Telugu actor Jaya Prakash Reddy passed away on Tuesday (September 8, 2020), after suffering from a cardiac arrest. He was 73 and took his last breath at his residence in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. V actor Sudheer Babu took to his Twitter page and confirmed the news by paying condolences. He shared a photo of Jaya Prakash Reddy and wrote, “Woke up to terrible news. Rest in peace, sir. #JayaprakashReddy”.
N. Chandrababu Naidu, the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh also expressed his sadness on the demise of Jaya Prakash Reddy. He tweeted, “Telugu cinema and theatre has lost a gem today with the demise of Jayaprakash Reddy Garu. His versatile performances over several decades have given us many memorable cinematic moments. My heart goes out to his family and friends in this hour of grief. #JayaPrakashReddy”.
Jaya Prakash Reddy is known for playing comic as well as villainous roles. He made his debut back in 1988 with the film Brahma Puthrudu starring Venkatesh in the leading role.
Reddy went on to star in several movies namely Chitram Bhalare Vichitram, Jamba Lakidi Pamba, Preminchukundam Raa, Samarasimha Reddy, Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru, Palnati Brahmanayudu, Amar Akbar Anthony, Nela Ticket, Jamba Lakidi Pamba to name a few.
Jaya Prakash Reddy was last seen in the film Sarileru Neekevvaru released earlier in 2000. The film starred Mahesh Babu in the leading role along with Rashmika Mandanna and Vijayashanti.