Darshan Thoogudeepa is an Indian actor, producer, and distributor who prominently works in Kannada film industry. He is the son of Thoogudeepa Srinivas who is also an actor in the Kannada film industry.
Early Life and Careers:
Darshan Thoogudeepa was born on 16 February 1977 to a Kannada speaking family in Ponnampet, Kodagu, Karnataka. As of now, Darshan Thoogudeepa’ age is 44 years. Darshan Thoogudeepa is a son of Kannada actor Thoogudeepa Srinivas. Darshan’ mother name is Meena Thoogudeepa. Darshan has a younger brother, Dinakar Thoogudeepa who is a film director, screenwriter and producer in Kannada film industry. Darshan’ sister name is Divya Thoogudeepa.
Darshan’s father Thoogudeepa Srinivas doesn’t want his son Darshan to join the film industry. However, Darshan enrolled in Ninasam, a theatre training institute in Shimoga, prior to his father’s death in 1995.
After graduating from Ninasam, Darshan worked as a projectionist before becoming an assistant cameraman to veteran cinematographer B. C. Gowrishankar. He started his acting career with a serial directed by S. Narayan. Narayan then offered him a supporting role in his 1997 film Mahabharatha. Darshan subsequently featured in films such as Devara Maga (2000), Ellara Mane Dosenoo (2000), Bhoothayyana Makkalu (2000) and Mr Harishchandra (2001), mostly in insignificant and supporting, often bit roles. This period also saw him play minor roles in other television soaps.
Darshan made his big-screen debut as a lead role with 2002’s Kannada cinema ‘Majestic’ directed by P. N. Satya and released in 2001, in which he played the role of Daasa, an innocent youth-turned-underworld don. The film gave him popularity in the Kannada film industry. Prior to lead debut, he appeared in several Kannada and Tamil movies with small roles. Currently, he is one of the top actors in Sandalwood.
Darshan got married to Vijayalaxmi in 2003. She was a student in Chemical engineering, in 2003 at Dharmasthala Temple when they get married. The couple has a son whose name is Vineesh. Darshan runs his own mini zoo in Mysore, Karnataka, near Malavalli. Since Darshan is an avid animal lover, he owns a photo studio in Mysore where he collected many animals photograph which he captured by himself.
Rumours and Controversies
Darshan was linked up with his ‘Yodha’ co-star Nikita Thukral. Post this incident, there had a clash between Darshan and his wife Vijaya Lakshmi. On September 2011, his wife Vijaya Lakshmi complained to police, accusing him of domestic violence. He was subsequently arrested and spent 14 days in judicial custody at Parappana Agrahara. However, Vijayalakshmi took back the complaint and settled it out of court. He also issued a public apology to his fans for the incident. His next immediate release was Saarathi (2011) which became a blockbuster hit at the box office.
|Real Name||Darshan Thoogudeepa|
|Birthday||16 February 1977|
|Father Name||Thoogudeepa Srinivas|
|Mother Name||Meena Thoogudeepa|
|Siblings||Divya Thoogudeepa (Sister), and
Dinakar Thoogudeep (Brother)
|Birthplace||Ponnampet, Kodagu, Karnataka|
|Hometown||Ponnampet, Kodagu, Karnataka|
|Current City||Bangalore, Karnataka|
|Debut film||Majestic (2002, Kannada, as a lead)|
|Spouse name||Vijay Lakshmi Darshan|
|Hobbies & Interest||Photography, Travelling|
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|Darshan Thoogudeepa Youtube||Youtube|
|Darshan Thoogudeepa Mobile Number||N.A.|
Darshan Thoogudeepa’s Lesser Known Facts
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’ hometown is Ponampet, Kodagu, Karnataka.
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’ mother tongue is Kannada
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’ debut Kannada film as the main lead was ‘Majestic’ which released in 2002.
Additional information about Darshan Thoogudeepa
- Does Darshan Thoogudeepa know cooking? – Yes.
- Does Darshan Thoogudeepa smoke? – Yes.
- Does Darshan Thoogudeepa drinks alcohol? – Yes.
- Does Darshan Thoogudeepa go to the gym? – Yes.
- Who is Darshan Thoogudeepa’s first crush? – Not revealed.
- Who is Darshan Thoogudeepa’s girlfriend ( Darshan Thoogudeepa’s lover)? – Not known.
- Darshan’ wife name is Vijayalakhsmi Darshan.
- Darshan has a son and his name is Vineesh Darshan.
- Darshan’ son Vineesh Darshan birthday is on 31 October 2008 and Vineesh Darshan’s age is 12 years
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’s mobile number is N.A.
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’s email address N.A.
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’s shoe size is 10.
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’s height is 5.11″
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’ other business is agriculture
- Darshan Thoogudeepa’ house address is Bangalore, Karnataka
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