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December 28, 1983 |
|Other names||Doodh peda, Chocolate Hero|
|Education||Bachelor's Degree in Commerce|
|Parent(s)||Prof. Sri Krishnamurthy ,
Smt. Mallika Krishnamurthy
Diganth Manchale, mononymously known as Diganth, is an Indian film actor and a former model. His works are primarily seen in Kannada cinema. Diganth made his acting debut in Miss California in 2006. He is perhaps best known for his performance as "Doodhpeda", in Gaalipata (2008). His performances for the films such as Pancharangi (2010), Lifeu Ishtene (2011) and Parijatha (2012) earned him much fame and pushed him to be among the top league actors of Kannada cinema.
Diganth Manchale was born in Sagara, Karnataka. He completed his schooling in Seva Bharathi and pre-university in Tunga Mahavidyalaya, Thirthahalli. Mr. Krishnamurthy, a professor, and Mallika Krishnamurthy are his father and mother. Diganth has an elder brother. He has completed his Bachelor's Degree in Commerce and was into modelling and later joined the Kannada film industry in 2006.
His career resurrected post 2010 with successful projects such as Manasaare, Pancharangi, Lifeu Ishtene and Parijatha. All these films brought him much popularity and stardom. He went on to sign in as a lead actor in director Indrajith Lankeshs Dev Son of Mudde Gowda in 2012 which evoked mixed reactions.
In 2013, he is all set to make his Bollywood debut in the Vikram Bhatt production 1920 London also starring Prachi Desai that will go on the floors by the end of March and be shot in Mumbai and London.
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|2006||Kadala Mage||Tulu film|
|2006||Mungaru Male||Gautham||Guest appearance|
|2007||Meera Madhava Raghava||Madhava|
|2008||Gaalipata||Diganth / Doodh Peda|
|2008||Chilipili Hakkigalu||Guest Appearance|
|2008||Mast Maja Maadi||Kamesh|
|2012||Dev Son of Mudde Gowda||Dev|
|2015||Untitled Kodi Ramakrishna film||Filming|
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