Two rivers originate in Sakaleshapura taluk and drain westward through the Ghats.
The Kempuhole River originates near Manjarabad Fort and flows westward to join the Netravati River, which empties into the Arabian Sea at Mangalore.
"He beat my mother and me almost every day," she told BBC.
Till Rani ran away to live in a shelter run by Kranti.
"Many were crying when we were performing." Sixteen-year-old Rani's smile could light up a room.
But it is only now that she has learned to smile so often. Within hours, Rani's mother, a sex worker, brought home a man, describing him as her ''new'' father.
The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport.
The Western Ghats mountains extend along the western edge of the taluk, separating Sakaleshapura from Dakshina Kannada district.
Ashwini Mane, another performer soon to fly to New York to study psychology, said the show had really boosted her confidence.
Aged eight, she was bundled off to a Christian hostel because her single mother, who made her living as a sex worker in Kamathipura, was unable to provide for her.
The 15 young women, aged 15 to 22, are mounting nine shows inside a church at the Edinburgh Fringe, the world's largest arts festival, as well as performing at theatres, community centres and temples around Britain, with some shows even being put on for sex workers with the help of NGO Kranti that works in Kamathipura.
"Lal Batti Express (Red-Light Express)", which premiered in London before going to the Fringe, is an improvised show in which the stories of women, some of whom were victims of trafficking, are told as a train journey which stops at different stations reflecting periods in their life.
Hosmani added it was "amazing" meeting sex workers in the UK, even staying in a sex workers' house because she "realised we have the same struggle".