Born: Palakkodu, Salem, Tamilnadu, India
Udaykumar (5 March 1933 – 26 December 1985) was an Indian film actor and producer in Kannada cinema, who is renowned for his quality films. He was exceptional in making movies that which were unusual and odd from other films. He was conferred with titles like Pavanasutha, Kalakesari, Nata Samrat, Kalasarvabhouma, Gandugali, Kalabheeshma, Naadabhata. Uday Kumar, along with Kalyan Kumar and Rajkumar, were called as Kumara Thrayaru of the Kannada cinema.He was a good writer, who had authored many dramas and books. He differed with various other actors in character and personality.His son Vikram Udaykumar also an Actor acted in around 45 films and several Kannada Serials.
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