Uday Kiran was born on 26 June 1980 to Hyderabad-based VVK Murthy and Nirmala. His father works at the Town's airport & his mother, late Nirmala was a house wife. He has an elder sister named Sridevi, who stays in the Gulf with hubby Prasanna and kids Teja & Mahati. He finished his Schooling at K.V.Picket, Inter at Triveni Jr. College and Graduation (B.Com) at Wesley College.
He started off with ramp-walking and was Mr. Aptech in the year 2006 He ventured into film industry after his graduation. Uday Kiran in an Interview to a National news paper in 2003 has declared that the alleged troubled association with Chiranjeevi, is a baseless rumour. Uday, stated that the family's good will with Chiranjeevi is maintained. Uday Kiran is a youthful and boyish actor of Tollywood. He got married to Vishitha October 24, 2012.
He entered into film industry in the year 2000 with no backing from any leading actors or producers, which is very uncommon in the current Indian Film Industry. He made his Tollywood debut under his mentor, cinematographer turned film director Teja in the year 2000 with the block buster film “Chitram”. The film went on to become a trend setter in Tollywood industry. He has primarily acted in the leading roles of many films of Telugu. This film, followed by two other blockbusters, “Nuvvu Nenu” and “Manasantha Nuvve”, made him listed among the very few actors in Telugu cinema to deliver three consecutive successful films. His performance as a hot-blooded youngster in “Nuvvu Nenu” won him the Film fare Best Actor Award in the year 2001.
He then did many films, each showcasing the various capabilities of his acting. In His fourth film “Kalusukovalani” he proved his dancing skills. While in his fifth film, “Sreeram” he ventured into an action oriented story. In the year
2005, he ventured into Tamil Film Industry with the film Poi directed by veteran K.Balachander. He then did two more films “ Vambu Sandai” in 2008 and “Pen Singam” in 2010 release in Tamil, the latter being the story penned by M. Karunanidhi, which did moderately well at the box office. After 2008 his film career drastically decreased in 2009 there is no release for him.
Later on after 2008 he didn’t receive any big success until now. Recent release in Telugu “Jai Sri Ram” also received a mixed response. Currently he is working for an untitled Tamil film.
Awards and Honours
He received the Film fare Best Actor Award in Telugu for the year 2001 for the movie “Nuvvu Nenu”