Bindhiya Ram, known by her stage name Rachita Ram, is an Indian actress who is primarily known for her work in Kannada cinema. Prior to her entry in film, she appeared in the Kannada television soap opera Arasi, which was aired on Zee Kannada from January 2007 to September 2009.
3 October 1992
|Other names||Rachita Ram|
|Parent(s)||K S Ramu|
|Relatives||Nithya Ram (sister)|
She is a trained classical Bharata Natyam dancer who has given more than 50 performances. Her father Ram, also a Bharata Natyam dancer, has given nearly 500 public performances. She has a sister, Nithya Ram, who is also a television and film actress.
In 2012, Rachita auditioned for a lead role in Bulbul with 200 other girls before she was selected. Before that she had worked in Kannada television soap Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu along with her sister Nithya Ram. She was paired opposite Darshan in the film that went on to become a success commercially. On her performance, G. S. Kumar of The Times of India wrote, "Rachita Ram has presented an excellent performance in her first movie" and added, "Rachita Ram is amazing with her dialogue delivery, body language and excellent expressions." Her first release of 2014 was Dil Rangeela, in which was paired opposite Ganesh. B. S. Srivani of Deccan Herald felt that she "delivers a seasoned performance" in the film. Her second release of the year saw her paired opposite Darshan again in Ambareesha. The film and her performance earned negative reviews from critics. In Ranna, she played Rukmini, the love interest of Sudeep, appearing in a small yet pivotal role. In Rathavara, she appeared as the love interest of Sriimurali, who plays gangster and key aide of an MLA. Sunayana Suresh of The Times of India wrote, "Rachita Ram looks pretty and has acted every bit the cutesy girl-next-door that is required of her".
Rachita starred in the 2016 Kannada movie Chakravyuha opposite Puneeth Rajkumar. She made a cameo appearance in Jaggu Dada Starring Darshan. She also appeared in a song opposite Sudeep In Mukunda Murari.
Rachita's first release of 2017 was Pushpaka Vimana opposite Ramesh Aravind Where she have played his daughter character. And her next release was Chethan Kumar's Bharjari opposite Dhruva Sarja and also it's her second movie with actress Haripriya after Ranna.
In 2018 her first release was Preetham Gubbi's Johnny Johnny Yes Papa opposite Duniya Vijay. And her next release was Mahesh Kumar's Ayogya opposite Sathish Ninasam. it has emerged as biggest blockbuster of the year and also she won Best Actress-2018 at SIIMA awards. She also appeared in a song opposite Shiva Rajkumar in The Villain movie.
In 2019 she has a handful of releases. Her first release was Seetharama Kalyana opposite Nikhil Kumar and emerged as blockbuster hit. Her next release was Puneeth Rajkumar's Natasaarvabhowma directed by Pavan Wadeyar and it's her second collaboration with Puneeth after Chakravyuva. She appeared in a song in the movie Amar starring Abhishek Gowda. Her next release was R. Chandru's I Love You opposite real star Upendra. She also made an appearance in Shivrajkumar's Rustum directed by Ravi Varma where she was paired up with Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi.She made a special appearance in a song in Bharaate opposite Sriimurali. This was followed by Ayushman Bhava where she played opposite Shivraj Kumar.
Her upcoming releases are "100" directed by Ramesh Arvind which is her second collaboration with him after Pushpaka Vimana. She is also working for the movie Ek Love Ya directed by Prem. She also signed up for the movie Daali starring Dhananjay. She is also appearing in Nagshekar's Sanjay alias Sanju where is playing as blind girl.She is also acting in the women centric film April oppsite Chiranjeevi Sarja in the lead. She is also acting in V.Nagendra Prasad's direction Pantha opposite Vasisitha.N.Simha in the lead. Her next is Yograj Bhat and Shashank productions joint proction Mohan Singh's Seere where she is paired opposite Rishi. Her next is Khadar Kumar's Veeram where she is paired opposite Prajwal Devaraj.
- All films are in Kannada, unless otherwise noted.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2013||Bulbul||Kaveri||Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada|
Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Debutant - Female - Kannada
|2015||Ranna||Rukmini||SIIMA Award for Best Actress - Kannada|
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress - Kannada
|Rathavara||Navami||Nominated, IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Actress (Kannada)|
|Jaggu Dada||Herself||Guest appearance|
|Mukunda Murari||Radhe||Cameo appearance|
|Rishibhapriya||Herself||Producer of Shortfilm |
|2018||Johnny Johnny Yes Papa||Priya||Nominated - Filmibeat Award for Best Actress - Kannada|
|Ayogya||Nandini||Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kannadiga Award for Best Actress|
SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role-(Female )-Kannada
Nominated - TSR TV9 National Award for Best Actress - Kannada.
Nominated - City Cine Award for Best Actress - Kannada
|The Villain||Herself||Special appearance|
|I Love You||Dharmika|
|Ayushman Bhava||Lakshmi||Filmibeat Award for Best Actress - Kannada|
Nominated- Chandanavana Film Critics Award for Best Actress
|2020||Ek Love Ya||TBA||Post-production |
|Super Machi||TBA||Telugu film; Post-production|
|Sanjay Alias Sanju||TBA||Filming|
|Untitled with Dhananjay||TBA||Filming |
|Kolamavu Kokila remake||TBA||Filming  |
|Year||Name of television series||Role||Notes|
|2011||Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu||serial debut|
- "Bul Bul Heroine Rachitha Ram". chitraloka.com. 9 July 2012.
- "Rachita Ram's sister to debut in Sandalwood". The Times of India. 6 November 2013.
- "Way to go, Rachita". The Indian Express. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- "'Arasi' Bindya gets 'Bulbul'". The Indian Express. 9 July 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- "Bul Bul Movie Review". The Times of India. 10 May 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- "Lies never could get the girl or golden egg!". Deccan Herald. 7 March 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- "Ambareesha Movie Review". The Times of India. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- "Resurrecting Kempegowda to right a wrong". Deccan Herald. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
- Khajane, Muralidhara. "A right royal Kichcha show". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
- Suresh, Sunayana (7 December 2015). "Rathaavara Movie Review". The Times of India. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
- "Rachita Ram and Bhavana dance to Murali lola hai Gopala". Retrieved 25 January 2017.
- "ರಚಿತಾ ರಾಮ್ ಕಿರುಚಿತ್ರಕ್ಕೆ ಮೂರು ಸೈಮಾ ಪ್ರಶಸ್ತಿ". FilmiBeat. 13 August 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "Rachita Ram takes on a massy role in Prem's next - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "Ramesh Aravind takes complete charge of 100". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "Rachita Ram in talks for 'Daali'". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "Rachita Ram bags title role in her first women-centric film". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "Chiranjeevi Sarja to play the lead in female-centric 'April' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
- "Rachita Ram now set to romance Prajwal Devaraj - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
- "Prajwal Devaraj's 'Veeram' gets Rachita Ram on board". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
- "Rishi and Rachita Ram team up for a new film - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 November 2019.
- "Rachita Ram joins the sets of Ravichandran's Ravi Bopanna". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
- "Vasishta N Simha and Rachita Ram to act together - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
- "Rachita Ram bags Nagashekar's next - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "Dhananjay and Rachita Ram join hands for film? - The New Indian Express". www.newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
- Manjula. "Rachita Ram's Next With Dhananjay Aka Dolly Under S Ravindranath Direction". The Hans India. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
- "Kolamavu Kokila Kannada remake: Rachita Ram to play Nayanthara's role?". India Today. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
- "Director Mayuraa Raghavendra to team up with Rachita Ram for Kolamavu Kokila remake | Cinemaexpress". m.cinemaexpress.com. Retrieved 5 August 2020.