Deepak Dinkar is a popular image in the Tamil Television Industry. He is a popular host and participant of many reality shows and also appears on many shows on Vijay TV. He initially wanted to become an actor but accidentally, by chance, got an offer to become a host and he says "he has loved it totally."
He participated in the very first season of the dance reality show “Jodi No.1” and was praised by many dance experts on his dance prowess. He is quite famous to host shows along with his initial Jodi No.1 with partner DD and has been a household name ever since. They have also hosted Airtel Super Singer and other shows together.
When his friend and co-star, Sanjeev with whom he shares a great rapport, recommended him for a small role in ‘
’, Deepak essayed it well and his role was extended to further shows and this role, he says, caught people’s attention and ultimately ended him landing a role as the protagonist in the hit serial ‘
’. He is married to fellow actress Ranjini. He has played meaty character roles in serials like Bhandam, Selvi, etc. and is currently playing the lead role in the long-running ‘Thendral’ on Sun TV. Thendral has completed over 1000 episodes and is one of the longest running shows on Sun TV for which he has received many an accolade and the Best Serial Actor awards.
He is the host of the reality show, ‘Home Sweet Home’ on Sun TV which invites celebrities from around the industry. He recently played a small role in a movie ‘Uyarthiru 420’ which didn’t do well at the box office and received unexcited reviews. Deepak is a huge cricket and a football fan, often seen cheering for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL and is self-proclaimed travel freak loving to travel almost any time given a chance.
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Deepak is a Tamil TV compare and host. He hails from Chennai and has hosted over 100 programs individually and along with famous compering like Divyadarshini, Ramya, etc.
He is an economics graduate from Loyola College, Chennai and is fluent in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, English and French. His sister, Surya, represented India Miss World University, China and had hosted a show on Vijay TV.
Before entering the industry, Deepak was doing modeling along with some of his close friends Sanjeev, Venkat, and Shree. He also later worked with them together in many shows and serials.
He made a breakthrough through serials that earned him the chance to host shows In Vijay TV. He was a participant of Jodi No. 1 – Season 1 and its anchor for the forthcoming seasons. He is well known for his vivid talks and a funny laugh.
Deepak started to act in Sun TV serials like ‘Thirumathi Selvam’ and that paved way for his getting more chances in serials and shows throughout the Tamil industry. His starter ‘Thendral’ holds the record for the longest serial to be aired on TV of over 1100 episodes.
Deepak is married to Sivaranjini and has a son named Agnidh. He has also dubbed for several movies. In 2011, he received the Ehrlich Subramaniam Silver Rolling Trophy for best actor in a leading serial role from director K. Balachander.
DOB: 15th September 1979
Serials acted: Anni, Geethanjali, Agni Sakshi, Jenmam-X, Arasi, Malargal, Manaivi, Bandham, VairaNenjam, ThirumathiSelvam, Nila, Thendral.
Movies acted: Kadhal Virus, Uyarthiru 420, Saroja, Mundhinam Parthene.