Veteran Telugu film actor JV Ramana Murthy died on Wednesday, a few days after being admitted in the hospital.
Popular for essaying the role of â€˜Girisamâ€™ in the epoch-making play Kanyasulkam , Ramana Murthy garnered recognition on the stage. He was cast in the 1957 film MLA and subsequently acted in over 100 movies including Maro Charitra , Idi Kadha Kadu and Aakali Rajyam . Mostly appearing as a benevolent father or a temple priest when he essayed character roles after starting out as a supporting hero.
The 83-year-old was undergoing treatment for a heart related ailment at a private hospital in Hyderabad.