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EXCLUSIVE: Bhajarangi Loki's Respect For Transgenders Increases After Acting In Rathaavara

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Bhajarangi Loki aka Sourav Lokesh says his perception about transgenders changed, after playing Madevi in Rathaavara

Sourav Lokesh as Madevi in Rathaavara, is the main highlight of the movie, opines the critics of Gandhinagara. The budding and good looking actor stole the show by playing a strong role of a transgender in the film.

Earlier, actors Upendra and Saikumar were appreciated for playing a cliche of transgenders in Kalpana, the official remake of Tamil movie Kalpana. Now, Bhajarangi Loki is grabbing the attention of viewers through Rathaavara. 

The character of Sourav Lokesh hovers about transgenders, customs and mannerisms and the actor has nailed it completely.

Speaking to FilmiBeat Sourav said, "I was a very challenging role to me. When director's approached me, I took 20-30 days time and later accepted to the role of a trangender". 

The actor also said that, "I watched many movies related to transgenders to understand their nature of behaviour". 

When asked whether he would like to tell something about transgenders, Sourav revealed that, "Their is a major change after acting as a transgender. The way I see them now, is totally different the way I saw them before". 

After watching Sourav's unexplainable performance in Rathaavara, actors Sharan, Shruti Hariharan, director Harsha and others have blown away, says sources.

After acting in 13 odd movies in KFI, Sourav got through Harsha's Bhajarangi in 2013. The actor gave an extraordinary performance opposite Shivarajkumar and won thousands of hearts of Kannada audiences. 

The actor is presently working for Maruthi 800, which is the first time duo of Harsha and Sharan. A long way to go Sourav Lokesh aka Bhajarangi Lokesh, Kannada audiences have given 'thumbs up' for ur Madevi role in Rathaavara. 

Read more about Sourav Lokesh in the photo-gallery below... 

Sourav Lokesh

After an excellent performance in Bhajarangi, Sourav Lokesh is back with bang through Sri Murali's Rathaavara. The actor plays the role of a transgender.


The good looking actor Sourav Lokesh played a very powerful role of a transgender named Madevi in Rathaavara.

Best Acting

Apart from lead actors Sri Murali, Rachita Ram and Ravishankar, Sourav Lokesh aka Bhajarangi Loki is yet another highlight of Rathaavara.

Pivotal Role

The introduction of Sourav's character in Rathaavara depicts the jist of the story. He plays a very important role in wrapping up the movie.

Next In Sharan's Maruthi 800

After Rathaavara, Sourav has already started shooting for Sharan's Maruthi 800.

Re-Introduced By Harsha

Before sharing on-screen space with Shivarajkumar in Bhajarangi, Sourav Lokesh has acted in 15 odd movies in KFI. After watching him in a theatre play, Harsha re-introduced Sourav Lokesh in Bhajarangi in 2013.

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