Udaya Bhanu hails from Sultanabad, Karimnagar.
She is the host of numerous popular Telugu TV shows. Currently, she
is hosting six shows on six channels each in a different avatar but
all are marked by her signature energy, enthusiasm, and extempore
wit. She endears herself to everyone young and old, the sophisticate
and the rustic.
She is an interviewer, dancer, actor, model and anchor. She is a
natural at what she does. All her shows are extempore, without a
teleprompter or a script. She became the highest paid host in Telugu
television industry. She started acting at 15 years of age with
Horlicks Hrudayanjali. Before Hrudayanjali she did modelling
for Eenadu Fashion Fashion (Vasudhara Section). No one knows her
first movie "Ee Desam Emaipotondo", a small role directed by Sastry
which is not yet released. after that she worked with R.Narayana
Murthy for Erra Sainyam as his sister. Emunnadakko song is very
popular. She followed it up with shows like 'once more please'
co-anchoring with VenuMadhav, Saahasam Cheyara Dimbhakaa, Jaanavule
nerajaanavule, nee illu bangaram kaanu, Dhee, Rela re Rela and many
others. All her shows are marked by the ease and quality of her
interaction with the interviwees and participants. She can easily
slip into rustic Telugu dialects or change into a stylish Tollywood
She did act in a few Telugu films Erra Sainyam, Kondaveeti
Simhasanam (2002)Shravana Maasam(2005). Her personal life however
has been rocky. Her father died when she was four years old. Udaya
Bhanu alleged her mother abused and tortured her physically and
mentally forcing her to marry against her wishes at the age of
sixteen. She attempted suicide a few years back.She later got a
divorce and remarried a friend vijay at an Arya Samaj Temple.Not
much is known of her husband.Recently she performed an item song in
a Telugu movie Leader (2010), and for that she got very good name.
Filmography Item song in film Leader