Sandalwood Actors Turned Directors

    There are many actors cum directors who has worked for the growth of Kannada film industry. We have Dwarakish, Pawan Kumar, Rakshit Shetty, Ravichandran and others who have shined as actors as well as directors. We here by, bring the best actors turned out to become the most successful directors in the industry.

    1. Dwarakish

    Known As

    Actor/Producer/Director

    Popular Movies

    Ayushman Bhava, Chowka, Aatagara

    Biography

    Dwarakesh is a popular Kannada producer and comedy actor. Dwarakesh started his production company; "Dwarakesh Chitra" in 1969. His first ...

    2. Shankar Nag

    Known As

    Director/Actor/Producer

    Biography

    Shankar Nagarkatte popularly known as Shankar Nag was a popular actor and director of Kannada cinema. He also directed and acted in the teleserial, Malgudi ...

    3. Ravichandran

    Known As

    Actor/Lyricst/Music Director/Director/Producer/Singer

    Biography

    V. Ravichandran is an actor, director, producer, music director, and lyricist in the Kannada film industry. He is the son of film producer N.Veeraswamy. As ...

    4. Ramesh Aravind

    Known As

    Actor/Director/Singer

    Popular Movies

    100, 100, Shivaji Surathkal

    Biography

    Ramesh Aravind is a popular Kannada,Telugu and Tamil movie actor. He is one of the most versatile actors in Kannada, who has also acted in a few Tamil ...

    5. Sadhu Kokila

    Known As

    Actor/Director/Music Director/Singer/Producer

    Popular Movies

    James, Avatara Purusha, Lucky Man

    Biography

    Sadhu Kokila , also known as Kokila Sadhu is an Indian actor, film and music director in the Kannada film industry. As an actor, he performs mainly comedy ...

    6. Pawan Kumar

    Known As

    Director/Actor/Producer

    Popular Movies

    Gaalipata 2, Ikkat, Alidu Ulidavaru

    Biography

    Pawan Kumar is a writer, director and actor who works primarily in Kannada cinema. He is well known for the films Manasaare, Pancharangi, his directorial ...

    7. Rakshit Shetty

    Known As

    Actor/Director/Producer/Lyricst/Story

    Biography

    Rakshit Shetty is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, lyricist and producer best known for his work in Kannada cinema. He is called the Simple Star ...

    8. Rishab Shetty

    Known As

    Actor/Director/Producer/Story/Screenplay

    Biography

    Rishab Shetty is an Indian director and actor who primarily works in Kannada cinema . He is a diploma holder in film direction from the Government Film and ...

    9. Tarun Sudhir

    Known As

    Actor/Director/Producer

    Popular Movies

    GuruShishyaru, Roberrt, Roberrt

    Biography

    Tharun Kishore Sudhir is an Indian Kannada film actor, director. He is known for his directorial debut film Chowka. Tharun's next project as a director has ...

    10. Nanda Kishore

    Known As

    Director

    Popular Movies

    Pogaru, Pogaru, Bruhaspati

    Biography

    Nanda Kishore is an is an Indian Kannada film actor, director. He is known for directing films like Victory (2013) and Adyaksha (2014), the latter of which ...

    11. Sudeep

    Known As

    Actor/Singer/Director/Producer

    Biography

    Sudeep is an Indian actor, director, producer, singer and television host  who works primarily in Kannada cinema. Sudeep's father Sanjeev is a hotelier ...

    Complete: Sudeep Biography

    12. Naveen Krishna

    Known As

    Actor/Lyricst/Singer/Producer

    Popular Movies

    Cutting Shop, Night Out, Fortuner

    Biography

    Naveen Krishna is an Indian film actor, director and writer based in the Kannada film industry. After having starred in many films as a child actor, he made ...

     
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