Sudha Rani (born 14 August 1974) is an Indian actress in Kannada film industry. She has featured in several commercial and critically acclaimed films in Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil.
Some of her notable films include Anand (1986), Panchama Veda (1989), Mysooru Mallige (1992), Mannina Doni (1992), Anuraga Sangama (1995) and Sparsha (2000) among others. She has so far twice won the Filmfare Awards and Karnataka State Film Awards for her performances.
Rani was born into a family based in Malleswaram, Bangalore. She has two elder brothers. She began modeling in print ads at the age of three. Her mother nurtured Sudha's talent by enrolling her in dance classes at age five. Rani is an accomplished Kuchipudi and Bharata Natyam dancer.