Deepak Dinkar

Other names of Deepak Dinkar: Deepak
Birthday: 15-09-1979
Age: 39
Star sign: Libra

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 ‘ Thirumathi Selvam’, 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 ‘ Thendral’. 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.

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Delhi Kumar

Delhi Kumar is a veteran Tamil television and film actor. He is also a known stage actor and a senior drama artist. He is married to Gayathri, and they have a son named, Arvind Swamy, who was adopted by the Indian Philanthropist, V. D. Swami. He is basically from a theater group based in Delhi and also one of the members of the Delhi Drama Troupe in Nanganallur in Madras, India together with the veteran film actor, Delhi Ganesh. Although Delhi Kumar is widely known for his roles in television and films, he was just like the other veterans who started off as a stage artist and playwright. Delhi Kumar has written and acted in many stage plays like Theerndhadhu Kanakku, an adaptation of the Agatha Christie Novel, ‘Witness for the Prosecution.' It was K. Balachander, who spotted him and got impressed with his acting skills. When he moved to Chennai, he took a voluntary retirement and contacted the veteran director, K. Balachander, and then he was offered to do the Tamil TV Serial, Premi through which he entered the Tamil small screen. Subsequently, he acted in the Tamil drama serial, Metti Oli that was broadcasted on Sun TV. His performance in Metti Oli as the responsible father of 5 daughters was very much appreciated.  Delhi Kumar played the role of Chidambaram, the father of Dhanam, Saroja, Leela, Viji and Bhavani in Metti Oli.. He is a land broker who tries to bring his children the best way he can. The story evolves on the lives of his five daughters. Then, Delhi Kumar did the serial, ‘Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha’. Later, he acted as a male protagonist in the Tamil drama soap, ‘Mundhanai Mudichu’. He once again appeared as a father  in the serial; he was the father of three daughters who get them wedded to three sons of his friend. In 2012, Delhi Kumar also played the role of Chidambaram, the father of Santhosh and Devi, in the drama soap, Bommalattam on Sun TV. He also did an important role in Cho Ramasamy’s, Enge Brahmanan series that was aired on Jaya. Though his interest is in stage dramas, Delhi Kumar feels TV is a better option because of certain constraints in drama. He is so experienced in acting that, at times, he gives suggestions to the serial director for the good of the serial. His spontaneity and the way he emotes any role are his positive sides which attracted many fans. Because of his fatherly image in many serials, Delhi Kumar was given a chance to perform on the big screen. He did few Tamil films like Dumm Dumm Dumm where he played as Adhi’s father in 2001 and Kannathil Muthamittal in 2002. He was also a part of the Tollywood film, Stalin in 2006. In 2010, he acted as Vaseegaran’s father in the techno-thriller film, Enthiran. In the same year, he did the film Singam and in 2013, he was still part of Singam II, a sequel to the 2010’s Singam. In 2012, he was awarded Sun Kudumbam Life Achievement Awards for his service to the industry, by Sun Network.

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