Divya Spandana is an Indian movie actress and politician, who predominantly appears in Kannada film industry. She not only appears in Kannada film she also appeared in other language movies like Tamil and Telugu. She made her debut movie Abhi which is a Kannada movie in this movie she appeared in the role of Bhanu and she appeared along with Puneeth Rajkumar. Divya Spandana started her political career in the year 2012 by joining in Indian National Congress as a member of the youth wing. Then in the year 2013, she won the 2013 by-election and become the Member of Parliament for Mandya constituency in Karnataka but she was defeated in the general election in the following years.

Birth Name

Divya Spandana

Nickname

Ramya, Mari, Golden Girl of Kannada Cinema, Sandalwood Queen

Profession

Actress, Politician

Political Party

Indian National Congress (INC)

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Divya Spandana was born on 29 November 1982, in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Age

She’s currently 36 years old.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Education

  • School – St. Hilda’s school, Ooty, Tamilnadu, Sacred Heart School (Church Park), Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • College – St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Qualifications – 12th Pass

Ethnicity

(Asian) Indian

Religion

Hindu

Family Details

  • Father –  Late R. T. Narayan (politician)
  • Mother –  Ranjitha Ramya (politician)
  • Siblings – Not Known

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Divya Spandana dated –

Raphael, Swiss-German Businessman (2011)

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 3 inches
  • In centimeters – 162 cm
  • In meters – 1.62 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 128 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-28-36
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist -28 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 33C

Body Build

Voluptuous

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 8 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Debut

  • Kannada Film– Abhi (2003)
  • Political Debut: Joined Indian National Congress in 2011

Controversies

  • In 2013, she was in controversy when she filed an FIR against a photo-journalist for taking her pictures without her permission.
  • In August 2016, she was charged with sedition after saying that Pakistan is not hell.

Awards & Nominations

  • Udaya Film Award for Best Actress – Amrithadhare (2005)
  • Nominated – Filmfare Award South Best Actress – Kannada – Amrithadhare (2005)
  • Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Kannada – Tananam Tananam (2006)
  • Nominated – Udaya Film Award for Best Actress – Tananam Tananam (2006)
  • Nominated – Filmfare Award South Best Actress – Kannada – Mussanjemaatu (2008)
  • Nominated – Suvarna Film Award for Best Actress – Mussanjemaatu(2008)
  • Udaya Film Award for Best Actress – Mussanjemaatu (2008)
  • Suvana Film Award for Favorite Heroine – Mussanjemaatu (2008)
  • Nominated – Filmfare Award South Best Actress- Kannada – Just Math Maathalli(2010)
  • Nominated – Suvarna Film Award for Best Actress – Just Math Maathalli (2010)
  • Nominated – Udaya Film Award for Best Actress – Just Math Maathalli (2010)
  • Suvarna Film Award for Favorite Heroine – Just Math Maathalli (2010)
  • Udaya Film Award for Best Actress – Sanju Weds Geetha (2011)
  • Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Kannada – Sanju Weds Geetha (2011)
  • Suvarna Film Awards for Best Actress – Sanju Weds Geetha (2011)
  • Suvarna Film Awards for Favorite Heroine – Sanju Weds Geetha (2011)
  • SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Kannada – Sanju Weds Geetha (2011)
  • Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress for Sanju Weds Geetha (2011).
  • Nominated – Filmfare Award South for Best Actress – Kannada – Sidlingu(2012)
  • Nominated – SIIMA Award for Best Actress – Kannada – Sidlingu (2012)
  • Nominated – Suvarna Film Awards for Best Actress – Sidlingu (2012)
  • Nominated – Udaya Film Award for Best Actress – Sidlingu (2012)

Divya Spandana Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Masala Dosa, Nutella, Liquid Jaggery
  • Favorite Politician – Sonia Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi
  • Favorite Colour – Green, Black
  • Favorite Director – Yogaraj Bhat
  • Favorite Destinations – Ooty, Kerala, Australia
  • Favorite Actor – Cheeranjeevi, Shah Rukh Khan
  • Favorite Actress – Sridevi, Shobana, Soundarya
  • Hobbies – Cooking, Dancing, Listening to Music

Divya Spandana Net worth

Divya Spandana has a estimated net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Divya Spandana

  • Her parents hail from the district of Mandya in the Indian State of Karnataka.
  • She was very close to her foster father, R.T. Narayan, who addressed her as Mari (little one) and she called him Gundappa.
  • Ramya has acted in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films.
  • She appeared in a short film- Prarambh by Meera Nair which was based on AIDS awareness.
  • Due to her more than 90% success rate in the Kannada Cinema, she is referred as the Golden Girl of Kannada Cinema.
  • Due to her popularity in the Kannada Cinema, she is also referred as the Queen of Sandalwood.
  • She has been the Brand Ambassador of IPL team- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
  • In 2005, she became popular in the Kannada Cinema after her performances in the films- Gowramma, Aakash and Amrithadhare which were major box-office successes.
  • Ramya was awarded twice with Filmfare Best Actress for her roles in Tananam Tananam in 2006 & Sanju Weds Geetha in 2011.
  • She entered politics in 2011 after becoming a member of Indian National Congress (INC).
  • In a by-election in 2013, she was elected a Member of Parliament from Mandya Constituency in Karnataka.
  • She appeared in a tele serial- Ashwini Nakshatra in 2013.
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