Ranya Rao is an Indian actress and model who appears in South Indian films. She made her debut with the 2014 Kannada film, Maanikya.
She originally hails from the Chikmagalur district of the Indian state of Karnataka. After completing her schooling in Kodagu, she began pursuing her graduation in engineering at Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore. Eager to pursue a career in acting, she dropped out and began training at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute in Mumbai.
Born in: Chikmagalur, Karnataka, India