Murthy had started acting in dramas right from his childhood and subsequently acted in over 100 movies

Veteran Telugu actor JV Ramana Murthy passes away at 83Image: Screenshot/TV1
news Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 07:42

Veteran Telugu film actor JV Ramana Murthy died on Wednesday, a few days after being admitted in the hospital.

The New Indian Express reported that Jonnalagadda Venkata Ramana Murthy had started acting in dramas right from his childhood. 

The Hindu reported:

Popular for essaying the role of ‘Girisam’ 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.

 

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