Telugu actor Uday Kiran, who was one the youngest winners of the Filmfare best actor award, allegedly committed suicide at his house in Hyderabad on Sunday night.
The 33-year-old actor's parents and his wife found his body hanging from the ceiling at his flat in Sri Nagar colony last night, police said today.
Even as the sad news spreads, film industry across the country take to Twitter to remember the Chitram actor.
Tusshar: Shocked! Telugu actor Uday Kiran “ends life” …, had met him a few times & worked in 2 remakes of his films!
Priya Mani: Woke up to hear the news of Uday Kiran!!!!R.i.p Uday!!!!one of the nicest and friendliest guys I knw!!!!deeply saddened by the news!!
Radikaa Sarathkumar: OMG sad to hear abt Uday kiran. RIP young soul,very shocked
Madhura Sreedhar: Met Uday Kiran for a coffee 3 months back. He looked so confident to bounce back! Very shocking to know that he
Prakash Raj: Extremely disturbed with the news of young actor udaykiran s suicide. What was wrong young man??? Sad. Shouldn't we find reasons to LIVE
Shocked to hear that a young n talented #UdayKiran is no more among us..worst u can do to urself n ur loved 1s is commit suicide..RIP Ram Pothineni:
Very #badnews 2 all..famous actor #UdayKiran is no more :( RIP..Stregth 2 his family.. nithiin:
Just heard bout udaykiran..really sad.. May his soul r.i.p jiiva:
Uday Kiran RIP! We shouldn't ve let him go!Sad...
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 2001, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor -Telugu for the film Nuvvu Nenu, and became the youngest winner of the Filmfare best actor award after Kamal Hasan. In 2006, he made his Tamil debut with the film Poi, directed by veteran K Balachander.
(With PTI inputs)