Kannada actor Upendra, who is well known as superstar and real star in Kannada industry, celebrated his 45th birthday, yesterday (Sep 18), in Palace grounds, Bangalore. The event was graced by famous Kannada stars like Shivraj Kumar, Ravichandran, Puneeth Rajkumar, Jagesh and others.
The blissful event was kick started by a dance performance, which was given by Upendra's Children Ayush and Aishwarya. The organising committee was headed by the actor's wife Priyanka Upendra, who welcomed all the guests. Anushree of Kannda Bigg Boss fame, and Dileep Raj hosted the event.
The young sizzling actresses like Sanjjanaa, Harshika Poonacha and Bhavana Rao shook legs for the Uppi's famous songs. The rough cut of Uppi 2 teaser was screened in the event, which made the audience curious to know more about the movie.
Upendra and Shivraj Kumar's dance for the number 'Ollu bari ollu,' became the main highlight of the event. The actors also shared their sweet memories and their close bond from the day they did the movie Om. Uppi proudly said, "Om is the movie that gave me an identity in Kannada industry and took me to heights."
Actor Jaggesh, who was the lead actor in Upendra's directorial venture Tarle Nan Maga, thanked Uppi for giving him an oppurtunity in the movie. He also said that it was the movie that gave him a break as an actor.
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