Best Actors From Kannada Cinema

In the span of 75 years Kannada cinema has seen many talented and versatile actors (some are no more). Here is the list of actors whom I personally feel they deserve respect from people of Karnataka and India.

The Top Ten

1 Puneeth Rajkumar

Most talented all rounder in kannada film industry. National award winner at young age.

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Power star is the best actor ever..

number 1

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2 Darshan

Challenging star darshan is box office sulthan in kannada industry & all his films are going good from 2010 and he is the top payer in kannada industry...

He is the number one actor of kannada film industry, since from 2010 all his films were blockbuster he is sultan of box office.we love his acting best of luck to challeging star. He is handsome hulk of our industry

He is the msn, who one can't break his record he is the best hero of sandalwood. No one is infront of him he is challenging, rocking, powerful, handsome icant explain about him because he is the great

Drashan is number 1 in Kannada industry

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3 Kichha Sudip

He is only young generation actor who made it to this list. That proves his talent. Hi recent role in a Telugu Cinema " EEGA" made him famous across India. He is new hope of Kannada Cinema, who is capable of taking Kannada cinema to world.

KICCHA SUDEEP SIR IS A SUPER SUPER SUPER ACTOR IN India. SUDEEP SIR KING IN KANNADA CINEMAS.

He is best actor in kannada industry with superb look and wonderful acting. He is the genuine person and also his helping nature is very rare character in film industry. In future definitely he will be the super star of South Indian film industry.

He is the best

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4 Yash

I like his acting in googly, he is his own style of acting

He is really a rocking star of sandalwood

Best actor. I like his Rajahlui and googly movies. He is the best actor of kannada movies

He is the actor who came withouy any support

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5 Vishnu Vardhan

One and only superstar of kannada film industry

Action, romance, love. Drama & comedy total entertainer.
Wonderful, unbelievable, extraordinary, awesome & mind blowing actor

An hero to be remember for ever regarding family oriented movies

Vishnu sir is one of the best actor

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6 Upendra

One and only kannada film actor and sirector, no one can compete with him; don't compare upendra with other actors he is the only onethat has achieved lot in film industry

He is different hero and director of film industry

Upendra Is the one and only master minded actor&director in kannada film industry...

I would like to explain that how talented actor is he nobody can,t compete him I any of the task

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7 Shankar Nag

Most talented actor and director of Kannada cinema. Precious gem of Kannada cinema lost his life in severe road accident at the age of 35. Still Kannada cinema haven't found someone to match his caliber and popularity.
Plus: Unique style, adorable screen presence and involvement in entire process of making of film not just acting

All time favourite.he is the best. Hats off to shankar nag

Highly talented director, actor, fighter very active celebrity of sandalwood unlike others

Greatest person in kannada film industry

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8 Dr. Raj Kumar

Only Dada saheb Phalke award winner of kannada cinema that says everything. Legendary actor who is as famous as MGR (Tamil actor), Nageshwar Rao (Telugu), and Raj Kapoor (Hindi). Never worked in any other languages of Indian because of his love towards Kannada language.

No compromise he is 1

Dr Rajkumar is a simplicity king he is a real god real and true legend of Indian cinema he is a crown of Indian cinema every actor having only one title but Rajkumar having more than 12 titles that's why he is best and emperor of Indian cinema

Superstar of Kannada

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9 Ravichandran Ravichandran is a Malaysian born Tamil Film Actor, who was very active during the 1960s and 70s. He made his debut in Romantic Comedy "Kadhalikka Neramillai". he was known as Kalaignar Thilagam by his fans. He was very affectionate towards his fans.

He has so much of talent. I thought he is one of the Best director in kannada film industry. He has own creativity to made a such a big big films. Love you Ravi Sir

When I hear ravichandran songs no words can describe him.. No one can get that much of popularity in songs

He is real hero in kannada industry his songs really good till know

Please change the photo and put only one and only crazy star V.Ravichandran

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10 Shivrajkumar

He is a sandalwood king

His acting in om film is superb...

Over all super anna

Shivanna is best

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The Contenders

11 Golden Star Ganesh

Ganesh is best actor in kannada industry is looking super is number one

He is the real talented hero in Kannada film industry

He is talented hero a good actor good director and good produced very handsome hero and fair

He is only in top
5 list not above 10

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12 Ambareesh

Rebel star in sandalwood

In Kannada,for angry young role the best one is Ambareesh only and always I like his friendly nature with all.

Good old actor

All time legend actor in kannada

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13 Druva Sarja

He is powerful hero hero in sandalwood. I like his bahadur movie

He is a local leader

The real upcoming action hero

Next box office sultan

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14 Sudeep Sudeep Sudeep Sanjeev, known mononymously as Sudeep, is an Indian actor, filmmaker and television presenter, known primarily for his work in Kannada cinema, in addition to appearances in a handful of Telugu, Hindi and Tamil films.

I like him very much and his dialogue are super and his movies are super and songs. I like him very much.

Sudeep is very very talented actor in India

I like sudeep films and I am a fan of his...

Sandal wood me singal sher naam uska kiccha sudeep

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15 Duniya Vijay

Action king of sandalwood

No one can beat him in his body

Action raja in sandalwood

Super per stunt

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16 Ananth Nag

Most versatile actor of Kannada cinema. Whether it is serious cinema or comedy.. You know Ananth Nag will make it a hit movie. I assume still Kannada directors have failed to tap his entire talent. Even today he has his own elite fan following.

This actor is a classy one and as per my personal opinion no one can beat him when it comes to his acting. The most realistic actor and one who is known for portraying his character effortlessly without any over acting bakwas. You are my all time favorite Sir. I feel he should get a place amongst the best actors of the world. In addition to the above attribute, he also has the Royal looks which adds to his portfolio of good traits of an actor.

In Kannada Film Industry, I rate Ananth Nag only after legendary actor Dr. Rajkumar.

HE IS THE NATURAL & BEST ACTOR OF India

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17 Ramesh Aravind

Even some people blame him for copying few signature acting skills from Kamal Hassan (Tamil actor), he is talented in deed. He is the one the rare Kannada actor who has acted in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam cinema

Superb actor

He is absolutely awesome.very natural actor and pleasant to see him on screen

Talented Actor ♥

18 Chikkanna

I like chikkanna I am great fan you and you r comedies is very funny

I like you so much I like your comedy scene and dialogue

The best comedian

He is the best comendy actor

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19 Raghavendra Rajkumar

Super raghavendra rajkumar kannada movie

20 Prajwal Devaraj

Handsome star very good acting

He is good actor.

You r the best

You are the best

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21 Kichha Sudeep

Kannada dalliance most talented and re a du sudeep

First first first first first sudeeep

Hi is very tilent hero

22 Sadhu Kokila

One and only music director who acted as best comedian in kannada film industry

Charlie Chaplin of Kannada industry

Very wonderful comedian, singer, musicdirector, director. I am very big fan of you sir

Sandlewood comidy king

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23 Ganesh

I don't like his latest films

Good actors he is a hero in sandalwood because of his talent without anybodys support

24 Prabhakar

The incredible hulk of Karnataka

Do u know sandle wood tiger.tiger.tiger.tiger.

25 Bullet Prakash

He is outstanding actor forever

26 Jaggesh

Super actor and best entertainer

27 Diganth

You are movies r super but this peoples r don't have a taste

I like your dimple but I hate your recent films

He is awesome..

I love you'r every movie's don't worry I will which u r every movies hit r flop

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28 N. T. Rama Rao Jr.

A1 star whole India

Best dancer best dailog delivery box office ka naya badshah

He high talented extremely top permormer. In India no one estimate his acting dance and diloug dilivary

Puniitii na phuniitee nothing else ntr is bestt

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29 Sri Murali

His acting skills awesome specially in Ugramm movie and I am a big fan from Bangladesh

Super Man & Good Human Being... : )

Now He is the sandalwood king

He must in top 10...

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30 Rakshit Shetty

I like his movie selection.. Acting skills are too good..

He is a fabulous actor in kannada

He is very versatile and talented.

All-rounder

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31 Chetan Kumar

I like it your movi and I lke u

32 Lokesh

super star

He is best in "Buthayanna maga ayyu" and "Parasangada gendethimma". We wish many talented actors like him will be reborn in Karnataka and shine in Kannada cinema soon. We miss you Lokesh sir.

33 Loose Mada

One and only best actor of kannada industry

The one and only hero of kannada industry

I love you sir

My favorite hero Loose maada yogesh sir. Super dance & super acting in kannada industry

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34 Rajesh

Very down to earth actor. Whether it is lead or a supporting role he always did gave his 102% attention.

35 Sharan

He became mainstream hero after acting in nearly 100 movies as part time comedian and showed he just belong to that group with 4 back to back hits

He was a very talented..

Sharan sir u r awesome and the best.

Kannada jagathina comedy star

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36 Dhruva Sarja

I like u movie

37 Devaraj

He is good actor in kannada films... His acting style like dynamic.. Angry look given amazing thrill to audience

38 Harish Kumar
39 Arjun Sarja

First man to show six packs

40 Bharath Bharath
41 Chiranjeevi Sarja

Good

42 Ravichandran (Kannada Actor)
43 Uday Kumar

He was one of "kumara thrayaru" (three kumar's) of Kannada cinema. Even though he played as lead actor in only few cinema still his screen presence was stupendous.

44 Kalyan Kumar

One more "Kumar Thraya". He acted in several movies in Tamil and Telugu too. Kalyan kumar sometime over shadowed by the popularity of Dr. Raj kumar

45 Doddanna

Olden days he is the number one smileing actor

He is big charlichaplin

46 Komal

Comedian turned hero just like his brother

47 Suresh Heblikar

Don't you remember him in APARICHITHA and PRATHAMA USHAKIRANA... Both were super hits though made at negligible budget

48 Srinath
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