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Deepa Sanniddi

16 Jun 1990 (Age 27)
Deepa Sannidhi is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Kannada films. She made her acting debut in the 2011 film Saarathi.

Early life

Rahasya was born in Chikkamagalur district of Karnataka to the coffee estate owner father Shashidhar and mother Nanda. She completed her schooling in Bangalore and is an alumna of St. Aloysius College (Mangalore).

She was studying in the first year in architectural engineering when she received a film offer for Saarathi. She dropped out of college to pursue a career in films. She has also some modelling and has completed a one-year course in jewellery designing.


Deepa Sannidhi took part in the audition tests conducted by the Saarathi film team and was selected to play its lead role after undergoing two rounds of tests. The film was declared the biggest blockbuster of the year. While shooting for Saarathi, she signed her second film Paramathma directed by Yograj Bhat, which released a week after Saarathi.

Paramathma also went on to become a successful venture. Deepa was chosen as the Promising Newcomer Female for Saarathi and Paramathma in The Bangalore Times Film Awards 2011. Her only 2012 release was Preetham Gubbi's Jaanu.

In 2014, she was first seen in Endendu Ninagagi as Soumya, "a very bold, in-your-face, today's girl". She stated that the role was "quite challenging because this is not me" but that she loved playing it. She will be making her Tamil film debut in Lucia, a remake of the same-titled Kannada film, in which she will play the character that Shruti Hariharan did in the original. Even before her Tamil debut she signed up her next Tamil film, Vishnuvardhan's Yatchan.
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