Actor Uday Kiran commits suicide

Actor Uday Kiran, who was one the youngest winners of the Filmfare best actor award, allegedly committed suicide at his house in Hyderabad last night. 33-year-old Kiran’s parents and his wife found his body hanging from the ceiling at his flat in Sri Nagar colony last night, police said. He was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Kiran’s first three films were Chitram, Nuvvu Nenu and Manasantha Nuvve, earning him the title Hat-trick Hero.

Subsequently, he starred in romantic films including Nee Sneham and Kalusukovalani. 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. He also acted in Tamil movie Penn Singam that had dialogues by Karunanidhi.