Kannada film superstar Kiccha Sudeep, who turned 43 on Sept. 2, has decided to file for divorce from his wife Priya, whom he married in 2001 and they have a daughter Saanvi.
The divorce was agreed upon mutually and the actor has agreed to pay his wife Priya Rs.19 crore, said his family sources, according to IANS.
“Sudeep has agreed to pay Rs.19 crore as compensation to Priya. He even consented for Priya to have the custody of their daughter,” the source told IANS.
Sudeep is known for his role in SS Rajamouli’s ‘Eega’ in Telugu that was later dubbed into many languages and he appeared cameo in “Baahubali” as foreign trader who meets Kattappa and takes a sample taste of his skills in sword fight.
Apart from acting, Sudeep has also directed and produced films. Since 2013, he has been hosting the television reality show, Bigg Boss in Kannada.