Uday Kiran Vajapeyajula was an Indian actor who was born on 26th of June, 1980 in Hydrabad, Andhra Pradesh. His parents are V.V.K. Murthy and Nirmala and his sister is Sridevi. He is a commerce graduate of Wesley College, Secunderabad. He worked as a model while he was studying in university. In the year 2003, he was engaged to Sushmitha. However, after they call up the relationship, he got married to Vishitha on 24th of October, 2012. Uday Kiran died on 5th of January 2014 at the age of 33. In the year 2000, he started his career in the Tollywood film industry with “Chitram”. It was directed by film director Theja and there he played a role of a teenager. Chitram was a commercially very successful blockbuster movie. After that, he appeared in another two successful movie; “Manasantha Nuvve”and “Nuvvu Nenu.” After these consecutive super hit movies, Uday earned the title “Hat trick Hero” Telugu cinema.
In the year 2001, he won the Best Male Actor Award for his appearance in “Nuvvu Nenu” in Telugu Filmfare award ceremony. Later, he appeared in another few films such as “
Kalusukovalani” and “Sreeram”. The songs "Udayinchina" and "Cheliya Cheliya" in Kalusukovalani demonstrated his skills and passion in dancing. Sreeram is an action movie based on the life of a young guy whose desire is to become a cop. In the year 2002 also, he was nominated for the best Telugu actor award in Filmfare award ceremony. In 2005, he entered Tamil cinema with the movie named “Poi”.
The film was directed by K. Balachander. Subsequently, he starred in few Telugu romantic movies, including “Nee Sneham” and “Kalusukovalani”. His last film was “
Jai Sriram”. He has appeared in over 20 Telugu and Tamil films. He committed suicide on 5th January, 2014. According to the media, he has suffered from depression for a long time due to the financial issues and canceled engagement. His body was kept in Film Chamber of Commerce, Andhra Pradesh for the last respect. The name of Uday Kiran shall remain in the hearts of his fans forever.