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. 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.
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