Samyukta Hornad

Samyukta Hornad

Samyukta Hornad is a Kannada Actress known for the movies Aa Dinagalu(2007), Lifeu Ishtene(2011), Sa(2016)

NameSamyukta Hornad (ಸಂಯುಕ್ತ ಹೊರ್ನಾಡ್)
Other NamesSamyukta Belawadi, Samyukta Horanadu
Date Of Birth23 May
Place Of BirthBangalore, Karnataka
GrandmotherBhargavi Narayan(actress)
UnclePrakash Belawadi(maternal)
Debut MovieAa Dinagalu
FatherM. G. Sathya Rao
MotherSudha Belawadi(actress)
GrandfatherMake-up Nani
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Education (Graduation)Media, English & Pscyhology at Chirst University
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Samyukta Hornad is an Indian Model & actress who has acted in South Indian languages like Kannada, Tamil & Telugu. She mostly appears in Kannada movies.

Childhood, Family & Personal Life

Samyukta Hornad was born on 23rd May in Bangalore, Karnataka to M G Sathya Rao (Father) & Sudha Belawadi (Mother).

Samyukta hornad childhood photo
Samyukta Hornad childhood photo

Her mother Sudha is a veteran actor in Kannada film industry, known for supporting roles, mostly playing mother's roles for lead actors & actresses.

Her grandmother Bhargavi Narayan also has film & theatre background.

samyukta hornad with family- mother & grand mother
Samyukta Hornad with family- mother & grand mother

Her father Sathya Rao is a script writer, he wrote script for the popular Shahrukh khan starrer Swades.

samyukta hornad parents- sudha belawadi & sathya rao
samyukta hornad parents- sudha belawadi & sathya rao

Her grandfather Make-up Nani was a makeup artist.

Actor Prakash Belawadi is her uncle, he plays negative & supporting roles.

Education: She completed her undergraduate studies in Media, English & Pscyhology at Chirst University, Bangalore. 

Movie Career

Samyukta was TV anchor & host on few shows before entering the films.

Samyukta started her film career with the movie Aa Dinagalu(2007), a Drama movie by K M Chaithanya starring Chetan Kumar, Veda Sastry, Sharath Lohitashwa. Her appearance on screen in the movie was not for more than a minute though.

Her next movie Lifeu Ishtene(2011) was one of the top hits of the year. She had a prominent role in the movie, it earned her recognition.

Her movie Oggarane was dubbed in Tamil & Telugu as Un Samyal Arayail & Ullavacharu Biryani respectively. The movie was a hit in all three languages. Oggarane itself was a remake of Malayalam movie Salt & Pepper.

She worked with Raghu Mukherjee on the film "Dayavittu Gamanisi" a film by Rohith Padaki.

She will be seen in T N Seetharam's next venture Coffee Thota, produced by Manvantara Productions.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2013: Nomination- Best Debut Actress Award for Lifeu Ishtene at South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) 2013.
  • 2014: Won- Best Supporting Actress Award for Oggarane Dabbi  at Filmfare Awards.

Samyukta Hornad: Photos, Pictures

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Samyukta hornad family: with mother Sudha, grandmother and uncle
Samyukta hornad family: with mother Sudha, grandmother and uncle

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. She participated in an event rising awareness to keep Bangalore clean.
  2. She is a concerned Environment activist, she has been seen felicitating "Saalumaradha Thimaka"
  3. She has been an influencer for "People Tree Foundation" an organization helping poor patients.
  4. She protested along with colleagues from film fraternity against construction of a steel flyover costing over 1000 crores.
  5. She was still in college when she got offer for Lifeu Ishtene.
  6. She is an animal rights activist. She volunteers for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)
  7. She fondly remembers her shooting times for Oggarane, the dialogues were very lengthy, she would sometimes start dialogues in Tamil & end it in Telugu making her co-stars laugh.
  8. Samyukta is an artist too, known for her doodles which she often posts on Facebook, Twitter & other Social Media sites.
  9. She loves pets, She has dogs,cats,mice,rabbit among others. Her cat is named "Grace Kelly" and dogs named "Flucooo" & Gunda. Also has a mice named Guggu, rabbit named Candy.
  10. She distributed Kannada-English dictionaries to rural kids to help them learn english.

Samyukta Hornad: Filmography (6)

(All Samyukta Hornad Movies)
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2016 Jigarthanda[Actress]
2016 Sa[Actress]
2015 Neene Bari Neene[Actress]
2014 Oggarane[Actress]
2011 Lifeu Ishtene[Actress(Rashmi)]
2007 Aa Dinagalu[Actress(Divya Naayak)]


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  1. Theatre will always remain my passion