Upendra, popularly known as 'Real Star' and 'Uppi' is celebrating his 44rd birthday today. He was born on September 18, 1968, in a middle-class family at Koteshwara and belongs to the Tulu speaking Koteshwara Magane Kota Brahmin community.
Upendra started his career as a writer and an assistant director under director Kashinath. Uppi's first directorial venture was Tharle Nan Maga. The talented star, who has tried his hand at singing, writing scripts and directing is mostly known for his power packed humorous dialogues in films. He has also written dialogues for movies such as A, Upendra, Rakta Kanneeru, Omkara, Auto Shankar, Buddhivantha and Super.
Here are some of his famous dialogues...
Upendra's movies are real and the title he chose for the movies are innovative, which are completely appropriate to the movie and the titles are very different from normal ones like Shhh!, A, Swasthik (Hakenkreuz symbol), H2O (chemical compound formula of water), Super (Vitarka mudra hand symbol).
As Upendra celebrates his birthday today, his wife Priyanka Upendra surprised her husband by gifting him a sports car. Priyanka said to a leading daily, "I've been saving up for nearly three years. After a lot of deliberation, I decided on one particular model and placed the order. Uppi prefers lower-end cars, but he took a shine to his birthday gift after we took it out for a spin."
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