Thandav Hassan is a young actor. He is widely known for his role in “
”. Krishna Rukmini is a Kannada TV serial. He played the lead role in it. The show aired on Suvarna TV on May 2nd, 2011. Thandav acted in the Kannada movie “
”. “Sharat Khadri” directed the “flick”. Thandav Hassan has made his career from scratch. His family has no background in the entertainment industry. It was hard for him to persuade his parents into letting him follow his dream. Thandav is passionate about bodybuilding. He is a health freak. He is a frequent traveler too. He traveled a lot after leaving drama institute. As a youngster, he participated in many college and district level competitions. He is diligent about working out. His parents were not supportive about gymming since they believed that it would adversely affect his health.
They also thought that he might become obese when he stops working out. They wanted him to work for the government. His parents wanted him to study computers. He was sent to Mysore to study computers. He didn't join a computer institute there. He went to the theater institute “Rangayana” in Mysore. C Basavalingaiah was his trainer. He acted in several plays in the institutes. He learned a great deal from the senior artists. He started exploring after getting out of the institute. He was so engrossed in drama and traveling that he didn't visit his parents for a long time. He, along with his friends, acted in a number of plays. Kannada TV Serial Director Ravi Garani gave him a chance to play the lead role in Krishna Rukmini. The show ended after completing 250 episodes.
After that Thandav acted in “
Balu Aparoopa Nam Jodi
”. He appeared for a screen test for the movie “Mareyelare”. His screen test for the movie lasted for nearly an hour. After a few days, he had got the role in the movie. Mareyalare is a romantic love story. The premiere of the movie was on February 26, 2016. Actress ‘Sadhu Kokikla’ played the role of his lover in the movie. The movie didn't do well at the box office. He feels sad to have lied to his parents about his whereabouts. He feels he restricted himself from sharing his true passions with his disapproving family. At the end of the day, he says what really matters is the output of the effort put in by the people. He feels glad to have rebelled since at least it helped him achieve his dream career.