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.
Some of his well-known films include 'Thoorpu velle Railu', 'Srivariki Prema Lekha' and 'Rendu Rellu Aaru'.
(With inputs from agencies.)