Sudeepa Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | March 27, 2024

Date of Birth

2 / September / 1973


51 Years


Actor Filmmaker

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Sudeep Sanjeev, also known as Sudeepa, Kichcha Sudeep, and director of Indian films in Kannada, was born on 2 September 1973. He has also worked on Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi films. He is among the most highly paid Kannada Cinema actors and was the first Kannada actor to be included in the Forbes List of India’s Top 100 Celebrities since 2013. Sudeepa has won several awards, including four Film fare Awards South.


Sanjeev Manjappa, Saroja, and Sudeep were born in Shimoga, in the Shimoga district of present-day Karnataka. The family had relocated to Shimoga from Narasimharajapura.

Sanjeev Manjappa Sudeep Father

Sanjeev Manjappa Sudeep Father

Saroja Sudeep Mother

Saroja Sudeep Mother

Priya Sudeep Sudeep Wife

Priya Sudeep Sudeep Wife

Saanvi Sudeep Daughter

Saanvi Sudeep Daughter

Sudeep Childhood Pics

Sudeep Childhood Pics

Early Life

Sudeepa was born to Sanjeev Manjappa, and Saroja in Shimoga, Shimoga district in present-day Karnataka. The family had immigrated from Chikmagalur, Narasimharajapura to Shimoga.

Sudeepa graduated from Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering in Bangalore with a bachelor’s degree. He was a representative of the college in under-17 cricket. He went to the Roshan Taneja Acting School in Mumbai where he was able to overcome his shyness.


Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore gave him a four-year certificate in Industrial and Creation Design. He was able to speak in 17 Cricket. He also went to Mumbai’s Roshan Taneja School for Acting, where he beat his modesty.

School Not Known
College/University Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bengaluru
Educational Qualification in Mechanical Engineering

Personal Life

Sudeepa is the Captain of the Karnataka Bulldozers cricket club which competes in the Celebrity Cricket League. Sudeepa was introduced to Priya Radhakrishna by her Bengaluru-based employer. They were married in 2001. Before their marriage, Priya worked for an airline and later in a bank.

Saanvi, their only child, was born in 2004. Sudeepa founded Stage 360deg in 2013, an event management company that his wife was an active participant. They split in September 2015 and were reconciled.

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Sudeep Sanjeev studied engineering at “Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering” and was shy from childhood. He was also hesitant to take on the camera. He enrolled at the “Roshan Taneja Acting School in Mumbai” to learn acting. They helped him overcome his shyness, and made him feel confident about facing the camera.

His debutant was made by the film “Thayavva-1997.” He was an actor in Sunil Kumar Desai’s films, such as “Prathyartha”, in which he was a supporting actor. In the next project, “Sparsha” of “Sunil Kumar Desai”, he played the lead role.

Movies List

Movies Years
Thayavva 1997
Prathyartha 1999
Sparsha 2000
Thirupathi 2006
Hubli 2006
No 73, Shanthi Nivasa 2007
Gooli 2008
Mussanjemaatu 2008
Kaamannana Makkalu 2008
Phoonk 2008
Mast Maja Maadi 2008
Veera Madakari 2009
Rann 2010
Just Maath Maathalli 2010
Mr. Theertha 2010
Phoonk 2 2010
Kiccha Huccha 2010
Rakta Charitra 1 2010
Veera Parampare 2010
Rakta Charitra 2 2010
Kempe Gowda 2011
Vishnuvardhana 2011
Eega 2012
Naan Ee 2012
Varadhanayaka 2013
Bachchan 2013
Maanikya 2014
Ranna 2015
Baahubali: The Beginning 2015
Puli 2015
Kotigobba 2 2016
Mudinja Ivana Pudi 2016
Mukunda Murari 2016
Hebbuli 2017
Sye Raa 2019
Dabangg 3 2019

TV Shows & Serials List

Shows Years
Premada Kadambari 1996
Pyate Hudgir Halli Lifeu 2010
Bigg Boss Kannada 2013
Super Kutumba 2013
Bigg Boss Kannada 2014
Bigg Boss Kannada 2015
Bigg Boss Kannada 2018
Bigg Boss Kannada 2019
Bigg Boss Hindi 2019
Bigg Boss Telugu 2020


As playback singer

Song Year Film
“O Sona” 2001 Vaalee
“Vasantha Maasadalli” 2001
“Sontada” 2002 Chandu
“Pataisu” 2003 Black and White
“Jinta Tha” 2009 Veera Madakari
“Hale Radio” 2011 Kempe Gowda
“Onchuru” 2013 Bachchan
“Kanasige Koneyilla” 2014 Ring Road
“Jodi Hakki” 2014 Rhaatee
“Damaru Bole” 2015 Mandya to Mumbai
“Deola Deola” 2015
“Tiger Tiger” 2016 Tiger
“Huna Huna” 2016 Kotigobba 2
Hatharike Bappa Re 2017 Uppu Huli Khara
“Ivale Nanna Hudugi” 2017 Naa Panta Kano

Net Worth

Sudeep is worth approximately INR 250 crores. He is an actor and director, as well as a founder of Kichcha Creations, a production company.

Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx) 250 crores
Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) 125 crores
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) Under Review
Salary 6 crore/ Movie
Income Source Actor, Moviemaker

Kiccha Sudeep Total Number of Movies

At Least: 39

Favorites Things

Favorite Colour Black
Favorite Actor Rajinikanth , Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Food Dosa, Fish, Mutton
Hobbies Playing cricket, Travelling, Gymming, Reading
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Player Rahul Dravid , Virat Kohli
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Destination London

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sudeepa

  • Before starting his career as an actor, he worked at a clothes store, did photoshoots, and even played cricket for money. At that time, he used to earn Rs 500 per month.
  • He was a good cricketer in his college days and even represented at the state level in Under-17 and 19 teams.
  • He attended the Roshan Taneja School of Acting in Mumbai to gain confidence in acting.
  • Since 2013, he has been hosting the reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss Kannada,’ aired on Colors.
  • Sudeepa has appeared in a few Hindi films like ‘Rann’ (2010) ‘Phoonk 2’ (2010), ‘Rakta Charitra’ (2010), ‘Rakta Charitra 2’ (2010), and ‘Dabangg 3’ (2019).
  • As a narrator, he has worked in various Kannada films like ‘Kraanthiveera Sangolli Raayanna’ (2012), ‘Shravani Subramanya’ (2013), ‘Bangalore 560023’ (2015), ‘Thayige Thakka Maga’ (2018), and ‘Udgharsha’ (2019).
  • Some of his Telugu films as an actor are ‘Rakta Charitra’ (2010), ‘Eega’ (2012), ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ (2015), and ‘Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy’ (2019).
  • Sudeepa has produced a few Kannada films like ‘No 73, Shanthi Nivasa’ (2007), ‘Raajaru’ (2017; also presenter), ‘Ambi Ning Vayassaytho’ (2018; also screenplay writer), and ’83’ (2021; presenter in Kannada dubbed).
  • As director-writer, he has worked in various Kannada films like ‘Veera Madakari’ (2009; also screenwriter), ‘Just Maath Maathalli’ (2010; dialogue writer), ‘Kempe Gowda’ (2011; also screenwriter), and ‘Maanikya’ (2014; also screenwriter).
  • Sudeepa has lent his voice to many Kannada songs like “Sontada” from the film ‘Chandu’ (2002), “Jinta Tha” from the film ‘Veera Madakari’ (2009; also composer), “Hale Radio” from the film ‘Kempe Gowda’ (2011), “Huna Huna” from the film ‘Kotigobba 2’ (2016), and “Ivale Nanna Hudugi” from the film ‘Naa Panta Kano’ (2017).
Body Measurements Chest: 41 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Birth Place Daughter: Saanvi
Children Shimoga district Karnataka, India
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 185 CM
Height In Meter 1.85 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Sanjeev Manjappa
Mother: Saroja
Profession Actor Filmmaker
Siblings Not Yet Update
Spous Priya Sudeep
Weight 80 Kg
176 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Virgo


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