Celebrity Tulu Speakers

Celebrity Tulu Speakers

Celebrity Tulu Speakers who are Native Tulu Speakers or Spoke Tulu

Collection of YouTube Video’s for Celebrity Tulu Speakers in a YouTube playlist who spoke few words in Tulu, native Tulu speakers of Tulu and also born and brought up in Tulu Nadu

Celebrities’ of Bollywood, Sandalwood, Kollywood, Tollywood, Indian state and central government leaders, politicians, famous personalities who spoke Tulu so far. Here are the list of around 200 Celebrity Tulu Speakers including Tuluva Dynasty emperor Vijayanagara Krishnadevaraya, Founder of Udupi Sri Krishna Matha Madhvacharya from 13th-century.

List of Very Famous or Super Celebrity Tulu Speakers

1. Madhvacharya – Founder of Udupi Sri Krishna Matha. Madhvacharya was born on the west coast of Karnataka state in 13th-century India. As a teenager, he became a monk joining Brahma-sampradaya guru Achyutapreksha, of the Ekadandi order. He wrote commentaries on the Principal Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita and the Brahma Sutrasand is credited with thirty seven works in Sanskrit. He was an Indian philosopher, theologian and the chief proponent of the Dvaita (dualism) school of Vedanta
2. Veera Rani Abbakka – India’s First Woman Freedom Fighter
Karnad Sadashiv Rao
4. U. Srinivas Mallya
5. Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan Dharmasthala Virendra Hegde – Indian philanthropist and the hereditary administrator (Dharmadhikari) of the Dharmasthala Temple.
6. Ex Karnataka CM Virappa Moily – Native of Tulu Nadu, Karkala
7. Ex Karnataka CM Sadananda Hegde – Native of Tulu Nadu, Puttur
8. Ex Finance Minister Janardhan Poojari – Native of Tulu Nadu, Mangalore
9. Kowdoor Sadananda Hegde – He was an Indian jurist and politician who served as a judge in the Supreme Court of India and later as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha. Hegde founded the Nitte Education Trust.
10. Ex Lokayuktha Chief Santhosh Hegde – Santosh Hegde was born in a Tulu-speaking Bunt family to former judge of Supreme Court K S Hegde
11. Padmashri D.R. Devi Prasad Shetty – Shetty was born in Kinnigoli, a village in the Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka, India. An Indian entrepreneur and cardiac surgeon who is the chairman and founder of Narayana Health, a chain of 21 medical centers in India. He has performed more than 16,000 heart operations – Native of Tulu Nadu
12. Padma Shri Saxophone Kadri Gopalanath – Born in Sajeepa Mooda village in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada
13. Govinda Pai – Manjeshwar Govinda Pai also known as Rastrakavi Govinda Pai, was a Kannada poet. He was awarded the first Rastrakavi title by the Madras Government (Kasaragod district was part of South Kanara district of Madras Presidency prior to the linguistic reorganization of States. Rastrakavi M. Govinda Pai was the one who put Manjeshwar(now in Kerala) on the literary map of India in 1940’s
14. K Shivaram Karanth – The third person among eight recipients of Jnanpith Award for Kannada the highest literary honour conferred by the Govt. of India – Native of Tulu Nadu Udupi. He was a major Kannada writer, social activist, environmentalist, Yakshagana artist, movie maker and thinker.
15. Anant Pai (Uncle Pai)
16. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay – India’s woman freedom fighter from Tulunadu
17. Dr. T.M.A. Pai – Dr. Tonse Madhav Ananth Pai, was an Indian country doctor, educationist, banker and philanthropist, most well known for building the university town of Manipal, in Udupi near Mangalore Karnataka, India.
18. V. S. Kudva
19. Gopalkrishna Adiga

20. Padma Vibhushan Sri Vishwesha Tirtha – He was an Indian Hindu guru, saint and presiding swamiji of the Sri Pejavara Adokshaja Matha, one of the Ashta Mathas belonging to the Dvaita school of philosophy founded by Sri Madhvacharya. He was born in Ramakunja of Udupi district.
21. Kayyara Kinhanna Rai – Rai was born in a Tulu-speaking Bunt family. He was influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and also participated in the freedom movement of India. He was a writer and poet who has written books on theatre, grammar and children.
22. Sri Vidhya Bhushan – He is a vocalist from Coastal Karnataka. He sings devotional songs, chiefly Haridasa compositions, and Carnatic classical music. He has many albums to his credit, mainly devotion songs in Kannada, Tulu and has given concerts all over the world. His first album was titled “Dasara Padagalu”
23. Attavar Balakrishna Shetty – Better known as A. B. Shetty was an Indian politician, philanthropist, entrepreneur and the founder of Vijaya Bank.
24. Padma Shri Babukodi Venkataramana Karanth – He was widely known as B. V. Karanth was an Indian film director, playwright, actor, screenwriter, composer, and dramatist known for his works in the Kannada theatre, Kannada cinema, and Hindi cinema. One of the pioneers of the Parallel Cinema. He received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, six National Film Awards, and the civilian honor Padma Shri for his contributions towards the field of art. He was born into a Kannada speaking family of Manchi, a village near Babukodi in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada District
25 . Entrepreneur Vijay Mallya – Vijay Vittal Mallya is an Indian businessman, former politician and fugitive. Bad Boy Billionaires of India
26. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi

List of Celebrity Tulu Speakers

1. Salman Khan
2. Vjay Deverakonda
3. Pooja Hegde – Native Tulu Speaker
4. Yash
5. Anushka Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
6. K L Rahul
7. Amitabh Bachan
8. Aishwary Rai – Native Tulu Speaker
9. Vittal Mallya
10. Shrinidhi Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
11. Shilpa Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
12. Sunil Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
13. Johny Lever – Very Flenct in Tulu
14.Rahul Rai – Native Tulu Speaker
15. Neha Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
16. Raj Kundra – Shilpa Shetty’s Husband
17. Karnataka ex CM Yeddyurappa
18. Vijaya Raghvendra – One of the Best Tulu Speaker and Native of Tulu Nadu
19. Divya U
20. Aravind
21. Krithi Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
22. Kitcha Sudip
23. Shubha Pooja – Native Tulu Speaker
24. Deepika Padukone – Native of Padukone
25. Anushree – Native Tule Speaker
26. Anup Bhandari – Native Tulu Speaker
27. Nirup Bhandari – Native Tulu Speaker
28. Kirik Keerhi – Native Tulu Speaker
29. Srinidhi Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
30. Neha Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
31. Radhika Narayan – Native Tulu Speaker
32. Singer Javed Ali
33. Rakshith Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
34. Mithra – Native Tulu Speaker
35. Kabaddi Champion Mamatha Poojary – Native of Tulu Nadu
36. Balkrishna Shetty – Shetty was born in Kundapura. Balkrishna Shetty is a retired Indian diplomat who served as India’s Ambassador to Sweden, Latvia, Bahrain, Senegal and Mali
37. Anushree TV Anchor – Native of Tulu
38. Suman Talwar – Native Tulu Speaker
39. Yajna Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
40. Duniya Rashmi – Native Tulu Speaker
41. Rakshitha Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
42. Jay Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
43. Cricketer Ravi Shastri – Native Tulu
44. Cricketer K L Rahul – Native Tulu
45. Ganesh Harish Hegde – Native Tulu
46. Shirish Kunder – Native Tulu
47. Gurukiran Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
48. Praksh Raj – Native Tulu Speaker
49. Manmohan Shetty – Native Tulu
50. Shamitha Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
51. Sneha Ullal – Native Tulu Speaker
52. Ganesh Acharya – Native Tulu Speaker
53. Rishabh Shetty – Native Tulu Speaker
54. Prakash Shetty – Prakash Shetty was born in Mangalore. He started his career with a Kannada magazine called Santhosh and an English daily called The Times Of Deccan and Myru Kannada Daily. He settled as cartoonist with The Week. Kitoo is a comic serial with a boy as the main character.
55. Raghu Karnad – H is an Indian journalist and writer, and a recipient of the Windham–Campbell Literature Prize for Non-Fiction. He is the son of late Girish Karnad. He has also contributed articles to The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Grantha and The Guardian. He was part of the founding team of The Wire (India), and later held the position of Chief of Bureau in New Delhi.
186. Gopalakrishna Adiga – Mogeri Gopalkrishna Adiga was a modern Kannada poet. He is known by some commentators as the “pioneer of New style” poetry. He was born in coastal village of Mogeri, Udupi district.
56. Kota Ullas Karanth – He is a conservation zoologist and a leading tiger expert based in Karnataka, India. He was the director of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s India Programme. Karanth is the son of noted Kannada writer, Shivaram Karanth. Bi=orn in Puttur of Dakshina Kannada District.
57. Dr. Krithi Karanth – is Chief Conservation Scientist and Director at the Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore, Adjunct Faculty at Duke University and National Centre for Biological Sciences. She is born in Mangalore, Karnataka. Her father is K. Ullas Karanth a conservation zoologist and a leading tiger expert based in Karnataka.
58. Rama Nagappa Shetty – He was an Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was the owner of R N Shetty Group of companies, including RNS Infrastructure, RNS Maruti Suzuki (RNS Motors), Murudeshwar Ceramics, Naveen Hotels and Murudeshwar Power. He was the chairman of a chain of educational institutions under the R N Shetty Trust.
59. Shashi Kiran Shetty – He is the Founder and Chairman of Allcargo Group, which comprises companies Allcargo Logistics, ECU Worldwide, Gati Limited. Shetty was born in Bantwal, a small town in Dakshina Kannada District
60. Mubai Polce Inspector Daya Nayak – Native of Tulu Nadu, Karkala
61. Dayanand Shetty – Dayanand Chandrashekhar Shetty is an Indian film and television actor and model, best known for his role as Senior Inspector Daya Singh in India’s longest-running television police procedural CID
62. Sanchitha Shetty – Native of Tulu Nadu
63. Athiya Shetty – Native of Tulu Nadu
64. Aravind Bolar – Native of Tulu Nadu
65. Yakshagana Artist Kuble Sundar Rao
66. Daijiworld Walter Nandalike
67. Rohith Shetty – Native of Tulu Nadu
68. Oscar Fernandes – Native of Tulunadu
69. BJP MP Umanath Kotyan – Native of Tulu Nadu
70. Ullal MLA UT Khadar – Native of Tulu Nadu
71. Devadas Kapikad – Native of Tulu Nadu
72. Kuwaiti Singer Mubarak Al Rashed Al Azmi
73. Suprya Lohith – Native of Tulu Nadu
74. Sandlwood Heroeine Kalpana – Native of Tulu Nadu
75. Sandlwood Actress Umashri
76. Sandlwood Actress Leelavathi – Native of Tulu Nadu
77. Figher Shetty in Bollywood Movies – Native of Tulu Nadu
78. Magician Kudroli Ganesh – Native of Tulu Nadu
79. Ex Minister Ramanath Rai – Native of Tulu Nadu
80. Aiyyo Shradda, Sandlewwod/Bollywodd actress – Native of Tulu Nadu
81. Chaithra Shetty – Native of Tulu Nadu
82. Roopashree Vorkady – Native of Tulu Nadu
83. Tulu Comedian Bojraj Vamanjoor – Native of Tulu Nadu
84. Tulu Comedian Naveen D, Bhojraj – Native of Tulu Nadu
85. Yaksha Dhruva Patla Sathish Shetty – Native of Tulu Nadu
86. Yakshgana Bhagavathige Amrutha Adiga – Native of Tulu Nadu
87. Singer/Comedian/Stage Play Vittal Nayak – Native of Tulu Nadu
88. Singer Jagadish Puttur – Native of Tulu Nadu
89. Ganesh Hegde
90. Naren Koduvattat
91. Arjun Kapikad – Tulu Film celbrites
92. Anvitha Sagar – Tulu Film celbrites
93. Sonal Monetiro – Tulu Film celbrites
94. Radhika Rao – Tulu Film celbrites
95. Swathi Bangera – Tulu Film celbrites
96. Rasshi B – Tulu Film celbrites
97. Aaradhya Shetty – Tulu Film celbrites
98. Anvitha Rao – Tulu Film celbrites
99. Roopesh Shetty – Tulu Film celbrites
100. Singer Puttur Narsimha Nayak – Native of Tulu Nadu
101. Sandlwood Actor Upendra
102. Radhika Pundith
103. Radhika Kumaraswmy
104. Amritha Rao
105. Genelia D’Souza
106. Freida Pinto
107. Sarah-Jane Dias
108. Lakshmi Rai
109. Preeta Rao
110. Hansika Motwani
111. Preeti Jhangiani
112. Sandeep Chowta
113. Abhijith D’Souza
114. Sundeep Malani
115. Budhi Kunderan
116. Ajit Shetty – Ajit, Baron Shetty is a Belgian businessman. He was chairman of the board of directors of Janssen Pharmaceutica, a pharmaceutical company and subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, with its headquarters in Beerse, Belgium.
117. Guru Dutt
118. Sanjay Vijay Manjrekar
119. Aravind Adiga
120. K. V. Kamath
130. Margaret Alva – Ex MP, Governor of Indian state of Uttarakhand. She is Uttarakhand’s first woman governor
131. Anant Agarwal
132. George Fernandes
133. Alwyn Fernandes
134. D.R. Oscar G. Concessao – He was born in the coastal town of Mangalore
135. Rev Fr. Lawrence John Saldanha – He was born in Mangalore. He was appointed Archbishop of Lahore by Pope John Paul II. He is the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Pakistan.
136. Dr. B Raghuram Shetty – Founder Partner, Managing Director & CEO of NMC. born in Udupi near Mangalore
137. M V Kamath – Madhav Vittal Kamath is born in Mangalore he is a former chairman of Prasar Bharati and a leading columnist of India
138. Sudarshan Shetty
139. Shankar Nag – Born in Mallapur village near Mangalore. He was a popular actor and director of Kannada cinema. He also directed and acted in the tele serial, Malgudi days ,based on celebrated novelist R.K.Narayan’s short stories
140. Muthappa Rai – He was an Underworld Don born in Puttur, near Mangalore. Later he launched his political outfit ‘Jai Karnataka’ in Bangalore, which is believed to be doing a lot of social service
141. Durga Shetty – South Indian & Kannada Film Star From Mangalore
142. Shubha Punja – She was raising south Indian Film Star from Mangalore
143. Neetha – Kannada film actress
144. Rohan Salian – Rohan is a Tamil Actor and Multi-millionaire dealing in petroleum, C&F storage for oils, land development, farming and with an abiding interest in arts and culture.
145. Harish Bijoor
146.P.Gururaj Bhat
147. Ram Shetty
148. P. Dayananda Pai
149. T. V. R. Shenoy
150. U. Ramadas Kamath
151. Viren Rasquinha
152. U.R.Rao
153. B.V. Seetaram
154. Prakash Padukone
155. Sheethal Malhar
156. Prakash Bhandary
157. Ananth Nag
158. Girish Karnad
159. Suresh Kalmadi
160. Ashish Ballal
161. Ananth Murthy
162. Kashinath
163. Suresh Shetty

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