Born: September 18,1968 Kundapur, Karnataka
Spouse: Priyanka Upendra
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Biography: Upendra ( popularly known as Uppi) is a multi-talented personality donning many hats as an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, lyricist and singer. He stars primarily in Kannada films and is well known in Tamil and Telugu film industries. He started his career under the director Kashinath as a writer and an assistant director. His first directorial venture was Tharle Nan Maga. His first independent directorial venture was the horror suspense thriller called Shhh! in 1993 which was a super hit followed by the movie Om. His film A, was his debut film as an actor. With more than a decade of work Upendra has established himself as one of the most successful actors and directors of Kannada cinema. Upendra is known for his work in films like A (1998), Upendra (1999), Preethse (2000), Raa (2001), Kutumba (2003), Raktha Kanneeru (2003), Gokarna (2003), Gowramma (2005), Auto Shankar (2005), Aishwarya (2006), Anatharu (2007), Budhivanta (2008), Super (2010), Katari Veera Surasundarangi (2012), Godfather (2012) and Kalpana (2012).