Nickname:Kichcha Sudeepa, Deepu
Full Name:Sudeep Sanjeev
Age:46 years old (in 2020)
Date of Birth:2 September 1973
Birthplace:Shimoga district, Karnataka, India
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:6’ 1” (1.85 m)
Weight:80 kg (176 lbs)
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Sudeep predominantly recognized as Kichcha Sudeep is an uprising Indian movie actor, producer, director, television presenter and screenwriter, who mainly appear in Kannada movies, other than appearances in a handful of Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies.
Sudeep is recognized for his remarkable performances in Kannada movies such as Huchcha, Sparsha, Kiccha, Nandhi, My Autograph, Swathi Muthu, Veera Madakari, Mussanjemaatu, Kempe Gowda; Just Maath Maathalli as well as a Tamil-Telugu bilingual movie titled Eega.
Sudeep received Filmfare Award for the Best Kannada Actor for three successive years for his movies Nandhi, Swathi Muthu and Huchcha. Since the year 2013, he has been presenting a TV reality show titled Bigg Boss Kannada.
He was born to Saroja and Sanjeev Manjappa in Shimoga district, Karnataka. The family had relocated from Narasimharajapura to Shimoga. Sudeep also earned a bachelor degree with a major in production and Industrial engineering from Dayananda Sagar Engineering College, Bangalore. He met Priya Radhakrishna in Bangalore and the couple married in the year 2001. Priya worked as a banker and then in an airline company, before their marriage. The couple was blessed with a child named Saanvi who was born in the year 2004.
Sudeep initiated his filmy career with the movie titled Thayavva. He afterwards portrayed a supporting role in the movie titled Prathyartha, directed by renowned director named Sunil Kumar Desai, as well as a leading role in the movie titled Sparsha. In the year 2001, a role in the movie titled Huchcha provided him his first huge following. In the year 2008, Sudeep made his first Bollywood debut with the movie titled Phoonk. He has also appeared in Ram Gopal Varma’s movies titled Phoonk 2, Rakta Charitra and Rann. They were trailed by Vishnuvardhana and Kempe Gowda.
In the year 2012, Sudeep made his Telugu cinema debut, with S. S. Rajamouli’s film titled Eega, a fictional movie in which he played the role of an industrialist. Sudeep’s performance in this movie was very well acclaimed. In the year 2013, Varadanayaka and Bachchan were released. Sudeep also directed a re-creation of Telugu movie, Mirchi. In the year 2015, he appeared in Ranna, Attarintiki Daredi and in Baahubali: The Beginning directed by S. S. Rajamouli. It was top-grossing movie of the year.
Sudeep recurrently sings in his on-screen roles, comprising off Chandu, Vaalee, Nalla, Ranga, Shaanthi Nivaasa, #73, Kempe Gowda, Bachchan, Veera Madakari, and also for numerous others movies like Ring Road Shubha, Mandya to Mumbai and Raate.
Facts You Never Knew About Sudeep Sanjeev!
- Is Sudeep addicted to smoking?: No
- Is Sudeep alcoholic?: No
- He was a proficient cricketer all through his college days and even signified at local level in Under-19 and Under-17 cricket teams.
- He joined Roshan Taneja Acting School in Mumbai with the intention of getting confidence in acting.
- Being a huge fan of cricket, he leads Karnataka Bulldozers team in Celebrity Cricket League.
- Sudeep’s directorial debut movie titled My Autograph was a mega hit.
- In the year 2008, he initiated his career in Bollywood with the movie titled Phoonk.
- Sudeep is a proficient cook and can make more than 30 dishes of eggs.
Sudeep Sanjeev Education
Qualification: B.tech in Mechanical Engineering
School: Not Available
College: Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bengaluru
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Sudeep Sanjeev Career
Profession: Actor, Filmmaker
Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: Thayavva (1997, Kannada film)
Salary: 6 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth: Not Available
Family & Relatives
Father: Sanjeev Manjappa
Brother(s): Not Known
Sister(s): Not Known
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Girlfriend: Priya Sudeep (2001–2015)
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Hobbies: Playing cricket
Favorite Food: Dosa
Favorite Color: Black
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