Uttej is an Indian actor and screenwriter who works in Telugu films. He won the Nandi Award for Best Male Comedian for the film Chandamama (2007).[1]

Uttej
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Born
Occupation
  • Actor
  • screenwriter
Spouse(s)
Padmavathi
(died 2021)

Personal lifeEdit

Uttej was born and brought up in Nalgonda district.[2] He is the nephew of noted lyricist Suddala Ashok Teja.[3] Uttej married Padmavathi who died in September 2021 due to cancer.[4]

CareerEdit

Uttej started his career as an assistant director in Ram Gopal Varma's directorial debut Siva in 1989. He also played the role of canteen waiter in the film.[5] He recommended JD Chakravathi to play antagonist role in Siva. He acted along with many lead actors and also worked as assistant director to Krishna Vamsi for the film Gulabi.

FilmographyEdit

ActorEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Shiva Yadagiri
1993 Gaayam
Money
1995 Money Money
1996 Vinodam
Ninne Pelladata
1997 Master
Preminchukundam Raa
Hitler
1999 Nee Kosam
2000 Annayya
Chitram
2001 Sorry Aunty
Itlu Sravani Subramanyam
2002 123 Thief Rangarayudu Tamil/ Kannada / Telugu
Khadgam
2003 Ottesi Cheputhunna
Pellamto Panenti
2004 Athade Oka Sainyam
2005 Dhairyam
2005 Jai Chiranjeeva
2006 Aadhi Lakshmi
Annavaram
Kithakithalu
Rakhi
2007 Takkari
Okkadunnadu
Classmates
Chirutha Charan's colleague
Chandamama Kondala Rao
2008 Black and White
Andhariki Vandanalu
Gajibiji
Nenu Meeku Telusa
Jalsa
Krishna
2009 A Aa E Ee
Bangaru Babu
Mahatma
2010 Maa Annayya Bangaram
2010 Baava
2010 Pappu - Mr Intelligent
2011 Mangala
2011 Dhada
2012 Naa Ishtam
Mythri
2013 Shadow
Adhee Neevu Adhee Neenu
2014 Maine Pyar Kyia
Drushyam Theatre Operator
Power Tiwari
2015 Intelligent Idiots
Jyothi Lakshmi
2016 Terror Shiva
Manalo Okkadu
2017 Khaidi No. 150
Aaradugula Bullet Prabhu
2018 Sri Harsha
Devadas Raju
Taxiwaala Doctor
Aghora Doctor
Rahasyam Doctor
2019 Falaknuma Das Peg Pandu
Manikanta Komarapu Doctor
2020 Pressure Cooker Shiva Reddy
2021 Love Story Police inspector

WriterEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jan 13, TNN /; 2009; Ist, 00:00. "Nandi, special jury awards announced | Hyderabad News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 February 2021.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ "V6 - Actor Uttej about his childhood". ap7am.com. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Tollywood lyric writer Suddala Ashok Teja to undergo liver transplant". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Chiranjeevi, Rajasekhar, Prakash Raj and others pay condolences to actor Uttej after his wife's passing". The Times of India. 13 September 2021.
  5. ^ Chandram (17 August 2019). "స్టార్ హీరోల వారసత్వంపై ఉత్తేజ్ కామెంట్స్". www.hmtvlive.com. Retrieved 10 February 2021.