Chikkanna

Chikkanna (born June 22, 1984) is an Indian actor who works in Kannada cinema and appears primarily in comic roles.[1] He made his debut in films with Kirataka (2011), following which he got recognized for his performances in Raja Huli (2013) and Adyaksha (2014).[2]

Chikkanna
Chikkanna During the shoot of Ishtakamya.jpg
Chikkanna during filming of Ishtakamya, 2015
Born (1984-06-22) 22 June 1984 (age 35)
Ballahalli, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present
Known forComedy

CareerEdit

Chikkanna began his acting career in comedy shows in Mysore with Drishya Kalavide. He then appeared Comedy Kiladigalu in Zee Kannada and Prank Show aired on Udaya TV. Actor Yash noticed his performance at the diamond jubilee celebrations of Kannada cinema and cast him in the 2011 film, Kirataka. In Raja Huli (2013) and Adyaksha (2014), he played roles alongside Yash and Sharan. In the 2015 film Sharp Shooter, he played alongside Diganth and wrote the lyrics for the track "Kuntebille".[3]

FilmographyEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2011 1 Kirataka
2012 2 Lucky
3 Mr. 420
2013 4 Raja Huli Chikka SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
5 Bulbul
6 Victory Cameo appearance
2014 7 Navarangi
8 Anjada Gandu
9 Kwatle Satisha
10 Savaari 2
11 Baasu Ade Hale Kathe
12 Adyaksha Narayana SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
13 Tirupathi Express
14 Just Love
2015 15 Chandrika Bilingual (Kannada, Telugu)
16 Bangalore 560023
17 Rudra Tandava
18 Bombay Mittayi
19 Ranna
20 Vajrakaya
21 Sapnon Ki Rani
22 Chandrika
23 Mr. Airavata
24 Ram-Leela
25 Rathavara
26 Bangalore 560023
27 Sharpshooter Also lyricist for song "Kuntebille"
28 Masterpiece Bruce Lee SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
Nominated, IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
2016 29 Maduveya Mamatheya Kareyole
30 Mast Mohabbat
31 Whatsapp Love
32 Tyson
33 Thale Bachkolli Powder Hakkolli Indra
34 Lakshmana
35 Jigarthanda
36 Ishtakamya
37 Doddmane Hudga Lavanga
38 Nanna Ninna Prema Kathe Also playback singer
39 Kotigobba 2 Nominated -SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
40 Happy Birthday (2016)
2017 41 Style Raja
42 Hebbuli Sundara
43 Raajakumara Chikka
44 Bangara s/o Bangarada Manushya
45 Tiger Bahubali
46 Siliconn City
47 Raj Vishnu
48 Satya Harishchandra Dodda
49 Jaali Baaru Matthu Poli Hudugaru
50 Mufti
51 Anjani Putra Chikka
2018 52 Samhaara Raja Huli Nominated - Filmibeat Award for Best Comedian - Kannada
53 Dalapathi
54 Bhootayyana Mommaga Ayyu Ayyu
55 Amma I Love You
56 Double Engine Krishna
57 Kannadakkaagi Ondannu Otti
58 Kismath
59 Raambo 2 Jagga Nominated - SIIMA Award for Best Comedian - Kannada
2019 60 Kaddu Mucchi
61 Seetharama Kalyana
62 Natasaarvabhowma Keshava
63 Amar
64 Paddehuli
65 Kiss
66 Mane Maratakkide Raghupathi
67 Odeya Lawyer Chari

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sharadhaa A. (26 August 2014). "Chikkanna Wanted to be a Villain". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  2. ^ Suresh, Sunayana (21 February 2015). "My comic abilities are a boon: Chikkanna". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 20 October 2016. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  3. ^ Sharadhaa, A. (1 July 2015). "Chikkanna Wears Many Hats with Ease". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 27 September 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2015.

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