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Darshan Thoogudeepa: A Tollywood Actor’s Personal Details and FAQ

Last updated on July 18th, 2023 at 05:06 pm

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Darshan Thoogudeepa, known mononymously as Darshan, is an Indian actor, producer, and distributor who predominantly works in Kannada films. Darshan, one of the leading contemporary actors in Kannada cinema, established the production house Thoogudeepa Productions in 2006. Darshan made a special appearance in its first production, Jothe Jotheyali. In the mid-1990s, he began his acting career in soap operas and small films. In 2002, his first film in a lead role was the Kannada movie Majestic.

Darshan has starred in commercially successful films such as Kariya (2003), Namma Preethiya Ramu (2003), Kalasipalya (2005), Gaja (2008), Navagraha (2008), Saarathi (2011), Bulbul (2013) Yajamana (2019) and Roberrt (2021). His performances in Anatharu (2007) and Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (2012) won him praise from critics; his performance in the latter as the 19th-century warrior Sangolli Rayanna won him the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor.

Early life:

Darshan, actor Thoogudeepa Srinivas’s son, was born on 16 February 1977 in Ponnampet, Kodagu district, Karnataka, India. He was named Hemanth Kumar at birth. Srinivas acted in the 1966 Kannada film Thoogudeepa, gaining fame and the sobriquet that would stick to his name. He was reluctant towards Darshan following his path of film acting, even though he was a popular actor during his time.

Darshan enrolled himself in Ninasam, a theatre training institute, in Shimoga, against his wishes, prior to his father’s death in 1995. Darshan has a sister, Divya, and a younger brother, Dinakar, who is a filmmaker running the production house, Thoogudeepa Productions. Darshan studied his primary and secondary education at Mysuru as a child.

NameDarshan Thoogudeepa
Date of Birth16 February 1977
Birth PlacePonnampet, Karnataka, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor, producer, distributor
DebutMahabharatha
ParentsThoogudeepa Srinivas (father)
Meena Thoogudeepa (mother)
SpouseVijaya Lakshmi Darshan (m. 2000)
SiblingsDinakar Thoogudeepa, Divya Thoogudeepa
ChildrenVineesh Thoogudeep

Darshan Thoogudeepa is available on Twitter @dasadarshan

Here we have some FAQs about Darshan Thoogudeepa:

1. When Darshan Thoogudeepa was born?

Darshan Thoogudeepa was born on 16 February 1977.

2. What is Darshan Thoogudeepa’s height?

Darshan Thoogudeepa’s height is 1.91 m.

3. What is the first movie of Darshan Thoogudeepa?

”Mahabharatha” is the first movie of Darshan Thoogudeepa.

4. What is Darshan Thoogudeepa’s place of birth?

Darshan Thoogudeepa’s place of birth is Ponnampet, Karnataka, India.

5. What are some of Darshan Thoogudeepa’s most famous movies?

Some of Darshan Thoogudeepa’s most famous movies include ”Sangolli Rayanna (2012)”, ”Saarathi (2011) ”, ”Yajamana (2019)”, and ”Ambareesha (2014)” etc.

6. What is the name of Darshan Thoogudeepa’s wife?

Darshan Thoogudeepa’s wife’s name is Vijaya Lakshmi Darshan.

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