Doddanna

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Doddanna
Born (1949-11-11) 11 November 1949 (age 67)
Arsikere, Hassan district, Mysore State, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1981–present
Spouse(s) Shantha

Doddanna (Kannada: ದೊಡ್ಡಣ್ಣ; born 11 November 1949) is an Indian actor in the Kannada film industry who has acted in about 500 films. He started his career as a theatre actor. During this time and later entered the Kannada film industry as a character actor.

Early life[edit]

Doddanna was born on 11 November 1949.[1] Being the youngest son in the family, he was named after his grandfather Kadle Doddappa.[2] He started his career as a theatre actor with Vighneshwara Kala Sangha in Bhadravathi during which time he worked in a steel factory there. He, along with his friends formed a theater troupe called Gandharva Ranga. Later, he entered the Kannada and Tamil film industry.

Career[edit]

Doddanna is a versatile actor. He has portrayed villains, policemen and other characters. He has been especially successful as a comic actor.[1]

Partial filmography[edit]

Kannada[edit]

Years Film Role
1981 Koodi Balidare Swarga Sukha.
1985 Ajeya
1986 Namma Oora Devathe
1988 Sangliyana
1988 Maha Dasohi Sharana Basava
1988 Anjada Gandu
1989 Deva
1989 Adrushta Rekhe
1989 Thayigobba Tharle Maga
1989 C.B.I. Shankar
1990 Rani Maharani
1991 Sundara Kanda
1991 Central Rowdy
1991 Kranti Gandhi
1991 Putta Hendthi
1992 Belli Kalungura
1992 Mysore Jaana
1992 Aatma Bandahna
1992 Apoorva Samsara
1992 Solillada Saradara
1992 Belli Modagalu
1993 Alimayya
1993 Kalyana Rekhe
1993 Gadibidi Ganda
1993 Navibbaru Namagibbaru
1993 Rupayi Raja
1993 Karulina Koogu
1994 Yarigu Helbedi
1994 Muthanna
1994 Lockup Death
1995 Mojugara Sogasugara
1995 Gadibidi Aliya
1996 Tavarina Tottilu
1997 Ganga Yamuna
1997 Bhanda Alla Bahadur
1998 Yaare Neenu Cheluve
1998 Megha Bantu Megha
1998 Hello Yama
1999 Bombat Halva
1999 Naanu Nanna Hendthiru
1999 Tuvi Tuvi Tuvi
1999 Aaha Nanna Maduveyanthe
2000 Galate Aliyandru
2000 Suryavamsha
2000 Dandanayaka
2000 Kadlimatti Station Master
2001 Halappa
2001 Kanasugara
2001 Premakke Sai
2001 Kalla Police
2002 Sri Krishna Sandhana
2002 Neela Megha Shyama
2002 Jamindaru
2002 Kambalahalli
2002 Super Police
2003 Laali Haadu
2003 Neenandre Ishta
2003 Bangalore Bundh
2003 Manemagalu
2003 Kaasu Iddone Basu
2003 Chandra Chakori
2003 Lavve Pasagali
2003 Ondagona Baa
2003 Re Swalpa Bartheera
2004 Rowdy Aliya
2004 Hasige Iddashtu Kalu Chachu
2004 Durgi
2004 Ramakrishna
2004 Maurya
2005 Maharaja
2005 Gowramma
2005 Auto Shankar
2005 Nanna Love Madthiya
2005 Vishnu Sena
2006 Shri
2006 Mata
2006 Gopi
2006 Sevanthi Sevanthi
2006 Ajay
2006 Gandugali Kumara Rama
2006 Aishwarya
2006 Ravi Shastri
2006 Savira Mettilu
2007 Thayiya Madilu
2007 Sneha Parva
2007 Snehana Preetina
2007 Maathaad Maathaadu Mallige
2008 Akasha Gange
2008 Kaamannana Makkalu
2008 Nee Tata Naa Birla
2009 Male Bille
2010 Krishna Nee Late Aagi Baaro
2010 Bombat Car
2010 Tharangini
2010 Mr. Theertha
2010 Preethi Andre Ishtena
2011 Rama Rama Raghu Rama
2011 Rajani
2011 Uyyale
2011 90
2012 Tsunami
2012 Katari Veera Surasundarangi
2012 Modala Minchu
2012 Gokula Krishna
2012 Dakota Picture
2012 Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna
2012 Rowdy Simha
2013 Brindavana
2014 Power
2015 90 (yet to be released)

Tamil[edit]

Awards[edit]

South Indian International Movie Awards

6th Arsikere Taluk Kannada Sahithya Sammelana President - 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://entertainment.oneindia.in/kannada/top-stories/2009/doddanna-60th-birthday-161109.html
  2. ^ Doddanna (26 November 2012). Seg _ 1 - Doddanna with Suvarna Girls - 25 Nov 12 - Suvarna News (in Kannada). Suvarna News. Event occurs at 4:10. Retrieved 13 September 2016. 

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