Chikkanna

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Chikkanna
Chikkanna During the shoot of Ishtakamya.jpg
Chikkanna during filming of Ishtakamya, 2015
Born (1984-06-22) 22 June 1984 (age 37)
Ballahalli, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present
Known forComedy

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]

Career[edit | edit source]

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]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes
2011 Kirataka
2012 Lucky
Mr. 420
2013 Raja Huli Chikka SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
Bulbul
Victory Cameo appearance
2014 Navarangi
Anjada Gandu
Kwatle Satisha
Savaari 2
Baasu Ade Hale Kathe
Adyaksha Narayana SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
Tirupathi Express
Just Love
2015 Chandrika Bilingual (Kannada, Telugu)
Rudra Tandava
Bombay Mittai Sundra
Ranna
Vajrakaya
Sapnon Ki Rani
Chandrika
Mr. Airavata
Ram-Leela
Rathavara
Bangalore 560023
Sharpshooter Also lyricist for song "Kuntebille"
Masterpiece Bruce Lee SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
Nominated, IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
2016 Maduveya Mamatheya Kareyole
Mast Mohabbat
Whatsapp Love
Tyson
Thale Bachkolli Powder Hakkolli Indra
Lakshmana
Jigarthanda
Ishtakamya
Doddmane Hudga Lavanga
Nanna Ninna Prema Kathe Also playback singer
Kotigobba 2 Chikkanna Bilingual film (Kannada, Tamil)
Nominated -SIIMA Award for Best Comedian
Happy Birthday (2016)
2017 Style Raja
Hebbuli Sundara
Raajakumara Chikka
Bangara s/o Bangarada Manushya
Tiger Bahubali
Siliconn City
Raj Vishnu
Satya Harishchandra Dodda
Jaali Baaru Matthu Poli Hudugaru
Mufti
Anjani Putra Chikka
2018 Samhaara Raja Huli Nominated - Filmibeat Award for Best Comedian - Kannada
Dalapathi
Bhootayyana Mommaga Ayyu Ayyu
Amma I Love You
Double Engine Krishna
Kannadakkaagi Ondannu Otti
Kismath
Raambo 2 Jagga Nominated - SIIMA Award for Best Comedian - Kannada
2019 Kaddu Mucchi
Seetharama Kalyana Arya's friend
Natasaarvabhowma Keshava
Amar
Padde Huli
Kiss
Mane Maratakkide Raghupathi
Odeya Lawyer Chari
2020 Shri Bharatha Baahubali
French Biriyani Gabru
Billgates
Pogaru

References[edit | edit source]

  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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