Anuradha known by her stage name Thara is a “Swarna Kamala” Award winning South Indian film actress who primarily works in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil Films and a Politician associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).



Name Tharaanooradha (ತಾರಾಅನೂರಾಧ)
Other Names Thara Venu, Anuradha, Thaara
Date of Birth 4 March 1973 (Age: 43 Years)
Place of Birth Bengaluru, Karnataka
Grand Father B. Narayanaswamy
Father M. Thyagaraju
Mother T. Pushpa
Brother Dr. Anil Kumar (BE, M.Tech, MCA, PhD)
Sister T. Anitha
Husband H.C. Venugopal (Married 2005)
Son Shree Krishna
Education Higher Secondary (PUC)
Birth Name Anuradha. T
Occupation Actress, Politician
Awards National Film Awards: Best Actress (2004)
Official Website
Debut Movies Thulasidala (Kannada), Ingeyum Oru Gangai(Tamil)


About Personnel Life.

Tharaanooradha was born in Bengaluru, family belongs to Chikkahosalli, Anekal Taluk. Thara was born in a backward community called balija. B Narayanaswamy was her Grandfather who was the  first Deputy Commissioner of Bengaluru District. One of her uncle B.N. Thyagaraju is a retired Chairman of BWSSB and also the owner of Sharada theatre in Cubbonpet, who is currently the Chairmen of Institute of Engineering. Another Uncle B.N. Nagaraj is a retired Chief Engineer in Urban water works, Karnataka and also he is  one of the owner of Central theater in Sheshadripuram.
Tharaanooradha first daughter of M. Thygaraju who was a Retired General Manager of Agro Industries Private Limited in Bengaluru and Mother is T. Pushpa. She has a Brother Dr. T. Anil Kumar and a Sister T. Anitha. Tharaanooradha studied till PUC and she Excels in Bharatanatyam dance.
Thara got married in 2005 to State Award Winner Cinematographer H.C. Venugopal and gave birth to Son Shree Krishna on 1st Feb 2013.
Thara’s Family donated 1.05 acres land for Sai Baba Temple in her village Chikkahosalli and also built a School for poor children on their own 2 acres land and handed over the School to the Govt. of Karnataka. Her Mother tongue is Telugu, but she is born and brought up in Karnataka so heartly she says Kannada is her mother tongue.