|Native name ಸುದೀಪ್|
Other names Kiccha Sudeep
Upcoming movie Chakravyuha
Height 1.88 m
|Name Sanjeev Sudeep|
Residence Bangalore, India
Role Film actor
Full Name Sanjeev Sudeep
Alma mater DSCE, Bangalore
|Born 2 September 1973 (age 44) (1973-09-02) Shimoga district, Mysore State (now Karnataka), India|
Occupation Actor, producer, director, screenwriter, playback singer, television presenter
Spouse Priya Sudeep (m. 2001–2015)
Movies Puli, Ranna, Eega, Maanikya, Kempe Gowda
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Sudeep Sanjeev (born 2 September 1973), known mononymously as Sudeep, is an Indian actor, filmmaker and television presenter, known primarily for his work in Kannada cinema, in addition to appearances in a handful of Telugu, Hindi and Tamil films.
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- Early life
- Director and producer
- Private life
- In the media
Sudeep is known for his performances in the Kannada films Sparsha (2000), Huchcha (2001), Nandhi (2002), Kiccha (2003), Swathi Muthu (2003), My Autograph (2006), Mussanjemaatu (2008), Veera Madakari (2009), Just Maath Maathalli (2010), Kempe Gowda (2011) and the Telugu-Tamil bilingual Eega (2012). He won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada for three consecutive years for his films Huchcha, Nandhi and Swathi Muthu. Since 2013, he has been hosting the television reality show Bigg Boss, the Kannada version of Bigg Boss.
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Sudeep was born to Sanjeev Manjappa and Saroja in Shimoga in Shimoga district, Karnataka. He obtained a bachelor degree in Industrial and production engineering from Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore. He represented the college in under-17 and under-19 cricket. He attended the Roshan Taneja School of Acting in Mumbai, where he overcame 'shyness'.
Sudeep began his film career in Thayavva (1997). He then played a supporting role in Prathyartha, directed by Sunil Kumar Desai, and a lead role in the same director's Sparsha (film)|Sparsha. In 2001, a role in Huchcha gave him his first big following. In 2008 he made his Bollywood debut in Phoonk. He has also starred in Ram Gopal Varma's movies Rann, Phoonk 2 and Rakta Charitra. They were followed by Kempe Gowda and Vishnuvardhana (2011).
Sudeep made his debut in Telugu cinema in 2012, with S. S. Rajamouli's Eega, a fantasy film in which he portrayed an industrialist who, on falling for an NGO worker (played by Samantha Ruth Prabhu), kills her alleged lover, who begins to haunt him in the form of a housefly. The film and Sudeep's performance were highly acclaimed. In 2013, Bachchan and Varadanayaka were released. His next film was a drama titled Maanikya that he also directed, a remake of the Telugu film, Mirchi (2013). In 2015 he starred in Ranna, a remake of the Telugu film, Attarintiki Daredi, and played a cameo role as a Persian arms trader in Baahubali: The Beginning, directed by S. S. Rajamouli—the year's highest-grossing film.
He frequently sings in his screen roles, including Vaalee (2001), Chandu (2002), Ranga SSLC (2004), Nalla (2004), #73, Shaanthi Nivaasa (2007), Veera Madakari (2009), Kempe Gowda]] (2011), Bachchan (2013) and also for others movies such as Mandya to Mumbai (2014), Ring Road Shubha (2014), Raate(2015).
Director and producer
He has directed Kannada movies My Autograph, #73 Shaanthi Nivaasa, Veera Madakari, Just Math Mathalli, Kempe Gowda and Maanikya. He also wrote the script for Just Maath Mathalli.
He owns a film production company named Kiccha Creations which is credited with My Autograph (2006) and No 73, Shanthi Nivasa (2007).
Sudeep made his TV debut in the serial Premada Kadambari, named after a line in the song Bandhana on Udaya TV. He then appeared as a mentor in the reality show Pyate Hudgeer-Halli Lifu, aired on Asianet Suvarna. He was the host for all the seasons of the Kannada version of the reality show Bigg Boss. Season 1 aired on ETV Kannada, Season 2 on Asianet Suvarna and Season 3 on Colors Kannada (formerly ETV Kannada).
Sudeep is the captain of Karnataka Bulldozers cricket team that competes in the Celebrity Cricket League.
Sudeep met Priya Radhakrishnan, belonging to the Nair community of Kerala, in Bangalore, in 2000 and they married in 2001. Priya worked in an airline company and then in a bank, prior to their marriage. Their only child, Saanvi, was born in 2004. In 2013, Sudeep launched Stage 360°, an events management company, that his wife took an active part in. The couple split in September 2015, and reconciled
In the media
Sudeep has been described by the critics as one of the most talented actors in Kannada cinema. He was listed first in the Times 25 Most Desirable Men in Bangalore in 2012. In 2012, he was given a title, 'Abhinaya Chakravarthy', by a Kannada organization, Karnataka Rakshana Vedike.
In 2012, Sudeep was signed as the Brand Ambassador of Joyalukkas, a Jewellery Retail Chain. In 2013, he was appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Bangalore Traffic Police Department and Income Tax Department. In 2014, he was appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Intex Technologies (India) Mobiles & Paragon Footwares.
In 2013, on World AIDS Day, Sudeep teamed up with Vijay Raghavendra and other actors to record voiceovers for the TeachAIDS interactive software, developed at Stanford University.
In 2015, Sudeep appeared in advertisements in the Kannada language for OLX.in, along with the veteran Kannada actor, Anant Nag. He had previously appeared in ads with Sadhu Kokila for the same company.