Thursday, November 11, 2010


rakshita kannada actress

Name Rakshita
Birth Place Bangalore , Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Eye colour Black
Hair colour Black
Height 5′4″
Father name B.C.Gourishankar
Mother name Mamtha Rao
Spouse name Prem
Hobbies Reading books, listening music , traveling
Kannada First movie Appu
Telugu debut film Idiot
Tamil debut film Madhurey
Profession Actress , Model
Favourite authors Agatha Christie , Sidney Sheldon

Brief biography of Rakshita

Rakshita (Kannada: ರಕ್ಷಿತಾ) is a South Indian actress, who has acted in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu movies. She started her career with a Kannada movie Appu produced by Smt.Parvathamma Rajkumar with Puneeth Rajkumar as the co-star. She is the daughter of veteran Kannada heroine Mamtha Rao and Cinematographer B.C.Gourishankar. She was called by the Telugu film industry also for the remake of the same movie as the heroine. It was named as Idiot. Her Kannada film career as heroine got a twist when her movie Kalasipalya became a hit. She was considered as the BOMB heroine in Kannada industry. She retired from the industry as the heroine after her marriage with popular Kannada cinema director Prem
Trivia about Rakshita
# Rakshita is the daughter of Kannada actress Mamtha Rao and Cinematographer B.C.Gourishankar. Unfortunately her father couldn’t see his daughter’s success due to his untimely demise.
# She started her career with a Kannada blackbuster movie “Appu” with Puneeth Rajkumar as the co-star.
# She did the same role in telugu remake of “Appu” which was renamed as “Idiot” with Ravi Teja as co-star, the movie was also a big hit establishing her in telugu cinema industry also.
# She has acted in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu movies
# In later days she did some ITEM songs entertaining her fans. In fact she was one among the BOMB heroines in Kannada industry.
# The hot sexy kannada actress Rakshita retired from the industry after her marriage with Prem , a popular Kannada cinema director in 2007. Prem had directed the blockbuster “Jogi” and other hit movies like “Excuse me” “Kariya” etc. All the stars of sandalwood attended their marriage. The whole marriage ceremony was looking like a shooting as almost all were present.

Quotable quotes from Rakshita

# ‘When I am the princess of South why should I go and beg in North’ [ About going to Bollywood]

# “I believe in destiny and god’s will. I think I am destined to marry early and I am happy to get the right person,”

# “Prem comes from a rural background. He is simple and straightforward. My life has been revolving around artificiality, but here is a person who is gentle and has his foot firmly rooted in the ground. It was instant liking and we shared a good rapport from the beginning. I don’t know when we decided to marry, but it was a decision that both of us made at the same time. ” [ About her husband Prem]

# “Many people told me that it was too early for me to marry, especially when my hands are full of assignments. But somehow I felt it is the right time. I wanted to marry at a time when I am in demand. Otherwise people would always say that I married because I had no offers in hand. ”

# “Please don’t say Ramya is my rival. We have become great friends now. I have had enough of fights and misunderstandings with Ramya. We have made up after a frank talk. I started the process of contacting Ramya and told her that enough is enough. I had a great time working in “Tananam Tananam” with Ramya. I had one scene with Ramya in the film and it was very good.”

# “Somehow I felt enough was enough and decided to take up different type of roles. I think there should be some glamour quotient in the film but it should not be overdone.”

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