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Veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao dies at 74


Devdiscourse News Desk hyderabad India
Updated: 17-05-2019 22:48 IST
Veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao dies at 74

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Veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao, popularly known by his surname Rallapalli, passed away at a private hospital here Friday evening following a cardiac arrest. He was 74.

Rallappali, who had been suffering from a liver problem, passed away at 6.16 PM following a cardiac arrest, hospital sources said. He was admitted to the hospital on May 15, they said.

Rallapalli began his acting career in theatre at a young age and subsequently entered films. He had also worked as a staff artist in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Rallapalli acted in more than 800 films and was popular as a comedian and character artiste. He was a five-time winner of the prestigious Nandi award in undivided Andhra Pradesh.

Some of his well-known films include 'Thoorpu velle Railu', 'Srivariki Prema Lekha' and 'Rendu Rellu Aaru'.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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