Uttej is a popular Telugu actor, screenwriter, and an assistant director. As a kid, Uttej had hardly watched movies, as the theaters were far away from his home. His father was a popular freedom fighter and theater artist.

    His father had left a big impact on him and used to appear in stage shows along with his father. An ardent fan of the art, Uttej was introduced to the movies by the director Ram Gopal Varma with the movie “Shiva” for which he worked as an assistant director and has acted in the movie too.

    The talented actor has won Nandi Award for his performance in “Chandamama” movie. He recently penned the dialogues for “Bengal Tiger” movie. Uttej’s daughter Chetana is all set to mark her debut in Telugu soon.