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Nirmala Channapa (Bigg Boss Kannada 8) Age, Height, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 34 Years
Husband: Sardar Sathya
Hometown: Bangalore

Nirmala Channapa

Bio/Wiki
Other name(s)Nirmala Chennappa, Nirmala Sathya [1]Wikipedia
Profession(s)Actor, Director, Producer
Famous Role‘Jaya’ in the Kannada film “Thallana” (2012)
Nirmala Channapa in a still from the film Thallana
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Kannada; Actor): Thallana (2012) as Jaya
Nirmala Channapa in Thallana
TV (Kannada; Producer): Padmavathi (2018)
Padmavathi poster
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 June 1987 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2021)34 Years
BirthplaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
Educational QualificationMaster's degree in Arts, Social Work & Drama [2]Sai Nirmala Productions
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date17 March
Family
Husband/SpouseSardar Sathya (actor)
Nirmala Channapa and her husband
ChildrenSon- Sebu Aditya.S
Nirmala Channapa with her husband and son
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (KSRTC driver)
Nirmala Channapa with her father
Mother- Name Not Known (Homemaker)
Nirmala Channapa with her mother
Favourite Things
ActorAmbareesh
ActressMeghashree
LyricistV. Nagendra Prasad

Nirmala Channapa

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nirmala Channapa

  • Nirmala Channapa is an Indian actor, producer, and director who mostly work in Kannada films.
  • Nirmala grew up in a middle-class family in Bangalore.
  • She was inclined towards sports since childhood and was a part of her school’s Kabaddi team.
  • While Nirmala was enjoying the PU holidays, someone suggested her to attend acting workshops. Although Nirmala didn’t think of pursuing acting as a career, she joined a theatre workshop by T. S. Nagabharana’s Benaka.
  • She learnt various forms of theatre at the workshop and was regarded as the best actress in the workshop.
  • Subsequently, she received an offer to join Benaka’s troupe.
  • Thereafter, Nirmala went to Rangayana to receive a three-months training in acting.
  • She began her career as a theatre artist by doing commercial plays.
  • Nirmala wanted to explore different aspects of theatre, so she took up the stage lighting, make-up, and designing tasks, in addition to acting.
  • She made her film debut in 2012 by playing the role of ‘Jaya’ in the Kannada film “Thallana.” She won the Karnataka State Film Award for ‘Best Actress’ for the film.

    Nirmala Channapa with her Best Actress State Award

    Nirmala Channapa with her Best Actress State Award

  • Some of her Kannada films include “Jigarthanda” (2016) and “Kiragoorina Gayyaligalu” (2016).
  • She has also appeared in Kannada TV serials like “Kicchu” (2018) and “Parvati Parameshwara” (2014).
  • In 2021, Nirmala appeared as a contestant in the game reality TV show “Bigg Boss Kannada 8.”

    Nirmala Channapa as a contestant of Bigg Boss Kannada 8

    Nirmala Channapa as a contestant of Bigg Boss Kannada 8

  • Channapa has also featured in a TV commercial of the English filmmaker Richard Cousins.

    Nirmala Channapa during an ad shoot

    Nirmala Channapa during an ad shoot

  • She has her own production house “Sai Nirmala Productions” under which she has produced the TV serial “Padmavathi” (2018).

    Nirmala Channapa inside her office

    Nirmala Channapa inside her office

  • She even produced the Kannada singing reality show titled “Kannada Kogile” (2018) under Sai Nirmala Productions.

    Nirmala Channapa during the auditions of Kannada Kogile

    Nirmala Channapa during the auditions of Kannada Kogile

  • Nirmala likes to cook food and travel in her spare time.