Diganth Manchale Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Diganth Manchale


Diganth Manchale is an Indian actor and former model, who predominantly works in the Kannada film industry. He is best known for his roles in the Kannada films Parijatha’ (2012), ‘Pancharangi’ (2010), and ‘Gaalipata’ (2008).


Diganth Manchale was born on Wednesday, 28 December 1983 (age 38 years; as of 2022) in Sagara, Karnataka. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He did his schooling at Sevabharathi Higher Primary School in Thirthahalli and pre-university in Tunga Mahavidyalaya, Thirthahalli. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College in Bengaluru.

A childhood picture of Diganth Manchale (right) with his brother

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 75 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42 inches, Waist: 31 inches, Biceps: 15 inches


Parents & Siblings

His father, Krishnamurthy, is a professor. Diganth’s mother’s name is Mallika. He has a brother named Akash Manchale and a sister named Swathi Manchale.


On 12 December 2018, Diganth got married to his girlfriend Aindrita Ray, who is an actress.

Diganth Manchale and his wife, Aindrita Ray


Diganth dated a woman named Mayuri for three years. The couple was in a live-in relationship in Bengaluru.




In 2006, Diganth made his acting debut with the Kannada film ‘Miss California’ in which he played the role of Diganth.

Diganth Manchale in a still from the film ‘Miss California’ (2006)

Diganth rose to fame after playing the role of Doodh peda in the film ‘Gaalipata,’ which was released in 2008.

Diganth Manchale (left) in a still from the film ‘Gaalipata’ (2008)

In 2009, Diganth was cast to play the lead role of an orphan and unemployed man, Manohara, by Yogaraj Bhat in a romantic film titled Maanasare. Diganth’s wife, Aindrita Ray, also played the lead role in the film.

Diganth Manchale on the official poster of the film ‘Manasaare’

Later, Diganth worked in many Kannada films including Pancharangi (2010), Lifeu Ishtene (2011), Parijatha (2012), and Parapancha (2016).


In 2015, he made his Bollywood debut by playing the role of Aditya in the film ‘Wedding Pullav.’

Diganth Manchale on the official poster of the film ‘Wedding Pullav’ (2015)


In 2008, he made his Telugu debut by playing the role of Gautham in the film ‘Vaana.’


In 2006, he made his Tulu debut by playing the role of Arun in the film ‘Kadala Mage.’

Diganth Manchale as Arun on the official poster of the film ‘Kadala Mage’ (2006)

Web Series

In the 2021 MX Original Hindi Web series ‘Ram Yug,’ Diganth Manchale portrayed Lord Ramchandra.

Diganth Manchale as Lord Ramachandra on the official poster of the 2021 web series ‘Ramyug’


Apart from being an actor, Diganth has worked as a model. He has appeared on several Indian fashion shows and featured on the covers of many magazines.

Diganth Manchale during Times Fashion Week show 2019


Sandalwood Drug Scandal

In September 2020, Diganth Manchale and his wife, Aindrita Ray, were summoned by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) after their names appeared in a notorious drug case in the Kannada film industry. Meanwhile, a video of his wife went viral in which she was inviting people to Bally’s Casino for their special Eid bash. Later, she issued a clarification on various news channels that she only did it for publicity as asked by the casino’s marketing team, and many more personalities from the Kannada film industry were also involved in the marketing campaign of the casino.

A few days later, Diganth was questioned for the second time by the CCB after he was accused of deleting some texts that he had sent to a few suspected African drug peddlers. Diganth commented on this and said,

I am cooperating with the CCB. If need be, I will again appear before them for questioning in this matter.”

Car accident case 

In 2017, the Bangalore industrialist Adikeshavulu’s grandson, Geetha Vishnu, was allegedly accused of possessing 850 grams of marijuana in his Mercedes-Benz after he met with an accident that left him and five other persons injured. It was revealed that he had partied with his friends, where he consumed marijuana right before the mishap. Some of the local news channels reported that the actors Prajwal Devaraj, Diganth Manchale, and Abishek Ambareesh were witnesses of the accident but escaped the crime scene. Diganth denied the rumours by saying that at the time of the accident, he was in Kanakpura, shooting for a movie, and he is nowhere associated with any drug.


Diganth Manchale won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Kannada) Award at the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) for the film ‘Gaalipata 2.’ The event was held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE.

Diganth Manchale after winning the Best Actor in a Supporting Role Award at SIIMA 2023

Bike Collection

  • Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm

    Diganth Manchale on his Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm motorcycle in 2013

  • Harley Davidson Forty-Eight

    Diganth Manchale on his Harley Davidson Forty-Eight motorcycle in 2017


    Diganth Manchale on his BMW R nineT SCRAMBLER in 2018

  • Ducati Diavel 1200

    Diganth Manchale with his Ducati Diavel 1200 in 2020


  • According to Diganth’s official Instagram account, his favourite sports activities include cycling, badminton, rock climbing, surfing, and diving.
  • Diganth Manchale is very passionate about backflips. In June 2022, while vacationing in Goa with his wife, Diganth suffered a dislocation of the cervical vertebra while performing a stunt on the trampoline in which his fingers went numb. He was then airlifted to Bengaluru and was admitted to Manipal Hospital.
  • Diganth turned into a vegan after the incident of the pregnant elephant being fed a pineapple filled with crackers made the news headlines. He urged his fans to shift to a plant-based diet.
  • In 2017, during the shooting of the Bollywood film ‘Ticket to Bollywood,’ Diganth suffered from an injury in his right eye after a stiletto accidentally hit his eye and permanently damaged his cornea.

    Diganth Manchale shared a picture on Instagram of his eye after the surgery