As Kannada Star Chikkanna Turns 38, Here’s How Fans Are Wishing Him – News18

He was last seen in the Kannada film, Upadhyakshya.

He was last seen in the Kannada film, Upadhyakshya.

The actor was then seen in the 2012 film Lucky alongside popular actors like Yash, Ramya and Sadhu Kokila.

Chikkanna is a well-known figure in the Kannada film industry, celebrated for his comedic roles. Today, the popular actor marks his 38th birthday, with thousands of fans sharing their best wishes on social media. On this special occasion, let’s take a look at the career of this talented comedian and actor.

Chikkanna has made a name for himself with his comedic performances in numerous films, becoming one of the most beloved comedians in the Sandalwood industry. Born on June 22, 1986, in Ballahalli, Mysore, Karnataka, he has always had a passion for the arts. Coming from a middle-class background, he worked diligently to achieve his current success. Chikkanna began his career as a comedy actor, but his impressive acting skills soon saw him transition to lead roles in various films. Additionally, he is an amateur background singer and lyricist.

Chikkanna started his career as a comedian in Comedy Kiladigalu which aired on Zee Kannada. He was also part of a prank show aired on Udaya TV. In his initial days in the industry, he also performed in various state festivals and Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. It is said the popular actor Yash spotted his talent and offered him a role in a film. Chikkanna made his acting debut with the film Kirataka in 2011. He caught everyone’s attention with his flawless acting in his first film.

The actor was then seen in the 2012 film Lucky alongside popular actors like Yash, Ramya and Sadhu Kokila. Chikkanna came into the spotlight for his role in the 2013 film Raja Huli, starring Yash and Meghana Raj. He got a massive breakthrough after the film Adhyaksha in 2014. The film starred Sharan and Hebah Patel in leading roles. Following this film, the actor earned massive fame and started receiving numerous film offers.

Chikkanna has acted in more than 100 films and has shared the screen with famous actors in the industry. He started his journey as a background singer with films like Master Piece and Nanna Ninna Prema Kathe. He also penned a song for the film Sharp Shooter. He was seen in leading roles in Upadhyaksha and Bengaluru Boys. Despite portraying leading roles in multiple films, Chikkanna recently mentioned that he still sees himself as a comedian and enjoys performing.