Manvitha Harish born in Mangalore is an Indian film actress. She has established a career in Kannada cinema.[1] She has received one SIMA Debut Award for Kendasampige. Started her career as a Radio Jockey in Radio Mirchi and made a switch to acting through the Kannada film Kendasampige (2015) directed by Duniya Soori. Even though she does not have any godfather in the industry, a connect of her recommended her name to Duniya Soori. She was called for the auditions of Kendasampige and got selected for the lead role.[3] Apart from her acting skills, she had two qualities that Duniya Soori was looking for in his leading lady - the ability to drive long distances and know Kannada thoroughly. In fact, Manvitha Harish was well versed with Mangalore Kannada, Malnad Kannada, Dharwad Kannada and Bengaluru Kannada, which became an advantage. Manvitha Harish was in theaters since childhood in the folk drama troupe of Late Mr.Bhaskar Nelliteertha. She was also the secretary of Kannada Sangha in college that made her take film as her career.[4][5] She was paired opposite Vikky Varun in the film as Gowri Shetty, that went to become a success commercially.[6] Her next project is with Hatrick Hero Shiva Rajkumar titled Tagaru, being directed by Duniya Soori.
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