We have witnessed too many losses in the film industry this year and the series of unfortunate news continues. One of the most talented and senior actor of Telugu cinema, Jaya Prakash Reddy passed away today. The actor died this morning in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. He was 74.
Jaya Prakash Reddy made his debut in Brahmaputrudu in 1988. He went on to play several memorable roles in his loneg career. Significant amoung them were his roles in movies like Premincukundan Raa, Temper, Gabbar Singh, Chennakesava Reddy Seethayya…
He was known for his villainous and for his comic roles in the industry. As Mahesh Babu says in one of his tweets, he is Telugu Film Industry’s finest comedian. The actor leaves behind a legacy of movies and many memorable performances for cinephiles. Jaya Prakash Reddy will be widely missed at the movies.
The South industry, which was shocked hearing the news, took to social media to express its grief.
Rakul Preet Singh tweeted saying she has worked with him in so many films and gives her condolences to the family.
This is so sad!! Have worked with him in so many films ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ condolences to the family . RIP jata Prakash reddy garu https://t.co/wjXdknuIJU
— Rakul Singh (@Rakulpreet) September 8, 2020
Genelia Deshmukh too expresses her grief as she remembers the great time they had at shoots and even recounts that it was fun interacting with him.
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
Mahesh Babu said that he was one of Telugu Film Industry finest comic actors. He also said he will always cherish the experience of working with him.
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
JR NTR said that he entertained everyone with his excellent performances and now that he is no more that’s extremely sad news.
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— Jr NTR (@tarak9999) September 8, 2020
Sudheer Babu, Pranitha Subhash and other actors too expressed their grief on social media and gave condolences to the family.
— Sudheer Babu (@isudheerbabu) September 8, 2020
— Pranitha Subhash (@pranitasubhash) September 8, 2020
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) September 8, 2020
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 ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ
— Ravi Teja (@RaviTeja_offl) September 8, 2020