The Kannada actor-director Upendra, the name is enough to give you goosebumps and when fans literally see Upendra on the big screen they just received floating butterfly on their stomach to see this versatile actor’s different types of acting.
It is just treating for eyes to see Upendra in the silver screen the method actor proved himself ‘the man of different hats’ with his quality. Apart from actor and director, Upendra is a skilled writer too and he displays his talent being a writer on his script which he penned.
In fact, people appreciate Upendra more than actor and director as a writer as the various scripts and characters, he is having on his kitty as a writer, is better than the best, so no wonder why, the living legend Rajinikanth once mentioned “that there is no actor who can think like Upendra”.
Rarely on his cinema do we witness something larger than life kind of stuff, which we witness in the Stephen Spielberg or SS Rajamouli, Puri Jagannath or Ramesh Sippy’s film! In fact, Upendra displays basic instincts or stuff as a human, on his cinema which deals with the human desires, your egos and emotions.
Playing with these simple yet relatable things in his style, which actually gives realistic look to his films and by doing these Upendra has been emerging to be one of the biggest stars, ever from the Kannada Film industry.
Upendra is not only famous in Sandalwood, in fact, he carved niche fan base for him in the whole nations, vice versa globally. He is currently one of the highest paid directors and actors in the Kannada film world.
So Here We bring You The Method Actor of Sandalwood Upendra & His 11 Mind-Blowing Facts:
1). Upendra Rao was born on 18 September 1968 mononymously regarded as Upendra, is a multitalented celebrity, including, an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, lyricist and playback singer who works primarily in Kannada cinema.
2). He started his career as a writer and an assistant director under the actor Kashinath.
3). He became an overnight sensation as the director with his directorial gangster drama “Om”, features Shivarajkumar in the lead role. The film proved the milestone in his career as a star director and also it’s claimed him success.
4). The actor-director depicted lives of some real life gangsters on his movie “Om”.
5). He made his acting debut with the movie “A” which was also helmed by him.
6). His film “Upendra” impressed a Japanese person who said that the film is similar kind of story having like Lord Buddha and his concept Maslow’s hierarchy. So the film was released in Japan too later on. The film “Upendra” was also screened at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival in Japan on 2001.
7). “Upendra Rao” eventually tie-knot with Miss. Kolkata, Priyanka Trivedi who featured with him in the movie “Raa” and “H2O”. She is Bengali and he is Kannada, still a perfect couple.
8). Deepika Padukone made his acting debut with the movie “Aishwarya” opposite him.
9). On 2015 “Upendra” received Honorary Doctorate from Angkor University.
10). He launched famous actress of the Kannada cinema Prema.
11). Upendra made his Telugu debut with the movie “Son Of Sathyamurthy” in the role of an antagonist but crucial role.
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