Smt. Tara Anooradhais an Indian film actress who made her acting debut in 2003 and predominantly acts in Kannada films. She has shared screen space in several Kannada films alongside lead actors and, following successive commercial successes, established herself as one of the most sought-after actresses in the Kannada film industry. She has to her credit a great experience of having worked in over 500 films so far. She was the Chairperson of Karnataka Chalachitra Academy, a Cabinet level rank post, for the year 2012-13. During her tenure as the Chairperson of the Academy, she very successfully conducted the 5th Bangalore International Film Festival (BIFFES). In recognition of her contributions to Cinema and Social Work, she has been honored with the Prestigious NTR Award. She is also the Member of the Karnataka Legislative Council since 2012.