Sharan (born 6 February 1976) is an Indian film actor and producer who works in Kannada films. He made his acting debut in the early 90’s primarily in comedy roles and small supporting roles in over 100 movies. However, he earned much recognition during the late 2000s and made his debut lead role for his 100th film Rambo (2012) and since then featuring as the lead actor in comedy themed films.
Sharan debuted his feature film acting with a small role in Siddalingaiah’s Prema Prema Prema. Since then he featured in over 100 films as a comedienne and supporting actor. He was mostly noticed for his comic flavor in movies such as Karpoorada Gombe (1996), Friends (2002), Monalisa (2004), Jothe Jotheyali (2006), Pallakki (2007), Maleyali Jotheyali (2009) among several others.
Though he was cast in a meaty role in the film Sundari Ganda Sadananda (2008), his first major role came by in the film Rambo in which he worked as a producer as well. The film was widely appreciated and his performance was lauded. His second film as a lead actor, Victory (2013) made news for the song “Khaali Quarter” which met with rave reviews.