Amaravati, September 8
Popular villain-turned-comedian Jaya Prakash Reddy handed away on Tuesday at his dwelling in Guntur. He was 74 and a diabetic.
Tributes poured in from Tollywood personalities, politicians and others for the late actor.
“Telugu cinema and theatre has lost a gem today with the demise of Jaya Prakash Reddy garu. His versatile performances over several decades have given us many memorable cinematic moments,” mentioned former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.
Naidu expressed solidarity with Reddy’s household and associates.
Leading Telugu actor Venkatesh Daggubati reminisced the time when each the actors labored collectively. “I am extremely sad to hear about the sudden demise of my dear friend Jaya Prakash Reddy garu. We were such a great combination on screen. Will definitely miss him,” Daggubati added.
Reddy died at his dwelling, the place he was dwelling together with his spouse for the previous three years. The actor visited Hyderabad solely when there was some movie capturing.
According to Reddy’s spouse Rajyalakshmi, the veteran actor didn’t endure a coronary heart assault however had diabetes downside. “My husband used to encourage new talent,” she mentioned concerning the teacher-turned-actor.
Starting off with critical roles as a villain in films like “Preminchukundamra”, “Samarasimhareddy”, “Narasimhanaidu” and others, Reddy later transitioned right into a extremely profitable comic as properly.
Some films during which he essayed standard comedy roles embrace “Nuvvu Vasthannante Ninoddanta”, “Kick” and others. IANS
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