Other names of Diganth: Diganth Manchale
Birthday: 28-12-1983
Age: 35
Star sign: Capricorn
Diganth is one of the sizzling male model-turned-actors, who will melt your heart. He is the chocolate hero in Sandalwood, and his cute expression and dialogue delivery had always impressed the teenage girls very much. His soft look and youthful mannerism has made girls’ meltdown their hearts. He is one of the hunky sandalwood actors, who got his start in the industry as a model! He made his acting debut in Miss California in 2006. Born to Mr. Krishnamurthy, a professor, and Mallika Krishnamurthy, who are his father and mother, Diganth joined the film industry in 2006. 

He is now an unstoppable force in the Kannada film industry for performance as "Doodhpeda", in Gaalipata (2008) which was a runway hit and established him in Kannada film industry. He made his screen impact even with films such as Pancharangi (2010), Lifeu Ishtne (2011), and Parijatha (2012). All these films clicked very well with audiences and received critical appreciation and he reached the top slot in Kannada film industry. Besides Kannada movies, he acted in other languages too like Telugu, Tulu and even in Hindi. 

He is currently working in ‘Wedding Pulao’ opposite debutante Anushka Ranjan that stars Rishi Kapoor too in supporting role and will be directed by cinematographer-turned-director Bindo Pradhan. He is also currently working for J P Dutta’s Jee Bhar ke Jee Le. It is said that he is also assigned for a role in titled film ‘ Ticket to Bollywood’ opposite Amyra Dastur, and to be directed by Faraz, fame of War Chodd Na Yaar. He also has over five key assignments in Kannada film industry, which will be released in 2018-19. Hence, one can see the actor moving towards to attain a top league position in Sandalwood.

With Bollywood offers coming for Diganth, it looks the actor has a long innings to play in Indian cinema.
Honnappa Bhagavathar Kannada Actor

Honnappa Bhagavathar

Honnappa Bhagavathar is a multi-faceted personality of South Indian film industry. Born on 14 January 1915, he was theatre artist, producer, singer, actor and musician. His role of singer is very much appreciated. He was working in both Kannada and Tamil films. Bharat Bhagavathar, his son, has also tested waters in acting in Kannada films. Honnappa Bhagavathar has worked in several Tamil films. He was living in Bangalore. He acted in the 1946 flick Sri Murugan, which was supposed to be done by Thyagaraja Bhagavathar. He shared screenspace with MGR in this film. Honnappa and Jeevarathnam gave their support as singers in this movie. Lalithakala Films is the production venture of Honnappa Bhagavathar. This venture produced movies in Tamil and Kannada. Honnappa entered into Kannada film industry with the 1944 flick Subhadra. M K Thyagaraja Bhagavathar was replaced by Honnappa in the flick Valmiki. Later Honnappa emerged as a star in both Kannada and Tamil films. Honnappa imbibed musical skills from his mother who used to sing devotional songs and bhajans, when he was young. He came to Bangalore looking out for a profession and there he became the student of Arunachal Ppa, an harmonium player, and relative Murthy. Honnappa was credited with the title Bhagavathar after the success of a play in Salem. This was at the juncture when Thyagaraja Bhagavathar was exhibiting his venture Ambikapathi. Renowned South Indian actress B Saroja Devi was introduced into the film industry by Honnappa. Nadabrahma Sangeetha Vidyalaya is a music institution founded by Honnappa in 1960. He was associated with Kannada Film Advisory Board and Karnataka Sangeeta Nritya Academy. Honnappa has received various awards including the prestigious Sangeet Natak Academy Award from Indian President (1990) and Best Actor award from Madras Sina Pyans Associations (1956). Honnappa breathed his last on 2nd October 1992 at the age of 77.



Doddanna is an Indian actor in the Kannada film industry. He is best known for playing comic roles in Kannada films. During his career of more than four decades, he worked in more than 500 films to his credit. After playing comedy characters successfully, he switched on to playing character roles too in Kannada movies. He started his career as a theater actor; he got his first break in theater and then progressed slowly into cinema, where he left his impression like a superstar. No Kannada film would be complete with Doddanna doing a cameo or any other character in 80’s and 90’s. He was born on November 15, 1949. Before making a debut in acting or going to the theater, he was working at Baddhravati Steel Factory. He left his job to persuade a career in acting. He started a theater group called Gandharva Ranga in Karnataka. He also appeared in many Tamil films too. He is equally known for playing villain, comedy roles, a tough policeman and many other character roles. But for his characters in comedy sequence, he will be remembered forever by Kannada film viewers for ever. He is the most versatile actor in Kannada cinema, who can easily fit into any character. He is equally popular like a super star in Kannada cinema. He has completed 65 years. He has played many supporting actor roles in many leading movies too. He is the probably the incredible realistic actor and one of the most skilled actors in the south Indian cinema. His film was Namma Oora Devathe released in 1986, but he shot to prominence only through his movie Anjada Gandu, that was released in 1988. He also appeared in many meaningful roles in the films like Katari Veera Surasundarangi (2012) and was nominated for awards. He is married to Shantha and hails from Mysore.

Doddanna Kannada Actor