Umashree is an actress and politician. She is a known face in the comic genre of roles. Having done over four hundred movies, this fifty seven year old actress joined politics in the year 2013. She became the Member of Legislative Assembly in Karnataka.
Her movie career began way back in the year 1984 with an award winning supporting cast performance in Anubhava with Kasinath. She became a huge success with comedy roles that she essayed with simplicity.
Her tele serials include, Musanje on Udaya T.V, directed by T.S.Nagabarana. Kicchu aired on ETV, directed by Chaitanya. She has also acted in
Musanje Katha Prasanga
on ETV directed by Prakash Belawadi.
Having done innumerable movies, she has received many awards and recognition to her performances. She has won a lot of Best Actress Awards in various areas of entertainment. Umashree has won more than twenty awards.
She has worked with a lot of popular names in the industry like, N.S Rao, Mukhyamantri Chandru, Doddanna and Karibasavaiah. The directors under whom she has essayed roles are Yograj Bhat and S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu.
This versatile actress with a great career in Kannada industry has raised two children as a single parent. She has a son and a daughter.