Born Ballahalli, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
Occupation Actor (Comedian)
Years active 2011–present
Chikkanna is an Indian actor who works in Kannada cinema and appears primarily in supporting roles playing comic roles.He made his debut in films with Kirataka (2011), following which he got recognized for his performances in Raja Huli (2013) and Adyaksha (2014).
Chikkanna began his acting career taking part in comedy shows through Mysore based, Drishya Kalavide. Following this,he appeared in a television show that was aired on Udaya TV. He was noticed by actor Yash during the former’s performance at the diamond jubilee celebrations of Kannada cinema, following which he was cast in the latter’s 2011 film, Kirataka. He got noticed for his performance in films like Raja Huli (2013) and Adyaksha (2014), both of which saw him playing sidekick to characters portrayed by Yash and Sharan. In the 2015 film Sharpshooter, alongside appearing in a role supporting the character played by Diganth, he lyrics for the track “Kuntebille”.