Meet Archana Jois, 27-YO Who Played Rocky’s Mother In KGF Movie

Having an invincible run at the box office, KGF: Chapter 2 has already registered itself amongst the highest grossing Indian movies of all time and gone down to create history. It wouldn’t have been possible without the efforts of the whole team, and especially the actors.

While Rocking Star Yash was definitely the one grabbing all the attention, the actress in his mother’s role too gave a strong and memorable performance. Despite being one of the most important characters in the KGF franchise, not many people know about the actor who played the role.

It was played by the South Indian actress, Archana Jois. She is just 27 and is a trained Kathak dancer. The dance enthusiast has performed at various stage shows and been a part of many dance reality shows. Her Instagram profile is flooded with pictures of her in her dancing form.

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Archana Jois is married to Shreyas J Udupa. The beautiful couple often share cute pictures of themselves on social media. She entered the acting industry through a Kannada serial.

Archana essayed the role of ‘Sundari’ in the Kannada serial, ‘Mahadevi’, which was a huge hit. This paved the way for her to finally make it to the Kannada film industry but even she did not know her debut movie would go down in history.

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KGF: Chapter 1 was Archana’s first ever film. With the given screen presence, Archana was able to make a mark in the film and have an impact on the audience with her strong performance. She played the lead character, Rocky’s mother, Shanthamma, in the film.

It was in KGF: Chapter 2 that the audience got to see more of Archana Jois in the role of Rocky’s mother. She again nailed the role and the audience couldn’t help but praise her for the stellar performance. Archana has surely made herself a huge name in the Kannada industry with her acting in the KGF franchise.

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