It’s a happy day as our ‘challenging star’ Darshan Thoogudeepa turns 43 today! Known for taking up the most challenging roles in the Sandalwood industry, the actor first started out his career with the film Mahabharatha in 1997 as Babu and ironically completed 23 years of his career with his 50th film with Kurukshetra which narrated the Mahabharatha from Duryodhana’s perspective.
Kurukshetra is a mythological movie. Darshan earned a lot of appreciation for this film as he played the role of the brave warrior Duryodhana. The actor , who is known for essaying challenging roles roles, pushed the envelope in this movie. He portrayed the role with finesse and ensured that it evoked pathos as well as awe, especially since Duryodhana has always been perceived as a flawed character.