Udhayanidhi Stalin is an actor-turned-politician from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He currently serves as a member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from the Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency.
He started off his showbiz career as a producer and later got into acting. He’s best known for his stint in the 2012 Tamil film Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, which earned him Filmfare Award South and SIIMA Award. He has produced a host of movies under the banner Red Giant Movies including Kuruvi, Aadhavan, 7aum Arivu, and many others. His credits as an actor include Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal, Manithan, and Nimir.
Udhayanidhi Stalin Biography
Actor, Film Producer, Politician
Birthday / Date of Birth
Udhayanidhi Stalin was born on 27 November 1977, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
He’s currently 43 years old.
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Indian ./ Asian
He’s is of Telugu and Tamil descent.
He attended Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai, and later earned a degree in Visual Communications from Loyola College, Chennai.
- Father – M. K. Stalin (Politician, Leader of DMK)
- Mother – Durga Stalin
- Siblings – Senthamarai (Sister)
- Relatives – M. Karunanidhi (Grandfather) (Politician), Arulnithi Tamilarasu (Cousin) (Actor)
Dayanidhi Azhagiri (Cousin), M. K. Kanimozhi (Aunt)
Udhayanidhi Stalin Married Life
Udhayanidhi Stalin married his longtime girlfriend, Kiruthiga, in 2012. She is the Editor-in-chief of lifestyle magazine Inbox 1305 and also a film director. They have two children together, a son, Inbanithi, and a daughter, Tanmaya.
- Feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- Centimeters – 174 cm
- Meters – 1.74 m
- Kilograms – 76 kg
- Pounds – 167 lbs
As an actor, Udhayanidhi debuted in the 2012 Tamil comedy flick Oru Kal Oru Kannadi alongside Hansika Motwani and Santhanam. For his role as Saravanan, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South and SIIMA Award for Best Male Debutant.
As a producer, he first bankrolled the 2008 Tamil film Kuruvi, which starred Vijay and Trisha in the lead roles.
In addition to the films produced by his production house, he has also distributed a number of films through his banner Red Giant Movies.
His role as Saravanan in Oru Kal Oru Kannadi and as Sakthivel in Manithan were highly appreciated by critics and movie goers.
- Actors – Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan
Udhayaidhi Stalin Net Worth
Udhayanidhi is an elected member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and represents the Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency. When he contested for the 2021 Tamil Nadu legislative Assembly, he submitted an affidavit to the election commission declaring his wealth and income.
According to the affidavit, he’s worth INR 33 crore and earned INR 4.89 lakh for 2019-20, and has a liability of INR 1.35 lakh. On the other hand, his wife, Krithika, has assets worth INR 1.15 crore, and an income of INR 17.4 lakh for 2019-20.
He lives with his family in a lavish house in Chennai and owns many exotic cars, including Hummer H3.
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – UdhayStalin
- Twitter – udhaystalin
Udhayanidhi Stalin Facts
During the early stage of his career in cinema, he did cameos in movies he produced and later started starring in lead roles.
Despite the fact that his father and grandfather are atheists and actively involved in politics, Udhayanidhi practices Hinduism and an ardent devotee of Goddess, Durga. However, he has recently come up as an atheist.
In early 2018, he announced that he is going to venture into active politics besides acting in films.
His film credits include Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal, Nannbenda, Gethu, Saravanan Irukka Bayamaen, Podhuvaga En Manasu Thangam, Ippadai Vellum, and Nimir.
On 4th July 2019, he replaced M. P. Saminathan as the Secretary of DMK’s Youth Wing.
According to the affidavit that he submitted to the election commission for the 2021 Tamil Nadu legislative Assembly, he has been booked under 22 criminal cases.