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Tollywood Obituary 2015
Posted On 30 Dec 2015 - 02:19 AM

There are many ups and downs that have happened in Tollywood in the year 2015. While there are happy moments, there were also tragic moments which saw the departure of some really valuable members of the film fraternity. Here is a look at some of those.
Aarthi Agarwal
A top league heroine at one point, Aarthi’s career down slided at a crucial point owing to an alleged love failure. Her marriage also failed and during a liposuction surgery held in the US, Aarthi breathed her last.
Dr D Ramanaidu
He is the movie mogul of Tollywood who established an empire by himself. He passed away in February battling cancer. Born in Karamchedu, Ramanaidu also had a brief stint in politics.
M S Narayana
He was one of the most sought after comedians in the industry and his untimely demise shocked and saddened many. Having worked in more than 700 movies, M S Narayana created a mark for himself.
V B Rajendra Prasad
Though he was known more as the father of Prime Star Jagapathi Babu, Rajendra Prasad made his mark as a well known director and producer of many films during his heydays. His last years were spent in taking care of the filmnagar temple and its activities.
Edida Nageswara Rao
A well known producer and owner of the banner Poornodaya Creations, Edida Nageswara Rao passed during the month of October.
Fondly called as Aachi, Manorama is a doyen in Tamil cinema and she has also acted in Telugu movies. She was the chosen one for doing the roles of mother and grandmother to big stars of south cinema.
Ahuti Prasad
One of the most versatile and talented actors of the industry, Ahuti Prasad’s death came as a shock to many and this was also the first demise of Tollywood in the year 2015.
Kondavalasa Lakshmana Rao
A distinct comedian who entertained all with his dialogue delivery, his demise proved to be a big loss to the industry. He was 69.
Mada Venkateswara Rao
He was a cult comedian who shot to fame in the role of a eunuch in the movie Chillara Kottu Chittemma. He was quite popular during the 80s and 90s and created a brand for himself.

Kallu Chidambaram
His cocky eyes became his asset and his lean and lanky body added to the humor. He was seen in some unforgettable roles and that made him quite popular.
Ganesh Patro
A veteran writer and an iconic personality, Ganesh Patro wrote the dialogues for blockbusters like Maro Charitra, SVSC, Rudraveena and others. He passed away in Chennai.
This came as a big jolt to the industry because Ranganath was not just a fine actor but also a very good human being. His committing suicide was the biggest blow.

Choreographer Bharath

Renowned choreographer Bharath who became quite popular with TV dance show Aata committed suicide because of setbacks in career as well as personal problems. It was a shocking incident which shook the entire film fraternity.

Popular writer Satyamurthy who happens to be the father of composer Devi Sri Prasad died in December leaving the entire film industry in a state of shock. Many commended DSP for his professionalism by keeping his father's demise aside and wrap up work for his upomincg release Nannaku Prematho.

Kasi Vishwanath
Kasi Vishwanath, a famous name in dialogue writing field of Tollywood died of heart attack at the end of the year. He also worked as an actor for over 30 films and worked as a dialogue writer under filmmakers like Dasari Narayana Rao and Relangi Narasimha Rao.
Comedian Rambabu

Potti Rambabu became famous after acting as a quirky friend alongside Prabhas in the debut film Eeshwar. He was planning to make a comeback with Puliraja IPS as a hero but sadly died leaving his dear friend Prabhas in sadness


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