Top 10 Most Fan Following Actors in Kannada (Sandalwood)
The Kannada film industry aka Sandalwood has so many talented actors, who have a massive fan following. Today we bring you the list of top 10 most fan following actors in Kannada (Sandalwood) with the largest fan base.
Every year, the Kannada film industry produces over 100 films. Movie fans seem to enjoy films like Thithi, Rangitiranga, and U-Turn. Each film pays well for the Sandalwood stars.
While a few actors have previously made pan-India films, some are on an aim to expand their reach to viewers speaking other languages.
List of 10 Kannada Actors with Largest Fan Base
1) Yash aka Naveen Kumar Gowda
Yash is widely considered as the most fan following actor in Kannada cinema. He charges between ₹30 – ₹85 Crore each film. With the release of KGF Chapter 1 in 2018, he became a national sensation.
Yash is also an Instagram celebrity with massive followers. He is currently Kannada cinema’s richest and most popular actor. His movie, KGF Chapter 2, has just been released.
Yash Instagram Followers – 8.4M
2) Darshan Thoogudeep
Darshan Thoogudeep is one of the highest fan following actors in the Sandalwood film industry.
Darshan used to charge between ₹15 – ₹20 Crore per film. He is also one of the wealthiest actors of Kannada cinema. Along with being an actor, he’s also a director, producer, and distributor too.
Instagram Followers – 1.3M
Sudeep works mostly in Kannada movies as an actor, scriptwriter, playback vocalist, director, and producer.
He charges between ₹12 – ₹16 Crore for each film. He has also appeared in films in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. On his Instagram account, he also has one of the largest fan bases.
Sudeep Instagram Followers – 1.6M
Shiva Rajkumar has a significant fan base among Kannada audiences. He demands ₹6 Crore for each film. He has appeared in more than 120 films during his three-decade career.
Shiva Rajkumar Instagram Followers – 420K Followers
Upendra has made a name for himself as an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is well-liked by the Kannada audience.
Upendra used to charge between ₹5 – ₹6 Crore per film. Among the Kannada audiences, he is famed as Real Star Upendra. He is also one of the most fan following actors in the Kannada cinema industry.
Upendra Instagram Followers – 767K
6) Puneeth Rajkumar
Puneeth, also known as Powerstar, has a huge fan following in Sandalwood. Apart from carrying on the legacy of legendary Kannada actor Rajkumar, Puneeth is well-known for his inspirable roles.
His movies give a good message to audiences & spread social awareness.
Instagram Followers – 1.9M
7) Dhruv Sarja
Dhruva Sarja, the nephew of south action hero Arjun Sarja, made his acting debut in the film Addhuri, which was launched in 2012 and had become a box office hit. He went on to have two more successes and became highly popular among Kannada audiences.
Instagram Followers – 2.1M
8) Danish Sait
Danish Sait, a prominent TV anchor, stand-up comedian, and actor, is a multi-talented personality. He began his career as a RJ known for his prank calls. He made his acting debut in the Kannada comedy film Humble Politician Nograj.
Instagram Followers – 1.2
Jaggesh is one of Kannada cinema’s senior actors, with a career lasting more than three decades. He is still involved in the film industry as well as politics. He is very active on social media platforms & loves to interact with his fans.
Instagram Followers -982K
Srimurali is a raging star among Kannada cinema fans. With his most commercially successful film Ugramm, Srimurali converted himself into an action star in Kannada cinema.
Instagram followers – 939K