Uday Surya is an Indian actor who gained popularity after appearing as a contestant in Bigg Boss OTT Kannada in 2022.
Uday Surya was born on 14 December, and he hails from Bangalore, India. In 2008, he enrolled at Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, where he studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
His mother’s name is Archana Punjabi. He has two sisters, Sunayna Shamsundar Punjabi and Prerana Shamsundar Punjabi. Sunayna Punjabi is a yoga teacher.
Uday Surya with his family
Uday Surya with her sisters
Uday Surya with his parents and sister Prerana Shamsundar Punjabi
Wife & Children
He is unmarried.
Uday Surya’s Facebook profile states “Humanist” in the religious views section.
Yet, he often shares pictures of Gurudwaras on special occasions and gurpurabs.
Uday Surya’s Instagram post
Uday Surya started his journey as an actor in 2011. At the beginning of his career, he was associated with Pocket Money Entertainment (2013-2015). In 2013, he starred in the short film ‘Vetkai.’
Uday Surya featured on the banner of the short film Vetkai (2013)
He has appeared in the Kannada short film Sulige Sikkidaaga as Kumar.
Uday Surya started his career as a model in 2015.
Uday Surya walking his first ramp in for the designer Kaushal Vishu in 2015
Thereafter he secured minuscule roles in the advertisements of various recognised brands like Hero for Hero HF Dawn bike, Red FM 93.5, Cleartrip wallet, and Schneider Electric.
Uday Surya in Cleartrip wallet’s advertisement
In 2017, he played a negative role in the Kannada daily soap Avalu, broadcasted on Udaya TV. In the same year, he appeared in the Kannada TV serial ‘Nagakannike, ‘ which was telecast on Colors Kannada.
A collage of Uday Surya’s stills from the TV show Nagakannike
In the same year, he played the role of Alok in an American short film ‘The Benefaction,’ which was filmed in Banglore.
In 2017, he played the role of Yathiraaj in the Kannada TV show ‘Putmalli’ which was broadcasted on Star Suvarna. Thereafter, he appeared in the Kannada TV series Muddulakshmi. In 2019, he made his film debut with the Kannada action comedy-drama film ‘Savarna Deergha Sandhi’ in which he played the role of Maani, the son of a priest and right hand of the local don Muddanna.
Uday Surya featured on the poster of Savarna Deergha Sandhi
Thereafter, he appeared in the 2020 Kannada horror-comedy film ‘Honeymoon in Bangkok.’
Kannada horror-comedy film ‘Honeymoon in Bangkok’
In the 2022 Kannada film Buddies, he played the role of Soda, a poor engineering student.
Kannada Film Buddies
In 2022, he came into the limelight when he starred in the Kannada TV show Ramachaari, telecast on Colors Kannada. In the same year, he appeared as a contestant on the show Bigg Boss OTT Kannada.
Uday Surya in Bigg Boss OTT Kannada
- He owns a BMW.
Uday Surya posing with his car
- He occasionally consumes alcohol.
Uday Surya enjoying an alcoholic beverage at a party
- A tattoo is inked on his right bicep.
Uday Surya’s tattoo
- An anchor tattoo is inked on his back.
Uday Surya’s anchor tattoo
- He is also referred to as Vivek.
- A philanthropist, he is actively associated with Kiran Raj Foundation, which concentrates on providing education to homeless children and also building a community for senior citizens.