There was a time when Leelavathi, Bharathi, B Sarojadevi, Jayanthi, Jaymala, Manjula and others ruled Kannada film industry as best female lead actresses. As the time passed, many things have changed in the Kannada film industry.
Thus, new female lead heroines have also changed and some new and modern actresses have set their own trends in Sandalwood.
Kannada industry has evolved with some new actors and actresses in the recent times. When we talk about these male and female lead actors, we observe that both are equally responsible for the success of a movie.
There have been 6 successful heroines in Sandalwood and surprisingly all there names starts with letter 'R'. Is 'R' the lucky factor? Are you guys already guessing names now? Well, the very first female actress's name starting with 'R' is Sandalwood Queen Ramya.
Ramya made her debut in Abhi in 2003 opposite Powerstar Puneeth Rajkumar. Her debut movie itself gave a huge break to the actress. After Ramya it was Rakshita, she made her debut with Puneeth aka Appu again. Rakshita has given more than 10 hit movies in the industry.
Not only Ramya and Rakshita there are still other beautiful and charming actresses who have received a 'thumbs up' from Kannadigas for their acting in the movies.
We have Sandalwood Princess Radhika Pandit, Bulbul Rachita Ram, hot and glamorous Ragini Dwivedi, Radhika Kumarswamy who also feature in the list. Let's know more about their successful journey in Sandalwood in the slides....
Ramya popularly known as Sandalwood Queen Ramya by her fans. The actress predominently works in Kannada film industry. She made her debut in 2006 through Puneeth Rajkumar's Abhi.
Rakshita is one of the leading female actresses. She made her debut with Appu aka Puneeth through Appu. Her very first movie brought huge success to the actress. The successful actress has quit acting after she tied the knot with director Jogi Prem.
Radhika Pandit is now overtaken Ramya. The actress is called as Sandalwood Princess of KFI. Radhika made her debut through Moggina Manasu with Yash. Her movies have always been liked by her fans for her expressions and bold acting.
Glamorous Rachita Ram made her debut through Darshan's Bulbul. The actress received good response from her debut and she has also shared onscreen space with Sudeep in Ranna which is all set to release on June 4th.
Radhika Kumarswamy earlier acted in roles like girl next door. Her acting with Shivarajkumar in Anna Thangi remains as a benchmark in her career. After tieing the knot with politician Kumarswamy, the actress has again made a comeback through Sweety and Rudratandava.
Ragini Dwivedi is also one of the leading female actresses' in KFI. the actress has already shared her onscreen space with Sudeep in blockbuster movie Kempe Gowda. The hot and glamorous actress also acts in action movies in Sandalwood.