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Upendra Trivedi Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 3, 2020

Short Biography

Upendra Trivedi was born on 14-07-1936 in Indore, British India (now in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India). He was an Indian Film Actor, Theatre Actor, Film Director, Film Producer & Politician. He was well-known for his work in Gujarati cinema.

Other Name: Abhinay Samrat, Upendra Jethalal Trivedi
Other Professions: Theatre Actor Film Director Film Producer Politician
Appearance: Gujarati

Upendra Trivedi Complete Bio & Career

Upendra Trivedi was born and raised in Indore. he went to Mumbai to try his luck in movies. He lived with his elder brother in Mumbai in early life. He worked as a coolie and a labourer in umbrella manufacturing factory when his father who was a mill worker suffered paralysis. He acted in several drama during his college life in Mumbai. He started his career in industry in the 1970s and had career spanning more than 40 years. He initially played supporting roles in several Gujarati films to earn money and pay college fees. He acted in films like Vanraj Chavdo, Mehndi Rang Lagyo. His first major break in Gujarati films was Jesal Toral (1971) directed by Ravindra Dave. Ravindra Dave chose his to play lead role following his performance in Gujarati film Abhinay Samrat. Jesal Toral was commercially successful film in which he played role of Jadeja.

In addition to acting, he also directed several Gujarati films. His Manvini Bhavai (1993), based on the novel of the same name by Gujarati author, Pannalal Patel. The movie earned the national award. The story of movie was based on the famine of Vikram Samvat 1956 (1900 AD) where the condition of people was dire and many died due to starvation. He joined politics in 1980s and contested and won the election in 1985 and 1990 with INC ticket and 1998 as an independent candidate to Gujarat Legislative Assembly from Bhiloda. He served as the deputy speaker of the assembly from 31 March 2000 to 19 July 2002.

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 1989 Arts

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Upendra Trivedi died at the age of 78 on 04-01-2015 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

DEATHDAY 4 January,2015 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Upendra Trivedi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to in Hindu Gujarati family to Jethalal Trivedi. He had two brothers Bhalchandra Trivedi (Educationist), Arvind Trivedi (Actor) & a sister. He was married to Shardaben Trivedi and together had two sons named Ashish Trivedi & Hemant Trivedi.

Life's Important Dates Of Upendra Trivedi

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Indore
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut As an Actor - Kadu Makrani (1960)
As a Director - Manvini Bhavai (1993)
Best Movies Mehndi Rang Lagyo (1960), Jesal Toral (1971), Ghunghat (1974), Sonkansari (1977), and Kesar Kathiyani (1980)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Kapil Dev
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Rajiv Gandhi
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Upendra Trivedi

  • His family hailed from Kukadia village in Gujarat.
  • He was associated with the Congress party while his brother Arvind joined BJP.

Upendra Trivedi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Upendra Trivedi was 78 years 5 months & 21 days old age.