Soundarya (July 17, 1971 - April 17, 2004) was a film actress
in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam films. She had a successful career of 12
years as heroine in films until her death in a plane crash near Bangalore. She
acted in more than 100 films.
Soumya acted in her first film while she was at high school. She was offered a
role in the film Gandharva (1992) by her father's friend, while she was studying
in her first year of MBBS. She discontinued her studies after the film became
She moved onto Telugu films where she achieved popularity and success. She has
also acted in Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam and one Hindi film Sooryavansham
opposite Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.
She also produced and acted in a Kannada film Dweepa, with Girish Kasaravalli as... [ More ]