Uddhav Thackeray, born on 27th July 1960 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, is an Indian politician and is the chief of Hindu nationality, Shiv Sena Party. He is the son of BAL Thackeray who was the founder of Shiv Sena. While being actively involved in election campaigning activities, he was looking after Saamna a daily Marathi newspaper.

He was appointment as the part’s working president in January 2003 after he obtained the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation election in 2002. Expulsion of Rane from the Shiv Sena culminated the difference between Uddhav Thackeray and Narayan Rane, the former Shiv Sena leader.

Thackeray and his relative Raj Thackeray had a dropping out which was the reason for the another split in the Sena. This lead Raj to leave the Sena in 2006 and form his individual party named as Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. Uddhav married to Rashmi Thackeray and had two sons, Aditya and Tejas. His first boy Aditya is the leader of the Yuva Sena and the second son Tejas is continuing his studies in New York.

Unlike his father and elder brother, he has maintained a very low profile. In various forts of Maharashtra at the Jahangir Art Gallery in 2004, he has exhibited his collection of aerial shots as he is keen in photography. “Maharashtra Desh” (2010) and “Pahava Vitthal” (2011) are the photo books which he has published, capturing various aspects of Maharashtra and the Varkaus during Pandharpur Yatra respectively in the two books.