Sandalwood Top 10 Directors Turned Into Actors

There are many actors cum directors who has worked for the growth of Kannada film industry. We have Upendra, S Narayan, Kashinath and others who have shined as actors as well as directors. We here by, bring the best directors turned out to become the most successful actors in the industry.

1. Upendra

Known As

Actor/Singer/Lyricst/Director/Producer/Story

Popular Movies

Ghani, Home Minister, I Love You

Biography

Upendra is a Kannada cinema director, actor and script writer. Born in a middle-class family, Upendra started his career off with film director Kashinath as ...

Complete: Upendra Biography

2. Kashinath

Known As

Actor/Director/Singer/Producer

Popular Movies

Chowka, Zoom, Anubhava

Biography

Kashinath is an actor and a director in the Kannada film industry in India. He has opened the door for other promising directors like Upendra, Manohar and ...

3. Prem

Known As

Actor/Director/Lyricst/Singer

Popular Movies

Ek Love Ya, Ek Love Ya, The villain

Biography

Kiran Kumar, known by his screen name Prem called as Jogi Prem , is an Indian film director and actor in Kannada cinema. He is also an occasional singer and ...

Complete: Prem Biography

4. S.Narayan

Known As

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

Biography

S Narayan is a Kannada actor, director, writer, producer and music composer. He started his career as a director with the romantic flick Chaitrada ...

5. Pawan Wadeyar

Known As

Director/Lyricst/Singer/Actor/Producer

Biography

Pavan Wadeyar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, lyricist, actor and producer best known for his work in Kannada cinema. He is most predominantly ...

6. T S Nagabharana

Known As

Director/Producer/Actor

Biography

T. S. Nagabharana is an Indian filmmaker, known in the Kannada Film Industry. He is the recipient of international, national, state and other awards for 20 of ...

7. Om Prakash Rao

Known As

Director/Producer/Actor

Popular Movies

Rugged, Girgitle, Khanana

Biography

Om Prakash Rao is an Indian film director, screenwriter, film producer and film actor who primarily works in Kannada film industry. He has, till date, ...

8. S Mahender

Known As

Director/Singer/Actor

Biography

S. Mahendar is an Indian film director working in Kannada cinema. He is also a politician. He debuted into cinema with Pranayada Pakshigalu (1992) and went ...

9. Yograj Bhat

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Director/Lyricst/Producer/Singer/Actor/Story/Screenplay

Popular Movies

Gaalipata 2, Window Seat, Love 360

Biography

Yograj Bhat is a Kannada film director, screenwriter and lyricist. He is most prominently known for Mungaru Male (2006), which he co-wrote with Preetam ...

10. 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 ...

 
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