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Tollywood Actor Jayaprakash Reddy Is No More:- Telugu states and Tollywood circles woke up with a terrible news about the sudden demise of veteran actor Jayaprakash Reddy. The 74-year-old actor suffered heart attack and collapsed in his Guntur residence this morning at 7 AM. Jayaprakash Reddy has been away from films ever since coronavirus lockdown was announced. He is residing with his family in Guntur. Jayaprakash Reddy acted in 500 films in his career that spanned for over three decades. He made his debut as a villain and he later shifted focus towards comic roles.
Jayaprakash Reddy saw the light with Balakrishna's blockbuster Samarasmiha Reddy and he played the lead villain in this action entertainer. He has done a series of films as a villain after which he shifted his focus towards comic roles. His performance in films like Anandam, Dhee, Julay, Nayak, Gabbar Singh, Kick, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana received wide response from the audience. The last rites of Jayaprakash Reddy will be held in Guntur today. Several Tollywood celebrities offered their condolences to the family of Jayaprakash Reddy. Rest in peace Jayaprakash Reddy garu.
Deeply pained at the demise of Sri.Jayaprakashreddy garu. pic.twitter.com/6s3dh0q2HP— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) September 8, 2020
Saddened to know that Jaya Prakash Reddy Garu is no more . Condolences to the family , near & dear ones . May he Rest in Peace . pic.twitter.com/HPODCOWvEB— Allu Arjun (@alluarjun) September 8, 2020
అద్భుతమైన నటనతో అందరినీ అలరించిన జయప్రకాష్ రెడ్డి గారు ఇక లేరు అనే వార్త బాధాకరం. ఆయన ఆత్మ కు శాంతి కలగాలని కోరుకుంటున్నాను. Rest in Peace sir Jayaprakash Reddy Garu— Jr NTR (@tarak9999) September 8, 2020
Saddened by the passing of #JayaPrakashReddy garu. One of TFI's finest actor-comedians. Will always cherish the experience of working with him. Heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones.— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) September 8, 2020
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 a memorable cinematic moments. My heart goes out to his family and friends in this hour of grief. #JayaPrakashReddy pic.twitter.com/gOCfffmQjP— N Chandrababu Naidu #StayHomeSaveLives (@ncbn) September 8, 2020
RIP #Jayaprakashreddy garu .. Remembering fondly our great times at shoots.. Was always fun interacting with you.. Prayers and strength to the family— Genelia Deshmukh (@geneliad) September 8, 2020
Our condolences to the family of Shri Jaya Prakash Reddy garu. His comic timing and scary villany roles can never be forgotten. We have lost one of the finest actors of Telugu Cinema. Rest in Peace Sir! pic.twitter.com/Sj7LMGW8Er— Haarika & Hassine Creations (@haarikahassine) September 8, 2020
Really sad to hear the news of— Varun Tej Konidela (@IAmVarunTej) September 8, 2020
JayaPrakash Garu’s demise.
Thank you for entertaining all of us.
My condolences to your family and friends at this time of grief.#RIPJayaPrakashReddy
Very sad to hear about #JayaPrakashReddy garu. I used to fondly call him Mama. This is a huge loss for all of us. My condolences to the family and loved ones. Rest in peace Mama— Ravi Teja (@RaviTeja_offl) September 8, 2020
సహచర నటుడు జయప్రకాష్ రెడ్డి గారు హఠాన్మరణం నన్ను తీవ్రంగా కలచివేసింది. నటనంటే ఆయనకు ప్రాణం. అటు వెండితెరపైన, ఇటు స్టేజ్ నాటకాలలోను పోషించిన పాత్రలకు ప్రాణం పోసిన నటుడాయన. ఆయన కుటుంబ సభ్యులకు నా ప్రగాఢ సానుభూతి తెలియ చేస్తున్నాను. Thank you for entertaining us CHIEF RIP pic.twitter.com/AVCvnnPGfT— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) September 8, 2020
Today, we have lost our dear friend Jaya Prakash Reddy garu. He has been an important part of many of our successful films. You will be missed Sir. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and loved ones. May your soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/D45DJj8TON— Suresh Productions (@SureshProdns) September 8, 2020
Saddened to learn that JayaPrakash Reddy garu has passed away. My heartfelt condolences to the family. Om Santhi !! pic.twitter.com/Bi4XQI31tK— Rohith Nara (@IamRohithNara) September 8, 2020
My travel with JP garu has always been special. He's been a part of almost all my films. He treated me like one of his own and used to talk with lots of love. I will surely miss him dearly. Rest in peace sir. You are irreplaceable as an artist and person.... pic.twitter.com/5IyGj31yEZ— Anil Ravipudi (@AnilRavipudi) September 8, 2020
Sorry ! #jayaprakashreddy garu RIP— Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) September 8, 2020
ప్రముఖ సినీ నటుడు శ్రీ జయప్రకాశ్ రెడ్డి మరణం పట్ల సీఎం శ్రీ కేసీఆర్ సంతాపం ప్రకటించారు. ఆయన కుటుంబ సభ్యులకు సానుభూతి తెలిపారు. అనేక సినిమాల్లో విభిన్న పాత్రల్లో నటించిన మంచి నటుడిగానే కాకుండా, గొప్ప రంగస్థల నటుడిగా కూడా జయప్రకాశ్ రెడ్డికి ప్రజల్లో అభిమానం ఉందని సీఎం అన్నారు.— Telangana CMO (@TelanganaCMO) September 8, 2020
He was a fine gentle man mr. Jaiprakash reddy Garu .. my condolences to his family and may his soul rest in peace— Nagarjuna Akkineni (@iamnagarjuna) September 8, 2020