Dinakar Thoogudeepa has been tagged as one of the most wanted Directors in Sandalwood who owns 100% success rate in his career graph. He was born on 21st September 1978 in Mysuru. As everyone knows, he is the son of Legendary Villain – Thoogudeepa Srinivas and younger sibling to Sandalwood’s Top Star Challenging Star Darshan. He is a Bachelors Degree Holder in Science.
Despite the fact that he was from such a Filmy family, he also struggled like his brother to make his way to Industry and establish his foothold. He has worked as an assistant director under many Renowned KFI Directors. With all the experience and backing from his Superstar Brother Darshan – Finally, the time to showcase his directorial abilities came in 2006 with his debut movie ‘Jothe Jotheyali’, which also marked the beginning of ‘Thoogudeepa Productions’. Movie went on to become a Silver Jubilee Hit. Since, then there has been no looking back for Dinakar. He has been scaling great heights with every movie so far.
One specialty about Dinakar is the fact that he doesn’t stick to a single genre movies. He tries to show his expertise in all possible commercial genre Movies, thereby proving his versatility. He came up with an experimental flick – A kickass Thriller ‘Navagraha’ IN 2008 which starred all legendary villains of sandalwood. The movie was a great success at Box office and also a hot favorite even till date among cinegoers. After emerging successful in a Rom-Com & Thriller, He came up with a High Voltage Family Drama/Commercial Entertainer – SAARATHEE in 2011, which went to become an Industry Hit. Movie came at a critical time when it was much needed for Darshan.
The director is counted among the ace directors of the Kannada industry. Audiences have been eagerly waiting for the announcement of his next movie. But, he has been completely occupied in managing Thoogudeepa Production & Distributions after his last movie. There have been immense contributions from Thoogudeepa Family to Kannada Film Industry. Many New talents have been introduced to KFI from this renowned Production House.
Currently Dinakar is working on a script for his Brother and movie has been tentatively Titled ‘Sarvantaryami’. Another Industry hit around the corner? – Yes, that’s what Audiences have been hoping far from Dinakar’s next as well.