Upendra has established himself as a successful actor and director in the Kannada film industry today. He made his debut as director with Tharle Nanmaga, starring Jaggesh in the lead. The movie was a big hit and Uppi went to direct several other movies, including Shh, Om, Upendra, A, Operation Anatha and Swasthik.
For quite some time now, Upendra has not directed any new film and his fans want to see him direct again. Well, Upendra has planned to direct a film this year, slated to release a few months from now and is currently working on the script. His next Kannada releases include Bhimoos Bang Bang Kids and Budhdhivantha.