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Ramya - iconic starlet, politician’s profile

Ramya - iconic starlet, politician’s profile
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Divya Spandana known by her stage name Ramya, is an Indian film actress and politician. She predominantly acts in Kannada movies and also appears in Tamil and Telugu movies. Ramya was born in Bangalore, Karnataka on 29 November 1982. Her mother Ranjitha is a senior member of the Congress Party in Karnataka, while her foster father R T Narayan was an industrialist.

Ramya has made her acting debut in the 2003 Kannada language movie “Abhi” opposite Puneet Rajkumar. She has subsequently starred in several Kannada films alongside lead actors and, following successive commercial successes, established herself as one of the most sought-after actresses in the Kannada film industry, becoming referred to as the Golden Girl of Kannada cinema.

Ramya - iconic starlet, politician’s profile

Ramya joined the Indian Youth Congress in 2011. Ramya became the Indian National Congress' Member of Parliament from Mandya constituency inKarnataka by winning the by-election in 2013. In the 2014 Indian General Election, she again contested from Mandya but was defeated by C.S. Puttaraju by a margin of 5500 votes.

So far she has acted in 40 movies in Kannada and few in Tamil and Telugu industry. In 2013, Ramya made her debut in the small screen in a tele serial, Ashwini Nakshatra, and was seen in the role of a sutradhar in the serial, making an appearance every day in the first week, and she went on to introduce the main characters of the serial.

 Ramya - iconic starlet, politician’s profile

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