Hemashree Hosahalli Nagaraju (1982 – 9 October 2012) was Indian actress who worked in Kannada television soap operas. A struggling actress, she had also appeared in a handful of Kannada films in supporting roles. At the 2008 Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections, she contested with a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ticket for her home town Chikkanayakana Halli in the Tumkur region of Karnataka. She died of mysterious circumstances in October 2012, and her husband Surendra Babu was alleged to have murdered her.

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