Actor Uday Kiran, who was one the youngest winners of the Filmfare best actor award, allegedly committed suicide at his dwelling here last evening.
33-year-old Kiran’s parents and his wife discovered his body suspending from the ceiling at his flat in Sri Nagar colony here last evening, policeman man said today.
He was announced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (West Zone) V Satyanarayana notified PTI that as per the accessible information, it seemed to be a case of suicide and the actor was evidently pain from depression.
An autopsy would be conveyed out at Usmania General Hospital and the method would be video-recorded), he said.
“Only after getting the autopsy report we will come to understand what initiated the death. accurate attenuating factors premier to the death would be known only after the probe,” he said.
Uday Kiran’s first three movies were Chitram, Nuvvu Nenu and Manasantha Nuvve, earning him the title “Hat-trick Hero”.
Subsequently, he starred in loving films encompassing Nee Sneham and Kalusukovalani.
In 2001, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for the movie Nuvvu Nenu, and became the youngest victor of the Filmfare best actor award after Kamal Haasan.
In 2006, he made his Tamil debut with the film Poi, directed by veteran K. Balachander.
His other performances have been in the films Sreeram, Avunanna Kaadanna, Nuvvekaddunte Nenakkadunta and Jai Sriram.
Uday Kiran begun his vocation with the Telugu film `Chitram’, administered by Teja, in 2000. The movie did very well at the box office.
Telugu film industry has conveyed shock over his death.