10 Things to Know about Darshan Thoogudeepa

Challenging star Darshan is a popular Kannada film actor. He is famously known as the ‘box office sultan’ in the Kannada film industry. His first breakthrough as a lead character is the film Majestic, which was an enormous success.

Darshan’s Acting Career:

Darshan started his acting career as a television actor and supporting actor in small films during the mid‑1990s. Some of Darshan’s commercially successful films are Karya (2003), Namma Preethiya Ramu (2003), Kalasipalya (2005), Gaja (2008), and Sangoli Rayanna (2012). Sangoli Rayanna won him Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actor and critical acclaim for his performance as the 19th-century warrior Sangoli Rayanna. His Yajamana film has won eight awards in South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA), 2021.

Inspiring Things to Know about Darshan Thoogudeepa:

Darshan’s journey has seen huge ups and downs, which is why the prefix – Challenging Star. His acting career has undoubtedly been inspiring for the new generation in the acting field. Let us take a look at some little-known facts about our very dear Darshan.

10 Things to Know about Darshan Thoogudeepa
  1. Darshan is a born actor. He is the son of Thoogudeepa Srinivas, a famous Kannada actor in the golden era of the Kannada industry. However, his father was not in favor of him getting into acting.
  2. Apart from being a successful actor, he is also emerging as a producer along with his brother under the banner Thoogudeepa Production House. Jothe Jotheyali is the first film produced by the Thoogudeepa brothers in 2006.
  3. Before his debut in films, actor Darshan has worked as a projectionist and lightman in the Kannada film industry.
  4. You must have already seen his fan clubs all over the internet. But do you know that many die hard fans even have Darshan as their name and tattooed themselves with his picture? Well, that is something very huge for an actor.
  5. There was a time when Darshan’s father died in 1995, his family was barely left with any savings after his father’s treatment. Darshan, to make ends meet, started selling milk door-to-door and worked at a hotel.
  1. Thogudeepa’s unconditional love for animals is known to everyone. But did you know that this actor owns a mini zoo of his own? On top of that, he has even adopted a tiger from Mysuru (Mysore) Zoo.
  2. Wildlife photography has been a major weakness for the challenging star for a long period.
  3. Darshan has been a role model, for so many, for the person he is and the characters he portrays on screen. Many of his fans have donated to the zoos in Mysore and adopted animals following his words.
  4. The star has also taken responsibility for the education of many underprivileged children and donated lakhs to those who seek his help for medical emergencies.
  5. He has been a fan of luxury cars since his early childhood. People often spot him coming in different cars to shoot for his films.

Do you know any other interesting facts about this incredibly famous star of our own? Let us and our readers know in the comments.

Manavi Kapur

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