Awards & Winners


Date of Birth 16-February-1977
Place of Birth Mandya
(India, Karnataka, Mandya district)
Nationality India
Also know as Darshan Thoogudeep, Challenging star Darshan, दर्शन थूगुदीप
Profession Actor, Film Producer
Darshan Thoogudeep mononymously credited as Darshan, is an Indian film actor and a film producer who works predominantly in the Kannada film industry. Darshan is the most tallest south Indian actor with a height of 6'3". Son of actor Thoogudeepa Srinivas, Darshan made his lead role film debut in 2001 film, Majestic, and has since then starred in many commercial and critical hit films such as Kariya, Namma Preethiya Ramu, Gaja, Saarathi, Chingari Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Bulbul and Brindavana 2013. After working behind the camera and in small roles, he received his break in Majestic . He is also known for his strong passion for wild animals and owns a private zoo in the far east of Mysore. In 2006, Darshan started a production house named "Thoogudeepa Productions" for which his mother, Meena, is the official producer and his younger brother, Dinakar Thoogudeep, is the director. The film Jothe Jotheyali was the production house's maiden venture. He has participated in the 2012 Celebrity Cricket League cricket match in the Karnataka Bulldozers team.

Awards by Darshan

Check all the awards nominated and won by Darshan.


Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada
Honored for : Sangolli Rayanna

Nominations 2013 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada Sangolli Rayanna


Nominations 2012 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada Saarathi