Actress Ragini Dwivedi Profile
Born: Ragini Dwivedi
May 24, 1990 (age 22)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Occupation: Actress, model
Years active: 2009–present
Ragini Dwivedi (born 24 May 1990) is an Indian film actress and model, who primarily works in the Kannada films besides acting in a few Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films.
Dwivedi was born on 24 May 1990 in Bangalore, Karnataka. She was the runner up of 2009 Femina Miss South India contest held in Chennai, while she won the Miss Beautiful Hair title at the Femina Miss India contest.
Dwivedi made her acting debut with the Kannada film Veera Madakari with Sudeep as her co-star in 2009. The film became a major commercial success of the year with her role being noticed. Following this, she appeared in a star-studded film Gokula in a brief role. In 2010, she featured in five films out of which her Malayalam debut, Kandhahar, was one of them. Her other films, however, failed to bring out good commercial results at the box-office.
Dwivedi’s biggest career break came in 2011, with the blockbuster action film, Kempegowda, with Sudeep as her co-star. She earned a nomination in the South Filmfare awards as a best female leading actress. The same year saw her in comic-capers such as Kalla Malla Sulla and Kaanchaana.
The year 2012 saw her featuring in films alongside leading male actors of Kannada cinema, with Upendra in Aarakshaka and with Shivarajkumar in Shiva. Her other film, Villain also released in the same year. Among her upcoming films, Ragini IPS, a woman-centered police officer role is about to release. Her debut Tamil film, Ariyaan is also scheduled for a 2012 release. Other films such as Bangari and Ommomme is also in the making. She is set to appear in an item-dance song for the Shivarajkumar’s next film, Lakshmi. She has also signed the Malayalam film, Face2face which is currently under production.