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Famous Film Actors From Karnataka

Updated October 13, 2018 64.1k views179 items

List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Karnataka, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Karnataka, as in some cases Karnataka may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Karnataka then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Karnataka, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

This list has a variety of items in it, from Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Anushka Shetty.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Karnataka?" and "Which famous actors were born in Karnataka?"
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