Telugu Actor Jaya Prakash Reddy Dies Of Heart Attack At His Residence In Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

Veteran Telugu Jaya Prakash Reddy dies of cardiac arrest at his residence in Guntur. He was well-known for his villainous and comic roles.

Veteran Telugu actor Jaya Prakash Reddy left for his heavenly abode in the wee hours of Tuesday at his residence in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh following a massive cardiac arrest. He was 74.

Jaya Prakash Reddy was widely acclaimed for his villainous and comedy roles. His most popular films topping the charts include Samarasimha Reddy, Preminchukundam Raa, Narasimha Naidu, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, Julayi, Ready, Kick, Jayam Manadera, Jamba Lakidi Pamba, Avunu Valliddaru Istapaddaru, Kabaddi Kabbadi, Evadi Gola Vadidi and Kithakithalu to name a few.

Check out the tweets shared by his colleagues from the industry:

Jaya Prakash Reddy’s death has left the Telugu film industry deeply saddened and shocked. Director-screenwriter Anil Ravipudi shared on Twitter how Reddy is “irreplaceable as an artiste and person”. He wrote, “My travel with JP garu has always been special. He’s been a part of almost all my films. He treated me like one of his own and used to talk with lots of love. I will surely miss him dearly. Rest in peace sir. You are irreplaceable as an artiste and person.”

Jaya Prakash Reddy was also a theatre artiste. Before the lockdown, he was engaged with the play Alexander. The versatile actor was last seen in Mahesh Babu-starrer Sarileru Neekevvaru, which hit the screens in January this year.

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