Biography Uttej is a Tollywood actor. His uncle Suddala Ashok Teja is a popular lyricist of Telugu cinema.
Uttej was introduced by Ram Gopal Varma with the Telugu film Siva in 1989. His mentor Krishna Vamsi gave him life on the Silver Screen by introducing him by Ram Gopal Varma. He won the Nandi Award for the film Chandamama as a comedian. He acted along with many lead actors and also worked as assistant director to Krishna Vamsi for the film Gulabi.