He is well famous for the brilliant performance in Gujarati play `Abhinay Samrat` is the brother of Arvind Trivedi who essayed the role of Ravana in TV series `Mahabharata`.
On Twitter MP Narendra Modi was deeply saddened by the news and has condoled Upendra’s death by writing “An inspiring personality who won hearts both on & off the screen. Sad to hear about Shri Upendra Trivedi’s demise“ (sic.)
He received many awards for his work. He got national award for directing Gujarati film `Manvini Bhawai` and is also the recipent of Padmashree and Pandit Omkarnath Thakur award.
Upendra also played active role in Gujarat political arena and won the election to Gujarat legislative assembly from Bhiloda.
Upendra is said to represent the golden era of Gujarati cinema.