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Telegu Actor Jaya Prakash Reddy has passed away at 74. The veteran actor suffered a massive heart attack. He died in his residence in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh.

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He was one of the most prominent figures in the Telegu Cinema. He played many villainous and comic roles. Known for his comic timings, Jaya Prakash Reddy was known as one of the most celebrated comedians in the Telegu movies. In Tollywood, he was of utmost respected among colleagues and peers.

He has been part of many blockbusters such as Samarasimha Reddy, Preminchukundam Raa, Narasimha Naidu, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, Julayi, Ready, Kick, Jayam Manadera, Jamba Lakidi Pamba, Avunu Valliddaru Istapaddaru.

He was last seen in Sarileru Neekevvaru.

Former Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu took to Twitter for the condolences. Condolences have poured in from the different sections of the industry.

This year has been very tragic for Indian cinema. In 2020, India has lost many talented and popular actors such as Rishi Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, and now Jaya Prakash Reddy.