Theater Actor Bhargavi Narayan Passes Away, Here Are Some Facts About Her

Bhargavi Narayan was a legendary theater actor and a film actress from the Kannada industry. She breathed her last yesterday at her residence in Jayanagar in Bengaluru. She was suffering from age related illness.

Actors from the Kannada industry, have tweeted in grief for the same.


Some Facts

  • She has acted in over 22 films and many theater plays.
  • Before acting, she worked as a manager at the ESI Corporation.
  • She has directed and written plays for All India Radio’s women’s programs.
  • She has also worked as a member of Kannada Natak Academy.
  • She was married to Belavadi Nanjundaiah Narayana, a.k.a. Makeup Nani who was a popular make up artist in the Kannada industry, also an actor.
  • Her son Prakash is a recipient of National Film Award.
  • She has written an autobiography called, ‘Naanu Bhargavi’.
  • She has also received the Karnataka State Film Award.
  • In her small screen career, she was part of hit serials such as ‘Manthana’ and ‘Mukta’.
  • She was also a speaker at Bengaluru Literature Festival in 2018.
  • She wrote a book in Kannada, called Naa Kanda Nammavaru, published by Ankita Pustaka, Bengaluru.


Political leaders from Karnataka have also tweeted on the same