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Upendra is an Indian Film Actor, Writer, Director, Producer, and Politician. He is best known for his work in Kannada and Telugu film industry. She started his film career with director Kashinath as a writer and an assistant director. His first directorial venture was Tharle Nanmaga. In the mid-1990s, Upendra directed the two films Om and A.  The film A was his debut film as an actor. Check out below for Actor Upendra Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Movies, Photos, and More.

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Upendra Profile and Career

Upendra was born on 18 September 1968 in Koteshwara, Kundapur, Udupi District, Karnataka. He was born to Manjunath Rao and Anasuya. He has an elder brother named Sudheendra Rao. Upendra belongs to “Brahmins” community. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree from APS College of Commerce located in Bangalore. During college days, he participated in plays often forming troupes with his friends. After graduation, he started his career in the film industry and assisted the director Kashinath in various departments apart from assisting in writing songs, dialogues and screenplay for his movies.

Later, he made his directional debut through the film Tharle Nan Maga (1992). The film introduced a famous comedian Jaggesh. In 1993, Upendra directed a horror suspense thriller called Shhh! which features Kumar Govind in the lead role. His next venture was a gangster film Om (1995) starring Shivrajkumar in the lead role. The film became a blockbuster and went on to be one of the highest grossing Kannada films at the time. In 1998, Upendra directed the film A, through which he made a successful transition to acting.

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On 14 December 2003, Upendra married actress and former Miss Kolkata, Priyanka Trivedi. The couple blessed with two children, Aishwarya and Ayush.

Upendra Political Life

In October 2017, Upendra joined a political party Karnataka Pragnyavanta Janata Paksha. Later, he quit the party and form another party called “Prajakeeya” – which represents the workers. His party is planning to focus on education, health, and transparency in governance.

Upendra Biography

Name Upendra
Real Name Upendra Rao
Nickname Upendra, Uppi
Profession Indian Film Actor, Writer, Director, Producer, and Politician
Date of Birth 18 September 1968
Age 50
Zodiac sign Virgo
Father Name Manjunath Rao
Mother Name Anusuya Rao
Siblings Sudeendra
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce
School Yet to be Updated
College APS College of Commerce, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Hobbies Singing, Dancing, and Listening Music
Hometown Koteshwara, Kundapur, Udupi District, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Married Yes
Wife Name Priyanka Trivedi
Affairs No
Marriage Date 14 December 2003
Children’s Ayush Upendra and Aishwarya Upendra
Current City Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Upendra Movies List

Year Film Functioned as Notes
Director Actor Writer Role
1989 Anantana Avantara Yes Kamadeva Cameo role
1991 Ajagajanthara Yes Groom (Dum Dum Agarbatti factory owner) Cameo role
1992 Tharle Nan Maga Yes Yes Also choreographer
1993 Shhh! Yes Yes Police officer Cameo role
1995 Om Yes Yes also dubbing for Kote Prabhakar
1995 Operation Antha Yes Yes Man urinating on roadside wall Cameo role
1997 Omkaram Yes Yes Telugu film
1998 Swasthik Yes Yes
1998 A Yes Yes Yes Surya
1998 Kanyadanam Yes Yes Venkat Telugu film
1999 Upendra Yes Yes Yes Naanu
2000 Preethse Yes Chandru
2000 Oke Maata Yes Sooryam Telugu film
2001 Raa Yes Sridhar Telugu film
2002 H2O Yes Yes Udayashankar
2002 Neethone Vuntanu Yes Ravi Telugu film
2002 Super Star Yes Yes Ricky / Deependra
2002 Nagarahavu Yes Ajay
2002 Naanu Naane Yes Raja
2002 Hollywood Yes Yes Upendra / Surendra / Robot US47
2003 Kutumba Yes Vijay
2003 Rakta Kanneeru Yes Yes Mohan
2003 Gokarna Yes Sidda
2004 Omkara Yes Sathya
2005 Gowramma Yes Venkat Swamy
2005 News Yes Guru
2005 Auto Shankar Yes Shankar
2006 Uppi Dada M.B.B.S. Yes Rao Bahadur Upendra
2006 Thandege Thakka Maga Yes Sathya
2006 Aishwarya Yes Abhishek Hegde
2007 Parodi Yes Vijay
2007 Masti Yes Siddappaji
2007 Toss Yes Neelakanta Telugu film
2007 Anatharu Yes Rudra
2007 Lava Kusha Yes Chakri
2008 Sathyam Yes Manickvel Tamil film
2008 Budhivanta Yes Joseph Fernandez / Panchamrutha / Zakir Hussain / Vijay Mittal / Samarasimha Reddy / Ranjaneesh Swamy / Shyam Prasad
2008 Mast Maja Maadi Yes Himself Cameo appearance
2009 Dubai Babu Yes Babu
2009 Rajani Yes Rajani
2010 Super Yes Yes Yes Subhash Chandra Gandhi
2011 Shrimathi Yes Raj Kumar
2012 Aarakshaka Yes Arun / Vishnu
2012 Katari Veera Surasundarangi Yes Yes Upendra / Mohan / Temporary Yama
2012 Godfather Yes Shiva / Ajay / Vijay
2012 Kalpana Yes Raghava
2013 Topiwala Yes Yes Basak
2014 Brahma Yes Brahma Also in Telugu
2014 Super Ranga Yes Sriranga
2015 Shivam Yes Basavanna / Alexander
2015 S/O Satyamurthy Yes Devaraj Telugu film
2015 Uppi 2 Yes Yes Yes Naanu / Neenu
2016 Kalpana 2 Yes Raghava / Jade Shivu
2016 Mukunda Murari Yes Mukunda
2017 Upendra Matte Baa Yes Upendra / Surendra
2018 Home Minister Yes Filming
2018 Uppi Rupee Yes Filming
2019 I Love You Yes Filming
2019 Ravichandran Filming

Upendra Discography 

Year Film Song Composer
1999 Upendra • Uppiganta Ruchi Bere Illa Gurukiran
2002 H2O • Bida Byada
• Dil Ilde Love
Sadhu Kokila
2002 Nagarahavu • Yaaking Aadthiye Hamsalekha
2003 Rakta Kanneeru • Baa Baaro Rasika Sadhu Kokila
2004 Omkara • Othla Othla Gurukiran
2006 Uppi Dada M.B.B.S. • Makkar Maado Maliniye R. P. Patnaik
2006 Aishwarya • Yella Okay Madhuve Yaake Rajesh Ramanath
2007 Parodi • Rowdy Mele Rajesh Ramanath
2008 Budhivanta • Chitranna Vijay Antony
2010 Super • Sikkapatte Ishtapatte V. Harikrishna
2011 Jogayya • Thagalakonde V. Harikrishna
2011 Jarasandha • Pade Pade Phone-inalli V Harikrishna
2012 Katari Veera Surasundarangi • Muthinantha Muthondhu Harikrishna
2013 Brindavana • Oye Kalla Harikrishna
2014 Jai Lalitha • Thorisabedammi Sridhar V. Sambhram
2014 Super Ranga • Ondsali Avala Harikrishna
2015 Krishna-Leela • Phoneammangu Simmappangu Sridhar V
2015 Uppi 2 • Excuse Me Please Gurukiran
2016 Kalpana 2 • H2O Kudidivni Arjun Janya
2016 Mukunda Murari • I Am God, God is Great Suresh S

Upendra’s Awards and Nominations

Year Film Award Category Result
1999 A Udaya Film Awards Best Male Actor Won
1999 A Udaya Film Awards Best Director Nominated
1999 A Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Director – Kannada Nominated
2000 Upendra Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Director – Kannada Won
2000 Upendra Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Film – Kannada Won
2003 Nagarahavu Udaya Film Awards Best Male Actor Won
2004 Raktha Kanneeru Hello Gandhinagara Awards 2004 Best Actor Won
2004 Raktha Kanneeru Hello Gandhinagara Awards 2004 Best Dialogue Won
2004 Raktha Kanneeru Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada Nominated
2008 Anatharu Suvarna Film Awards Special Award For Performance Won
2008 Anatharu Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada Nominated
2008 Anatharu Udaya Film Awards Best Male Actor Nominated
2009 Budhivanta Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada Nominated
2011 Super Udaya Film Awards Best Screenplay Won
2011 Super Udaya Film Awards Best Director Nominated
2011 Super Udaya Film Awards Best Male Actor Nominated
2011 Super Suvarna Film Awards Favorite Director Award Won
2011 Super Suvarna Film Awards Favorite Film Won
2011 Super Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Director – Kannada Nominated
2011 Super Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Kannada Nominated
2011 Sikka Patte – Super Filmfare Awards South Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Kannada Nominated
2012 Super Karnataka State Film Awards Karnataka State Film Award for Best Director Won
2012 Super Karnataka State Film Awards Karnataka State Film Award for Best Film Won
2012 Shrimathi South Indian International Movie Awards Special Appreciation Award Won
2013 Kalpana Udaya Film Awards Best Male Actor Won
2013 Kalpana Suvarna Film Awards Best Male Actor Nominated
2013 Katariveera Surasundarangi South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actor Won
2013 Godfather Bangalore Times Film Awards Best Male Actor in a Negative Role Nominated
2014 Topiwala South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actor Nominated
2016 S/O Satyamurthy South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated

Upendra’s Other Honours

  • 2015 – Honorary Doctorate from Angkor University

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