Ramya Kannada actress
Chandanavana also known as Sandalwood Kannada film industry produces over 100 movies each year released across 700 film theatres in Karnataka alone.

In recent times, these cinemas are also getting popularity in other countries like in USA, UK, Australia and Germany.

Face of the industry is the leading actors and actresses who have huge fan following in the state of Karnataka. Based on popularity, we picked list of top 10 leading Kannada actresses in the year 2014.

1. Radhika Pandit

Radhika Pandit - Top Kannada actress

Starting her career with a film "18th Cross", Radhika Pandit has show her versatility in many films. She is has given many big hits in recent times. Alemari, Sagar are some of her top films.

2. Ramya

Ramya - Top Kannada actress

Goergeous looking Ramya is the hearthrob of Kannada film goers. In the Year 2014, she was elected as member of parliament and later lost the same in general election. Nevertheless, she is one of the most appreciated in Sandalwood.

3. Haripriya

Haripriya - Top Kannada actress

Haripriya is from Chikkaballapura, Karnataka. She is a model, actress, and a dancer. With super hit movies such as Ugramm, Ranatantra, Manjina Hani, Mukyamantri I love you, and Fly - she is going very strong in Sandalwood.

4. Priyamani

Priyamani - Top Kannada actress

National award winner, Priyamani is famous in Kannda cinema for many her hit movies. She acted in many film industries besides Kannada films, including Tamil and Malayalam films.

5. Bhavana Menon

Bhavana Menon- Top Kannada actress

Bhavana Menon is a beautiful actress from Kerala, who is also quite popular in Kannada films. Vishnuvardhana, Romeo, Alochane, Topiwala, Bachchan and Bhayana are some of her top movies in recent times.

6. Ragini Dwivedi

Ragini Dwivedi - Top Kannada actress

Femina Miss South India 2009 runner up, Ragini Dwivedi is among the top paid actresses in Kannada. She is also famous in Tamil and Malayalam movies.

7. Aindrita Rai

Aindrita Rai  - Top Kannada actress

Starting her careen in Kannada films in the year 2007, Aindrita Rai has given many hit films in recent years. She also the winner of AKKA best actess award. Mast Maja Maadi, Veera, Paramathma and Veera Parampare are some of her top movies.

8. Lakshmi Rai

Lakshmi Rai  - Top Kannada actress

Actress Lakshmi Rai, who also works in Telugu and Tamil films, is gaining popularity in Kannada films with her later movies such as Attahasa and Shrungara.

9. Pooja Gandhi

Pooja Gandhi   - Top Kannada actress

Pooja Gandhi tried her luck in politics in recent times by joining Janata Party and later switching to KJP. She started big in Kannada with a film titled "Mungaru Male". She gave many hits including Dandupalya in recent times.

10. Milana Nagaraj

Milana Nagaraj  - Top Kannada actress

Milana Nagaraj is very new to film industry, she acted in hit Kannada films such as Brindhavana and Nam Duniya Nam Style. Known for her glamour and acting skills, Milana is among the leading actresses in Kannada.