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Ugadi (Ugādi, Samvatsarādi, Yugadi}, {Ugadi/Yugadi, Yugādi and Gudi Padwā) is the New Year's Day for the people of the Kannada and Telugu communities in India. It falls on a different day every year because the Hindu calendar is a lunisolar calendar. This holiday is one of the most auspicious days for Kannadigas and Telugus. The Saka calendar begins with the month of Chaitra (March–April) and Ugadi marks the first day of the new year. Chaitra is the first month in Panchanga which is the Indian calendar. In some parts of India it is known as Vikram Samvat or Bhartiya Nav Varsh. This holiday is mostly prevalent in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Maharashtra. Gudi Padwa, which is the Marathi new year, is also celebrated on the same day.

Ugadi (2007 film)

Ugadi is a 2007 Indian Kannada romantic drama film directed by Om Sai Prakash and produced by Mega Hit Productions. The film cast includes V. Ravichandran, Telugu actor Srikanth, Kamna Jethmalani and Jennifer Kotwal in the main roles. The film is a remake of the successful Telugu film Santosham (2002) directed by Dasaradh and starred Akkineni Nagarjuna and Prabhudeva.

The film released on 6 July 2007 to average response where the critics called it as an "ordinary" remake and "the only redeeming factor of this film is the last 20 minutes of the film". reviewed the film as "just another remake which does not raise above the ordinary levels and certainly does not reach the standards of its original film". Ironically, the film which itself was a remake from Telugu, was later dubbed again in Telugu language and released as America Alludu (2011).

Ugadi (1997 film)

Ugadi is a 1997 Telugu romantic film directed by S. V. Krishna Reddy starring himself, Laila in the lead roles.

This film is about a middle class young man winning his lady love despite opposition from the girl's father. The music for this film is well received by the audience.

Ugadi (disambiguation)

Ugadi is the New Year's Day for the people of the Telugu and Kannada communities in India.

Ugadi may also refer to:

  • Ugadi (1997 film), Telugu film directed by S. V. Krishna Reddy
  • Ugadi (2007 film), Kannada film directed by Om Sai Prakash