Dhruva Sarja

Dhruva Sarja (born 6 October 1988) is an Indian actor working in the Kannada film industry He made his acting debut in the 2012 film Addhuri, which brought him much appreciation and popularity.

Dhruva Sarja
ಧ್ರುವ ಸರ್ಜಾ
Born (1988-10-06) 6 October 1988 (age 31)
Years active2012–present
RelativesArjun Sarja (uncle)
Shakti Prasad (grandfather)
Aishwarya Arjun (cousin)
Meghana Raj (sister-in-law)
FamilyChiranjeevi Sarja (brother)


Sarja, once when he was young, was watching a movie with his uncle Arjun Sarja and told him that he wanted to become a film hero. Arjun Sarja replied, saying that before becoming a hero, you should be a good actor and suggested that he take training classes. Dhruva took the classes and was prepared for acting. When he heard about an audition call for a lead role in A. P. Arjun's new movie, he attended the audition and got selected. Until he was selected, he didn't reveal that he is a nephew of Arjun Sarja. Dhruva debuted in films with the 2012 blockbuster film Addhuri. His portrayal of Arjun as the male lead, opposite Radhika Pandit, received praise from critics.[1] He signed for his next film Bahaddur with his close friend Chethan Kumar in 2013, starring again opposite Pandit. The film became commercially successful[2][3] and in April 2015 he signed for Bharjari which was released in September 2017, becoming a blockbuster and giving hat-trick success to Dhruva Sarja.[4] His next film has been tilted Pogaru.

Personal lifeEdit

Dhruva Sarja was born on 6 October 1988 in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. He has a brother Chiranjeevi Sarja, an actor in Kannada films. His uncle Arjun Sarja is a well known South Indian actor. His grandfather Shakti Prasad was also an actor in Kannada films. Dhruva got engaged to his childhood friend Prerana on December 9, 2018.[5] He did his schooling from Baldwin Boys High School, Bangalore.[citation needed]


  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2012 Addhuri Arjun Udaya Film Award for Best Debutant
SIIMA Award for Best Debutant
Suvarna Award for Best Debutant
2014 Bahaddur Ashok Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) – Kannada
2017 Bharjari Surya Nominated—Love Lavike Readers Choice Awards for Best Actor – Male
Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) – Kannada
2020 Pogaru 


  1. ^ "Addhuri Movie Review: Fun film replete with emotions". India Today. 19 June 2012. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Dhruv Has His Cake and Eats it Too". The New Indian Express. 8 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Dhruva Sarja set to romance two beauties". The Times of India. 3 September 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  4. ^ Sharadhaa A. (14 April 2015). "Bharjari Kicks Off With Dhruva and Chethan". The New Indian Express. newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Actor Dhruva Sarja to get engaged to his girlfriend on this date". The Times of India. 16 November 2018.

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