The charming and suave Kichcha Sudeep is arguably one of the most celebrated stars in the Kannada film industry today. Fondly called ‘Deepanna’, he is held in high regard thanks to his youthful personality, gripping performances and down-to-earth nature. Moreover, over the years, he has delivered several commercially successful films an5d proved that he is a bankable name in the purest sense.
Now, he is in the news again and that too for an awesome reason. As it so happens, earlier today, he called on Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and had a brief chat with him. The star’s visit to his residence comes just days after he called on JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy. And, as such, it is bound to create a buzz in poll-bound Karnataka. According a report on a leading website, Siddaramaiah is keen on Sudeep contesting the polls on a Congress ticket. Interestingly, he was also, reportedly offered a ticket by the JD(S). It will be worth watching whether he ultimately decides to take the plunge.
On a related note, this is a busy time for Sudeep. He is set to make his Hollywood debut with Risen and add a new dimension to his career. A while ago, its director had revealed that he will be playing an Indian character in the film.
“Sudeep’s character is that of an Indian who is based in New York. His portions will be shot in New York soon. The choice of keeping an Indian character was a conscious decision to add to the diversity of the characters,” he had said during an interaction with the media..
He also has The Villain in his kitty. It is a Prem directorial and will see him act alongside superstar Shivarajkumar and Brit beauty Amy Jackson. It is one of the most ambitious Kannada films in recent times.