Pandit In Drama
Once again, Radhika Pandit impressed the audience with her performance in Drama. She romanced Yash in the film directed by Yogaraj Bhat.
Ramya In Lucky
Ramya paired up with Yash in Radhika Kumaraswamy's first home production Lucky. Her chemistry with Yash worked well and played a key factor in the film's success.