Fondly known as the ‘Challenging Star’ in Kannada film industry, Darshan Thoogudeep is a massive superstar essaying a wide gamut of roles. The talented actor who has appeared in over 50 movies in his 20-year career continues to entertain his audience with the same undiminished fervour. Donning many hats- as a projectionist, assistant cameraman to being a credible massy-classy actor, producer, distributor- Darshan has enthralled audiences from the very beginning.
Honouring the versatile actor’s contribution to the film industry, let’s take a look at some of movies that exhibits his stellar performances on the special occasion of his birthday:
Namma Preethiya Ramu
This movie fetched him the Karnataka State Film Award. It is a tragedy and experimental movie that had two directors Sanjay and Vijay. Garnering great reviews, the movie saw Darshan delivering a power-packed performance in the role of a blind man.
Right from his debut movie, Darshan was a treat to watch. Commanding the scenes with effortless ease, and spectacular screen presence, the actor captured the innocent youth-turned-underworld don named Daasa’s character like a pro.
Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna
It is a historical movie based on freedom fighter Sangolli – a role extraordinarily portrayed by Darshan. Directed by Naganna, the actor could be seen dominating this period film in every scene exceptionally well.
A highly engrossing entertainer, in this revenge drama Darshan plays the role of an auto-rickshaw driver.