Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao passes away

Speaking of Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao, he was born in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh and started off his career in 1960 as theatre artist before marking his movie debut in 1974 with Stree.
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Popular veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao aka Rallapalli passed away at the age of 73 in Hyderabad on Friday due to cardiac arrest. As per reports, he was suffering from a lung ailment and was apparently undergoing treatment at the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS). His last rites will take place at Mahaprasthanam on Sunday.

Speaking of the actor, he was born in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh and started off his career in 1960 as theatre artist before marking his movie debut in 1974 with Stree. He is best known for his role as a transgender person in Mani Ratnam's Bombay. Apart from Bombay, he is also known for his roles in movies such as Sitara, Chali Cheemalu, Oorimadi Bratkulu, Toorpu velle railu, Khaidi and Alaya Sikharam among others. 

The supreme actor has acted in more than 800 movies and was known for his comic roles. Many do not know that he had earlier worked as a staff artist in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. He was awarded the coveted Nandi Award not just once but five times. Fans and celebs have been taking to their Twitter accounts to express their condolences. 

Actor Srikanth Meka tweeted, "Deeply saddened by the news of senior actor #Rallapalli garu’s demise. My deep condolences to their family members." Screenplay writer tweeted, "RIP Rallapalli garu.U r really a gem of an actor.U entertained us with ur versatile performance. I am lucky to interact with u for a few films..mainly Nuvvu-Nenu film. Abhilasha, Anweshana, Kanchukagada, RenduRelluAaru film characters r my favourites.U r a legendary actor. Respect U." (sic)

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RIP sir

May he RIP and my prayers to his loved ones...

May his soul rest in peace

May his soul rest in peace

RIP

REST IN PEACE SIR

May his soul rest in peace

Awww RIP

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