Telugu actor Jay Prakash Reddy dies due to heart attack

Popular actor of Telugu cinema Jay Prakash Reddy has passed away. Reddy, 74, died of a heart attack at his home in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday, September 8. Some reports have even claimed that Reddy fell in the bathroom after suffering a heart attack.

Prakash Reddy went from teacher to actor

According to reports, Jay Prakash Reddy was a teacher and had a passion for acting from an early age. That’s why they used to play on stage in Guntur. His film was ‘Brahma Putrudu’. However, he did not have much success and moved to Guntur to work as a teacher.

Approximately a decade later he got a big break in ‘Premikchukandam Ra’. However, Balakrishna starrer ‘Samarsimha Reddy’ proved to be a turning point for his career. He created a distinct identity as a villain. His other films include ‘Narasimha Naidu’, ‘Anandam’, ‘Nizam’, ‘Kabaddi Kabaddi’, ‘Chinna’, ‘Dharampuri’, ‘King’, ‘Kick’, ‘Bindas’, ‘Gabbar Singh’, ‘Legend’, ‘Bruce Lee’, ‘Nanu Raju Nanu Mantri’ and ‘Lovers’.

Celebs mourned
Rakul Preet Singh tweeted, “Very sad. I worked with him in many films. Empathy for family, peace of mind.

Junior NTR mourned the loss of the actor who entertained the audience with his overwhelming performance. Hope the departed soul finds peace.

“I am stunned by the death of Jai Prakash Reddy,” said Mahesh Babu. He was an amazing actor. Will always remember their experiences. Condolences to his family and loved ones.

Prakash Raj said that he was ready for his role in films and plays. Has sympathy for his family. Thank you so much for entertaining us.