The actor is an avid cricketer, having represented his college in the under-17 and under-19 tournaments.
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Kannada star Sudeep is well known for his cricketing skills. He had been captaining the team, Karnataka Bulldozers, in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) successfully and will be leading the KP team in the upcoming tournament.

And the latest news is that Sudeep will have his own cricket league tournament with six teams participating. It will be a 10-over cricket match where each team will comprise of five each from the CCL and KP teams, reports sources in the know.

The tournament will be officially launched on April 7 and an event is planned on a large scale for it. The date of the event will be announced soon, say sources. It may be mentioned here that Sudeep is an avid cricketer having represented his college in the under-17 and under-19 tournaments.

Known popularly as Kiccha Sudeep among his fans, Sudeep’s debut as hero was with Thayavva. Directed by Umakanth, the film also has Charan Raj in the cast playing the lead role.

Sudeep then went on to act, produce and direct a number of movies in his career. Besides Kannada films, he also ventured into Telugu and Tamil film industries. His role in the bilingual, Eega / Naa Ee, which was directed by acclaimed director SS Rajamouli won his accolades for his acting performance.

Sudeep is currently busy with a slew of films including The Villain in which he shares the screen space with superstar Shiva Rajkumar for the first time. The film is in the final stages of production and Sudeep has shifted his focus to Phailwan in which he plays a boxer and wrestler.

The star has undergone special training in Thailand under the guidance of renowned martial arts exponents to play this role, we hear from sources. Besides this, Sudeep also has the Hollywood film Risen needing his attention.

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