Udhayanidhi Stalin is an Indian film actor, producer, and politician who prominently works in Kollywood film industry.He is member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from the Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency. He entered the film industry as a film producer and distributor with his production studio, Red Giant Movies, and made films including Kuruvi (2008), Aadhavan (2009) and Manmadan Ambu (2010).
He subsequently made his debut as an actor through the romantic comedy, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi (2012) and has since continued producing and starring in his own films.
Udhayanidhi Stalin is the son of Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M. K. Stalin and the grandson of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M. Karunanidhi. He attended Don Bosco school and his got a BSc degree in Visual Communications from Loyola College in Chennai.Several of his relatives have been actively involved in politics and Tamil cinema since the 1950s. His cousins Arulnithi and Dayanidhi Azhagiri are an actor and producer, respectively.
He is married to Kiruthiga in 2002 and the couple have a son and a daughter. Currently, Kiruthiga heads the lifestyle magazine Inbox 1305.She also directed the film Vanakkam Chennai (2013) for Red Giant Movies and Kaali (2018).
Udhayanidhi Stalin is an Indian film actor, producer, and politician who prominently works in Kollywood film industry who has Net Worth 29.06 CRORE
Stalin's first film as a producer with Red Giant Movies was Kuruvi (2008), starring Vijay and Trisha.He also produced two films directed by K. S. Ravikumar, Aadhavan (2009) and Manmadan Ambu (2010). He produced AR Murugadoss's science fiction film 7aum Arivu (2011), while also working as a distributor, achieving success through his four 2010 releases: Gautham Menon's Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa,A. L. Vijay's Madrasapattinam, M. Rajesh's Boss Engira Bhaskaran and Prabhu Solomon's Mynaa.
In 2012, he debuted as a lead actor in M. Rajesh's romantic comedy Oru Kal Oru Kannadi (2012), co-starring with Hansika Motwani and Santhanam. Stalin received positive reviews for his performance of an unemployed youth. Behindwoods.com noted: "Udhay's portrayal of Saravanan is neat and enjoyable.
Udhayanidhi Started his political life as Secretary of Youth Wing in Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on 4 July 2019. He also did campaigning all over Tamil Nadu in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections for DMK.He was elected as an Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), representing Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni, after the 2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election.