International Workers Day, which is also known as May Day is been celebrated across the world, today, May 1. On the special occasion of International Workers Day, we like to introduce the side business of few Kannada actors apart from acting and their early profession before coming to filmdom. Click on slide show to know the early and second professions of Sandalwood actors...
Before coming to films, Kiccha Sudeep was heading Sarovar Group of Hotels, which was owned by his father. He was also passionate bike racer.
Black Cobra Duniya Vijay was a stunt artist and worked in few of the earlier Kannada movies. He has also made his appearance in Kannada TV soaps.
Golden Star Ganesh came to limelight with his famous TV show Comedy Time in Udaya TV. He is still famous as Comedy Time Ganesha in Gandhinagara.
Yash started his career with his appearance in TV soap Nandagokula, which was aired in Etv Kannada.
Rakshit Shetty is an Electronics and Communication Engineering graduate. After the completion of his studies, he worked as a software professional for Symantec company.
Duniya Soori had owned signboard business at an early age of 12 and successfully expanded his works to various parts of India through wall paintings, portraits, interior decoration, window displays and art reproduction works before deciding to pursue a degree in Visual Arts.
Lovely Star Prem aka Nenapirali Prem was the saree weaver and worked in power loom industry before making his acting debut.
Chetan Kumar was born and brought up in Chicago, USA. Before making his film appearance, Chetan has worked as a Software Engineer in multinational firm.
Though K Shivaram was a public servant, he desired to work in movies. Currently he is the retired IAS officer.
BC Patil, who is known as Rural Star in Sandalwood was Sub-Inspector in Karnataka Police Department.
Tilak Shekar was the model in Mumbai. He influenced director Ravi Srivatsa with his Hercules body, which made him as the all time best baddie of Sandalwood.
Karthik Jayaram Aka JK
Karthik Jayaram aka JK started his career as an architect. Later he expressed his desire to work on films.
Avinash, an English Literature Graduate was working as an English professor in NIE College, Mysore, MES and BEL College, Bangalore.
Ragini Dwivedi was a an avid sportswomen. She was the state level basket-ball and volley ball player before making her acting debut.
Radhika Pandit was a serial artist. The Mangalore lass made her acting debut with TV Soap Nandagokula along with Rocking Star Yash.
Aindrita Ray was a dental student in Ambedkar Medical college, Bangalore. Apart from she was also concentrating on modeling, which made her a way for acting.
Shivajinagara girl Parul Yadav is an architect by profession beside acting, who is also owning a company.
Sheetal Shetty is a well known face in Karnataka. Before making her acting debut, Sheetal was the news reader in TV9 news channel.
Actress Malavika Avinash was an advocate before she made her acting debut in TV soap Mayam Mruga.