Mangaluru, Dec 15, 2018: Noted theatre and film artiste Usha Bhandari from Mangaluru has been chosen for the Karnataka Academy Award for the year 2018. She is one among the 24 achievers chosen for the prestigious award.
Usha who was trained in the theatrical field in Neenasam at Heggodu has carved a niche for herself through her acting skills in plays, small screen as well as the big screen.
Hailing from Thokkottu, she is a BSc degree holder from St Agnes College in Mangaluru. She has acted in over 20 movies including Nakkalaa Rajakumari, Devara Kadu, Beladingala Baale, Ondu Muttina Kathe, Edakallu Guddada Mele, Madime and Appe Teacher.
Some of the popular plays in which she had a role are Oriyardori Asal, Devu Poonja, Mande Balipuji and Kusalda Parabe.