Chandan Kumar

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Chandan Kumar
Chandan Kumar

(1985-09-11) 11 September 1985 (age 36).[1]
Other namesChandu
Years active2010–present

Chandan Kumar, mononymously known as 'Chandan', is an actor who works in television and Kannada cinema. He is known for his work in the television soap opera Radha Kalyana and later Lakshmi Baramma, in which he played the role of Chandu, that was aired on Colors Kannada from 2012. During the time, he was offered several films for which he had to step out of the serial mid-way.[2] His first film to be released was Parinaya in 2014 which took two years in the making. Subsequently, he starred in few low-budget films until the multi-starrer film, Luv U Alia (2015) directed by Indrajit Lankesh. Now he is seen in daily soap sarvamangala mangalye on star suvarna as Mahashankara an ardent follower of dharma and a strong believer of Lord Shiva.

Apart from serials and films, Chandan has been contestant for the reality shows such as Pyate Mandi Kadige Bandru , "Dancing Stars season 1" and Bigg Boss Kannada 3.[3]

Television[edit | edit source]

From 2011 to 2014, Chandan appeared in a television soap, Radha Kalyana, portraying the lead role of Vishu, that was aired on Zee Kannada.[4] Subsequently, he was roped in for another soap, Lakshmi Baramma aired on Colors Kannada channel. The latter serial shot him to fame and made him hugely popular actor in Television. He also participated in the reality show "Pyaate Mandi Kadige Bandru" in 2010 end. He became Runner up of Bigg Boss Kannada 3 which was aired on Colors Kannada during 2016.

Year Title Role Channel Notes Ref
2011 Pyate Mandi Kadige Bandru Himself Suvarna
2011–2013 Radha Kalyana Vishal Bharadwaj Zee Kannada
2013–2014 Lakshmi Baramma Chandu Colors Kannada
2015 Bigg Boss Kannada 3 Himself Runner up
2018–present Sarvamangala Mangalye Maha Shankara Star Suvarna
2019–present Savithramma Gari Abbayi Balraju Star Maa Telugu debut

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Notes Ref
2011 Lifeu Ishtene Chandan Kannada Supporting role
2014 Parinaya Pretham debut in lead
2015 Katte Chandu
2015 Eradondla Mooru Prem
2015 Luv U Alia Kiran Kannada / Hindi / Telugu
2015 Bangalore 560023 Chandu Kannada
2018 Prema Baraha Sanjay Kannada
Solli Vidava Tamil

References[edit | edit source]

  2. "Who will replace Chandan in Lakshmi Baramma?". The Times of India. 16 December 2014.
  3. "Chandan Kumar Bigg Boss Kannada 3 Contestant". Youngster Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  4. "Actor Chandan Radha Kalyana interview". Filmibeat. Retrieved 30 October 2015.

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