Sudeep Sanjeev, widely known as Sudeep or as Kichcha Sudeep is a well-known Indian film actor, producer, screenwriter, director television presenter, and singer. He is primarily working in Kannada language movies and has also done some Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil language movies.
Sudeep was born on 2 September 1973 in Shimoga in the Shimoga district of present-day Karnataka. His family had migrated to Shimoga from Narasimharajapura. His father’s name is Sanjeev Manjappa and his mother’s name is Saroja. In 2000, He met Priya Radhakrishna in Bengaluru, and they wedded in 2001. The couple is blessed with a daughter Saanvi was born in 2004. The duo separated in September 2015.
|Birth Name||Sudeep Sanjeev|
|Nick Name||• Kichcha Sudeepa|
|Age||(as in 2023) 50 Years|
|Debut||Film: Thayavva (1997, Kannada film)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Virgo|
|Birth Place||Shimoga district, Karnataka, India|
|Date of Birth||2 September 1973|
|Residence||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Home Town||Bengaluru, Karnataka, India|
|Father’s Name||Sanjeev Manjappa|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||Priya Sudeep ( div. 2015)|
|Marriage Date||18 October 2001|
|College/University||Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bengaluru|
|Educational Qualification||B.tech in Mechanical Engineering|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 185 cm|
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 80 kg|
in Pounds- 176 lbs
|Chest Size||41 inches|
|Biceps Size||14 inches|
|Waist Size||34 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Hindu|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||10 US|
|Favourite Actors||Not Known|
|Favourite Colors||Not Known|
|Favourite Sport||Not Known|
|Controversies||• He slapped the director Sagar on the sets of the film Kanwarlal.|
• During the filming of Just Maathmatalli, he said that he’s not comfortable with the rude behavior of co-star Ramya
• He had some arguments with Shivanna, during a cricket match in Hubli.
After completing his primary schooling he got enrolled in Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore, and got a degree in B.tech in Mechanical Engineering. He represented the college in under-17 cricket. He attended the Roshan Taneja School of Acting in Mumbai, where he overcame his nervousness.
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Sudeep acted in a TV serial before he went on to act in films. Titled Premada Kadambari and directed by Sudhakar Bhandari, it was aired on Udaya TV. His first movie was Thayavva in 1997 where he played the role of a supporting actor in the movie. His first two movies O Kusuma Bale and Brahma were abandoned mid-filming.
Sudeep then portrayed a supporting role in the Sunil Kumar Desai-directed film Prathyartha and landed the leading actor role in the same director’s movie, Sparsha. In 2001, Sudeep acted in the hit film Huchcha, which gave him his first big fan following.
Sudeep Net Worth
Sudeep’s net worth is estimated to be around INR 250 crores. Besides being an actor, and director he also has his own production company named Kichcha Creations.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||INR 250 crores|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||INR 125 crores|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Salary||INR 6 crore/film|
|Income Source||Actor, Filmmaker|
In 2008 Sudeep made his Bollywood debut with the film Phoonk. He has also featured in Ram Gopal Varma’s films Rann, Phoonk 2, Rakta Charitra, Kempe Gowda, and Vishnuvardhana. He made his debut in the Telugu film industry in 2012, with S. S. Rajamouli’s Eega, a fantasy movie in which he played the role of an industrialist who, on falling for an NGO worker (played by Samantha Ruth Prabhu).
Sudeep’s next movie was a drama titled Maanikya in 2013 that he also directed, a remake of the Telugu film, Mirchi. In the year 2015, he featured 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.
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Sudeep constantly sings in his screen roles such as Vaalee, Ranga SSLC, Chandu, Nalla, #73, Veera Madakari, Kempe Gowda, Shaanthi Nivaasa, Bachchan, and also for other films including Ring Road Shubha, Mandya to Mumbai, and Raate. In the year 2019, he was seen in the Hindi film Dabangg 3 where he portrayed the archenemy of Salman Khan’s Chulbul Pandey.
Kashi from Village
|2006||My Autograph Shankar|
|2007||No 73, Shanthi Nivasa|
Mast Maja Maadi
Just Maath Maathalli
Rakta Charitra 1
Rakta Charitra 2
Baahubali: The Beginning
Mudinja Ivana Pudi
|2018||Ambi Ning Vayassaytho|
TV Shows & Serials List
|2010||Pyate Hudgir Halli Lifeu|
|2013||Bigg Boss Kannada|
|2014||Bigg Boss Kannada|
|2015||Bigg Boss Kannada|
|2016||Weekend with Ramesh|
Bigg Boss Kannada
|2017||Sa Re Ga Ma Pa|
Bigg Boss Kannada
|2018||Bigg Boss Kannada|
|2019||Bigg Boss Kannada|
Bigg Boss Hindi
|2020||Bigg Boss Telugu|
Facts About Sudeep
- Does Sudeep drink alcohol?: No
- Does he smoke?: No
- Being a huge cricket fan, he captains the Karnataka Bulldozers cricket team in the Celebrity Cricket League.
- He is the brand ambassador of brands like Joyalukkas, Bangalore Traffic Police Department and Income Tax Department, Intex Technologies, and Paragon Footwears.
- His directorial debut film My Autograph was a big hit.
- Sudeep is a good cook and can make 30 dishes with eggs.
Some of his highest grossing movies are Kotigobba 2, Bachchan, Vishnuvardhana, and Maanikya.
Priya Sudeep (divorced).