I love stationery. Whenever I go shopping, I pass by a stationary section. I feel like spending a lot of time there because there are a variety of things and are so colorful. It makes me very happy! I have a good collection of stationery you know. 😛 Recently, When I was rearranging my study… Read more….
I’m back here with some more unique looks. Some of these are must-haves if you love dressing! The Fusion Wear When the East and the West meet, there’s no stopping them! The Jumpsuit A jumpsuit never goes out of trend! The Empire Waist Dress Somehow, every dress looks good when it’s in black! The Retro… Read more….
Western clothing may not be my fashion statement but I still like wearing it sometimes. Here’s me presenting some of my western looks. Jeans When draping a Saree becomes a hassle, a pair of jeans can come to your rescue! No matter what the colour is, it ALWAYS looks good! Leather pants Leather pants may… Read more….
As an actress, it is always important for me to look presentable. I always prefer to don Indian wear since I find it extremely comfortable to carry around. And who doesn’t look sexy in a saree? 😉 People always tell me that a saree suits me perfectly since I’m tall and I agree too. Presenting… Read more….
One is a failure unless and until he actually goes out and explores what he desires because until then, we do not know how easy or difficult the task is. Thoughts about failure scare us every time we venture into something new. It could either be due to a lack of self-confidence or overthinking about… Read more….
I’m sure you all know my love for pets, especially dogs. They are just irresistible. For those who read my articles would know that I grew up with my pet named Pinky (Read ‘Loyalty’ to know more). But, she was all grown up, so I wanted another puppy. I’m sure you won’t be surprised when… Read more….
It is unanimously agreed that childhood is the best phase of our lives. As kids, we wanted to grow up fast but now as adults, we want to go back to being children. Childhood is the time when we are innocent, we get to explore everything with an open mind. I remember when I was… Read more….
When he wanted to be my hero! Everything gets easier as each year goes by. Back then we used to write the song lyrics to sing along, but now it’s just a click away. We now even have a Karaoke! I remember the first song my brother taught me was Barbie Girl. It was very… Read more….
My love for art comes from my Mom. When I was a kid, my mom was always busy learning a new art form and while she was on it, she also made sure I was occupied and had a creative outlet (so I don’t disturb her HAHA). She would hand me a pencil and paper… Read more….
I had been to the glorious Rann of Kutch with my gang a few months ago. Being food lovers, we couldn’t stop indulging in the tasty Gujarati food which is quite heavy for Non-Gujaratis. So, I had to jog every day to burn all those extra calories even on vacation but not everybody would accompany… Read more….
Being comfortable in your own skin makes you confident so, BE YOU, whether you’re thin, chubby or fat, short, tall. Everything will seem like a problem as long as you see it as a problem. Dress according to your body type and personal preferences. Being comfortable is what makes you confident and can bring that… Read more….
Tirumala, for me, is perhaps the most serene, divine, and optimistic place. Do you know why? It is because I have many memories of Tirupati associated with my Dad. It is a family tradition to visit Tirumala’s Lord Venkateshwara Temple every year and this had been going on even before I was born. My earliest… Read more….
We, women, are very good at multitasking. We are used to managing a lot of things at the same time. I recall reading film magazines during my initial days about celebrities and I used to wonder how they could shoot for multiple films at the same time. But after I got into the industry I,… Read more….
As humans, we are predisposed to feel possessive about things. This feeling of possessiveness begins right from our childhood, where a toddler is unwilling to share his/her toys, gets jealous when he sees their parents with the second child but it is very easy to distract toddlers with other interesting things and the possessiveness shifts… Read more….
We need to work out to keep fit and healthy. I change my workout routine from time to time to keep it fun. Usually, I have a trainer who comes home to train me, but sometimes I take a break from a workout at home and participate in outdoor activities such as cycling, badminton, horse… Read more….
I want to tell you all about an incident that occurred during one of my shoots. We were shooting for a movie in the outskirts of Bangalore. It’s an undeveloped and a very remote area. The houses are about five hundred meters away from each other and are usually given for the shooting. We had… Read more….
Challenges are a part of life. It is the way of life. It is the way you learn. The hurdles only get bigger with time. Since I was a child, my mother has protected me from everything. It is a mother’s instinct. No mother likes to see their child stressed out or hurt, so it… Read more….
There was a time I used to tease people about the way they reacted to series or fell in love with character’s from the movies/ series. The way they were so focused on what was happening to the characters and emotions they would portray, I never understood it…Until it happened to me… ❤ Yes, It… Read more….
“ಈ ಟೈಮಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾಯೋ ಮಾತ್ ಬೇಕಾ?”, ಯಾರಾದರೂ ಸಾವಿನ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾತಾಡ್ದಾಗ ಸಡನ್ ಆಗಿ ಈ ಥರದ ಪ್ರಶ್ನೆ ಎದುರಾಗುತ್ತೆ. ಈಗ ನಾನು ಮಾತಾಡೋಕೆ ಐ ಮೀನ್ ಬರೆಯೋಕೆ ಹೊರಟಿರೋದು ಕೂಡ ಸಾವಿನ ಮಾತೇ. ಹಹಹ.. ಹಾಗಂತ “ಈ ಟೈಮಲ್ಲಿ ಸಾಯೋ ಮಾತ್ ಬೇಕಾ?” ಅಂತ ನೀವ್ ಕೇಳ್ಬೇಡಿ. ಯಾಕಂದ್ರೆ ನಾನ್ ಮಾತಾಡ್ತಿರೋದು ರಿಯಲ್ ಸಾವಲ್ಲ, ಆ್ಯಕ್ಟಿಂಗ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ. ಸಾವೆಂದರೆ ಕೊನೆ, ಆದರೆ ನನ್ನ ಪಾಲಿಗೆ ಅದೇ ಶುರು. ಅಂದ್ರೆ ನಾನು ನನ್ನ ಮೊದಲ ಕೆಲವು ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳಲ್ಲೇ… Read more….
I’ve always been passionate about learning new things, horse-riding being one of them. It was one of the many dreams in my bucket list. I began learning horse riding in 2008 and trust me, I’d never felt so amazing before. Every time I rode a horse, I felt like a queen. The place where I… Read more….
We have varying opinions about whether or not eating non-vegetarian is ethical. I wasn’t particularly attracted to vegetarian food since childhood. I remember Mom used to cook sambar and curry out of leafy vegetables. I do eat veggies but I never really liked the leafy ones for some reason and asked her to cook something… Read more….
We might be the master of our thoughts, but we are the slaves of our emotions. I am a very emotional person. I get very emotional at the smallest of things like watching movies, I’ve cried while reading books (If you have read my article, “I indeed had a love story”, you would know), I… Read more….
When I was young, my brother took me to a movie called Deep Blue Sea. I was excited! It was about how a group of researchers altered sharks and how the sharks later tried to hunt down their creators! They would come out of nowhere and eat people! The movie was terrifying, but I enjoyed… Read more….
……..…“ಇದೇನಿದು? ಇವತ್ತು ಹರಿಪ್ರಿಯಾ ಬರೆಯೋ ಬದಲು ಬರೀ ಚುಕ್ಕಿ ಇಡ್ತಿದಾರೆ?” ಅಂತ ಅಂದ್ಕೊಂಡ್ರಾ?. ಇವತ್ತು ಚುಕ್ಕಿ ಇಟ್ಟಿರೋದಕ್ಕೂ ಒಂದು ಕಾರಣ ಇದೆ, ಯಾಕಂದ್ರೆ ಇವತ್ತಿನ ವಿಷಯಾನ ಚುಕ್ಕಿಯಿಂದಲೇ ಶುರು ಮಾಡ್ಬೇಕು. ಗೊತ್ತಾಯ್ತಾ.. ವಿಷ್ಯ ಏನಂತ? ಇಲ್ವಾ? ಪರವಾಗಿಲ್ಲ ನಾನೇ ಹೇಳ್ತೀನಿ. ನಾನು ಇವತ್ತು ರಂಗೋಲಿ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾತಾಡ್ಬೇಕು ಅಂದ್ಕೊಂಡಿದೀನಿ. ನನ್ನ ಹಾಬೀಸ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ನಿಮ್ಗೆಲ್ಲ ಗೊತ್ತು, ಕೆಲವು ಹವ್ಯಾಸಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಇಲ್ಲೇ ‘ಬೇಬ್ ನೋಸ್’ನಲ್ಲೇ ಬರೆದಿದ್ದೆ. ನಾನು ಚಿಕ್ಕೋಳಿದ್ದಾಗ್ಲೇ ಬಹಳಷ್ಟು ವಿಷ್ಯಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಇಂಟ್ರೆಸ್ಟ್ ಬೆಳೆಸ್ಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದೆ. ತುಂಬಾ… Read more….
Neer Dose 2016 If you guys have been following through my blog, you must already know the ordeal I went through while shooting for Neer Dose. It is one of the boldest and most complicated characters I’ve ever played and one that demanded a lot of courage. People often look down upon sex workers but… Read more….
Typecasting is something I dislike deeply. As an artist, it gives me immense happiness when somebody compliments me about my choice of films and versatility, rather than my looks. I’ve always wanted to make my mark in the industry and I think I have, to some extent, but artists are known for their greed for… Read more….
Be it me, you, or a huge elephant or a small ant, we are all living beings though we differ in size, shape, and form. I’d like to quote the example of bubbles flowing in a stream of water, which is their abode. No matter how big or small the bubble is, once they break,… Read more….
Every camera has a lot of stories to tell. Few years ago, we did not have phones with a good camera, so I decided to buy a pocket-sized camera. I was very fond of the camera! I had stored so many memories of mine. My work clicks, my travel adventures, beautiful sceneries, so many folders!… Read more….
ಮುಂದುವರಿದ ಭಾಗ.. ‘ಒಂದಿನ ಅಣ್ಣಾವ್ರಿಗೆ ಆರಾಮಿಲ್ಲ ಅಂತ ಏನೋ ರೂಮರ್ಸ್ ಹಬ್ಬಿತ್ತು. ನೋಡ್ಕೊಂಡ್ ಬರೋಣ ಅಂತ ಅವ್ರ ಮನೆಗೆ ಹೋಗಿದ್ದೆ. ಸುಸ್ತಾಗಿದ್ರೂ ಅವ್ರು ಮನೇಲಿ ಉಪ್ಪಿಟ್ಟೆಲ್ಲ ಕೊಟ್ಟು 2 ಗಂಟೆ ಮಾತಾಡಿದ್ರು. ಬರ್ತಾ ಗೇಟ್ವರೆಗೂ ಬಂದು ಕೈ ಮುಗಿದು ಕಳಿಸ್ಕೊಟ್ರು. ಆಗ ಅವ್ರ ಕೈಗಳು ನಡುಗ್ತಿದ್ವು. ಆ ಸ್ಥಿತಿಯಲ್ಲೂ ನಮ್ಮನ್ನು ಅಷ್ಟು ಪ್ರೀತಿಯಿಂದ ಕಳಿಸಿಕೊಟ್ಟ ಅವ್ರ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಹೆಮ್ಮೆ ಅನಿಸ್ತು, ಗೌರವ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಯ್ತು. ಆವತ್ನಿಂದ ನಾನೂ ಅದ್ನ ರೂಢಿಸ್ಕೊಂಡೆ. ಆ ನಂತ್ರ ನಮ್ಮನೆಗೆ ಬಂದವ್ರನ್ನ ನಾನು ಹೇಗೆ… Read more….
ಇವತ್ತಿನ ಮಾತು ಎಲ್ಲಿಂದ ಶುರು ಮಾಡ್ಲಿ ಅನ್ನೋದೇ ಗೊತ್ತಾಗ್ತಿಲ್ಲ. ಯಾಕಂದ್ರೆ ಇವತ್ತಿನ ವಿಷ್ಯ ಎಚ್ಎಎಲ್ನಿಂದ ಮಂಗಳಯಾನದ ವರೆಗೂ ಇದೆ. ಇಷ್ಟು ಹೇಳ್ತಿದ್ ಹಾಗೆ ನಾನು ಯಾರ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾತಾಡ್ತಿದೀನಿ ಅಂತ ನಿಮ್ ಮನಸಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದ್ ಉತ್ರ ಟೇಕಾಫ್ ಆಗಿರ್ಬೋದು. ಆಗಿಲ್ಲಂದ್ರೆ ಒಮ್ಮೆ ‘ನೀರ್ದೋಸೆ’ನ ನೆನಪಿಸ್ಕೊಳ್ಳಿ. ಯೆಸ್.. ನಾನು ಮಾತಾಡ್ತಿರೋದು ದ ಗ್ರೇಟ್ ಆ್ಯಕ್ಟರ್ ದತ್ತಣ್ಣ ಬಗ್ಗೆ. ‘ನೀರ್ದೋಸೆ’ ಸಿನಿಮಾದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾನು ಅವರೂ ಜೊತೆಗೇ ಆ್ಯಕ್ಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ವಿ. ಈಗ ಕೊರೊನಾ ಟೈಮಲ್ಲಿ ದತ್ತಣ್ಣ ಏನ್ ಮಾಡ್ತಿರ್ಬೋದು ಅಂತ ಒಂದು… Read more….
When I was 10 years old, I went on a tour with my family to Sringeri, Hornadu and Kudremukh which are situated around Chikmagalur. We also stopped by a tea estate in between our journey. My cousin had also accompanied us since it was summer vacation. If you were born in the 90s, I’m sure… Read more….
I’m sure you all enjoy the songs that we shoot in places like Ooty, Kashmir etc. Have you noticed how we actresses wear beautiful sarees or thin clothes to look glamorous, whereas, actors wear warm clothes with sweaters, gloves, and everything? I’ve worked in multiple films that were shot in cold places like ‘E- Sambhashane’… Read more….
When I was a kid, I really enjoyed playing with toys and thanks to my mom for teaching me art and craft. She taught me how to make flowers out of sax cloth, glass painting, fabric painting, etc. We would make a bunch of flowers and place them in a flower vase, which was also… Read more….
I’m sure you all know how much I love to travel. I wanted to travel this year as I could not travel much the previous year because I had a lot of shoots and releases lined up and I barely had time. I wanted to make up for it this year and had a lot… Read more….
We all know UNO is the most loved card game and it can be enjoyed by people of any age group. If you’ve never played it, let me tell you it is fairly simple and there are tons of videos on Youtube that explain how to play it so let’s not get into that. I’m… Read more….
ಕಳೆದ ಒಂದ್ ವಾರ ಎಲ್ ನೋಡಿದ್ರೂ ಎಸ್ಎಸ್ಎಲ್ಸಿಯದ್ದೇ ಸುದ್ದಿ. ಯಾಕಂದ್ರೆ ಎಲ್ಲ ಕಡೆ ಕೊರೊನಾ ಭಯದ ನಡುವೆನೇ ಎಸ್ಎಸ್ಎಲ್ಸಿ ಎಕ್ಸಾಂ ನಡೀತು. ಹಾಗಾಗಿ ಜನ ಅದ್ರ ಬಗ್ಗೆನೇ ಜಾಸ್ತಿ ಮಾತಾಡ್ತಿದ್ರಿಂದ ನಂಗೆ ನನ್ನ ಎಸ್ಎಸ್ಎಲ್ಸಿ ದಿನಗಳು ನೆನಪಾದ್ವು. ಅದ್ಕೆ ನಾನೂ ಬರಿತಿದೀನಿ.. ಐ ಮೀನ್, ನನ್ನ ಎಸ್ಎಸ್ಎಲ್ಸಿ ದಿನಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಬರಿತಿದೀನಿ. ನಾನು 9ನೇ ಕ್ಲಾಸ್ವರ್ಗೂ ಚಿಕ್ಕಬಳ್ಳಾಪುರದಲ್ಲೇ ಓದಿದ್ದು. ನಂತ್ರ ನಾವು ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿಗೆ ಶಿಫ್ಟ್ ಆದ್ವಿ. ಅದ್ಕೆ ನಾನು ಎಸ್ಎಸ್ಎಲ್ಸಿ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಲ್ಲಿ ಓದಿದ್ದು. ನನ್ನ ಅಜ್ಜಿ-ತಾತಾ ಎಲ್ಲ… Read more….
On one Sunday morning, around 5 AM, we had decided to go hot air ballooning. We travelled to Aero Adventures, which is located near Jakkur Aerodrome. We usually tend to wake up very late on Sundays but that day was special, and we were extremely excited! I was surprised to see so many adventurous people… Read more….
You guys probably already know how close I am with my Mom. I love her and she means the world to me. Whenever I see someone of my Mom’s age in trouble, my first instinct is to go and help them no matter what I’m doing at that moment. I also feel that in my… Read more….
We, actors, must live up to our words. Once we accommodate a date for the shoot, we need to be at the location to shoot no matter what because one person should not be responsible for changing the whole plan. But, everyone has one of those days where we are not in the mood to… Read more….
ನನ್ನ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಎರಡನೇ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ‘ವಸಂತ ಕಾಲ’, ಆ ಸಿನಿಮಾದಲ್ಲಿ ಶರಣ್ ಅವ್ರು ಕಾಮಿಡಿಯನ್ ಆಗಿ ಆ್ಯಕ್ಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ರು. ನಾವು ಸೆಟ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ಫ್ರೀ ಸಿಕ್ಕಿದ್ರೂ ಚೇರ್ ಹಾಕೊಂಡು ಕೂತು ಮಾತಾಡ್ತಿದ್ವಿ.. ಅಲ್ಲ ಅಲ್ಲ ಅವ್ರು ಮಾತಾಡ್ತಿದ್ರು, ನಾನು ನಗ್ತಿದ್ದೆ. ಆ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ರಿಲೀಸ್ ಆಗಿದ್ದು 2008ರಲ್ಲಿ. ಅದಾದ್ಮೇಲೆ ನಾನೂ ಶರಣ್ ಅವರು ಮತ್ತೆ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಆ್ಯಕ್ಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದು ‘ಬುಲೆಟ್ ಬಸ್ಯಾ’ದಲ್ಲಿ. ಈ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಆಗಿದ್ದು, 2015ರಲ್ಲಿ. ಆಗ ಶರಣ್ ಅವ್ರು ಹೀರೋ, ನಾನೇ ಹೀರೋಯಿನ್…. Read more….
The world is constantly evolving. I have witnessed so many changes over the years that a new change in the world seems minuscule. I recall having a discussion with my nephew about how us, Millenials happen to be the luckiest of all generations and here’s why. I remember when we were kids, we had one… Read more….
As promised, I’m going to tell you all about incidents where I was proposed to in Jordan. We had just landed in Jordan, in Aman city and travelled very far by road to get to Petra. I was a little tired. I just wanted to get to the hotel room and rest for a while…. Read more….
This is about a memory that took place during the initial days of my career. I was shooting for a Kannada movie, I do not want to reveal the name of the movie or the team details, but it required me to travel to different parts of the world. I have always loved traveling and… Read more….
Siblings are always partners in crime. My brother and I were very naughty as children. But, if we got caught doing something, I used to take advantage of the fact that I was younger and would put the blame on my brother to get out of it. But, to be fair, he was more mischievous… Read more….
ಜೂನ್ ಅಂದ್ರೆ ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯವಾಗಿ ಮಳೆಗಾಲ ಆರಂಭ ಆಗಿರುತ್ತೆ, ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಶಾಲೆಗಳು ಕೂಡ. ಮೊನ್ಮೊನ್ನೆ ಹೀಗೇ ಮಳೇಲಿ ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ನೆನೆದೆ, ಅದು ಸ್ಕೂಲ್ ಡೇಸ್ನ ನೆನೆಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳೋ ಥರ ಮಾಡ್ತು. ಇದ್ದಕ್ಕಿದ್ದ ಹಾಗೆ ನೆನಪು ಜೂನ್ನಿಂದ ಜಂಕ್ ಫುಡ್ಸ್ಗೆ ಜಂಪ್ ಆಯ್ತು. ಆಗೆಲ್ಲ ಸ್ಕೂಲ್ಗೆ ಹೋಗೋವಾಗ ಅಪ್ಪ ಪಾಕೆಟ್ ಮನಿ ಕೊಡೋರು. ಅದ್ರಿಂದ ನನ್ ಫೇವರಿಟ್ ಸ್ನ್ಯಾಕ್ಸ್ ತಗೊಳ್ತಿದ್ದೆ. ಒಂದು ರೂಪಾಯಿಯಿಂದ ಶುರುವಾದ್ದು ಇನ್ನೊಂದ್ ವರ್ಷಕ್ಕೆ ಎರಡು, ಮತ್ತೊಂದ್ ವರ್ಷಕ್ಕೆ ಮೂರು.. ಹೀಗೆ ಕ್ಲಾಸ್ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾದ್ ಹಾಗೆ ಒಂದೊಂದೇ ರೂಪಾಯಿ… Read more….
If you all read my previous article ‘My Lucky Charm’, you would remember that I would tell you all about how I got my second pup. And As promised, I’m back with an article on how I got my baby Happy. I have always wanted two pups, but another reason that I wanted a second… Read more….
Pets always bring a smile on my face, they are so pure hearted. I have always had a pet while growing up in my hometown chickballapur , whether it was birds, fish, dogs or rabbits. After we shifted to bangalore, due to a busy lifestyle, I missed having a pet. However, I had always dreamt… Read more….
Ever since I started dubbing for my movies, people couldn’t stop gushing over my voice! They would tell me about how they watched my movies multiple times just to hear my voice again and again. They said it sounds unique! I feel blessed to have a voice like that. At the same time, my voice… Read more….
We usually want the items or want to do things that are in fashion. When I was eighteen years old, tattoos were quite common. I remember, every time I went to Goa, I used to get 2-3 artificial tattoos done which lasted for more than a week. It used to be so much fun! ❤… Read more….
I was shooting for my film ‘Life Jothe Ondh Selfie. I’m quite an adventurous person, but when it comes to water, I feel a little anxious. I’ve gone on a cruise and also gone boating for a very short distance but rafting was something new to me and a lot scarier than boating due to… Read more….
On this Father’s Day, I really miss my Dad. I know that he is watching over me. There isn’t a day I don’t think about him and all the wonderful moments we shared. They say “Not all heroes wear capes” and my father was and is still a hero to me in the truest sense… Read more….
ನಾನು ಹುಟ್ಟಿದ್ದು ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು, ಬೆಳೆದಿದ್ದು ಚಿಕ್ಕಬಳ್ಳಾಪುರದಲ್ಲಿ. ನಾನು ಶಾಲೆಯ ಉತ್ತಮ ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿ , ಚನ್ನಾಗಿ ಓದುತ್ತಿದ್ದೆ ,ಇಂಗ್ಲಿಷಲ್ಲೂ ಒಳ್ಳೇ ಮಾರ್ಕ್ಸ್ ತಗೊಳ್ತಿದ್ದೆ. ನಾನು ಇಂಗ್ಲಿಷಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾತಾಡೋದು ನೋಡಿ ಭೇಷ್ ಅಂತಿದ್ರು. ನಾನು ಇಂಗ್ಲಿಷ್ ಪೇಪರ್ಗಳನ್ನ ಓದಿ ಅದ್ರ ವಿಷಯ ಎಲ್ಲರಿಗೂ ಎಕ್ಸ್ಪ್ಲೇನ್ ಸಹ ಮಾಡ್ತಿದ್ದೆ. ನಂಗೂ ನನ್ನ ಇಂಗ್ಲಿಷ್ ಸ್ಪೀಕಿಂಗ್ ಸ್ಕಿಲ್ಸ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಹೆಮ್ಮೆ ಇತ್ತು. ಆದರೆ ನನ್ನ ಮುಂದಿನ ವಿದ್ಯಾಭಾಸಕ್ಕೆ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿಗೆ ಬಂದ ಮೇಲೆ ಗೊತ್ತಾಗಿದ್ದು, ನಾನು ಇಂಗ್ಲಿಷ್ ಇನ್ನೂ ಸರಿಯಾಗಿ ಕಲಿಬೇಕು ಅಂತ, ಹಹ್ಹಹ.ಅಷ್ಟು… Read more….
I grew up in Chikkaballapur town, Karnataka where English was spoken in the schools I studied. I used to score good marks in English. My teacher would appreciate me for my English speaking abilities and tell me that I was one of the best amongst my classmates. I would read off newspapers and explain the… Read more….
Who loves cricket? Okay, that’s a stupid question… who doesn’t love cricket? I too love cricket, but I rarely watch cricket. Why? Because what’s the fun in watching cricket by myself? I enjoy watching cricket with a group. It’s more fun that way! I usually play badminton with my brother and friends, so badminton matches… Read more….
I love shopping! As a woman, it is in my system to enjoy shopping and gossiping! I’m just going to talk about shopping today! I remember my mother taking me out shopping as a child; she’d always buy a lot more for me than she did for herself. I was a very pampered child..still am!… Read more….
ತುಂಬಾ ದಿನ ಆದ್ಮೇಲೆ ನನ್ನ ಹಳೇ ಹಾರ್ಡ್ಡಿಸ್ಕ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ಬ್ಲಾಗ್ ಗೋಸ್ಕರ ಫೋಟೋಗಳು ಹುಡುಕುತ್ತಿದ್ದೆ. ಅದ್ರಲ್ಲಿ ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್ಸ್, ಫ್ಯಾಮಿಲಿ, ಪೆಟ್ಸ್, ಟ್ರಾವೆಲ್ ಅಂತೆಲ್ಲ ಪೋಲ್ಡರ್ಸ್ ಮಾಡಿದಿನಿ. ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್ಸ್ ಫೋಲ್ಡರ್ ನೋಡುವಾಗ, ಎ ಆರ್.ರೆಹಮಾನ್ ಕನ್ಸರ್ಟ್ಗೆ ಹೋಗಿದ್ದ ಫೋಟೋಸ್ ಸಿಕ್ಕಿದ್ವು. ನಮ್ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಪ್ಯಾಲೇಸ್ ಗ್ರೌಂಡ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ನಡೆದಿತ್ತು. ನನ್ ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್ಸ್ ಮತ್ತೆ ಫ್ಯಾಮಿಲಿ ಎಲ್ರೂ ಹೋಗಿದ್ವಿ, ನನ್ ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್, ಅವ್ರ ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್ ಜೊತೆ ಬಂದಿದ್ರು. ಯಾರ್ ಇದು ಇಷ್ಟೊಂದು ದಾಡಿ ಬಿಟ್ಟಿದ್ದಾರೆ ಅನ್ಕೊಂಡು ಕೇಳ್ದೆ. ಮೂವಿಗೋಸ್ಕರ. ಇವ್ರು ಥಿಯೇಟರಿಂದ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗೆ… Read more….
Ever since the lockdown was eased, everybody has been desperately wanting to go out. Some of us, including myself, had forgotten what life outside of the lockdown was like and here we are, back in the game again. It was my first time going out after the lockdown restrictions were eased and I couldn’t contain… Read more….
If you’ve read my previous article ‘Behind the Scenes of Neerdose’, you’d remember that I wanted to share a lot of experiences from the movie with you all. I’m sure you all remember the song Satturakatti in which I belly danced! I’m going to share with you, all about the behind the scenes that took… Read more….
Fans are very special to me. They are the reason for my success. They always find ways to make me feel so special. They celebrate my success, my birthdays, etc! I always look forward to meeting them as they do to meeting me. I remember, the times we did not have good phones with cameras,… Read more….
There are still a lot of women in this world who are subject to gender bias. While gender equality is not exclusive to women, it is us, who mostly get the short end of the stick. Some don’t enjoy equal opportunities simply because they are women. Gender bias has always been deeply ingrained in our… Read more….
As a celebrity, I’ve walked many ramps as a showstopper before. I usually tend to pick my own designers based on their collections. This ramp was different and set to take place in between in a swimming pool! To make things worse, I was wearing heels (it was mandatory)! All the while I was praying… Read more….
ಭಾನುವಾರ ನನ್ನ ಆಪ್ತರಿಂದ ಒಂದು ಮೆಸೇಜ್ ಬಂದಿತ್ತು. ನಾನ್ ಅದನ್ನ ನಾಲ್ಕೈದ್ ಸಲ ಓದ್ದೆ. ಯಾಕಂದ್ರೆ ಆ ಮೆಸೇಜ್ನ ನಂಗೆ ನಂಬೋಕ್ ಸಾಧ್ಯನೇ ಆಗ್ಲಿಲ್ಲ. ನಾನೇ ಏನಾದ್ರೂ ತಪ್ ಓದಿದ್ನ ಅಂತನ್ಸಿ ಮತ್ತೆ ಮತ್ತೆ ಓದ್ಕೊಂಡೆ. ಅಷ್ಟರಲ್ಲಿ ಬೇರೆಬೇರೆ ಕಡೆಯಿಂದ್ಲೂ ಅದೇ ಮೆಸೇಜ್ ಬರ್ತಿತ್ತು, ಟಿವಿಲೂ ಅದೇ ಬ್ರೇಕಿಂಗ್ ನ್ಯೂಸ್. “ಚಿರು ಇನ್ನಿಲ್ಲ..” ಅನ್ನೋ ಸುದ್ದಿ ಇನ್ನೂ ಪೂರ್ತಿಯಾಗ್ ನಂಬೋಕ್ ಆಗಲ್ಲ. ಚಿರು ಮಾತ್ರ ಅಲ್ಲ, ಅವ್ರ ಫ್ಯಾಮಿಲಿ ಎಲ್ರ ಜೊತೆ ಆ್ಯಕ್ಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದೀನಿ. ನಾನು ಚಿರು… Read more….
Many of you had asked me if I had a favourite actor and dreamt of working with them. I decided to answer this question through a write-up! I spent all my childhood in Chikkaballapur that is close to the Andhra Pradesh state border. The theatres played a lot of Telugu films and a very few… Read more….
After my dad passed away, I began working hard at a very young age. Over the years, I’ve gained a reputation for being independent and my resolution never faltered. I would never want to jeopardize my ego. I knew that if my dad were alive, he would never like me accepting favours. The best I… Read more….
TV Channels have been playing a lot of my movies lately. Oftentimes, when I watch a scene or a song from my film, I think of events associated with it. The other day, I was watching my film ‘Bell Bottom’ and I recalled this gut-wrenching incident that took place while shooting for a song sequence… Read more….
ಟಿವಿ ಚಾನೆಲ್ನವರು ನನ್ನ ಎಲ್ಲ ಭಾಷೆಯ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳನ್ನು ಪ್ರಸಾರ ಮಾಡ್ತಿರ್ತಾರೆ. ಈಗ ಲಾಕ್ಡೌನ್ ಟೈಮಲ್ಲಿ ನನ್ನ ಸಿನಿಮಾಗಳನ್ನು ನಾನು ಒಬ್ಳು ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಕಿ ಆಗಿ ಆ್ಯಡ್ಸ್ ಮಧ್ಯೆ ನೋಡೋದೇ ಒಂದು ಖುಷಿ. ಕೆಲವೊಂದು ಸೀನ್ ಅಥವಾ ಸಾಂಗ್ ನೋಡಿದಾಗ ಅದಕ್ಕೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಪಟ್ಟ ಘಟನೆಗಳೆಲ್ಲ ನೆನಪಿಗೆ ಬರುತ್ತೆ. ಇತ್ತೀಚೆಗೆ ‘ಬೆಲ್ ಬಾಟಂ’ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ನೋಡುವಾಗ್ಲೂ ಹಾಗೇ ಆಯ್ತು. ಆಗ ನಡೆದ ಒಂದು ಸಂದರ್ಭ ನೆನಪಿಗೆ ಬಂತು 😞 ಆ ದಿನ ನಾವು ಜೋಗ ಜಲಪಾತದ ಹತ್ರ ಸಾಂಗ್ ಶೂಟ್ ಮಾಡ್ತಿದ್ವಿ…. Read more….
ಕೊರೊನಾ ಬಂದ್ಮೇಲೆ ಎಲ್ರೂ ಕ್ಲೀನ್ ಹ್ಯಾಂಡೆಡ್ ಆಗಿದಾರೆ. ಏನ್ ಮುಟ್ಬೇಕಿದ್ರೂ ಕೈತೊಳ್ಕೋತಾರೆ, ಏನನ್ನ ಮುಟ್ಟಿದ್ರೂ ಕೈತೊಳ್ಕೋತಾರೆ. ರೀಸೆಂಟಾಗಿ ನಾನು ಹಾಗೆ ಕೈತೊಳ್ಕೋತಿರುವಾಗ ಕೆಲವು ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ ನಾನ್ ಆ ಥರ ಮತ್ತೆ ಮತ್ತೆ ಕೈತೊಳ್ಕೋತಿದ್ದು ನೆನಪಾಯ್ತು. ಹಹಹ.. ಖಂಡಿತ ಆಗ ಕೊರೊನಾ ಇರ್ಲಿಲ್ಲ. ಅದ್ಕೆ ಕಾರಣ ಮದರಂಗಿ, ಅದೇ ಮೆಹೆಂದಿ. ನಂಗೆ ಮೆಹೆಂದಿ ಅಂದ್ರೆ ಚಿಕ್ಕೋಳ್ ಇರೋವಾಗ್ಲಿಂದಾನೇ ತುಂಬಾ ಇಷ್ಟ. ಎಷ್ಟ್ ಇಷ್ಟ ಅಂದ್ರೆ, ಮೆಹೆಂದಿ ಹಾಕೋದ್ ಕಲಿಯೋಕಂತ್ಲೇ ಕ್ಲಾಸ್ಗೆ ಹೋಗಿದ್ದೆ. ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಕ್ಲಾಸಲ್ಲಿ ಕಲಿತಿದ್ನೆಲ್ಲ ಅಮ್ಮ-ಅಪ್ಪನ… Read more….
Today, I feel a little philosophical, I wanted to shared something I’ve pondered over for quite some time, just bear with me. I once received a forwarded message that made me reflect on the idea of “Die Empty”. Death is the inevitable truth we all need to deal with. Before we all meet our ultimate… Read more….
What would happen if everyone had unlimited amounts of money? It sounds like a dream come true, doesn’t it? what is the effect it’ll have on the economy? The desire to earn money leads to innovation, creativity, and originality. Harmony and understanding between the people in the community develops from money. If money was infinitely… Read more….
I have always believed that experiences shape us and give us more confidence. Why am I bringing this up? Guess you’ll just have to read to find out.😉 What would you do if you have to get to an important meeting in half an hour and your driver bails because he’s not well? It’s stressful,… Read more….
I recall shooting for my Malayalam movie called ‘Thiruvambadi Thamban’ in Kerala. I was so eager to explore the place! The shoot was so well planned! They would also let me know the specific timings and duration of my break. So, I could go and explore the place if I wanted. I wanted to visit… Read more….
ಇದಾಗಿದ್ದು ನನ್ನ ಕರಿಯರ್ನ ಆರಂಭದ ದಿನಗಳಲ್ಲಿ, ಎರಡನೇ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಅನ್ಸುತ್ತೆ. ಒಂದು ಸ್ಟುಡಿಯೋದಲ್ಲಿ ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ ನಡೀತಿತ್ತು. ‘ಬೇರೆ ಯಾವ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ ನಡಿತಿದೆ?’ ಅಂತ ಕೇಳ್ದಾಗ, ಅಲ್ಲಿದ್ದೋರೊಬ್ರು ‘ಆ ಕಡೆ ರವಿಚಂದ್ರನ್ ಅವರ ‘ಮಂಜಿನ ಹನಿ’ ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ ಆಗ್ತಿದೆ’ ಅಂದ್ರು. ನಂಗೆ ತುಂಬಾ ಖುಷಿ ಆಗ್ಬಿಡ್ತು. ಸರ್ ಜೊತೆ ಮಾತಾಡ್ಬೇಕು ಅಂತ ಆ ಕಡೆ ಹೋದೆ. ಅವ್ರು ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ಬ್ಯುಸಿ ಇದ್ರು. ಇನ್ನೇನು ಮಾತಾಡ್ಸ್ ಬೇಕು ಅನ್ನೋವಷ್ಟರಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ಕಡೆ ಶಾಟ್ ರೆಡಿ ಅಂತ ಕರೆದ್ರು. ಅದೇ… Read more….
I have had all kinds of aquariums at home, whether saltwater aquarium or freshwater aquarium. I’m told that it’s good to have aquariums at home. Few people even buy a particular fish according to Vastu, but I just like having all sorts of fish at home. Looking at them gives me a pleasant feeling. In… Read more….
‘ಏನ್ ಬುಲ್ಬುಲ್ ಮಾತಾಡಕಿಲ್ವಾ?’ ನಮ್ ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್ ಸರ್ಕಲ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ಹುಡುಗೀರ್ ಮಾತ್ರವಲ್ಲ, ಹುಡುಗ್ರಿಗೂ ಕೆಲವೊಮ್ಮೆ ಈ ಡೈಲಾಗ್ ಹೇಳ್ಕೊಂಡ್ ರೇಗ್ಸೋದೆಲ್ಲ ಮಾಡ್ತಿರ್ತೀವಿ. ನಾನಿವತ್ತು ಈ ಡೈಲಾಗ್ ಮೂಲಕನೇ ಮಾತು ಶುರು ಮಾಡಿದಿನಿ ಅಂದ್ರೆ ಯಾರ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಾತಾಡ್ತಿದಿನಿ ಅಂತ ನೀವೆಲ್ಲ ಪಕ್ಕಾ ಗೆಸ್ ಮಾಡಿರ್ತೀರಿ. ಯೆಸ್.. ಹಂಡ್ರೆಡ್ ಪರ್ಸೆಂಟ್ ರೈಟ್.. ನಾನು ಮಾತಾಡೋಕ್ ಹೊರಟಿರೋದು ನಮ್ಮ ರೆಬೆಲ್ ಸ್ಟಾರ್ ಅಂಬರೀಷ್ ಸರ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ. ನಾನು ಅವರನ್ನು ಫಸ್ಟ್ ಮೀಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದು ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಿನಿಮಾ ಇಂಡಸ್ಟ್ರಿಯ ಅಮೃತ ಮಹೋತ್ಸವ ಸಮಾರಂಭದಲ್ಲಿ…. Read more….
My segment in the film “Katha Sangama” was shot at Dhanushkodi, near Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. We shot there for two days and for some reason, we had to extend the shoot for another day. A road in the midst of the Bay of Bengal and the Indian ocean. One can even see the border of… Read more….
When I started out in the film industry, I was only a teenager. Since I’ve already shared my childhood pictures with you all, I thought we could walk down the memory lane and look at some of my earlier photoshoots. This was my first ever photo shoot. I look like a baby here. A picture… Read more….
Bangalore is a cosmopolitan city. We come across people from different cities who speak different languages. I see many talented people on my movie sets who hail from different states in the Country. People tend to pronounce words and sentences in their regional accents. I was once busy shooting during the day and something really… Read more….
Back when I lived in an apartment, there were many pigeons snooping around my building. One fine day I’d caught a pigeon sitting on the wardrobe that I kept outside the balcony. I had covered it with a sheet so it doesn’t get wet when it rains. At first, I thought that the pigeons were… Read more….
I’ve always enjoyed learning new things. I believe that we always have something new to learn every day. I used to have a list of activities that I wanted to learn noted in a book. Since I was a child, I’ve enrolled in various summer camps to learn. I aimed at learning as many things… Read more….
Gifting is one of the most uplifting gestures. It is the best thing you can do to brighten up someone’s day. Every time we travel, we tend to get some exciting gifts for people we care about. When you travel, you pretty much become Santa. I love gifting! When I return from a trip. I immediately… Read more….
ಜೈ ಆಂಜನೇಯ..🙏 ನಂಗೆ ಯಾವಾಗ ಆಂಜನೇಯ ಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಫೋಟೋ ಕಾಣಿಸಿದ್ರೂ ಅಥವಾ ನಂಬರ್ 6 ಕಾಣಿಸಿದ್ರೂ ಧ್ರುವ ಸರ್ಜಾ ನೆನಪಾಗ್ತಾರೆ. ಆ ನಂಬರ್ಗೋಸ್ಕರ ನಾವು ಕಿತ್ತಾಡಿದ್ದೂ ಇದೆ. ಯಾಕಂದ್ರೆ 6 ನಂಬರ್ ನನಗೂ ತುಂಬಾ ಇಷ್ಟ. ಗೊತ್ತಲ್ವಾ.. ನಾವು “ಭರ್ಜರಿ” ಅನ್ನೋ ಸಿನಿಮಾದಲ್ಲಿ ಒಟ್ಟಿಗೆ ಆ್ಯಕ್ಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ವಿ..😍 ಬೆಳಿಗ್ಗೆ ಎದ್ದೇಳುವಷ್ಟರಲ್ಲಿ ಕೆಲವು ಗುಡ್ ಮಾರ್ನಿಂಗ್ ಮೆಸೇಜಸ್ ಬಂದಿರುತ್ತೆ ಅಲ್ವಾ, ಅದರಲ್ಲಿ ಯಾರೋ ಆಂಜನೇಯನ ಒಂದು ಸೂಪರ್ ಫೋಟೋ ಕಳಿಸಿದ್ರು, ಸೋ ನಾನು ಯಾವಾಗ್ಲೂ ಮಾಡೋ ಹಾಗೆ ತಕ್ಷಣ… Read more….
Gardening brings me immense joy! Having a garden comes with huge benefits. It purifies the air, reduces stress, helps combat loneliness, and improves our overall health. Here are pictures depicting my love for gardening <3 When I say garden, it doesn’t have to be a huge garden outdoor with different plants. People grow a vertical… Read more….
Iskcon is one of my favorite temples. I love how beautiful the place and idols are. I can not take my eyes off the idols everytime I visit. I get such positive energy from the temple, and the prasad that we get is also tasty. I often visit Iskcon! I love visiting temples. I was… Read more….
Getting a job while studying, at the same time to build a future can get very hectic and requires a lot of commitment. It’s hard to have time for yourself, which makes it difficult to enjoy the simple pleasures of life. We find a lot of college students who work and study at the same… Read more….
As I promised you in the previous blog post, I bring you the lighter side of Sudhakar Anna. Here it is 🙂 I was curious to know if rumours affected him because they’re hard to deal with, especially when you’re someone who has to face the public every day. He said, “I do clarify rumours… Read more….
I was so excited and I was revisiting my bucket list for the post lockdown period. Like any common person, during this lockdown time, I have had my own moments of frustrations, happiness, philosophical, optimism, and pessimism. Few of them are encouraging and few of them were discouraging. What we are hearing around us is… Read more….
I don’t know about the world but food is definitely the way to my heart. You all must be wondering if I’m as passionate about cooking as I am about eating. To find out how good of a cook I am, read further. Presenting you a glimpse of my wonderful culinary creations! Chocolate cupcakes, milk… Read more….
Year after year, so many celebrity wax statues get added to the prestigious Madame Tussauds museum. Being an admirer of art, I’m always in awe of how perfect the wax statues look. The statues are beautifully designed, with such intricate details that make them look so close to real life. I heard it takes them… Read more….
I live to eat, yes u read it right! I Live to EAT. I plan all my meals, whether it is a diet meal or a cheat day meal. If I plan on eating something in the day, I must eat it otherwise I’ll have a sleepless night. HAHAHA. I also have friends with similar… Read more….
ಮೊನ್ನೆ ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್ ಕಾಲ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ಲು. ‘ಏನು.. ವರ್ಕ್ ಫ್ರಮ್ ಹೋಮಾ?’ ಅಂತ ಕೇಳ್ದೆ. ‘ಇಲ್ಲ.. ವರ್ಕ್ ಎಟ್ ಆಫೀಸೇ’ ಅಂದ್ಲು. ‘ಲಾಕ್ಡೌನ್ ಸಡಿಲ ಮಾಡಿದ್ರಲ್ವಾ, ಸೋ ಆಫೀಸಿಗೆ ಬರೋಕ್ ಹೇಳಿದ್ರು..’ ಅಂತಂದ್ಲು. ಹಾಗೆ ಎಲ್ಲ ಮಾತಾಡ್ತಾ, ‘ಅಬ್ಬಾ.. ಏನ್ ಸೆಕೆ..’ ಅಂದ್ಲು. ‘ಎಸಿ ಇಲ್ವಾ?’ ಕೇಳಿದ್ಕೆ, ‘ಕೊರೊನಾ ಇರೋದ್ರಿಂದ ಎಸಿ ಡಿಸ್ಕನೆಕ್ಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದಾರೆ. ಅಟ್ಲೀಸ್ಟ್ ಫ್ಯಾನ್ಸ್ ಇದ್ದಿದ್ರೆ ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿರ್ತಿತ್ತು..’ ಅಂತಿದ್ದವಳು, ತಕ್ಷಣ ‘ಮೀಟಿಂಗ್ ಶುರುವಾಯಿತು’ ಅಂತ ಕಾಲ್ ಕಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ಲು. ಅವಳು ಮಾತು ಮುಗಿಸ್ತಿದ್ದಂಗೆ ನಂಗೂ ಹಾಗೇ… Read more….
In one funny instance, I had sent my very shy friend to buy lingeries for me. We’re talking about a popular brand that’s not available anywhere in India. We’ve been friends for a long time, but yet I was hesitant to ask him. I had sent him links of what I was looking for, instructed… Read more….
People shape up to be who they are, depending on their experiences, fears, etc. Kids grasp things they see or listen to. Similarly, they adopt a lot of things from their childhood, whether it be a good or bad habit; It can be from drinking milk to their eating habits, sitting posture to the way… Read more….
ಇವತ್ತು ಬೆಳಗ್ಗೆ ದೇವರಿಗೆ ಪೂಜೆ ಮಾಡಿ, ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥನೆ ಮಾಡ್ಕೊಂಡು ಕಣ್ ಬಿಟ್ ನೋಡಿದರೆ ದೇವರ ತಲೆಯಿಂದ ಬಲಗಡೆಗೆ ಹೂ ಬಿತ್ತು. ಇನ್ನೂ ಅದೇ ಖುಷಿಯ ಹ್ಯಾಂಗೋವರ್ನಲ್ಲೇ ಇದೀನಿ. ಅದರ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಯೋಚ್ನೆ ಮಾಡ್ತ ಅದೆಷ್ಟೋ ವಿಷಯಗಳು ನೆನಪಿಗೆ ಬಂದ್ವು. ದೇವರ ತಲೆಯಿಂದ ಹೂ ಬೀಳೋದಕ್ಕೆ ಕೆಲವರು ‘ವರ’ ಅಂತೀವಿ. ಹಿಂದಿನ ಕಾಲದಲ್ಲಿ ರಾಜರಿಗೆ, ಋಷಿಗಳಿಗೆ, ಕೆಲವು ರಾಕ್ಷಸರಿಗೂ ದೇವರು ವರ ಕೊಡ್ತಿದ್ದ ಅಂತ ಕೇಳಿದೀನಿ, ಓದಿದೀನಿ ಕೂಡ. ಆದರೆ ಈಗಿನ ಕಾಲದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಾಗೆಲ್ಲ ವರ ಸಿಗೋಕ್ ಸಾಧ್ಯನೇ… Read more….
Women usually take years to come forward when it comes to sexual harassment or assault. It may be because she is still in trauma after the incident, or she is afraid, or that she is ashamed and the list goes on. Surprisingly, women aren’t the only ones who go through this trauma; men also get… Read more….
Lately, this strange thought has been lingering in my head. Humans are affected by the Coronavirus but not animals (I heard a tiger was tested positive for Coronavirus in Hong Kong😲). Scary to think of a world where humans are no longer able to go out. Our human brains will not stay quiet, it will… Read more….
Every child loves their mother. I am no exception to that. I love my mom very much! As a child, I used to follow her around everywhere! My grandparents and my other relatives used to call me my mom’s tail ! (even today) ! Haha! My bond is very strong with my mom. If she… Read more….
ಅಮ್ಮ ಅಂದ್ರೆ ಯಾರಿಗೆ ಇಷ್ಟ ಇರಲ್ಲ ಹೇಳಿ ಆದರೆ ನನಗೆ ನನ್ನ ಅಮ್ಮ(ಲಲಿತ) ಅಂದ್ರೆ ಎಲ್ಲರಿಗಿಂತ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಇಷ್ಟ. ನಾನು ಚಿಕ್ಕವಳಿದ್ದಾಗ ಅಮ್ಮನನ್ನು ಬಿಟ್ ಇರ್ತಾನೇ ಇರ್ಲಿಲ್ಲ. ಅವ್ರು ಎಲ್ ಹೋದ್ರೂ ಅವರ ಹಿಂದೆನೇ ಹೋಗ್ತಿದ್ದೆ. (ಈಗ್ಲೂ ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ಹಾಗೇ ಅಂದ್ಕೊಳಿ 🙈) ಅದ್ನ ನೋಡಿ ನನ್ನ ಅಮ್ಮನ ಬಾಲ ಅಂತಿದ್ರು, ಹಹಹ. ನಂದು ಹಾಗೂ ಅಮ್ಮಂದು ಬಿಡಿಸಲಾಗದ ನಂಟು ಅಂತಾರಲ್ಲ ಹಾಗೆ.(ದೇವ್ರೇ.. ಯಾರ್ದೂ ಕಣ್ ಬೀಳ್ದೇ ಇರ್ಲಿ 🙏🏻) ಅವರೆಲ್ಲಾದ್ರೂ ಹೋದ್ರೆ ಅವ್ರ ಜೊತೆಗೇ ಹೋಗ್ತಿದ್ದೆ…. Read more….
Curiosity is intrinsic and comes naturally to all of us since childhood. This tendency can be observed in children and adults too when they’re curious to explore what’s on the other side of ‘NO’. When you put a baby in a cradle, it always tries to climb out, crawl and see what’s in its surroundings…. Read more….
Welcome to my funny assistant series! I have many funny instances to share with you all. Let me start with this one. As you all know us artists have our own staff. They are like my second family on the sets. We spend around 12 to 15 hours on sets, sometimes even 24 hours, based… Read more….
ಎಲ್ರೂ ಲಾಕ್ಡೌನಲ್ಲಿ ಇದೀವಿ. ಹೆಚ್ಚೂಕಡಿಮೆ ಇನ್ನೊಂದು ವಾರದಲ್ಲಿ ಅದು ಮುಗಿಯುತ್ತೆ. ಆಮೇಲೂ ಮುಂದುವರಿಯುತ್ತಾ? ಗೊತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ. ಸದ್ಯ ಮೇ 17ಕ್ಕೆ ಮುಗಿಯುತ್ತೆ ಅಂದ್ಕೊಳೋಣ. ಆದರೆ ಅದು ಮುಗಿದ್ ಮೇಲೆ ಎಲ್ಲ ಮತ್ತೆ ನಾರ್ಮಲ್ ಆಗೋಕೆ ಕಡಿಮೆ ಅಂದ್ರೂ ಮೂರ್ನಾಲ್ಕು ತಿಂಗಳಾದ್ರೂ ಬೇಕು. ಇದರ ನಡುವೆ, ದೇಶದ ಆರ್ಥಿಕ ಸ್ಥಿತಿ 15-20 ವರ್ಷ ಹಿಂದಕ್ಕೆ ಹೋಗುತ್ತೆ ಅಂತ ಕೆಲವರು ಹೇಳ್ತಿದಾರೆ. ಹಾಗಾಗುತ್ತೋ ಇಲ್ವೋ ಗೊತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ. ಆದ್ರೆ, ನಾವೊಂದಷ್ಟು ಜನ ಆಗ್ಲೇ 10-15 ವರ್ಷ ಹಿಂದಕ್ಕೆ ಹೋಗಿದೀವಿ, ಹೋಗಿ ಬರ್ತಿದೀವಿ. ನಮ್… Read more….
So not a lot of you know that my birth name is Shruthi, but those of you that do know, have been asking me why I have changed my name to Hariprriya. I was in 11th grade when I was first offered a role in a Tulu film ( Why and How I entered movies… Read more….
Trust me, the lockdown has actually proven to be healthy for all of us. During normal times, a meal or two in a day would consist of restaurant food or fast food. Now we have a lot of time in hand and are able to make use of this time by cooking tasty meals which… Read more….
Though the lockdown has been partially lifted, with stores being opened from morning to evening, the quarantine boredom is getting the better of all of us. Those who work from home seem to be occupied with work but for people like me who need to be working outdoors, here’s a protip that will help combat… Read more….
Mysore, the second most popular city and my second favourite city in Karnataka is known for its tourist attractions. I’ve visited Mysore countless times, stayed there for months during my childhood, visited zoos, and famous eat-outs. I visited the Chamundi temple and the Mysore Palace, been there for shoots, but I somehow missed visiting the… Read more….
ಕ್ವಾರಂಟೈನ್ ಟೈಮಲ್ಲಿ ಸುಮ್ನೆ ಎಫ್ಎಂ ಕೇಳ್ತಿದ್ದಾಗ, ಒಂದ್ ಸಾಂಗ್ ಬರ್ತಾ ಇತ್ತು. ಅದ್ನ ಕೇಳ್ತಿದ್ದ ಹಾಗೆ ನಂಗೆ ನನ್ನ ಅಸಿಸ್ಟೆಂಟ್ದು ಒಂದು ಹಳೇ ಘಟನೆ ನೆನಪಾಯ್ತು. ( ಯಾವ್ದು ಅಂತ ನಿಮಗೆ ಗೊತ್ತಾಗುತ್ತೆ ಇರಿ 😉). ಇದೊಂಥರ ಫನ್ನಿ ಮ್ಯಾಟರ್. ಈ ಥರ ತಮಾಷೆ ವಿಷ್ಯ ತುಂಬಾ ಇವೆ. ನೆನಪ್ ಬಂದಿದ್ದೆಲ್ಲ ನಿಮ್ ಹತ್ರ ಶೇರ್ ಮಾಡ್ಕೊಳ್ತ ಇರ್ತೀನಿ ಆಯ್ತಾ? ನಿಮಗೆ ಗೊತ್ತಿರೋ ಹಾಗೆ ನಮಗೆ ಸ್ಟಾಫ್ ಇರ್ತಾರೆ. ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ಏನಿಲ್ಲ ಅಂದ್ರೂ 12-15 ಗಂಟೆ ಕಾಲ… Read more….
I was always active in cultural activities, now I’m going to share some pictures from my fancy dress competitions that used to happen every year. Mom used to choose a theme and dress me up, and guess what? I used to win the first prize every year !! I loved participating in all the competitions… Read more….
Travel is always on my mind. I always make sure we have good music, good food, and good company. Traveling with my family and friends is the best. We have traveled together to so many places and made amazing memories. I want to tell you guys about one incident that happened while traveling to Kemmangundi…. Read more….
Pocket money is to kids what income is to adults. We work so hard to impress our parents, doing all our homework on time and by scoring good marks in examinations! Being a 90’s kid, back when our lives weren’t technology-laden, every rupee counted. I would receive pocket money from my Dad and the amount… Read more….
A friend of mine was flying down to India from the USA. As is tradition, he would go on to shop for his friends and family. Me being one of his closest friends, I couldn’t hold myself back from sending a long list 😂😂 I had video-called him and picked all the things myself– bags,… Read more….
I’ve walked the ramp at many fashion shows as a showstopper. I recall this one memorable incident from the Bangalore Fashion Week. At that time, I had worked with a designer who was a newcomer. It was her very first showcase and she wanted me to be her showstopper. She had come to my home… Read more….
We used to have rabbits. I still remember how small and cute they were. I used to never carry them by the ears, even though that’s how you hold them because I’d get scared about hurting them. Instead I held them like a puppy. People used to keep telling me that rabbits create a mess,… Read more….
Teachers play an extremely significant role in everyone’s life. We have different teachers at several points in our journey. A mother is our first teacher, then comes the teacher in school. When we were children, they would hold our hands & teach us. We used to try and concentrate and work on learning as fast… Read more….
ಎಲ್ಲರಿಗೂ ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ..🙏ಇವತ್ತು ನಿಮ್ ಬೇಬ್ಗೆ ಒಂದು ತಿಂಗಳು… ಎಸ್.. ಯೂ ಆರ್ ರೈಟ್. ನಮ್ಮ Babeknows.com ಗೆ ಒಂದು ತಿಂಗಳು 😀 . ಕೆಲವು ವರ್ಷಗಳಿಂದ ಬರೆಯೋಕೆ ಶುರು ಮಾಡಿದೆ. ಅದೆಲ್ಲಾ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಹತ್ರ ಶೇರ್ ಮಾಡ್ಕೋಬೇಕು ಅಂತ ತುಂಬಾ ದಿನದಿಂದ ಅಂದ್ಕೋತಿದ್ದೆ. ಬರೀ ಪ್ಲ್ಯಾನಿಂಗ್ನಲ್ಲೇ ಟೈಮಾಗೋಯ್ತು. ಮತ್ತೆ ಒಂದರ ಮೇಲೊಂದು ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್, ರಿಲೀಸ್ ಅಂತನೂ ಬ್ಯುಸಿ ಇರ್ತಿದ್ದೆ. ಆದರೆ ಬರೆಯೋದು ಮಾತ್ರ ಐದೂವರೆ ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ ಶುರು ಮಾಡಿದ್ದು ನಿಲ್ಲಿಸಿಲ್ಲ, ಯಾವತ್ತೂ ನಿಲ್ಸೋದೂ ಇಲ್ಲ. (ಯಾಕೆ?… Read more….
We usually play pranks on the people who are dear to us. I want to tell you guys about a prank I decided to play on my fans! It’s the perfect example of ‘Prank gone wrong’! Haha! I recall having a shoot taking place in a beautiful temple in Mysore. I was shooting alongside Vijay… Read more….
Women are strong enough to face anyone or anything in the world yet most of them feel revolted by this creature named “Cockroach”. I hate the thought of having to coexist with them. These little brats can scare any woman, however strong they might be, mentally and physically. They can scare a well-built person. We… Read more….
ನಾನಾಗ ಚಿಕ್ಕವಳಿದ್ದೆ, ಚಿಕ್ಕಬಳ್ಳಾಪುರದಲ್ಲಿದ್ದೆ. ಅದೇ ನಮ್ಮೂರು, ಅಲ್ಲೇ ನಾನು ಪ್ರೈಮರಿ ಸ್ಟಡೀಸ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದು. ಒಂದಿನ ಏನಾಯ್ತು ಗೊತ್ತಾ? ನಮ್ ಟೀಚರ್ ಮೀಟಿಂಗ್ ಅಂತ ಹೋದ್ರು. ನಾನು ಕ್ಲಾಸ್ ಲೀಡರ್ ಆಗಿದ್ನಲ್ವ, ಅದ್ಕೆ ‘ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ಕ್ಲಾಸ್ ನೋಡ್ಕೋ’ ಅಂತ ನನ್ನ ಹತ್ರ ಹೇಳಿ ಹೋದ್ರು. ಅವರು ಹೋಗಿ ಐದು ನಿಮಿಷನೂ ಆಗಿಲ್ಲ, ಅಷ್ಟರಲ್ಲೇ ಒಂದ್ ಹುಡ್ಗಿ ಟಾಯ್ಲೆಟ್ಗೆ ಹೋಗಿ ಬರ್ತೀನಿ ಅಂತ ಹೇಳಿ ಹೋದ್ಲು. ಇನ್ನು ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ಹೊತ್ತು ಬಿಟ್ಟು ಮತ್ತೊಂದ್ ಹುಡ್ಗಿ ಹಾಗೇ ಹೇಳಿ ಹೋದ್ಲು. ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ… Read more….
Back in school I chose the topic, “factories destroying nature”.🥰 and I won a prize in a painting competition. ‘The earth does not belong to us, we belong to the earth!’. Yesterday was World Earth Day, and it got me thinking about how we have treated nature. We only receive, we never give back to… Read more….
ಸುಮ್ನೆ ಇರುವಾಗಲೇ ಬೇಡದ ಯೋಚನೆಗಳೆಲ್ಲ ಬರುತ್ತೆ (Empty mind is devil’s workshop) ಅಂತ ಹೇಳೋದನ್ನು ನೀವೆಲ್ಲ ಕೇಳಿರ್ತೀರಿ, ನಾನಂತೂ ಕೇಳಿದೀನಿ. ಆದರೆ ನಾನು ಆ ಮಾತನ್ನ ಪೂರ್ತಿ ಒಪ್ಪಲ್ಲ. ಯಾಕಂದ್ರೆ ಸುಮ್ನಿರುವಾಗ ಒಳ್ಳೆಯ ಯೋಚನೆಗಳೂ ಬರ್ತವೆ. ಮಜಾ ಅಂದ್ರೆ, ಯಾವತ್ತಿಗೂ ಯೋಚನೆ ಮಾಡದೆ ಇರೋವಂಥ ಕೆಲವೊಂದ್ ವಿಷಯಗಳು ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಿ ಗೊತ್ತಾಗೋದ್ ನಾವ್ ಹೀಗೆ ಸುಮ್ನೆ ಇದ್ದಾಗಲೇ. ನ್ಯೂಟನ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಗೊತ್ತಲ್ವ? ಅವರು ಒಂದಿನ ಹಾಗೆ ಸುಮ್ನೆ ಮರದ ಬುಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಕೂತ್ಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾಗ ತಲೆ ಮೇಲೆ ಆ್ಯಪಲ್ ಬಿದ್ದಿದ್ದಂತೆ…. Read more….
The cartoon show Tom and Jerry is an indispensable part of everybody’s childhood. Years have passed by, but I never get bored of watching the show whenever it aires on Television. When in school, I remember how we used to be desperate to go home from school because we wanted to be up-to-date with the… Read more….
I was in 7th grade when my dad surprised me with a blue ladybird cycle on my birthday. It had a basket on the front, in which I used to take my puppy out. I was overjoyed and showed it off to all my friends. I couldn’t wait for how to learn to cycle. I… Read more….
I love reading books! I’m sure you all have read at least one book that makes you experience different kinds of emotions. Initially, I used to read love stories written by Indian authors. I used to feel so emotionally connected to books. Books are left to your imagination; Anybody who reads books, imagines a scenario… Read more….
I want to tell you all about the behind the scenes of all my movies. For now do you all remember Bellulli Alias Kumudha who held a Cigarette confidently? yes that’s me in ‘Neer Dose’.
Today I want to talk about the term ‘Father’. I want to talk about how supporting, and brilliant fathers are. They have so many responsibilities. They have to cater to every need of their family and make them secure. This responsibility is never-ending, yet they do it with a smile, without any complaints. They are… Read more….
“ಎಲ್ಲಿದೀರಿ.. ಬ್ಯುಸಿ ಇದೀರಾ?” ಈಗ ಯಾರೂ ಕಾಲ್ ಮಾಡಿ ಹೀಗೆ ಕೇಳೋ ಹಾಗಿಲ್ಲ. ಯಾಕಂದ್ರೆ ಈಗ ಆಲ್ಮೋಸ್ಟ್ ಎಲ್ಲರೂ ಮನೇಲೇ ಇದೀವಿ. ಎಲ್ಲೋ ಕೆಲವರಷ್ಟೇ ವರ್ಕ್ ಫ್ರಮ್ ಹೋಮ್, ಇನ್ನು ಪಾಪ ಎಲ್ಲರದ್ದೂ ಮನೆಗೆಲಸ, ಹಹ್ಹಹ. ಲಾಕ್ಡೌನ್, ಕ್ವಾರಂಟೈನ್ ಅಂತ ಕಂಡಿಷನ್ ಹೀಗಿರುವಾಗಲೇ ಮೊನ್ನೆ ಕ್ಲೋಸ್ ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್ ಒಬ್ರು ಕಾಲ್ ಮಾಡಿ, ‘ಎಲ್ಲಿದೀರಿ, ಬ್ಯುಸಿ ಇದೀರಾ?’ ಅಂತೆಲ್ಲ ಏನೂ ಫಾರ್ಮಾಲಿಟೀಸ್ ಇಲ್ದೆ ನೇರ ವಿಷಯಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದ್ರು. ‘ಲಾಕ್ಡೌನ್ ಟೈಮಲ್ಲಿ ಏನ್ ಮಾಡ್ತಿದಿಯಾ?’ ಅಂತೆಲ್ಲ ವಿಚಾರಿಸಿದ್ರು. ‘ನಿಮಗೇ ಗೊತ್ತಿರೋ ಹಾಗೆ ಈ… Read more….
ಸ್ವಿಫ್ಟ್ ಡಿಸೈರ್..ಇದು ನನ್ನ ಜೀವನದಲ್ಲಿ ನಾನು ಮೊದಲ ಸೇವಿಂಗ್ಸ್ ದುಡ್ಡಲ್ಲಿ ತಗೊಂಡ ಫಸ್ಟ್ ಕಾರ್. ಆ ಕಾರ್ನಲ್ಲಿ ಶೂಟಿಂಗ್ಗೆ ಹೋಗೋದಂದ್ರೇನೇ ನನಗೆ ಅದೇನೋ ದೊಡ್ಡ ಖುಷಿ. ಆ ಕಾರ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಅದೆಷ್ಟೋ ನೆನಪುಗಳಿವೆ. (ಒಳ್ಳೇದು, ಕೆಟ್ಟದ್ದು.. ಅವೆಲ್ಲ ಮುಂದೆ ಒಂದೊಂದಾಗಿ ನಿಮ್ಮತ್ರ ಹಂಚಿಕೊಳ್ತೇನೆ). ಕಾರ್ ಮಾತ್ರ ಅಲ್ಲ, ಅದರ ಡ್ರೈವರ್ಸ್ ಬಗ್ಗೇನೂ ಹೇಳ್ಕೊಳೋವಂಥ ವಿಷಯಗಳೂ ಬೇಕಾದಷ್ಟಿವೆ. (ಕಾರ್ ಇದ್ದವರಿಗೆಲ್ಲ ಡ್ರೈವರ್ ಸಮಸ್ಯೆಗಳೆಲ್ಲ ಗೊತ್ತೇ ಇರುತ್ತೆ ಬಿಡಿ..😉). ಅಂಥ ಒಬ್ಬ ಡ್ರೈವರ್ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಈಗ ಹೇಳ್ತಿದೀನಿ. (ಸದ್ಯ ಅವನ… Read more….
Swift desire was the first car I bought with my savings. I have a lot of memories associated with that car (Good, Bad and Ugly and that’s a story for another day). I used to feel so nice travelling to shoots in my car 😍 I had drivers who assisted me and also troubled me!… Read more….
I was quite a poser when I was young. I loved getting my pictures clicked!… I still do! 😛 I wanted to show you all a few childhood pictures of mine ! This is my ‘caught in the action’ picture. I had gotten my pocket money at that time, and I was planning to get… Read more….
After several years in showbiz, I finally got some me time. Since I’m not allowed to step out of home, all I can do is roam around the house! I climbed up to the terrace, stood there, inundated with so many thoughts. The Sun looked brighter than ever. A ray of hope during these dark… Read more….
ಈಶ್ವರ says: ನಿಮ್ಮ ಕೈ ಬರಹ ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿದೆ. ನಿಮಗೆ ಓದುವ ಹವ್ಯಾಸ ಇದೆ ಅನ್ಸುತ್ತೆ. ನೀವು ಇತ್ತೀಚೆಗೆ ಓದಿದ ಪುಸ್ತಕ ಯಾವುದು?ನಿಮ್ಮ ನೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಪುಸ್ತಕಗಳು ಯಾವುವು?ನೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಬರಹಗಾರ? ಥ್ಯಾಂಕ್ಯೂ.. ನನಗೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಓದೋ ಅಭ್ಯಾಸ ಇಲ್ಲ. ಆದ್ರೆ ಟೈಮ್ ಸಿಕ್ಕಾಗ ಇಂಡಿಯನ್ ರೈಟರ್ಸ್ ಪುಸ್ತಕಗಳನ್ನ ಓದ್ತೀನಿ. Madhukesh says: ನಿಮ್ಮ ಬಹುತೇಕ ಚಿತ್ರಗಳನ್ನು ನೋಡಿದ್ದೀನಿ, ನಿಮ್ಮ ನಟನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಬಹಳ ಅಚ್ಚುಕಟ್ಟಾಗಿ ನಿರ್ವಹಿಸುತ್ತಿರಿ.. ಅಭಿನಂದನೆಗಳು.. ಮುಂದಿನ ದಿನಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ನೀವು ರಾಜಕೀಯಕ್ಕೆ ಬರುವ ಸಾಧ್ಯತೆಗಳು ಇದೆಯೇ? ಇದ್ದಲ್ಲಿ ಯಾವ ಉದ್ದೇಶಗಳು ಹಾಗೂ ಯಾವ… Read more….
Minutes had gone by. We were still en route to our destination. We could be mauled by a creature or a human because the car window was open. Still, I was assured that my dad would bring us out of any danger (which he had done many times in the past). Free from worries, I… Read more….
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