Birthday: 11-11-1949
Age: 69
Star sign: Sagittarius
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.
Diganth Kannada Actor


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.