Actress Jyothi Rai, a recognized face from both Kannada cinema and television, has recently been in the limelight due to her activity in Telugu serials and the intriguing snapshots she shares on social media. The whispers of her second marriage have kept the gossip mills running, but the actress finally decided to address her fans directly.
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Jyothi Rai vs. Trolls
Known for her bold and captivating photos, Jyothi has unfortunately faced more than her share of trolling. Recently, she decided to face the chatter head-on and went live on Instagram. During the session, she didn’t hold back. She voiced her distress over the abusive comments and made it clear that she wasn’t one to be silenced by online bullies.
Identity and Affiliation
The actress felt a deep sense of betrayal from her fellow Kannadigas, the native speakers of Karnataka. “I’ve always been a Kannada girl,” Jyothi expressed. “I started my acting career in Kannada, and even though I’ve expanded my horizons to Telugu cinema, it doesn’t change my roots.” The actress was hurt by the derogatory comments she received, especially from those who share her linguistic and cultural background.
New Beginnings: Love with Purvaj
Fueling the rumor mill further is Jyothi’s relationship with Telugu director Purvaj. The two are smitten with each other, and the air is rife with talks of wedding bells. Not one to hide, Jyothi recently made their relationship official on social media, giving fans a glimpse into their intimate moments.
From Kannada to Telugu: A Versatile Career
Over the years, Jyothi Rai has graced more than 20 Kannada serials with her presence, showcasing her versatility by taking on varied roles from the leading lady to motherly figures. While she has a substantial presence in Kannada movies, she’s also ventured into Telugu serials, gaining a considerable fanbase with her performances in shows like Kanyadanam and Guppedanta Manasu.
With her commitment to her craft and an attitude that doesn’t bow down to negativity, Jyothi Rai continues to be a figure of inspiration in the entertainment industry.